San Jose, Spring VON 2006 Conference & Expo, California, Lod, Israel, March 13, 2006 - AudioCodes (NASDAQ: AUDC), a leading provider of Voice over Packet (VoP) technologies and Voice Network products, today announced the availability of a VoIP Media Gateway cPCI Blade that offers up to three T3 interfaces. The TP-6310/T3 blade is a newly developed Voice over IP (VoIP) cPCI Media Gateway that offers the use of T3 PSTN connections, supporting from 672 up to 2016 independent Low Bit Rate (LBR) universal channels. The TP-6310/T3 supports SIP, MGCP, TGCP and Megaco, in addition to AudioCodes’ API over IP (TPNCP) and offers considerable flexibility for managing and implementing distributed gateway architecture for Wireline, Wireless, Cable and Fixed-Mobile-Convergence applications in the North American market.
The TP-6310/T3 is available as a standalone blade as well as integrated in the Mediant™ and IPmedia™ lines of VoIP Media Gateways and Media Servers. It is offered to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and System Integrators (SIs), implementing high density solutions in carrier and large enterprise environments. Gateway blades and integrated systems provide a comprehensive solution for the requirements of
high-density VoIP, IMS, Fixed Mobile Convergence, IP-enabled call centers and large enterprise media gateways, which require T3 PSTN connectivity. It also addresses compact media server deployments that need an integrated T3 PSTN interface.
"This innovative member of AudioCodes’ TrunkPack award winning family was developed to meet customer requests for a higher density communication blade that supports T3 and VoIP interfaces on a single slot cPCI form factor,” said Lior Aldema, Vice President of Marketing at AudioCodes. "Our Mediant™ Media Gateway and IPmedia™ Media Server product lines now offer an extensive converged solution for the North American VoIP market with T1, T3 and OC-3 connectivity options, providing efficient, high performance, standard compliant and reliable Next Generation products."
The TP-6310/T3 and Integrated platforms (Mediant™ 3000, Mediant™ 5000, Mediant™ 8000,
IPmedia™ 3000, IPmedia™ 5000 and IPmedia™ 8000) are generally available to AudioCodes’ customers and are being incorporated into several partners’ solutions in North America.
AudioCodes will be exhibiting at VON Spring, San Jose, California, 14-17 March 2006 at Booth #1309.
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The TP-6310/T3 features includes support for PSTN protocols as ISDN PRI and multiple CAS variants, SIGTRAN (M2UA, M3UA, IUA), VoIP streaming, various voice coding include G.711, G.723.1, G.729AB, AMR, EVRC, iLBC and many more, G.168 2002 compliant echo cancellation, real-time Fax over IP/T.38, wide selection of In-Band and Out-Band tone detection and generation. The board is controlled via industry standard network control protocols MGCP (RFC2705) and MEGACO (H.248), SIP and with extra additional features supported by AudioCodes propriety API over IP (TPNCP), all integrated into a single slot 6U cPCI PICMG 2.16 compatible hardware platform enabling IP network redundancy through the back plane, and Hot-swap support.
AudioCodes Mediant™ converged media gateways consist of market-ready, standards, cost-effective converged VoP media gateway platforms that can scale from low-density enterprise networks up to high-density core network deployments. Supporting wireline, wireless, (UMTS, GSM and CDMA), cable and broadband access (V5.2) in the same gateway, the Mediant™ gateways provide a unique solution addressing converged applications.
AudioCodes’ IPmedia™ Media Server product line provides scalable media processing platform solutions for enabling application developers and Network Equipment Vendors to offer value-add services to wireline, wireless and converged networks. The IPmedia™ can be used to provide centralized announcements, conferencing, Interactive Voice Response (IVR), media transcoding, IP multicasting / IP forking, record & playback, Web-based playback and other media server functions.