Contact Center Industry News

[September 07, 2005]

Inter-Tel President to Keynote INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO Fall 2005

Craig W. Rauchle, President of Inter-Tel, to Address Thousands at Premier VoIP Conference in Los Angeles Convention Center

NORWALK, CT (September 7, 2005) -- Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) today announced that Craig W. Rauchle, President of Inter-Tel, Inc. has agreed to deliver a keynote address at its INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO Fall 2005, which runs October 24-27, 2005 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Mr. Rauchle's address, which is open to all registered attendees, will take place Tuesday, October 25th at 5:30pm PST. Registration for the conference is now open at

INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO, held since 1999, is the world's largest and best-attended VoIP trade show. Last February, TMC's INTERNET TELEPHONY attracted over 6,200 buyers and sellers of IP Telephony products and services. For this upcoming October show, TMC projects total attendance to exceed 7,500.

In his capacity as president of Inter-Tel, Mr. Rauchle is responsible for all day to day operations, including sales, customer service, order fulfillment, training, engineering, product direction and marketing. He has worked with Inter-Tel and its subsidiaries for some 25 years. He was elected Chief Operating Officer of Inter-Tel in August 2001, and appointed President in February 2005.

"As a leader in building communications services that address distinct business challenges, including IP-based solutions such as presence and collaboration tools, IP PBX platforms and next generation IP-communications systems, Inter-Tel is proud to be featured at INTERNET TELEPHONY," states Mr. Rauchle. "We look forward to sharing our unique practices and perspectives with the thousands of other service providers, enterprises, government buyers, resellers and developers that traditionally attend INTERNET TELEPHONY."

"Inter-Tel is a leader in the field of converged network solutions, offering IP, wireless, digital, and analog technology options within a single platform, and an exciting addition to our list of innovative companies that will be featured at the October event," continues Rich Tehrani, TMC President and Conference Chairman for INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO. "TMC is certain Inter-Tel's customized network solutions will offer our INTERNET TELEPHONY attendees a further education in communications applications and innovations."

Registration for the conference and trade show is now open: Vendors interested in exhibiting or sponsoring should contact Dave Rodriguez immediately at 1-203-852-6800, ext. 146 or e-mail

Press inquiries regarding Craig Rauchle's address can be directed to Mostafa Razzak at 23-31 Communications: (646) 442-3361 or email

About TMC
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) publishes two print magazines: Customer Interaction Solutions, and Internet Telephony; five digital publications, SIP Magazine, Speech-World, WiFi Telephony Magazine, VoIP Developer, WiMAX Magazine; and the online publications TMCnet, 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 publishes more than 20 topical online newsletters. For more information about TMC, visit

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