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July 29, 2011
London, UK – 29 July, 2011 – Marie Wold, President and CFO of OnRelay, has earned a Distinguished Honoree medal in Executive of the Year – Telecommunications, in the 2011 International Business Awards. The International Business Awards are the only global, all-encompassing business awards program honoring great performances in business. More

June 1, 2011
OnRelay Announces US Market Entry and Scale Matrix Agreement
OnRelay today announced it has entered a distribution contract with Scale Matrix, a San Diego based Managed Service Provider that operates 12 data centers across the US. Scale Matrix designs, deploys and manages private cloud solutions for its clients based on the Computer Associated (CA) AppLogic cloud platform. More

February 14, 2011
Mobile Cloud Exchange Challenges Centrex and IMS
(Barcelona, Spain, February 14, 2011) OnRelay today introduced its Mobile Cloud Exchange (MCX) product designed for telecom operators. OnRelay’s Mobile Cloud Exchange is already deployed at leading operators in 10 countries across 4 continents, including at Swisscom as recently announced.


January 11, 2011
OnRelay and Swisscom Partner around Mobile PBX
London, 10 January 2011 - Swisscom and UK-based software vendor OnRelay have agreed to expand their partnership around OnRelay’s new Unified MBX (UMBX) solution. UMBX was introduced by OnRelay in 2009 and has been trialed by Swisscom during 2010. The agreement allows Swisscom to resell Unified MBX to its business customers. More

October 18, 2010
OnRelay Founder Marie Wold Named as Finalist in 7th Annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business
OnRelay’s President and CFO, Marie Wold, was named as a finalist in the Best Entrepreneur in EMEA category in the 7th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. More

September 30, 2010
OnRelay's Latest Mobile PBX Reinforces Cloud Leadership
UMBX 4.1.1 supports BlackBerry, High Availability, Disaster Recovery, VMware cloud platforms, SipXec More

August 25, 2010
OnRelay Announces Increased Focus on Middle East and African Markets
OnRelay today announces that it has expanded its marketing and sales team to add focus on the Middle East and African markets (MEA) following success in ASIA PAC and Europe. This continues OnRelay's ever increasing global push into new regions that are showing substantial growth, as well as a keenness to adopt leading edge mobile technologies. More

January 14, 2010
OnRelay Launches Partner Programme for Mobile PBX in the Cloud
OnRelay today became the first Unified Communications provider to offer partners a fully cloud-based Mobile PBX for resale as Software as a Service (SaaS). More

October 6, 2009
OnRelay UMBX Gives Mobile Operators the Mobile UC Advantage
OnRelay Presents Service Providers with Single Carrier-Grade Solution for the Hosted and On-Premises Mobile PBX More

September 7, 2009
OnRelay Named as the Leading FMC Innovator in The Guardian Tech Media Invest Top 100
OnRelay Featured in List of Hottest UK Technology Companies Published in Association with Pricewater More

June 25, 2009
OnRelay Leverages Open Source to Release Mobile PBX for the Cloud
Unified MBX Combines Cellular FMC Software with Open Source Telephony for
Low-Cost, Hardware-Free Mobile Unified Communications


June 24, 2009
OnRelay Collaborates with Sony Ericsson for Cellular Fixed Mobile Convergence
Collaboration Announced at The Volvo Ocean Race in Stockholm More

March 24, 2009
OnRelay Enters into Agreement with BT Global Services to Deliver Enterprise FMC Trials
BT Global Services takes OnRelay MBX to its Customers More

December 11, 2008
Survey Shows 88% of Cost-Conscious IT Professionals would Ditch the Desk Phone
OnRelay today published results from a survey revealing the personal business tools IT professionals couldn’t be without, and the equipment they would give up as corporate budgets tighten. Their answers show a clear preference for the mobile office, and question corporate spend on technologies that those in IT have already left behind.

November 5, 2008
FierceVoIP Names OnRelay as one of the “Fierce 15" VoIP Companies of 2008
OnRelay announces that it has been named to the annual FierceVoIP “Fierce 15” list, designating it as one of the top IP communications companies of the year. FierceVoIP editors evaluated hundreds of organisations, and found OnRelay to be amongst the “fiercest,” proven by their creativity and innovations in the marketplace.

