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Active Voice Expands Leadership Team with Unified Communications Veteran

Active Voice Welcomes Former Microsoft Marketing Leader to its Executive Team

Seattle, Washington, USA—May 9, 2007 — Active Voice LLC, a global provider of unified messaging, computer telephony and voice messaging solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Eyal Inbar to the position of General Manager, Marketing. Based at the Company’s headquarters in Seattle, Washington, Mr. Inbar will be responsible for overseeing Active Voice’s principal product marketing initiatives, as well as future investments in Unified Messaging and Unified Communications.

“On behalf of the executive team, I am pleased to welcome Eyal to the role of General Manager of Marketing,” said Victor Foia, President and CEO, Active Voice LLC. “As a former Unified Communications marketing leader with Microsoft, Eyal brings a wealth of strategic marketing expertise to Active Voice. We are confident his expertise and experience will support our marketing team’s strategic initiatives and increase Active Voice’s market share as the preferred unified messaging provider.” Mr. Inbar will focus on Active Voice’s global presence and long-term business strategy for the company’s overall product line evolution.

By aligning Active Voice’s solutions with market trends and technology advancements, Mr. Inbar will focus on ensuring the Company retains its position as one of the most advanced and innovative unified communications companies in the industry. “Active Voice’s success is largely due to its advanced technology in unified messaging solutions,” said Eyal Inbar, General Manager, Marketing, Active Voice LLC. “By intensifying its market presence, I am honored and excited to help take Active Voice to the next level as it continues to deliver industry-leading, innovative solutions and services.” Previously, Mr. Inbar worked for Microsoft in various leadership roles, where he built significant experience developing marketing strategies, planning and facilitating campaigns, analyzing market trends and managing marketing teams.

During his time with Microsoft, Mr. Inbar was responsible for leading a marketing team in the Unified Communications group, and also managed the implementation of Microsoft’s Go to Market across all its subsidiaries.

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