FreedomVoice Awards ATS Communications at Technology Industry’s Top Event

Concord, California (EastBayDaily) — ATS Communications, a leading unified communications provider in Northern California, announced today that the company received one of FreedomVoice’s top awards at the Technology Assurance Group (TAG) 2012 Convention held in New Orleans in September. FreedomVoice, one of the largest US providers of cloud-based VoIP phone systems, selected ATS Communications as the winner of the “Business Continuity Disaster Recovery FreedomVoice TAG Leader” award. The convention hosted by TAG, an international organization of independently owned unified communications companies in the United States and Canada, was attended by TAG’s member companies and leading technology manufacturers.

John Zeller, President and CEO of ATS Communications, was presented with the award for being the top supplier of FreedomVoice Business Continuity over any other TAG member by Eric Thomas, President and CEO of FreedomVoice. FreedomVoice Business Continuity is a fully-redundant, always-on virtual phone service that automatically kicks on to keep businesses and their customers connected in the event of a PBX failure. “ATS Communications has led the way actively promoting FreedomVoice Business Continuity after a blackout in their area which was followed by another blackout 30 days later,” said Thomas. “Their customers called to thank them for providing the service for them.”

“It is our responsibility as our customers’ trusted technology advisor to protect our customers’ data networks and business phone systems from any event that could cause them to go down such as a power outage or natural disaster,” stated John Zeller, President and CEO of ATS Communications. “Our objective is to give business owners peace of mind that their technology is secure and accessible so they can focus on growing their businesses.”

ABOUT ATS COMMUNICATIONS ATS Communications is a business’ complete voice and data partner with expertise on a wide range of voice and data products. Their services match small and medium size enterprises with optimized technology that provide best business practices. This core philosophy motivates ATS to provide technical solutions and creates a competitive advantage for clients’ business and positively impacts their bottom line. With 35 years of experience, ATS has gained an excellent reputation for designing, implementing and proactively supporting solutions that focus on converging voice and data applications and has been recognized for outstanding performance by several of their strategic partners including Cisco and Toshiba. Additionally, ATS has been identified as one of the Top 25 East Bay companies in their industry by a leading publication for six consecutive years. These credentials have allowed ATS to grow and partner with businesses throughout the greater Bay Area and Northern California. ATS has three offices located in Concord, Sacramento and Redding. For more information, call their corporate office in Concord at (925) 602-1500 or visit

ABOUT FREEDOMVOICE FreedomVoice was founded in 1996 and today serves nearly 30,000 customers nationwide. It got its start providing virtual phone systems to small businesses and Fortune 500 companies alike. This service remains a key offering from FreedomVoice, including business-enhancing features such as 800 numbers, an auto attendant, call forwarding, and voicemail-to-text. FreedomVoice launched the FreedomIQ hosted VoIP phone system service in 2006, responding to overwhelming business demand for cloud-hosted phone service. All of FreedomVoice’s platform technology has been developed in-house to provide a unique, customizable, and flexible solution that works with any company’s workflow. Based in Encinitas, CA, FreedomVoice is privately-held and remains profitable through strategic partnerships and the agility to develop new technologies ahead of the curve.

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“FreedomVoice” and “FreedomIQ” are registered trademarks of FreedomVoice Systems.

ABOUT TECHNOLOGY ASSURANCE GROUP (TAG) Technology Assurance Group, LLC (TAG) is an international organization of leading independently owned unified communications companies. TAG provides its members with the competitive advantages necessary to achieve a dominant position in their marketplace. Members benefit from programs including strategic partnerships with communication solution providers, best business and management practices, and advanced sales training programs. TAG’s mission is to increase its Members' sales and profits through education and to ease their introduction of new technology to the marketplace by leveraging their combined intellect and purchasing power. For more information on TAG, please call 858-946-2100 or visit


Candice Malmstrom

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