** MONTHLY MEETING REMINDER ** THURSDAY, JANUARY 10th To: MATA Members Date: Thursday, January 10, 2008 Location: The Hereford House Town Center Plaza 5001 Town Center Drive Leawood, Kansas 913-327-0800 Topic: DEVELOPING A STRATEGY AND ROADMAP FOR VOICE-OVER-IP Please join us on Thursday, January 10th, at the Hereford House in Leawood for a presentation by Calence on 'Developing a Strategy and Roadmap for Voice-Over-IP’. Everyone agrees that Voice-Over-IP is the direction of telecommunications, but understanding and developing a strategy for when and how your company adopts it can be a challenge. Calence’s presentation will help you understand some of the considerations for building a network and telephony strategy, covering topics such as: why consider VoIP?, the architecture of a VoIP solution, preparing your WAN/LAN infrastructure, cost considerations, trigger events that can help justify a transition, and more. As a leading provider of networking solutions in the United States, Calence understands the strategic vision that defines your current needs and future objectives to formulate the best solution to address both. We expect this to be a popular topic and meeting location, so please RSVP at www.m-a-t-a.org ( http://www.m-a-t-a.org/ )to help ensure we have adequate accommodations. Time: Registration begins at 11:30 AM with lunch being served at noon. Cost: No charge for members. Visitors and guests are always encouraged to attend. There is a $17 charge at the door for visitors and non-members; however, there is no fee for first-time guests who are considering membership.