Acme Packet Named Gold Sponsor for Voice Interconnect and Peering Conference
Norwalk, CT, September 24, 2010 - TMC, Crossfire Media and AU24 today announced that industry leading session border controller vendor Acme Packet (News - Alert) has joined as the Gold Sponsor for the inaugural Voice Interconnect and Peering Conference (VIPeering) scheduled for Tuesday, October 5, 2010. The event will be collocated with TMC's ITEXPO, which is held October 4-6, 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
VIPeering will explore the interconnect, registry and numbering technologies, best practices and partnerships that carriers and service providers need to keep pace with consumer and business demands for end-to-end IP communication services. Registration for the one day event is $495 and available online at www.vipeering.com.
Acme Packet enables the delivery of trusted, first-class interactive communications-voice, video and multimedia sessions-and data services across IP network borders. With its Net-Net family of session border controllers, multiservice security gateways and session routing proxies, Acme Packet solutions support multiple applications in service provider, enterprise and contact center networks-from VoIP trunking to hosted enterprise and residential services to fixed-mobile convergence. They satisfy critical security, service assurance and regulatory requirements in wireline, cable and wireless networks; and support multiple protocols-SIP, H.323, MGCP/NCS, H.248 and RTSP-and multiple border points-service provider access and interconnect, and enterprise access and trunking.
"The VIPeering Conference is an important event for exploring the business and technical aspects of IP interconnect and VoIP peering," stated Seamus Hourihan, Acme Packet executive vice president of marketing and product management. "With many hundreds of customers capitalizing on our session border control solutions to reduce costs while driving new services with IP interconnects, Acme Packet looks forward to sharing our experience and observations on this increasingly prevalent communications trend."
The VIPeering Conference session program will explore the best practices and enabling technologies that will bring applications like: HD-voice; video telephony; and mobile VoIP to market, on a cross network basis. Specific sessions planned for the conference include:
--Business Models for Successful Peering
--Apps & Numbers: How e.164 Numbers are Enabling New Communications Services
--Carrier ENUM in LNP and Interconnection
--Minute Merchants: Peering from Arbitrage to Outsourcing
--Multi-media Services - Peering Video Telephony and HD Voice
--Endgames for IP Interconnection
'Acme Packet's solutions enable carriers and service providers to deliver the most in-demand services to enterprises and consumers. Their participation in VIPeering Conference is a great benefit to the attendees who will be able to meet with Acme Packet representatives and learn about how Acme Packet's innovative products help leverage IP Interconnects to deliver advanced IP multi-media services and advanced routing while reducing opex," said Rich Tehrani, CEO and group editor-in-chief of TMC.
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Edited by Patrick Barnard
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