IceWarp is a Finalist for the 2011 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award

SPRINGFIELD, VA – May 19, 2011 – IceWarp, a global provider of unified communications and collaboration solutions, announced today it has been selected as a Finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 North America award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the North American business region.

The Red Herring editorial team selected the most innovative companies from a pool of hundreds from across North America. The nominees are evaluated on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation, quality of management, execution of strategy, and integration into their respective industries.

This unique assessment of potential is complemented by a review of the actual track record and standing of a company, which allows Red Herring to see past the “buzz” and make the list a valuable instrument for discovering and advocating the greatest business opportunities in the industry.

„This year was very rewarding,“ said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. „The global economic situationhas abated and there are many great companies producing really innovative and amazing products. We had a very difficult time narrowing the pool and selecting the finalists. IceWarp shows great promise therefore deserves to be among the Finalists. Now we’re faced with the difficult task of selecting the Top 100 winners of Red Herring North America. We know that the 2011 crop will grow into some amazing companies that are sure to make an impact.“

Finalists for the 2011 edition of the Red Herring 100North America award are selected based upon their technological innovation, management strength, market size, investor record, customer acquisition, and financial health. During the several months leading up to the announcement, hundreds of companies in the telecommunications, security, Web 2.0, software, hardware, biotech, mobileand other industries completed their submissions to qualify for the award.

“The Red Herring editorial team knows the industry inside out and is really hard to impress, so we are thrilled to be recognized by them as an emerging leader in the highly competitive Unified Communications space,” said Ladislav Goc, President of IceWarp. “It’s a great testament to our vision that enterprise communication systems should be more, not less robust than those used by consumers.IceWarp turns this vision into reality by allowing organizations’ mobile workforceto communicate seamlessly and securely across all standards-based platforms and devices.”

The Finalists are invited to present their winning strategies at the Red Herring North AmericaForum in Hollywood, California, June 13–15, 2011. The Top 100 winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony the evening of June 15 at the event.

Already recognized as a leadingemail solutions provider, IceWarp (formerly Merak Mail Server) is deployed in more than 20,000 organi­zationsandsup­portsover 50 million users worldwide. The companydisrupts the Unified Communications (UC) category by delivering all UC components (email, mobile synchronization, SMS, chat, voice and video) in one integrated, extremely secure and easy-to-deploy solution. Its customer include such market leaders as Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) and Verizon Communications, Inc. (NYSE: VZ, NASDAQ: VZ), as well as small to midsized firms.

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About IceWarp

IceWarpis an emerging provider of Unified Communications for every business class, size and niche. Building upon a decade of enterprise e-mailplatforms experience, IceWarpoffers organizations an all-in-one highly secure solution that enables their mobile workforce to communicate through any platform, be it e-mail, mobile synchronization, chat, SMS, voice or video. The highly scalable product can easily be used by organizations of all sizes, from SMBs to large corporations, delivering ease of deployment, exceptional reliability and scalability. IceWarp’s solutions are available in over 40 countries through a comprehensive network of distributors.

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