October 16, 2008
Study Shows 68% of Workforce Use Full Mobile Convergence
OnRelay today released the first call data from a successful Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) deployment. The study, on over 36,000 calls, provides insight into the user penetration achievable by cellular FMC technology and its affect on business telephony use. More

September 11, 2008
OnRelay Gets Behind Open Source Telephony
OnRelay announces its support of an open source platform to provide low-cost business telephony with mobile extensions. More

June 11, 2008
Energy Costs of Corporate Telephony Exposed: 74% Power Savings by Going Mobile
OnRelay, a pioneer in Mobile PBX, today issued a second wake up call for businesses to reconsider their investment in redundant IP Telephony hardware. OnRelay’s latest research study has found that the 25 million IP desk phones projected to be purchased in 2008¹ consume 1.6 billion Watts of power. This is equivalent to the needs of a 300,000 person UK city, which is more than Oxford and Cambridge, England, combined. More

March 17, 2008
OnRelay Unveils Hosted MBX
OnRelay today announced the general availability of its Hosted MBX product suite. Hosted MBX is a network independent software system, that enables operators to offer a complete hosted office communication system with mobile phones instead of desk phones. More

February 20, 2008
Canadian Patent Granted for OnRelay MBX
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) granted OnRelay a patent for its MBX solution (Patent No 2436946) on 29 January 2008.

February 11, 2008
IP Desk Phones Sold in 2008 to Create 47million kg of E-Waste
OnRelay, a UK telecommunications software company, today issued a wake up call for European businesses to reconsider their investment in redundant IP telephony hardware like desk phones.

February 6, 2008
OnRelay MBX to Support Microsoft Windows Mobile 6
OnRelay today released a beta version of its MBX software to support Microsoft Windows Mobile 6 Professional and Standard. This has been made available for customer trials. More

December 11, 2007
European Patent Granted for OnRelay MBX
OnRelay today announced it has been granted a patent for its MBX software in Europe (Patent No 1374609) adding to existing patents in the United States, Singapore and Australia.

Granting of the patent protects the innovation that has made MBX the only known system that allows a mobile phone to completely replace a deskphone. More

September 17, 2007
Convergence: OnRelay Shortlisted for the World Communications Awards 2007
OnRelay, lauded as a company that is ‘defining the next era of [mobile] PBX’, has been shortlisted in the Convergence category, part of the World Communications Awards 2007. Other companies shortlisted in this category are BT and Orange. More

July 17, 2007
OnRelay Closes Series D Financing Round to Accelerate International Expansion
OnRelay, a pioneer in Fixed Mobile Integration, announces the closure of its Series D finance round. The round was lead by NW Brown and included significant participation from a number of existing OnRelay investors. More

May 29, 2007
OnRelay's CEO Ivar Plahte shortlisted as the WCA 2007 Most Influential Person in Telecoms
OnRelay’s CEO Ivar Plahte has been shortlisted for the World Communications Awards 2007 Most Influential Person in Telecoms Award. More

May 23, 2007
Swisscom Launches One Phone Business based on OnRelay MBX
Swisscom has launched its One Phone Business service. The service is based on OnRelay’s leading Fixed Mobile Convergence product MBX. Swisscom’s announcement is the first result of the partnership between Swisscom and OnRelay for convergence that was announced in November 2006. More

April 24, 2007
IBM and OnRelay deliver Fixed Mobile Convergence for Wavefield Inseis
IBM (NYSE: IBM) has designed and deployed an integrated fixed and mobile convergence solution for Wavefield Inseis (OSE: WAVE), a leading Norwegian seismic data acquisition specialist. The new solution replaces a mobile centrex system with a company-wide IP telephony solution with full mobile integration.

The mobility solution was provided by IBM business partner OnRelay. More

March 12, 2007
OnRelay today announced that it has been named to the 2007 “Pulver 100” – which is the IP Communications industry’s premier listing of privately-held growth companies that represent the future of the IP-voice and video communications ecosystem. More

February 20, 2007
OnRelay and Westcon partner to deliver Fixed Mobile Integration to the enterprise
OnRelay, a pioneer in Fixed Mobile Integration, and Westcon Group, Inc., a global specialty distributor of networking and communications systems, have joined forces to deliver a new generation of Fixed Mobile Integration to the enterprise market.

