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Business VoIP Provider WorldCall Reveals Successful Interoperability of PortaSwitch with Colt

May 02, 2012

By Rajani Baburajan, Business VoIP Contributor

WorldCall, a Belgium-based provider of VoIP infrastructure services, in partnership with PortaOne, recently broke the news that PortaSwitch’s business VoIP infrastructure system has been certified interoperable with the Colt VoIP telephony system.

PortaSwitch is a well-known call management platform that ecompasses a class 4/5 SIP softswitch, billing and provisioning, SIP call control, unified messaging, IP Centrex, callback management, conferencing, Interactive Voice Response (IVR), conferencing and more.  

The new system provides robust, dependable and feature-rich business VoIP communications solutions including a VoIP PBX for businesses.

WorldCall powers the ready-to-use PortaSwitch based ALL-in-ONE complete solutions for VoIP service providers and resellers for purchase and hosting. The company has enhanced PortaSwitch with its own set of proprietary services.For this interoperability certification, the company supplied essential technical resources to ensure the rapid completion of the interoperability testing.

"Today's announcement offers an unusually attractive new alternative to any PortaSwitch user seeking to reliably connect to Colt VoIP Access," said Alex Grichine, WorldCall manager, in a statement.

"PortaSwitch interoperability allows these users to establish direct SIP interconnect with any Colt regional office worldwide, without additional effort. Together, these systems will provide one of the most robust, dependable and feature-rich VoIP PBX solutions on the market today," Grichine added.

The certification benefits PortaSwitch in many ways including the fact that they are able to make assured SIP interconnection to the proprietary, Intranet-based VoIP network of Colt, one of the world's largest Tier 1 VoIP operators.

"At PortaOne, our mission is to deliver the ultimate in reliability to our corporate partners and their end users. Certified interoperability with Colt's Intranet VoIP is one more way we can extend that trust to the farthest reaches of their telephony systems," Roman Khalenkov, sales and marketing director for PortaOne commented.

Recent industry reports suggest that hosted business VoIP and unified communications (UC) services will more than double between 2012 and 2016.

Global service provider revenue from business VoIP and residential/SOHO VoIP services totaled nearly $58 billion in 2011, up 16 percent from the previous year. SIP trunking service revenue jumped 128 percent in 2011 from the previous year, driven by the increased adoption of SIP trunking among business customers.

Edited by Jamie Epstein



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