Advantage Telcom Features New ADTRAN Products

Texas-based Advantage Telcom (Booth 426) is showing some of the new ADTRAN Inc. products it is distributing for use in service providers networks. ADTRAN makes products ranging from IP access routers and VPN devices to IADs and Ethernet switches. Advantage offers several of ADTRANs new technologies. The first is the NetVanta 1000 Series family of […]

Jasomi Networks, Vialta Collaborate to Support Video Phone

Jasomi Networks Inc. says it will collaborate with Vialta Inc. to solve the far-end NAT and firewall traversal problems for ISPs deploying Vialtas broadband video phone to customers. Vialta, based in Freemont, Calif., will introduce the Broadband Beamer videophone to the Asian ISP market in early 2005 and plans to expand to other regions, according […]

Resellers Lock Up Revenue with Managed Network Security

With threats to corporate networks becoming more sophisticated, many companies’ typical security approach - installing firewalls and running antivirus software on its PCs - is proving a shaky defense. A new need for an approach to security that goes beyond the network borders is creating a strong managed services play for service providers and resellers. “Security is […]

Mpower Unveils Managed Firewall/VPN

Mpower Communications Corp. (Booth 503) has added two new services to its integrated voice and data product portfolio for agents to sell. Through an agreement with CSCI, a provider of managed security services, Mpower is offering OfficeScreen managed firewall and VPN services to business customers. The company also plans to introduce its VoIP-hosted PBX offering […]

Firewalls, Schmirewalls

Posted: 10/2003 Firewalls, Schmirewalls You Can Provide VoIP Services to Security-Conscious Customers Using Network-Boundary Solutions By Dan Freedman As anyone who has ever put together a voiceover- IP (VoIP) network involving a firewall can tell you, firewalls and VoIP dont mix very well at all. In fact, most VoIP communications will stop dead at the […]

On Premises: VPN Users Migrate to Managed Services

Posted: 04/2000 VPN Users Migrate to Managed Services By Brian Schulz Enterprise e-business opportunities are driving demand for flexible and secure wide-area communications. New requirements are wrapped with Internet connectivity and IP networking advances that include guaranteed quality of service (QoS) and service level agreements (SLAs) networkwide.With these capabilities, IP-based virtual private network (VPN) service […]

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