PanTerra Networks Continues Aggressive Growth With New Sales Appointment

Andrew Pryfogle Joins Leading On-Demand Unified Communications Services Provider as VP of Sales

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - October 16, 2007) - PanTerra Networks (, a leading provider of on-demand unified communications services for the small and medium sized businesses, today announced Andrew Pryfogle has joined the company as VP of Sales. Pryfogle will report directly to the CEO, Arthur Chang.

In his new role, Pryfogle will be tasked with taking the company to the next level by running the sales organization and introducing the company's strong Software-as-a-Service ("SaaS") unified communications services portfolio to the small and medium sized business market.

Pryfogle brings with him over two decades of sales leadership experience with expertise in next-generation communications services. Most recently he was the VP of Channel Sales for Covad Communications, where he grew recurring revenue for Covad voice services by 104% in 2006. Pryfogle joined Covad from the acquisition of GoBeam, an early pioneer of hosted IP communications services for business, where he launched GoBeam's channel distribution model. Prior to that, Pryfogle held senior level sales leadership positions at New Edge Networks, Oasys Telecom, Phoenix Fiberlink, North Star Telecommunications, and MCI Telecommunications.

"We remain committed to our channel strategy and partners. Andrew has demonstrated the ability to successfully build and manage highly productive teams for communications services companies with channel-oriented business models in the SMB market. We are extremely excited to have him join our management team," said Arthur Chang. "We are entering a crucial period of expansion at PanTerra Networks. With Andrew's proven track record of driving sustained revenue growth through the channel, combined with our unique SaaS technology platform, we anticipate rapidly expanding our customer base."

"This is an incredibly exciting time at PanTerra Networks, ripe with new opportunities for SaaS unified communications services," Pryfogle says. "I'm thrilled to become a part of the mission to bring a revolutionary technology to the SMB market and a rich, recurring revenue business model to the channel. On-demand unified communications services are clearly the next big thing for SMBs, and nobody is better positioned to make it happen than PanTerra Networks with the Worksmart services platform."

About PanTerra Networks

PanTerra Networks is a leading provider of on-demand unified communications Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for small and medium sized businesses. The Company's Worksmart solution integrates voice and IP calling, PBX and call-distribution services, secure instant messaging, multimedia conferencing, web collaboration, remote desktop sharing and ACD/call center services delivered in a single easy to provision and easy to use and administer interface. Worksmart's ability to tightly integrate with other business applications like Salesforce automation makes it an ideal productivity tool. PanTerra's hosted on-demand service keeps capital investment low and aligns operating expense to business value. Worksmart services are co-branded and re-sold exclusively through service providers, distributors and resellers. The Company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. For more information, visit or call +1 408.702.2200.

Contact Information: Contact: Ming Shao Director of Marketing PanTerra Networks, Inc. +1 408.702.2200x8888