NetSpeak's Interconnect Gatekeeper Expands Globally
Release 3.0 of NetSpeak's iTEL
platform enables the expansion and scaling of networks securely in order to
capture a larger percentage of revenue worldwide for VoIP carriers, allowing
carriers to connect into multiple domains and enabling secure connections
with termination partners around the globe, as well as to partition their
Motorola Announces Vanguard 7300
Sitting at the edge of the corporate core, the Vanguard 7300 series
offers flexible networking solutions that enable voice/data convergence and
the ability to merge traffic onto a single network. Meeting Motorola's
"Five Nines" initiative, the device offers the functionality of a
router, switch, and voice gateway, and supports a variety of applications,
due to the 7300's flexibility and scalability.
Performance Technologies Introduces IPNexus
The CPC388 octal T1/E1/J1 and CPC395 dual T3/DS3 adapters join the
recently announced CPC4400 Embedded Ethernet Switch in Performance
Technologies' IPNexus family of network access products. Supporting cPSB,
PTI's embedded packet-switching backplane, which overlays an embedded
Ethernet switching network on the CompactPCI frame, the IPNexus can satisfy
your network needs.
IP Telephony For SIP-Based Services From 3Com
Simple IP Phones and a Client Service Platform allow service providers to
offer enhanced features and services to end-user customers over IP-networks,
helping customers to gain simple and reliable access to the information and
services they need. Benefits include convergence of IP and telephone
services, innovative user interfaces, mobility, dynamic phone
personalization, and radically simple provisioning and management for
business phone users.
RADVision Announces Development Of MEGAGO/H.248 Enabling
"MEGAGO/H.248 is a key underpinning technology that has evolved to
address the needs of large-scale, global, IP-centric carrier networks,"
said Ami Amir, RADVision's CEO.
"As a driving force behind the evolution of IP communications
protocols, RadVision is in a unique position to assure our customers
continued innovations to keep them at the forefront of the latest enabling
Terayon's BandLeader Strikes Up Telephony Products
Terayon Communications Systems Inc.
launched BandLeader, a new end-to-end VoIP platform for cable operators to
transport carrier-class voice services over large-scale hybrid fiber coax
networks. It provides a future-proof, complete end-to-end solution through a
switched VoIP architecture that supports PacketCable, an evolving standard
in the cable industry. Providing a gateway and the eMTA broadband telephony
interface, BandLeader will have you singing over IP.
InnoMedia Reveals VoIP
The plug-and-play InfoAccel USB enables users to Place IP telephone calls
and surf the Internet simultaneously. "Our InfoAccel USB device enables
users to fully realize the flexibility and cost-efficiency of high-quality
IP telephony technology, without the garbled sounds, echoes, or gaps that
are typical of software-based VoIP applications," says Kai Wa Ng, CEO
and founder of InnoMedia.
Aculab New VoIP PCI Card Provides The H.323 Gateway
Conversation-quality speech is now offered to computer telephony developers
and integrators though Aculab's VoIP PCI
card. Offering 60 channels with low latency, all in a single PCI slot, with
the option of 60 E1/T1 channels via a daughter module, the PCI card uses an
extension of Aculab's generic API, allowing developers to leverage VoIP
through their existing applications.
Polycom, Inc.'s Desktop Video Appliances
Integrating a multimedia processor and a camera, Polycom's
ViaVideo makes high-quality video communications from a PC affordable and
easy to use. With a high-speed broadband network, DSL, or LAN, simply plug
in the device and load the basic software to enable 30 frame-per-second
video. "Having high-quality video on the desktop adds a whole new level
to communications, since it gives you a way to catch the nuances of people's
thoughts that you simply can't get in a conference call, on voice mail, or
in e-mail," says Bob O'Donnell, research director, device technology
Third-Party Call Center Applications Over Shoreline
Shoreline Communications has
completed interoperability testing with several call center vendors,
enabling customers to easily extend the boundaries of their call centers and
distribute functionality over the Shoreline platform to agents located
virtually anywhere on the customer's IP network. Allowing call-center
matchmaking to ensure high-quality customer care, the Shoreline system will
support up to 5,000 users across virtually any number of locations, all
managed as a single integrated voice network.
BSQUARE Puts VoIP in Your Pocket
The Pocket PC in your hand (as well as other Windows CE-based devices) may
now function as a digital two-way radio via an Internet connection. BInTouch
brings the advantages of Internet calling to today's rapidly growing mobile
society, creating new opportunities for wireless, Internet-based, real-time
voice communicators by simply using a Pocket PC and a corporate LAN or
Natural MicroSystems' Yahoo! Coup d'Etat
With the help of Natural MicroSystems'
voice processing platform, The Alliance Generation, Yahoo! will enable
customers to hear the content of their e-mail messages via speech commands
by using any standard telephone. NMS products are part of an open, scalable,
extensible architecture which networking and communication equipment
suppliers are leveraging to introduce voice-enabled offerings to market fast
and at a low cost.
