He joined Lucent as a result of Lucent's acquisition of Ascend Communications where he was director of product marketing for the company's Carrier Signaling
and Management unit.
DGM&S Telecom, a supplier of Signaling System 7 (SS7) carrier signaling
products, and TransMedia Communications, who launched a new-generation multimedia carrier switch to wide industry acclaim, will jointly develop advanced, distributed call processing technology and open application programming interfaces (APIs) as part of the strategic partnership.
Combining CDOT's IN switch and IN applications with our industry-leading fault-tolerant, signaling computer platform brings unprecedented system availability to telecommunications providers in an industry where reliable and continuous operations are a primary requirement," said Bruce Sachs, executive vice president and general manager of Ascend's Carrier Signaling
and Management business unit.
Ascend Communications and Hewlett-Packard have united to develop SS7 Carrier Signaling
Network solutions in a bid to alleviate Internet congestion problems.
Laurello stayed with Ascend as vice president of engineering of the Carrier Signaling
& Management business unit.
AirSage's WiSE[TM] product lines are all based on anonymous data derived from wireless carrier signaling
Bruce Sachs is executive vice president and general manager for the Carrier Signaling
and Management Business Unit of Ascend Communications.
AirSage's product lines, WiSE[TM] Traffic, WiSE[TM] Location and WiSE[TM] Movement, are all based on anonymous data derived from wireless carrier signaling
Sachs currently leads the Carrier Signaling
and Management business unit at Ascend Communications, following Ascend's recent acquisition of Stratus Computer, Inc.
Prior to rejoining Stratus, he held executive marketing and business development positions for a number of firms including: Advanced Fibre Communications, a provider of telecom access products; Telica, a softswitch-based switch company; Lucent Technologies, in its Converged Network Solutions business unit; and, in Ascend Communications' Carrier Signaling
Business before Ascend was acquired by Lucent.
Sachs was then tapped as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Ascend's Carrier Signaling
and Management Group.
Everyone benefits when carriers transparently route Internet traffic off of circuit switches and onto the MAX TNT to terminate Internet calls," said Ali Kafel, vice president, product marketing and business development, Carrier Signaling
and Management division, Ascend Communications.