TBayTel chooses Ceryx to provide Hosted Exchange Services

    Ceryx's ThinOffice division to provide private-label offering for SMBs

    TORONTO, Nov. 15 /CNW/ - TBayTel, the No. 1 Communications Solutions
Provider in Northern Ontario, today announced that they have chosen
ThinOffice, a division of Ceryx Inc., to provide Hosted Exchange services for
their SMB customer base. This announcement further complements the launch of
TBayTel's Direct IT - Managed Services offering.
    "We chose ThinOffice because we believe Managed IT Services is about
leveraging the best national and international suppliers and partners to bring
best practices and cutting edge tools to small and medium sized businesses in
Northern Ontario," said Angela Domansky Desserre, Vice President, Direct
IT-Managed IT Services. "Ceryx demonstrated not only a commitment to the
partnership but the superior tools and expert knowledge to make it work."
    The ThinOffice platform delivers a privately-branded Hosted Exchange
offering to service providers and organizations looking to extend their
messaging and mobility offerings. Partners get all the tools and training
necessary to manage and sell the service, including access to the Customer
Center administrative Portal, a proprietary tool for provisioning new
companies, end users, mobile services as well as SPAM management.
    "Microsoft Exchange is the leading messaging and collaboration tool in
the market today and we go further to extend that platform by bundling
together an advanced mobility offering, branded for our Partners," said Gus
Harsfai, CEO and President of Ceryx Inc. "By including the BlackBerry(R)
Enterprise Server as part of our offering, customers can realize the true
potential of their BlackBerry device or have the choice to use ActiveSync with
supported Windows Mobile devices."
    "Direct IT is about putting powerful tools in the hands of the SMB,
historically only available to the Enterprise," said Angela Domansky Desserre,
Vice President, Direct IT-Managed IT Services. "Now we can deliver services
like Hosted Microsoft Exchange, with security and enhanced SPAM protection
built in, delivered over your choice of wireless device at a monthly cost that
fits a SMB budget."
    This announcement follows other significant Ceryx partnerships, including
Canada's largest wireless carriers, Rogers Wireless and Royal LePage, Canada's
leading provider of franchise services to residential real estate brokerages,
clearly establishing Ceryx and ThinOffice as the leading Canadian white-label
solution provider.
    Interested partners are invited to visit the ThinOffice website at
http://www.thinoffice.com/reseller4.html, or contact ThinOffice to enroll in
the program at 416-482-9659, ext 116.

    ABOUT TBayTel

    As the No. 1 Communications Solutions Provider in Northern Ontario,
TBayTel is dedicated to delivering state-of-the-art competitively priced
telecom solutions that ensure people, businesses and communities of Northern
Ontario have multiple points of access to the global communications highway.
TBayTel offers the region's largest digital cellular coverage with extensive
products and services that include data, voice, wireless and Internet. With
over a century of contributing to the quality of life, infrastructure and
economic health of the north, TBayTel's understanding of regional market
dynamics is unparalleled.


    ThinOffice, launched in October 2006, is a white-label Exchange-based
messaging solution for Ceryx's partner channel. Ceryx, an award-winning
provider of messaging infrastructure services, partnered with Microsoft to
deliver ThinOffice, Canada's leading white label solution provider. ThinOffice
provides partners with a privately-branded solution and a web-based delegated
administration tool for management as well as providing technical, sales and
marketing support. Visit www.thinoffice.com for more information.


    Ceryx helps businesses achieve e-mail reliability by bringing together
operational experience, advanced infrastructure, and proprietary research and
product development with leading messaging and collaboration solutions. With
operations in Toronto and New York, as well as Tier 4 redundant data centres
in both cities, Ceryx's team of senior messaging professionals have met
Fortune 500 companies' messaging needs across North America for more than
17 years. Ceryx offers clients a suite of messaging services that include
hosted and managed email systems, and e-mail security. Visit www.ceryx.com for
more information.

For further information:

For further information: Gus Harsfai, Ceryx Inc., (416) 482-9659 ext.
101, gus.harsfai@ceryx.com

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