Tellme Gets Commitment From Enterprises
In just six months of network operations, enterprise customers have
committed to purchase more than one billion minutes of Tellme's voice
application network. Customers buy minutes on the Tellme Network to run
voice applications and services that improve how they communicate with
customers over the telephone. Tellme's voice network runs applications for
customers over its carrier-grade telephony infrastructure and VoiceXML
www.tellme.com / 800.555.TELL
Move Your Business To The DarkSite
Crystal Group, Inc. introduces the DarkSite remote management appliance for
servers. A platform-independent tool that monitors the health of servers and
notifies users of potential problems before they cause an application to
fail, DarkSite eliminates the need to visit data centers to perform routine
administration, and can be configured to send alerts to myriad endpoints.
www.crystalpc.com / 800.378.1636
Audibit Introduces USB Phone: The U160
The U160 is intended to be used in homes, offices, and public environments
as a terminal device for VoIP systems. When a computer is used as a
telephone terminal, the U160 provides a convenient and familiar user
interface for telephony. It is capable of producing an audible alarm for
incoming calls as well as providing high-quality, echo-fee audio properties.
www.audibit.com / 358.2.2364340
Telephony@Work -- Trick Your Boss!
CallCenter@nywhere 4.0 includes a complete suite of browser-based
supervision, provisioning, and report generation interfaces to provide
thin-browser based computing and enable, contact center supervisors and
system administrators to perform all tasks from anywhere in the world using
any computer equipped with a Web browser. Just don't tell your boss...
Verascape Announces Speech Platform
VeraServ, the flagship family of voice server platforms, can scale from
small lab systems to larger portal systems to carrier-class models, and
enables ASPs, enterprises, or carriers to host multiple, simultaneous voice
applications with one fully integrated platform. The VeraServ products
easily integrate with existing IP network and PSTN equipment, and allow
developers and application hosts to quickly add voice support to existing
www.verascape.com / 847.919.0873
AudioCodes Introduces New Enhanced Services
The high-performance IPM-128 board supports 128 channels that
process media by using a large variety of coders and algorithms, such as:
G.168 compliant echo cancellation, G.723.1, MS-GSM, PCM, ADPCM, and G.729A.
The media processing variety of functions enjoys full flexibility in the
mixture of interfaces that can be selected, including: mixture of E1/T1,
VoIP/RTP, and TDM bus. The basic configuration includes a dual 100-baseT
packet interface and an H.110 interface. An optional quad E1/T1 trunk
interface is also available. AudioCodes expects that the IPM-128 will be
available for Beta trials in late April 2001 and generally available in the
third quarter of 2001.
www.audiocodes.com / 408.577.0488
CompactPCI Ruggedized For Military Use!
Carlo Gavazzi Mupac, Inc., is proud to announce a new series of
CompactPCI enclosures, the 709 Series, that are designed to meet the
MIL-S-901D Navy Shock Standard and the MIL-S-167 Navy Vibration standard, as
well as ten other military standards for harsh environments and the shock
that is often present in military applications. The 709 Series cPCI provides
a small, lightweight system that requires less power and accepts many
pre-existing software packages.
Clarent Launches VoIP local Access Solution
Clarent OpenAccess is a software-driven VoIP solution that enables service
providers to offer traditional and advanced telecommunications (both voice
and data) services over the last mile of any communications network,
independent of network type. As a comprehensive and ready-to-deploy
solution, OpenAccess allows service providers to integrate new services
while reducing capital investments.
www.clarent.com / 650.306.7511
WaveSmith Networks Announces WaveCore
WaveSmith will be offering the WaveCore Operating System with the company's
soon-to-be-released multi-service switch. The WaveCore OS runs all software
processes in separate memory regions. It is a microkernel architecture in
which any process can be upgraded or repaired independently of the others
while the system remains running.
A New Fiber Optic A/B Switch/Converter From
Electro Standards Laboratories
The Model 4185 Fiber Optic Switch/Converter allows the user the
capability of accessing two separate fiber optic 100 Base FX ports (ports A
and B) from a 100 BaseT Fast Ethernet port. Fully compliant with the 802.3u
100 Base TX/FX standard, the Model 4185 is a great solution for conversion
and fallback applications.
