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Press Release
November 29, 2006
For Immediate Release

PhoneHerald Makes Short Work of Outbound Calling in High Schools, While PhoneValet Offers Unlimited Voice Mail for Elementary Schools

OTTAWA ON, 29 November, 2006 — High schools running just one Mac can now easily afford automated outbound dialing with Parliant Corp.'s PhoneHerald, while non-PBX-equipped elementary schools running a single Mac can finally provide individual voice mail boxes for teachers and staff running on PCs or Macs thanks to PhoneValet, a product that has earned numerous industry accolades including two Macworld Best of Show awards.

PhoneValet is a software and hardware solution that turns a Mac into a telephony management platform for elementary school teachers and staff with unlimited voice mailboxes, voice mail delivery through email, auto-attendant features, call screening, recording of parent-teacher calls, and archiving of those calls for easy retrieval.

Based on PhoneValet's core technology, PhoneHerald provides high schools with an automated group dialing, message delivery and response collection system. PhoneHerald frees up the school secretary from making hundreds of outbound calls, while keeping school teachers, staff, parents, and caregivers in touch.

"Once a high school starts using PhoneHerald for attendance calls, staff realize it can be used for all kinds of different school and event announcements," says Parliant Founder and CEO, Kevin Ford. "And with PhoneValet, an elementary school with one or two phone lines can enjoy the full functionality and efficiency of a much larger school for the price of an answering machine."

Announced earlier this month, Parliant's latest release of PhoneValet 5.0 adds unlimited call menu options. You can also have different call menu options for work day, evenings and weekends.

PhoneValet 5.0 retails at $169.95 per line for new users (including software and Parliant's USB telephone adapter) and is available from Parliant's Web site at PhoneValet 5.0 is a Universal Binary, requires Mac OS X 10.3.9 later, QuickTime 6.5 or later and an available USB port. PhoneHerald retails at $399.96 for PhoneValet owners installing PhoneHerald on one line. Without PhoneValet, PhoneHerald retails for $499.95 for line one, and $399.95 per line for two to five additional lines.

Both PhoneHerald and PhoneValet come with a 30-day money-back customer satisfaction guarantee.* (*Details at

Kevin Ford
President, Parliant Corporation
Phone: 1 613 321-9923
  Jill McCubbin
market2world communications
Phone: 1 613 256-3939

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