Brooktrout President and Founder, Eric Giler, Examines the Role of Enabling Technology at Comnet 2003

1/28/2003 - Eric Giler, president and founder of Brooktrout, Inc. (Nasdaq:BRKT), will present “Migrating from PSTN to IP Networks: The Role of Enabling Technology” at the 2003 Comnet conference in Washington D.C. Mr. Giler’s presentation will address how the changing technology network infrastructure is forcing system and application providers to make costly changes and updates to their products. He will discuss the benefits of outsourcing, including how making use of commercially available enabling technology can insulate systems and application providers from the disruption and expense caused by changes in infrastructure.

Mr. Giler is president and founder of Brooktrout, Inc., where he has successfully led the company since 1984. He is on the Board of Directors of several companies including Netegrity, Inc. and Onset Technology. Mr. Giler also serves on the Executive Committee of the American Electronics Association (AeA) New England Council. In addition, Mr. Giler has served on the board of the Massachusetts Telecommunications Council since its founding, most recently as Chairman. Mr. Giler is a frequent speaker on topics such as the New NetworkTM, bridging the gap between voice and data, how to run a successful business, and other technology and business-related subjects. Mr. Giler holds a bachelor’s of science degree from Carnegie-Mellon University and a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School.

Mr. Giler’s presentation is part of the National Convergence Summit at Comnet Expo presented by the National Convergence Alliance. The Summit will examine “What Convergence Technology is Being Deployed and Why” and will feature speakers from four major convergence disciplines: Carrier, Enterprise, Contact Center, and Collaboration technologies. For additional information about the conference or to register please visit:

Brooktrout Technology offers a full suite of IP enabled products including its award-winning TR2020TM voice over packet platform, TR1000TM speech recognition platform, and its NS700TM signaling system 7 and NS301TM open systems hardware platforms for developers of voice and data interfaces, signaling, and media transcoding gateways.

Brooktrout Technology ( delivers innovative hardware and software platforms that enable the development of New Network applications, systems and services in targeted market segments, including voice over packet gateways and switches, enhanced services platforms, wireless infrastructure, unified communications, and contact centers. The company’s strategy is to collaborate with its partners to help them increase existing business, expand into new markets and accelerate the delivery of new applications and services. Brooktrout Technology is a subsidiary of Brooktrout, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRKT). For more information, visit

Brooktrout, Brooktrout Technology, The New Network, TR2020, TR1000, NS301, and NS700 are trademarks or registered trademarks of Brooktrout, Inc.

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