Global Crossing (Booth 104) was named VoExs carrier of choice. VoEx is a high-throughput VoIP integrator and network services provider specializing in customized applications for large communications-intensive enterprises. According to the agreement, Global Crossing is selling VoEx a series of wholesale voice, data and IP services.
"Through our strategic partnership with Global Crossing, we can offer our customers a wider array of outsourced voice services over a robust VoIP backbone that helps us deliver a complete end-to-end standards-based solution," says Haydar Haba, VoEx’s CEO. "We’re also impressed by Global Crossing’s commitment to supporting our business objectives while delivering a superior customer experience.
VoEx’s outsourced VoIP integration, network services and transaction processing provides large enterprises the ability to rapidly migrate towards a fully converged voice/data network without capital expenditure or changes to business processes or systems, say the companies.
"With more than four years of VoIP deployment expertise, and one of the world’s largest private VoIP platforms, Global Crossing is the solution of choice for companies looking to provide secure, low-latency VoIP services with the highest call quality," says Ted Higase, Global Crossing’s executive vice-president, carrier sales. "We’re pleased to support VoEx, a preferred VoIP application integration provider, as it brings large enterprises, call centers, universities and last-mile network environments its innovative, cost-effective solutions, and look forward to a mutually beneficial, long-term relationship.
Global Crossing’s VoIP Service, introduced in September 2003, provides wholesale IP interconnection, transport and call completion of packet-based voice traffic over Global Crossing’s integrated IP and TDM platforms. Customers can call around the globe, utilizing Global Crossing’s service network connecting 500 cities in 50 countries on 5 continents. Security is ensured through the use of session border controllers.
Global Crossing’s VoIP platform currently carries more than 2 billion minutes of packet-based voice traffic per month, and forecast to carry more than 4.5 billion minutes per month by the end of 2004.