December 11, 2006
ONRELAY RELEASES MBX 3.1 – The Next Step in Fixed Mobile Integration
OnRelay today announced the general availability (GA) of MBX v3.1. MBX is a Fixed Mobile Integration software system that seamlessly integrates employees’ mobile phones with existing corporate voice systems (PBX) and all the surrounding business support systems.
The new MBX 3.1 release consists of many customer requested features, customisation options, management features, and user enhancements as well as support for additional mobile and PBX models. More

November 7, 2006
Partnership between Swisscom and OnRelay for convergence
Swisscom and UK-based software vendor OnRelay have agreed on a collaboration for convergence in Switzerland. The collaboration between the two companies allows Swisscom to resell OnRelay’s MBX in Switzerland. More

October 31, 2006
OnRelay, a pioneer in fixed mobile integration, has reached profitability and is aggressively growing its organisation. In this context, OnRelay today announced a number of organisational changes, including the executive appointments of Mark Wilce as Vice President of Engineering and Nigel Coopey as Vice President of Operations. More

March 2, 2006
Siemens Switzerland and OnRelay form Strategic Alliance
Siemens Switzerland and London-based software vendor OnRelay (Tornado100 Company)announce their strategic alliance adding enhanced mobility to Siemens IP Communications. The two companies will work together to provide their customers with state-of-the-art fixed and mobile network integration by integrating the MBX server into HiPath 4000 and 8000 platforms. More

February 8, 2006
US Patent Office Grants OnRelay MBX Patent
London, United Kingdom - 8 February 2005 – OnRelay today announced that the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted OnRelay its US patent for MBX (US patent number 6,993,360). The MBX patent covers the fundamental MBX system architecture and all basic call flow methods of the MBX system, including its seamless routing of mobile calls in both directions via PBX systems. More

November 9, 2005
David Henderson appointed VP Sales at OnRelay
OnRelay is very pleased to announce that David Henderson has joined the OnRelay management team as Vice President of Sales. David is responsible for driving OnRelay's European Sales Operation. More

October 7, 2005
OnRelay Releases MBX 3.0
OnRelay today released for general availability its version 3.0 of their groundbreaking MBX product. The MBX now offers a step change in performance of its underlying Telephony Internetworking Protocol (TINP™) by introducing IP as a transport mechanism for its end-to-end signalling path. More

September 7, 2005
OnRelay Named to the 2005 “PULVER 100”
Melville, New York, - September 7th, 2005 – OnRelay today announced that it has been named to the 2005 “pulver 100” – which is the VoIP industry’s premiere listing of privately held growth companies that represent the future of the communications ecosystem. OnRelay has been named to the list due to its success at increasing demand for Fixed Mobile Convergence. More

September 5, 2005
First Patent Granted for OnRelay’s MBX
OnRelay today announced it has been granted its first patent for MBX in Singapore. The MBX patent covers the fundamental MBX system architecture and all basic call flows of the MBX system, including its seamless routing of mobile calls in both directions via PBX systems. More

August 22, 2005
Nexans Distribution to Resell OnRelay’s MBX
Nexans Distribution AS and OnRelay Ltd today announced a joint distribution agreement for OnRelay’s MBX. Nexans Distribution will resell MBX in the Nordic market and provide first line support for the product More

June 13, 2005
Nokia and OnRelay Collaborate to Create the Mobile Deskphone
Helsinki, Finland. 13 June, 2005. OnRelay, the UK-based fixed mobile convergence pioneer, and Nokia (NYSE: NOK), the global world-leader in mobile technologies, join forces to bring to market MBXTM, the first generic solution that fully integrates a corporate voice system (PBX) and all its surrounding business support systems with employees' 3G / GSM smartphones. More

June 13, 2005
Nokia collaborates with enterprise voice leaders to offer extended mobility to businesses
Working with Cisco, OnRelay, IBM and others on broader strategy to offer suite of advanced enterprise voice mobility options—from intelligent call routing to voice over IP (VoIP) connectivity between mobile devices and company IP PBXs More

June 10, 2005
OnRelay Announces Expansion with Further Round of Financing
London, UK, 10 June 2005. OnRelay, Inc., announces new expansion plans upon the closure of its latest round of financing. The participants include an exemplary list of successful entrepreneurs, impressive businessmen and women, as well as existing OnRelay investors. More


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