Ixia Wants You To Meet Their New BERT
Ixia announced its new Bit Error Rate Tester for OC-192c optical
SONET/SDH interfaces. The Ixia OC-192 Bert is available in either a single
port or two port configuration, and offers high port density, with up to 16
ports within an Ixia 1600T chassis. The BERT interface is aimed at
developers who require an automated verification tool for system test,
integration, and manufacturing.
www.ixiacom.com / 818.871.1800
NMS' Fusion 4.2: More Development Features
For Network Gateways
The Fusion 4.2, from Natural MicroSystems, includes MGCP support,
Clarent ThroughPacket technology to enable efficient use of IP bandwidth,
CALEA (Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act) readiness, Linux
support, high-capacity CG 6000c support, support for in-band DTMF carriage,
and SNMP Realtime Transport MIB. The Fusion 4.2 will be available in July
www.nmss.com / 800.533.6120
The VMICPCI-7755 is a single-slot Pentium III PGA 370 socket
processor-based SBC with 133 MHz front side bus. It features dual PMC sites,
a processor speed up to 933 MHz, and Intel's Next Generation 815E chipset,
providing a combination of performance and features. Up to 512 Mbyte PC133
SDRAM using one 144-pin Sodimm module, and remote Ethernet booting are among
the included features.
www.vmic.com / 256.880.0444
Metasolv Whistling "Oh Canada!"
Bell Intrigna, a provider of IP-based communications services in
Western Canada, has implemented the Metasolv Solution as a key component of
its operations support system. Bell Intrigna uses the Metasolv Solution
software to automate order processing and service fulfillment, network
inventory and design, trouble resolution, and work-flow management functions
for its next-generation network.
www.metasolv.com / 800.747.0791
Cisco Delivers Complete Diffserv Solution
Cisco announces the availability of Diffserv, the IETF-defined
architecture for provisioned QoS, to help resolve the challenge of managing
application guarantees end-to-end in IP networks by servicing multiple
classes of traffic. QoS enabled by Cisco IOS software, is a set of
techniques for managing network resources and ensuring consistent,
predictable performance for business-critical applications such as VoIP.
www.cisco.com / 408.527.6388
Convedia Offers Free Tools To Accelerate
Convedia Corporation has introduced two software tools designed to
allow telecommunication application developers to speed the development and
introduction of media rich, packet-based voice applications and services.
The new tools, the Media Service Emulator and the Media Server Controller,
are available free of charge to qualified developers.
www.convedia.com / 604.918.6300
Liebert Offers Next Gen Surge Protection
Liebert announces the Interceptor II, the newest of its surge
suppression (TVSS) line with a durable and flexible design for almost any
application or environment. The Interceptor II is ideal for such
applications as telecom, wireless,
and broadband systems, including sensitive equipment housed in remote or
unmanned shelters. It offers 50ka to 800ka surge capacities, low clamping
voltages and high true surge protection.
www.liebert.com / 800.877.9222
CUseeME Enables Enterprise Voice and Visual
A new end-to-end software solution called CUseeME Videoware, a
complete rich media communications environment that interfaces with existing
messaging and collaboration environments, is now shipping. The product
includes both client and server technologies for enterprise-wide deployment
of Web-based voice and video communications and group collaboration to the
www.cuseeme.com / 603.886.9050
ComStruct Wireless Platform Provides
Increase In 3G Channel Density
Blue Wave Systems is proud to announce the ComStruct CPCI/C6800 to
enable 3G developers to realize a four-times increase in base station
transceiver channel density, thereby enhancing network capacity and
accelerating rollout. The open architecture of the CPCI/C6800 enables it to
be closely coupled with a customer's ASIC technology.
www.bluews.com / +44.(0).1509.634444
IBM Introduces WebSphere Voice Server For
Dialogic Platform To Drive New Voice Apps
IBM is pleased to announce that it is integrating its WebSphere
Voice Server with ViaVoice Technology and the popular Dialogic voice portal
reference system, easing the creation of applications in VoiceXML and Java
for Dialogic's existing and future customers. IBM WebSphere is Internet
infrastructure software/middleware that enables businesses to develop, host,
run, and integrate e-business applications.
www.dialogic.com / 973.993.3000
RS-100-1U Ultra Compact e-Server
With powerful features in a 1U box, the RS-100 is suitable for use
in any high-density application. With an Advantech-designed server board
that provides high-powered processing with support for up to two Intel FC-PGA
Pentium III CPUs running at speeds up to 866 MHz, in single or SMP
configurations, the RS-100 from Advantech is ideal for variable density
applications such as ISP/ICP/ASP, co-location, server farms, and telephony.
www.advantech.com / 858.623.0838
Avanade Picks Shoreline For MultiNational
Shoreline is proud to announce that Avanade Inc., has chosen their
IP voice system to help manage Avanade's global convergence. Avanade made
the enterprise-wide decision to move away from the legacy PBX in favor of
Shoreline's IP voice communications system for their global implementation.
