[January 28, 2005]

Toshiba to Present Conference Sessions at INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO Miami 2005

IRVINE, Calif. --(Business Wire)-- Jan. 28, 2005 -- David Fridley to Speak on IP Telephony Topics at Leading IP Telephony Event in Miami, Florida

Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Digital Solutions Division (TAIS DSD) today announced that David Fridley, product manager for Toshiba IP Telephony Solutions, has accepted an invitation to present two sessions entitled, "Wi-Fi Telephony: Overcoming Challenges and Maximizing Applications" and "IP Deployment: What You Need to Know and What Nobody's Telling You" at TMC's INTERNET TELEPHONY(R) Conference & EXPO Miami 2005 at the Hyatt Regency in Miami, Florida.


In Fridley's session, "Wi-Fi Telephony: Overcoming Challenges and Maximizing Applications," he will discuss topics regarding WiFi in a VoIP application -- including what it is, how to tell if the network is ready for voice, advantages of WiFi, WiFi vs. traditional wireless phones, WiFi vs. cell phones, and the future of WiFi.

In his session, "IP Deployment: What You Need to Know and That Nobody's Telling You," Fridley will educate the audience on the specific steps to deploying IP, what's involved, parameters to be considered, how to choose a vendor, and how to ensure an effective transition.

INTERNET TELEPHONY(R) Conference & EXPO is a targeted and innovative four-day conference and tradeshow offering a comprehensive education for selecting and deploying VoIP solutions. IP telephony voice and data products offer businesses and telecommunications service providers a lower-cost, more feature-rich alternative to traditional telecom services.

"We are very pleased that David Fridley will be presenting at this year's show. Toshiba is widely recognized and respected as an industry leader, and I am confident that our attendees will appreciate and value the opportunity to hear his perspectives on IP telephony," said TMC president and conference co-chair, Rich Tehrani. "Over the past 12 months, widespread adoption of IP Telephony by global service providers, businesses and governments has reinforced that VoIP is a viable, cost-effective communications solution. As a result, we are seeing a significant number of senior-level executives attending INTERNET TELEPHONY(R) Conference & EXPO as a means of learning about the technology so they too can take advantage of its benefits."

Registration for the show is now open at 1-800-243-6002, ext. 0 or http://www.itexpo.com.

About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.

Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of three divisions: Digital Products Division, Digital Solutions Division and the Storage Device Division. Together, the three divisions provide mobile products and solutions, telecommunications, imaging and storage products and services. Products include industry leading portable computers, projectors, DVD/CD recordable products and hard disk drives for computers, telephony products, digital imaging systems, wireless solutions and services.

TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of information products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, which is a world leader in high technology and integrated manufacturing of electrical and electronic components, products and systems. Toshiba has global sales of over $52 billion and more than 300 subsidiaries and affiliates worldwide. For more information visit the company's Web site at www.toshiba.com.

About TMC(R)

Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) publishes two print magazines: Customer Inter@ction Solutions, and Internet Telephony; five digital publications, SIP Magazine, Speech-World, WiFI Telephony Magazine, VoIP Developer, WiMAX Magazine; and the online publications TMCnet.com, Planet PDA Magazine, WiFi Revolution, Alternative Power and BiometriTech. TMC is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on-site laboratories, TMC Labs. TMC also produces The VoIP Developer Conference, Speech-World Conference, IP Contact Center Summit and The Global Call Center Outsourcing Summit. TMCnet.com publishes more than 25 topical online newsletters. For more information about TMC, visit its web site at www.tmcnet.com.

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