OC-1, OC-3, OC-12, 0C-48 Optical carrier signaling
rates measured in bits transmitted per second.
"As the CLEC market expands and becomes increasingly competitive, differentiation is the key to success in attracting both investors and customers," said Rod Randall, vice president, marketing, Carrier Signaling
& Management, Ascend Communications.
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.