www.shoretel.com / 877.80.SHORE
ZettaCom Announces TDM Service Processor For
Enabling vendors to quickly develop highly-scalable, reliable,
multi-protocol systems, the ZEN-TSP provides flexible virtual tributary
handling for Sonet/SDH OC-192/STM-64 applications down to STS-1 level
granularity in a highly integrated package. The ZEN-TSP is a component of
ZettaCom's Universal Switch Architecture, providing an easy interface to
legacy transport while enabling a seamless migration path to data services.
www.zettacom.com / 877.938.8226
Vodavi Technology's New Discovery VoIP Card
The Discovery VoIP Card seamlessly bridges voice communications over
an IP network, such as an internal LAN, the Internet, or a WAN, and reduces
phone bills by decreasing the cost of making long-distance calls between
remote offices for business users of Vodavi's STARPLUS TRIAD and infinite
DVXplus key telephone systems.
www.vodavi.com / 480.433.6000
"Yipes! That's Fast"
University of Maryland, George Washington University, Georgetown
University, Virginia Tech, University of Pennsylvania, and Worchester
Polytechnic institute selected Yipes for optical IP connectivity to their
GigaPOPs. Yipes' regional networks will facilitate light-speed access with
an Internet2 core infrastructure.
www.yipes.com / 415.901.2000
Sears To Roll Out Symbol Headsets
In order to improve customer service and productivity, Sears will be
implementing next-generation, in-store wireless mobile computing solutions
for the retailer's 860 U.S. full-line stores. The SPT 1740 wireless handheld
mobile computers will help perform critical in-store, browser-based
applications so that employees can find the right size Roebucks jeans or
Craftsman box wrench ever quicker.
www.symbol.com / 800.722.6234
CyberTel Offers The CyberCOM-SC 1.0
CyberCOM-SC-1.0 offers a highly scalable software platform that
enables carriers to deliver a comprehensive suite of enhanced IP
telecommunications services over any network. By supporting the high
reliability and availability of Solaris operating environments, Cyber-SC
achieves high QoS, as well as massive scalability and deployability to
flexibly support any customer base.
www.cybertel.com / 732.796.1000
EdgeNet's ARC IV Call Server
The ARC IV Call Server offers convergence capabilities to carriers
of voice and data traffic and has the ability to be scaled from six to 48
processors. It will support the full convergence of transport, signaling,
and applications management. This will allow carriers to offer their
subscribers a broad range of services including voice, data, video,
broadcast, and Web provisioning.
www.encc.com / 650.347.1260
Trillium Digital Systems' New SIP Software
Trillium's SIP stacks, in conjunction with Trillium's other IP
telephony software solutions and its Quick!Start service program, empower
communications equipment manufacturers to quickly build and deploy IP
telephony network elements that exceed the performance requirements of
next-generation networks. Take a look at Trillium if you are looking for
high-performance, carrier class IP telephony solutions with a path to
interworking with SS7 and ISDN protocols, distributed fault-tolerance, and
www.trillium.com / 310.442.9222
NSCBoard Development Kits Version 2.0
Version 2.0 of the NSCBoard Development Kit offers a world-class,
cost-effective, compact, and easy to integrate ASR solution. The NSCBoard
provides a scalable and cost-effective Automatic Speech Recognition solution
for voice driven services of wireless, Internet, and wireline telephony
infrastructure vendors and application developers.
www.nsc.co.il / 972.3.951.9779
Diversified Technology Introduces New 1U And
The CRM120A and CRM 220A are high-performance configurable rackmount
server building blocks used by OEMs and next-generation system integrators
addressing the telecommunication infrastructure market for applications like
Web servers; VPN gateways; and cache, policy, and firewall servers. Based on
the PICMG PCI/ISA open standard, the 1U/2U family provides a highly
configurable and customizable platform set to match customer requirements.
www.dtims.com / 800.443.2667
RADVision Unveils SIP Toolkit
The Express SIP toolkit is part of RADVision's complete SIP solution
which addresses the requirements of lightweight SIP-enabled applications.