Continuous Computing Corp. Unveils upSuite Platform
upSuite, the new set of powerful software tools from Continuous
Computing Corporation, includes five software modules, upBeat, upStart,
upNetFS, upDisk, and upAgent, each built to provide framework for
application development and fail-safe reliability once systems are deployed.
Providing such VoIP platform software for telecom equipment manufacturers,
Continuous Computing Corporation fulfills your VoIP needs.
Ericsson Enterprise Wireless LAN Provides Get Up And Go
Ericsson Enterprise announces its line of Wireless LAN products to
simplify and streamline communications for small and medium businesses,
eliminating the need for wired connections and making innovative application
uses possible by adding unprecedented flexibility to wired networks.
Authentication and data encryption for enterprises and service providers
allows users to access information and network resources as they attend
meetings, collaborate with other users, or move to other locations. Using
electromagnetic waves, the WLAN transmits and receives data over the air.
Rave Computer Introduces Three New Systems
The Rackmount 5U-AXmp, 2U-AXi-C, and 1U-AXe, three new systems
offered by Rave Computer this fall, are
designed for today's highly compute-intensive server challenges. Offering a
variety of robust features, and fitting in a standard rack environment ready
for distribution, these systems can be custom-configured to meet ISP needs.
Dialogic CT Media 2.0 Provides The Power And Flexibility
Needed For Next-Gen Telecommunications
Version 2.0 of CT Media allows developers to create applications for
both circuit and packet switched networks, or any combination of the two. CT
Media enables applications from different suppliers to interoperate on a
common converged communication server. New technologies can be added to the
server without the need to change existing applications.
General Micro Systems Ships GigaHertz Dual Processor
Based on Intel's new one-gigahertz processor, the Compact PCI Atlas-C and
VMEbus Atlas-V provide built-in support for symmetric, and real-time
asymmetric, multiprocessing, enabling the board's two processors to work
together, in parallel, on the same program, transparent to the programmer
and the application.
Teknor Offers cPCI-MXS64
Teknor's cPCI-MXS64, an advanced CompactPCI system processor designed
with a spectrum of high-availability features targeted at manufacturers of
CTI servers, VoIP equipment, and broadband data or intelligent network
switches, meets the demands of mission-critical datacom and telecom
applications with hot-swap capability, dual Ethernet, LVDS SCSI-2, IPMI
controller, lower power dissipation, and passive cooling.
net.com Hooks Brooktrout's TrxStream
The TrxStream Series TR2001 IP Telephony platform was selected for net.com's
SHOUTIP Next-Gen open-programmable IP Telephony switching platform. The
SHOUTIP platform provides an open architecture and distributed processing
that enable service providers to build network infrastructures that are
scalable and cost-effective, while supporting rapid deployment of enhanced
ComStruct EVRC Voice Coder Enables Faster CDMA Network
Blue Wave Systems has extended its support for Next-Gen wireless
networks by integrating EVRC (enhanced variable rate codec), the latest
voice coder for CDMA networks, into its FACT software framework, part of the
ComStruct product line. EVRC compresses voice for transfer across the
wireless network and its flexibility allows scaling of bandwidth according
to the system load at any given time.
Silicon Spice Offers Something Nice: CALISTO
Silicon Spice, which has recently been acquired by Broadcom Corporation,
introduces CALISTO, a single-chip communications processor for carrier-class
voice gateways, soft switches, and remote access concetrators/remote access
servers. Providing over 3.3 GMACs of signal processing horsepower and 1.4
Mbytes of memory, which translates to 240 packet telephony channels on a
single chip, Silicon Spice adds the flavor needed on your servers, gateways,
PointSpan Solution For Migration And Integration Of IP
And Circuit-Switched Telephony
Intecom introduces PointSpan, its new enterprise voice communication
solution that integrates and provides a cost-effective migration path for
advanced circuit-switched communications and IP telephony. PointSpan allows
an organization to bridge the gap between the current circuit-switched world
and the evolving IP world without separate, side-by-side systems.
NEC's New IP Platform: NEAX 2400 IPX
Offering a business-defined migration path while retaining
"communications without compromise," NEC's NEAX 2400 IPX is
designed for enterprise businesses that are seeking to deploy IP telephony
without compromising the functionality offered by existing PBX technology,
providing the "next practical step for existing NEC customers who wish
to migrate their systems to IP telephony," says Dale Grave, VP and
general manager of NEC America, Inc., Corporate
Diversified Technology Introduces FTC610
The FTC610 is DTI's latest industrial CompactPCI platform, providing
fault-tolerant support for a complete system comprising power, drives,
cooling, and a card cage. Providing seven 6U expansion slots, H.110 CT
support, auto sensing AC or ï¿½48V DC power input, one full height 5.25"
bay and one floppy, internal support for up to two hard drives, support for
four SCA SCSI drives, and a powerful cooling system, DTI's
FTC60 supports your telecommunications needs.
