iLocus Report Names Clarent as the Leader in the Phone-to-Phone IP Telephony Market for the Third Consecutive Year Wednesday 24 January 2001 PDF Print Annual Report on Global IP Telephony Market Shows Clarent Products Handle Most Phone to Phone IP Telephony Traffic, With 31.6% Market Share REDWOOD CITY, Calif., January 24, 2001 * IP communications solutions provider Clarent(tm) Corporation (Nasdaq: CLRN) continues to lead the market in providing products that transmit phone-to-phone IP telephony traffic, according to the new iLocus report* on the status of the global IP telephony market. The annual report, released December 20, shows that in 2000, Clarent products handled 31.6 percent of the estimated 1.3 billion minutes of phone-to-phone IP telephony minutes worldwide, increasing its leadership from the previous two years and again coming in ahead of both Cisco and Vocaltec. Clarent's phone-to-phone market share increased from its 29 percent market share listed in the 1999 report. The report also mentions that in the midsize carrier market, "Clarent and Cisco are expected to dominate". "Clarent has established the first mover advantage and emerged as a winner in the early adopter phase," commented Jahangir Raina, the iLocus analyst who conducted the survey. Based on a survey of 100 IP telephony service providers and 50 vendors, the iLocus report aims to give a "quantative overview of the global IP telephony market." "This iLocus report reaffirms Clarent's continued leadership in helping to successfully deploy Voice over IP in carrier networks across the globe," said Jerry Chang, CEO and president of Clarent Corporation. "We are now expanding this leadership beyond long-distance networks to include local loop deployments. We will also continue to work with our application developer partners to create innovative, IP-based communications solutions." About Clarent Corporation Clarent Corporation (Nasdaq: CLRN) is a global market leader in providing intelligent, software-driven products throughout IP-centric communications networks, serving more than 300 telecom service providers worldwide such as AT&T, NTT and China Telecom. Clarent solutions enable interconnection between communications service providers' networks and foster the creation of global footprints. In addition, Clarent's software platform allows carriers to develop multiple new features for consumers and enterprises. Founded in 1996, Clarent is headquartered in Redwood City, Calif. and has offices in Asia, Europe, Latin America and North America. To learn more about Clarent, visit its web site at http://www.clarent.com Forward Looking Statements: This release contains forward-looking statements, including statements about the demonstration of, future development of and market availability of Clarent's local access products and enhanced applications. These statements involve risks and uncertainties, including risks associated with the successful development, testing, and market introduction of Clarent's local access products and the successful development of applications by third-party developers, in addition to potential issues relating to interoperability, changes in market conditions, technological changes and other factors, which could cause actual results to vary materially from those expressed in or indicated by the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties are described further in the risk factors discussed in Clarent's periodic filings with the SEC. Clarent and the Clarent logo are trademarks or registered trademarks, and "The Clearer. The Better" is a service mark of Clarent Corporation in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other trademarks, registered trademarks and service marks are the property of their respective owners. * "Global IP Telephony Market 2000/01", published December 2000, iLocus.com, United Kingdom. Contact: Melissa Urry, éclat MARKETING, +44 1628 400900, email@example.com Kathleen Noonan, Clarent Corporation, +1 650-481-2511, firstname.lastname@example.org This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of eclat Marketing in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.