"The Cuda Packet Telephony
Module represents a milestone for the cable industry and for ADC," said Dave Paolino, president of ADC's IP Cable business unit.
The second phase of the ControlSwitch product family, the ACX2000, gives carriers the only packet telephony
solution scalable for use within the highest traffic core IP or ATM transport networks, making the crucial advance towards end-to-end voice and data convergence.
It provides architecture appropriate for data-only applications through to full packet telephony
Powered by the cost-effective MPC857DSL PowerQUICC(TM) processor containing a PowerPC(R) core, the Smart Gateway 857 platform also takes advantage of Motorola's security processor and DSP portfolio to offer bridging and routing capabilities, hardware-based security, packet telephony
and wireless access through PCMCIA.
In its 24th testing round, CableLabs for the first time certified cable access equipment against advanced new specifications, supporting the ability of cable operators to deliver high-speed, two-way capability (DOCSIS 2.0) and packet telephony
and multimedia services (PacketCable 1.0).
Under terms of the agreement, Trinity will integrate Telchemy's VQmon modeling subagent into VeriCall, its integrated packet telephony
Other enhancements include the addition of Clarent Corp's ThroughPacket Internet protocol (IP) multiplexing technology for more efficient use of IP bandwidth, programming support for the Convergence Generation 6000 Series packet telephony
platforms and support for in-band DTMF carriage.
BroadSoft's membership in the New World Ecosystem Partner Program capitalizes on the Cisco Open Packet Telephony
framework for voice services over a packet infrastructure, as well as BroadSoft's strength as a leading provider of services delivery and creation systems.
Both organizations had publicly announced similar goals and objectives for promoting the open standards to further enable speedy adoption of packet telephony
This is achieved through the combination of Network Equipment Technologies' SHOUTIPIP packet telephony
platform with the Internet Management System from Digiquant.
Paul Miller, vice president, Packet Telephony
, Tekelec, commented, "This feature brings a new level of resiliency and reliability to the packet-telephony industry.