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Patton Electronics Now Taking Order for Newest Member of SmartNode VoIP Family
By Anshu Shrivastava, TMCnet Contributor
Patton (News - Alert) Electronics has said that together with Patton-Inalp Networks, it is now taking orders for the eight-to-24-call SmartNode 4670 BRI/FXS/FXO VoIP Integrated Access Device (IAD) with built-in IP fax capability and G.SHDSL broadband access.
The company’s SmartNode offers voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) gateway and VoIP router solutions with virtually every VoIP telephony interface, including ISDN PRI & BRI, T1, E1, FXS, FXO, and more. In addition, SmartNode also supports SIP, H.323, and MGCP VoIP technologies.
The newest member of the SmartNode VoIP family, the SN4670, does the work of three customer-premise-equipment (CPE) devices, thus lowering the provision and maintenance costs for carrier-providers, according to company officials.
In a single device, the SN4670 combines ISDN VoIP gateway, analog VoIP gateway, and G.SHDSL router functions, according to company officials. And, its small-footprint facilitates unified communications by IP-enabling digital ISDN-PBX (News - Alert) systems and analog phone, fax, answering-machine, and audio-intercom systems, said company officials.
Moreover, it delivers G.SHDSL broadband connectivity at speeds up to 11.4 Mbps, and supports eight-to-16 voice or fax calls over the Internet or private IP network, said company officials.
Thanks to the SN4670, broadband providers can now offer business-quality IP-based voice, fax and data services for up to eight BRIs and up to eight FXS/FXO lines--bundled with high-speed Internet access over four-wire G.SHDSL. Company officials said that they can offer that by provisioning the SN4670 on customer sites.
The new SmartNode VoIP is delivered along with the integrated G.SHDSL modem and four-port IP-Ethernet switch. Plus, it offers flexible combinations of 2-to-8 ISDN BRIs and optional four-to-eight FXS/FXO interfaces, said company officials.
The SN4670 is expected to start shipping this May.
Edited by Rich Steeves