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[November 02, 2012]

Alteva CSO to Discuss Market Opportunities for the Cloud at 2012 Cloud Channel Summit in Mountain View, CA

PHILADELPHIA, PA, Nov 02, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Alteva, a leading cloud-based Unified Communications (UC) solution provider and subsidiary of Warwick Valley Telephone Company (NASDAQ: WWVY), referred to as WVT Communications Group, today announced that its Chief Sales Officer Louis Hayner will join executives from BrightTALK, Intacct and Aryaka at the 2012 Cloud Channel Summit in Mountain View, CA, Monday, November 5th on a panel from 3:15-3:55 pm.

The panel is titled, "Market Opportunities to Expand Cloud Channel Relationships," highlighting examples of unique business benefits, challenges and opportunities created with channel partners.

Senior executives from leading cloud solution providers, channel companies, industry associations and trade publications will participate in roundtable discussions reviewing today's critical business challenges and exciting new market opportunities at the second annual Cloud Channel Summit. Drawing over 200 senior channel management and business development executives, the single-day, peer-to-peer executive forum and networking event will focus on how companies can create profitable channel relationships in the cloud marketplace.

"In terms of new opportunities created with channel partners, it's the channel partner who ensures that the end-user learns about, becomes interested in, and sees the possibilities of cloud-based communications. The best thing about using the cloud in business is optimization of mission-critical technologies, efficiency, up-time and productivity," said Hayner.

"Businesses of all sizes gain without the additional costs and resources of private corporate technology. I look forward to sharing channel success stories as we are proud to support channel partners representing next-generation solutions providers like Alteva, educating and influencing innovative business communications solutions." Hayner is a recognized champion of the channel partner sales model.

Under his leadership, the sales channel at Alteva has grown substantially in the past five years, culminating in the August 2011 acquisition by WVT Communications and becoming the ninth largest hosted IP telephony and UC provider, according to Frost and Sullivan.

Hayner spearheaded the launch of Alteva's Wholesale and Channel Partner programs, while helping increase the company's revenue by 62% within its first year.

About Alteva Alteva, a WVT Communications Group company and cloud-based Unified Communications (UC) solution provider headquartered in Philadelphia, offers the most reliable network, the most responsive and proactive customer service and the best value to its customers. It delivers cloud-based UC solutions including Voice over IP phone systems and service (VoIP PBX), hosted Microsoft Communication Services, fixed mobile convergence, and advanced voice applications for the desktop. Alteva's service requires minimal installation and configuration while eliminating monthly phone and on-premise system maintenance charges, reducing overall communication costs and enabling organizations to improve productivity. By combining Alteva's voice service with Microsoft Communication Services products, including Microsoft Exchange, Office Communication Server (OCS), and SharePoint, Alteva's customers receive a true, high-quality, voice-enabled UC solution that easily integrates with existing business applications. Based in Philadelphia, Alteva is North America's largest provider of enterprise hosted VoIP, and provides hosted UC solutions to businesses in all 50 states and four continents. For more information about Alteva, visit http://www.altevatel.com, the Alteva YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/AltevaLLC, follow us on Twitter @AltevaInc or call 1-877-258-3821.

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SOURCE: Alteva

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