General Bandwidth Embeds Softswitch Proxy Technology Into
G6 Voice Gateway
Providing Class 5 derived VoB, softswitched VoB, unified Class 5
derived and softwitched VoB, and end-to-end packet VoB, the G6 is a highly
adaptable device, which delivers a wide range of deployment options to
service providers. Supporting both ATM and IP, the G6 provides for
deployment across any network, regardless of type, topology, or application.
Nu Horizons Enters VoIP Market With voxbox IP Development
The voxbox, Nu Horizon's
system that enables network and telecom equipment providers to rapidly
design and deploy VoIP solutions, is powered by Sun Microsystems' Compact
PCI motherboard. The voxbox contains all the components necessary for
immediate development of VoIP applications. The box also employs a
Performance Technologies T1/E1/J1 WAN board and a Blue Wave Systems
ComStruct DSP board.
VoiceAge Provides ACELP Technologies
Firetalk, Communities.com, and Franklin Electronic Publishers Inc. are all
benefiting from VoiceAge Corporation's
applications and products for the digital processing of voice and audio.
VoiceAge provides interoperability, a bridge over Internet technology, and
big picture potential through the use of the widely accepted ACELP
technology, which is in widespread usage in Real Player and Microsoft Media
PacketPort.com's Gateway, Integrated Access, And Soft
Central Office Devices Now Available
PacketPort.com, a provider of bundled services over broadband, provides
IP telephony solutions and services for a wide range of telephony
applications for the Internet, telecom, and other data networking industries
based on the flexible packet gateway architecture. The products work in
conjunction with existing DSLAMs to deliver bundled voice and data
Broadwing Adds VoIP To eClass Suite Of Services
With Broadwing's new VoIP offering,
businesses can reduce their long-distance telephone costs between offices,
and simplify network management, by using their existing wide-area data
network for voice traffic. The introduction of this offering marks another
milestone for Broadwing as it continues to deploy an end-to-end, all-optical
Tekelec Adds Protocol Support To velocity
Velocity, a next-gen diagnostic solution, has been enhanced to
include protocol support for broadband services in the cable industry.
Velocity is specifically designed to test and verify next-gen network
technologies such as SS7, SS7 over ATM, general packet radio (GPRS),
universal mobile telecommunications systems (UMTS), and IP.
Nortel Enables The Web To Talk
Nortel Networks will use Ask Jeeves to enhance its own interactive
customer relationship management in order to power "Ask Nortel Networks
Global Customer Care On-Line," a tool to help customers visiting www.nortelnetworks.com
find answers to questions regarding support for Nortel Networks Internet and
Go2Call Teams With iWon
Go2Call announced it has formed a strategic alliance with leading
destination portal iWon to provide free PC-to-phone calling to iWon
members. The agreement enables users to place free calls to and within the
U.S., Canada, and selected European countries. Using Go2Call's Web-based
services, partners such as iWon have the ability to broaden their consumer
offering, while increasing member loyalty and dwell time.
ipVerse Delivers Extensive Softswitch-Based Solutions For
By providing end-to-end control of calls between Cisco's media gateways, ipVerse
enables service providers to capitalize on both an advanced packet-based
network and their existing circuit-based infrastructure. As a result,
service providers are given the flexibility to offer both traditional voice
services and integrated voice/data services that are not possible with their
legacy voice networks.
Nuera Communications Demonstrates SIP/H.323
Carriers with H.323 networks will soon be able to migrate to the latest
SIP-based networks and SIP-based clients with the ORCA Nuera Signaling
Gateway from Nuera Communications, Inc.
The open architecture of the ORCA NSG has been designed to support
third-party applications, which will allow carriers to offer future
SIP-based enhanced services, including Interactive Voice Response,
clearinghouse services, pre-paid calling cards, unified messaging,
conference calls, and automatic call delivery.
RiverDelta Announces RiverGuide
The RiverGuide Service Creation System, which automates the creation of IP
services across the shared cable access network, enables network operators,
or their revenue sharing partners such as ISPs or ASPs, to quickly define
services and enable user self-provisioning and service management without
increased management costs.
Hey Anita! Provides The Hostess With the Mostest
Ever have a waitress that not only knew how you liked your eggs, but
was also a font of knowledge? Hey Anita!
offers voice solutions for all companies wishing to add an order of
voice-enabled technology to their business and be served in a
cost-effective, effecient manner. Hey Anita! offers an end-to-end solution
that includes advanced voice recognition technology, a rich user interface,
and a platform that requires developers to write applications only once for
use on any hardware platform, in a programming language of their choice.
HotVoice Communications Suite Launched
Offering IP telephony, Web-talk, instant messaging, and unified messaging in
a single complete package, HotVoice
Communications Suite allows businesses to communicate regardless of the
communication device, connection mechanism, or geographical location. By
dissolving the boundaries between different platforms, devices, languages,
economic classes, and geo-political borders, HotVoice allows ISPs and Web
sites the opportunity to empower businesses and individuals with an
integrated communication service.
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