IP PBXs More Secure with Nortels Pingtel Acquisition

Nortel’s (NT) recent acquisition of Pingtel should give small business owners more security when it comes to their open-source IP PBXs. Large vendors are generally considered best equipped to provide the type of security that comes with upgrades and support. Nortel was using Pingtel-developed IP PBX software commercially before the acquisition. The deal gave Nortel the […]

Bluesocket Acquires Pingtel

Bluesocket Inc. said Tuesday it has acquired SIP-based enterprise communications provider Pingtel Corp. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Combining Bluesockets WLAN and security capabilities with Pingtels SIP PBX technology will help the company reach more partners, Bluesocket said. The deal also helps it target SMBs. The opportunity lies in the fact that the […]

BandTel, Pingtel, Ingate Offer VoIP Solution to Deploy SIP Trunks

BandTel LLC on Tuesday announced it has teamed with Pingtel Corp. and Ingate Systems to develop a bundled, plug-and-play, pre-configured platform designed to deliver seamless installation of SIP trunks. The combination includes BandTel’s Virtual Central Office (VCO) SIP-based trunking for domestic and international calling service and Pingtel’s SIPxchange ECS 250 SIP-based IP PBX. The bundle also includes the […]

Pingtels Rich Opens Up about Open-Source

Pingtel Corp. is an open-source VoIP software developer that just launched its VAR partner program. T@G asked President and CEO William Rich about the importance of vendor-agnostic software for VoIP, as well as the opportunities Pingtel has for VARs and other partners. T@G: Theres a lot of talk about open-source software. Explain how Pingtels VoIP […]

News Briefs

Posted: 2/2003 News Briefs * SBC Communications Inc. and Cisco Systems Inc. have announced a marketing and sales agreement for a new class of managed business services that combine Cisco’s equipment and SBC’s transport and networking services. The two companies will jointly develop an indirect sales strategy for the services and to support the managed […]

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