February 7, 2005
WebEx plans to migrate its audio conferencing capabilities to IP so that it can combine content and voice seamlessly, and develop additional features.
Sonus Networks, Inc (Nasdaq: SONS) announced that its Open Services Architecture (OSA), including the GSX9000 Open Services Switch and the Insignus Softswitch, will be used by WebEx Communications, Inc to deliver new IP-based integrated content and audio conferencing services.
WebEx Communications, Inc is already a market leader in IP-based, on-demand web meeting applications.
The Sonus enhancements and expanded VoIP architecture will go into WebEx’s MediaTone Network, currently used by more than 12,000 businesses around the world
This network is already designed for secure, real-time web collaboration. Sonus’ voice infrastructure solutions, including media gateways, softswitches and network management systems, are carrier-class, and open the possibility for further feature development within MediaTone.
December 16, 2004
Israeli ISP NetVision will deploy Sonus infrastructure for new international VoIP services network.
Sonus Networks (NASDAQ: SONS) announced that NetVision, Israel’s largest ISP, had selected Sonus’ GSX9000 Open Services Switch and its Insignus Softswitch to deliver VoIP services that would enable any owner of a telephone in Israel to make VoIP international calls using the prefix 017. The program was launched on 15 November 2004.
NetVision was established in 1994 and is co-owned by Elron Electronic Industries and Discount Investment Corporation. It was a pioneer of Internet use in Israel, and in expanding its business to international calling over IP, anticipates toll-quality voice and high call volume capacity from the Sonus packet voice infrastructure.
Sonus’ Open Services Architecture (OSA) has achieved wide interoperability throughout the VoIP industry. It addresses carrier applications including trunking, residential access and Centrex, tandem switching, IP voice termination, andenhanced services, and its harware platforms include media gateways, softswitches and network management systems.