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M5 Networks’ Outsourced IP Phone System Now Used by More Than 8,000 Employees of New York Metro Area Businesses

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Cornick, Garber & Sandler Selects M5 to Provide Service for Sixty-Five Employees

New York, –
M5 Networks, the northeast’s leading outsourced IP phone system provider, today announced that Cornick, Garber & Sandler, LLP (CG&S), a New York City-based certified public accounting firm, has selected M5 to provide phone system access to its sixty-five employees, pushing M5’s user-base over eight thousand for the first time. This important milestone marks a sixty percent increase in the size of its user base since M5 announced its five thousandth end-user last year.



As CG&S prepared to move its corporate headquarters, the company, a responsive, midsize accounting firm, sought a solution that would enable its staff of CPAs to maintain its commitment to providing personal service and attention to all of their clients. Keeping this requirement in mind, CG&S selected M5’s Outsourced IP Phone System over a premise-based solution from Nortel on the basis of M5’s customer service track record, its solution’s reliability and the total cost of ownership of a hosted IP phone system.

“M5 provides exactly the high level of service and reliability that our firm and clients demand," said Sid Edelstein, Information Technology Director at Cornick, Garber & Sandler and founder of the firms’ IT consulting division, CGSolutions, Inc. "M5’s outsourced solution is so compelling that we advise our own clients to consider it when they are in the market for a new phone system.”

M5’s Outsourced IP Phone System provides CG&S with dependable, streamlined communications, and each employee receives a unique direct-dial phone number and personal voicemail which helps to improve staff and client interactions. In addition, CG&S receives a high-quality, redundant phone system network that is actively monitored by M5’s team of trained engineers. Since the phone system is entirely outsourced, Cornick’s staff can instead devote their time and energy to focusing on its clients’ needs.

"More companies are realizing the advantages of outsourcing the phone system over installing and managing it in-house,” said Dan Hoffman, M5’s president and CEO. “These companies prefer to focus on their core competencies and grow their businesses rather than to fumble with phone system equipment and M5 is very happy to help them do just that. M5 has made it our mission to provide a service that our clients can trust and our continued growth in the marketplace demonstrates our success.”

About Cornick, Garber & Sandler, LLP

Since its founding in 1968, Cornick, Garber & Sandler, LLP (CG&S) has consistently offered an alternative to traditional accounting firms. As a progressive, vibrant organization, CG&S will revise your notion of what a relationship with an accounting firm entails. CG&S was founded to fulfill the need for an accounting firm that is professional, creative and committed to serving its clients' individual needs. An exceptional accounting firm has evolved which combines the best qualities of both large and small firms - a full range of technical expertise along with a commitment to personal service and attention to all clients. In order to provide effective service in a business world whose boundaries have expanded internationally, CG&S is a member of The International Accounting Group (TIAG). For more information, please visit www.cgscpa.com.

About M5 Networks

M5 Networks is the leading outsourced IP phone system provider in the Northeast. Trustworthiness is at the heart of M5's philosophy and business model. By outsourcing to M5 instead of buying another phone system and signing more local and long distance contracts, businesses save valuable time and hard dollars. M5 was founded in 2000, and since inception has been entirely focused on delivering the most reliable business phone system service in the industry. M5's core technology partners include Cisco, Verizon, Sun, AboveNet, Internap, Sprint, Qwest, Broadwing Communications and Tekelec. M5 has received the Pulver 100 Award as a Communications Growth Company for three consecutive years (2002-2004), as well as Frost & Sullivan's 2004 Entrepreneurial Company Award and Internet Telephony Magazine's 2004 VoIP Service Provider Award. In addition, the strong demand for M5 services has enabled M5’s management team to run the business conservatively, regularly reinvesting profits and maintaining financial stability.

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