functionality

 

WhaleBack Adds Features to CrystalBlue Voice Service

Whaleback Systems at VON introduced two new features to its CrystalBlue Voice Service, which gives SMBs access to VoIP through a cable or DSL connection. The features are Road Warrior Functionality and OrcaDial. Road Warrior Functionality allows businesses to connect multiple offices, mobile employees and telecommuters as if they were all located under one roof. […]

Acme Packet Showcases IMS-E, Secure Net-Net Session Border Controllers

Acme Packet, a maker of session border control platforms, this week at VON unveiled IMS Enterprise (IMS-E), a set of capabilities that helps deliver IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) services to wireline enterprise customers. Acme Packets IMS-E uses the same functionality foundation as the companys Net-Net family of session border controllers, which has supported both the […]

RIM Acquires Ascendent Systems

Research In Motion Ltd. has acquired voice mobility vendor Ascendent Systems for an undisclosed amount. Though now a wholly owned RIM subsidiary, Ascendent will continue operating as a separate entity, keeping its branding, partnerships and dealer programs intact. Debbie Miller, former CEO at Ascendent Systems and vice president at RIM, said Ascendents VARs and resellers […]

TalkSwitch Unveils TS-600 Desktop Telephone Set

TalkSwitch, which makes telephone systems for small and multilocation businesses, today released its TS-600 desktop telephone set for the North American market. The TS-600 is a single-line analog telephone set that incorporates a mix of telephony features such as a 7.4-square-inch LCD display, a speakerphone and single-cord connectivity, so the phone can powered through the […]

Eagle Broadband Adds PVR Functionality to IP5000 Set-Top Boxes

Eagle Broadband Inc. (Booth 922) has added advanced, full-featured personal video recorder (PVR) functionality to the companys advanced MediaPro IP5000 set-top boxes that deliver dual-tuner, dual-streaming PVR in standard and high-definition formats for the residential IPTV market. Eagles MediaPro IP5000 has been proven as a high-end hospitality IP set-top box platform capable of delivering standard […]

OSG Improves PAETECs Billing Design, Functionality

PAETEC Communications Inc. (Booth 804), a subsidiary of PAETEC Corp., has chosen OSG Billing Services (Booth 817) to manage its invoice presentment and distribution services. PAETEC provides integrated communication services, including local and long-distance voice services, data and Internet services, software applications, network integration services and managed services. PAETEC turned to OSG Billing Services to […]

TelePacifics Network Enhances IP PBX Functionality

IP PBX vendors are finding a home on the TelePacific network, says TelePacific (Booth 619). The CLEC says agents are bringing customers to TelePacifics MPLS network for its service level agreements, reputation in provisioning and customer experience. The company says its MPLS infrastructure transports voice securely and reliably, without accessing the public Internet. Additionally, MPLS […]

Keeping an Eye on IP Video Surveillance

With all of the attention organizations are giving to the safety and security of their employees, visitors and assets, it is no wonder that IP video surveillance is emerging as a key benefit of moving toward a converged network especially among such sectors as financial services, education, law enforcement, retail and health care. Looking to […]

NGT Upgrades 6DegreesIP

Wholesale hosted VoIP provider New Global Telecom (NGT) this week released version 3.4 of its 6DegreesIP VoIP product. New developments include: availability of LineSider Communications’ SecureVoIP voice encryption technology; front-end order entry and provisioning capability for customers; and a limited-time promotion around NGT’s integrated TelPack Toolbar, which allows end users to make and accept telephone […]

Peer Networks – Plague or Promise?

The reemergence of the peer network has begun the discussion of whether there is a way for organizations to capitalize and make money. The fact that almost 70 percent of all traffic on the Internet today is peer-to-peer (P2P) gives us an indication of the rapid growth and penetration of P2P technology. The P2P networking […]

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