This nuclear SIP toolkit is ideal for developing products that require full
User Agent functionality, but are limited in resources, particularly memory,
such as wireless, handheld devices.
www.radvision.com / 201.529.4300
Bridgewater Systems Addresses Top Challenges
Facing Wireless Service Providers
NetProfile Carrier Edition (CE) is a carrier-grade, profile-based
solution that lets wireless service providers add new premium data and
content services to their network quickly and easily, while enabling them to
generate revenue from these new data services. The NetProfile CE software
helps solve the three main challenges facing wireless service providers
today: Increasing average revenue per user (ARPU); reducing customer churn;
and adding additional, competitive value-based services.
www.bridgewater.com / 613.591.9104
Pulse's DSL Voiceband Filter
Two new DSL voice band filters, the DSL Rocket, an in-line DSL phone
filter, and the DSL Launch Pad, a wall-mount version, from Pulse provide
high-reliability filtering that meets or exceeds the current DSL ANSI T1E1.4
standard, which will ensure clear voice quality and interoperability with
phone features such as Caller ID and call waiting.
www.pulseeng.com / 858.674.8100
MM Provides alexis With Next-Gen Multimedia Apps
With the PrimeNet MM platform, alexis can support up to 96 users on a
conference call at any time, from anywhere in the world. With the ease of
drag and drop functionality, users can communicate with each other from
remote locations. Pika's PrimeNet MM family of resource cards delivers all
the voice and conferencing capabilities required for the rich suite of
alexis's unified communications software solution.
www.pikatech.com / 613.591.1555
www.com2001.com / 858.314.2100
ePureData Offers New Gateway: The RT-22V
The RT-22V is designed primarily for SOHO markets. It comes with two
FXS ports to be connected directly to phone sets or fax machines. It can
also serve as a remote site agent for RT-201V when a business deploys VoIP/FoIP
to its road warriors or telecommuters. The RT-24V focuses on the SMB markets
and allows up to four port analog connections. The unit comes with two FXO
ports and two FXS ports for users to connect to PBX or phone and fax
www.puredata.com / 949.754.3142
DreamCall, Innomedia, ISAO, and Sega Launch
Free Internet Calling Service In Japan
ISAO Corporation, one of the fastest growing service providers in
Japan; Sega, a pioneer in the network gaming arena; and InnoMedia, a leading
supplier of Internet telephony appliances, business solutions and services;
have announced the immediate availability of the DreamCall Internet calling
service. The service is offered through DreamCall Corporation, a joint
venture among ISAO, Sega and InnoMedia Pte Ltd. "InnoMedia is proud to
further its relationship with ISAO and Sega. The DreamCall Corporation joint
venture allows us to deliver high-quality VoIP services to millions in the
Japanese market," states InnoMedia CEO and co-founder Kai-Wa Ng.
www.innomedia.com / 408.432.5400
Ixthos Announces 3G CompactPCI DSP Board
Four AltiVec PowerPC 7400/7410 processors at 400-600 MHz, providing
over 16 GFLOPs of available DSP performance, Ixthos' Common Heterogeneous
Architecture for Multi-Processing (CHAMP) architecture; and seven on-board,
intelligent DMA controllers combine to make this board ideal for
high-density advanced video, voice, and data convergence.
www.ixthos.com / 703.779.7800
Natural MicroSystems "al'Italia"
NMS' Alliance Generation (AG) platform has been selected to handle
speech recognition, media processing, and the high-capacity connections
between the VoceViva Voice Portal application servers and telecommunications
networks. VoceViva is expected to become the first pan-European voice portal
as Tiscali extends the service to other nations served by the company's
no-fee Internet access. Western Europe is considered an extremely promising
landscape for voice portals with a cellular services subscriber base
expected to top 300 million by 2004.
www.nmss.com / 800.533.6120
Optisphere Networks Offering Optical
Based on OMM's 3-D MEMS technology, the TransXpress Optical Service
Node is Optisphere's next-generation, all-optical cross-connect. The latest
version of this OXC is designed for easy evolution in switching the higher
volumes of traffic that will be traveling over these networks, and it helps
pave the way towards all-optical switching.
www.optishere.com / 703.262.2602
With its small overall size and low power, Pentium III 500 MHz
processor for data/graphics crunching capability, the PCM-9572F gives
reliable, and multimedia ready service. The PCM-9572F is right at home in a
wide range of dynamic, data-rich applications. With a PC/104-Plus socket,
multiple high-speed PCI sockets, Advantech is excited to bring this new SBC
www.advantech.com / 949.789.7178
Agilent Advisor -- Two New Test Applications
Two new test applications for the Agilent Advisor, the IP Telphony
Analyzer and the IP Telephony Reporter, were designed to help network
professionals quickly identify and measure voice quality across networks.
The IP Telephony Analyzer automates the troubleshooting of networks
suffering from jitter and packet loss. The IP Telephony Reporter brings
together the system analysis into a singel report that baselines voice
quality versus packet network metrics.
www.agilent.com / 800.452.4844
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