Interstar Technologies to Announce at Cisco Networkers 2004 its Expanded Partnership With SAGEM to Market Turnkey Fax Server Solutions in Europe

Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) December 12, 2004

Interstar Technologies Inc. (, the pre-eminent developer of enterprise fax solutions for converged IP networks, will be announcing its newly expanded OEM partnership with Groupe SAGEM on turnkey fax server solutions ( next week at the Cisco Networkers 2004 conference in Cannes, France.


Groupe SAGEM, an international high-technology group, is one of the major players in Europe’s fax market. Its turnkey solutions are comprised of its multifunction devices (MFDs) which integrate faxing (under the SAGEM F@X Server label) through Interstar Technologies’ boardless T.38 Fax Over IP (FoIP) servers. As a Cisco AVVID partner, Interstar Technologies will be exhibiting with SAGEM SA at the Palais des festivals (Booth E62-B) to demonstrate how the newly-launched editions integrate as part of SAGEM’s turnkey solutions.


“We are very excited about our expanded relationship with SAGEM,” said Martin Demers, President and CEO of Interstar Technologies Inc. “Groupe SAGEM is a true world-class leader that will help us introduce our exciting new line of XMediusFAX® solutions into the European market.”


“Thanks to our partnership with Interstar Technologies, SAGEM will be able to offer a comprehensive IP solution, preserving the best of traditional paper fax solutions through the added benefits of cost-reduction, streamlined processes, and document archiving and traceability” said Georges Penalver, Managing Director of SAGEM SA‘s Internet Terminals division. “SAGEM’s all-in-one, printing and communications terminals will enable our customers to have a full communications solution that scans, easily archives and retrieves documents, and prints in A4 and A3 formats. These solutions will now work together over IP telephony deployments to produce a global, cost-effective solution for fax management whether you are a small, medium or large company.”


About SAGEM F@x Server Using Interstar TechnologiesÂ’ Solutions


The new SAGEM F@X Server including FoIP is the perfect companion for a Voice Over IP (VoIP) deployment, allowing customers to convert all circuits to IP, including fax. It is easy to install and operate and provides unparallel ROI by allowing companies to incorporate fax into their existing VoIP infrastructure, seamlessly integrating with IP PBX and voice mail systems. SAGEM F@X Server with FoIP technology offers controlled, centralized faxing from the desktop or MFDs, as well as automatic inbound routing to boost productivity by 90%.


As the industry’s first boardless, T.38 FoIP software-based product, SAGEM F@X Server lowers communications and network management costs by at least 40%, since leased lines are no longer required. It is fast, efficient, secure and simple to use. Faxes are routed to the branch office closest to the destination area code via Least Cost Routing and Intelligent Number Recognition. Long-distance charges are virtually eliminated.


SAGEM F@XTM Server routes sensitive documents in TIFF or PDF format via the security of VoIP networks and VPN encryption directly to approved recipients, and designating secure printers for any required hard copies.


The Interstar solution supports Cisco, Alcatel and 3Com gateways, and integrates with a variety of email messaging platforms, including Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Notes, SAP and Cisco Unity. Other key features include support for H.323 and SIP for wide compatibility, SMTP and XML gateways, Group 4 (G4) fax, HTML email notification, an API module, SPAM filtering and a fax management client.


The SAGEM F@XTM Server now comes in three flavors: over ISDN, PSTN and IP. The advanced ergonomics of SAGEM A4 and A3 MFDs are supported by the SAGEM F@X Server. These MFDs are native LAN products with printing speeds of 18 to 45 ppm. They include a duplex color scanner, duplex digital copier, LDAP client, SNMP management, and direct scan-to-email (SMTP POP3) and scan-to-FTP in PDF, JPEG or TIFF formats.


About Interstar Technologies Inc.


Interstar Technologies Inc. started the fax server revolution in 1996 with LightningFAX® and reinvented the fax server in 2002 with its pioneering XMediusFAX® product line of boardless T.38 IP fax server solutions for enterprises and service providers. With thousands of systems installed in more than 40 countries, Interstar is committed to bringing the best electronic messaging technology in the world to enterprise markets of all sizes, financial institutions, governments and OEM partners through its innovative, award-winning software offerings.


Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, privately-held Interstar Technologies Inc. is the market pioneer and leading provider of boardless, T.38 real-time FoIP solutions for next-generation VoIP networks. The company maintains technology partnerships with Microsoft, Cisco Systems, IBM, HP, Lotus, Pitney Bowes, Brooktrout, Artisoft, Bell Canada, SAP and Onset Technology. Interstar Technology’s products are available for Microsoft Windows and are distributed worldwide through a global network of resellers, system integrators and OEM partners. For more information, visit


About Groupe SAGEM


Groupe SAGEM is an international high-technology group. Major league player in the world, and number one of the French mobile telephones market, SAGEM is EuropeÂ’s first actor in fax machines and provider of global solutions and multi-service networks. Third largest European group in the defence and security electronics market, world leader in fingerprint biometrics as well as major actor in avionics and on-board information systems for aircraft, SAGEM maintains a presence in more than 20 countries world-wide.


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Gisèle Seto


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