TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - 05/13/11) - Sangoma Technologies Corporation (TSX-V:STC - News), a leading provider of hardware and software components that enable or enhance IP Communications Systems for both voice and data, today announced the launch of the first of a series of Global Online Communities on TMCnet. TMCnet is the world's most-read B2B website covering communications technology.Recognizing the need to continue the education of decision-makers, influencers, developers and customers in the world of communications and technology, Sangoma has partnered with TMC to sponsor and update three Global Online Communities. The first of these, the Asterisk Global Online Community goes live today.In the coming weeks, Sangoma and TMC will partner again on an IP PBX Global Online Community and an IP Telephony Global Online Community."We realized that while these three topics are all closely related, there are real distinctions in the decision making and implementation issues addressed by each of the technologies and markets that are addressed by these communities," said Jeff Dworkin, director of marketing for Sangoma. "They are all in states of rapid transition and we want to help as many companies as possible navigate these ongoing transitions."The Asterisk Community will serve to introduce new players to Open Source Telephony and advance innovative developments around that technology.The IP PBX Community will help those who are just now moving their Businesses and Enterprises from TDM-based technologies to an all IP-based infrastructure.The IP Telephony Community will serve as a resource for Developers, SMBs, Enterprises and Carriers who are looking for the most innovate and up-to-date information and solutions in this space.About Sangoma Technologies CorporationSangoma is a leading provider of hardware and software components that enable or en-hance IP Communications Systems for both telecom and datacom applications. Sango-ma's data boards, voice boards, gateways and connectivity software are used in leading PBX, IVR, contact center and data-communication applications worldwide. The product line in-cludes both hardware and software compo-nents that offer a comprehensive toolset for deploying cost-effective, powerful, and flex-ible communication solutions.Founded in 1984, Sangoma Technologies Corporation is publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V:STC - News). Additional information on Sangoma can be found at: www.sangoma.com.The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.