ArelNet Ltd. Launches i-Tone Enterprise, a Generator of IP Telephony Traffic, Directly From the Enterprise to the Carrier Backbone.ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 23, 1999--
ArelNet Ltd., a subsidiary of Arel Communications & Software, Ltd. (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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Company that provides Internet connections and services to individuals and organizations. For a monthly fee, ISPs provide computer users with a connection to their site (see data transmission), as well as a log-in name and password. (ISP (1) See in-system programmable.
(2) (Internet Service Provider) An organization that provides access to the Internet. Connection to the user is provided via dial-up, ISDN, cable, DSL and T1/T3 lines. ), generating Internet protocol See Internet and TCP/IP.
(networking) Internet Protocol - (IP) The network layer for the TCP/IP protocol suite widely used on Ethernet networks, defined in STD 5, RFC 791. IP is a connectionless, best-effort packet switching protocol. (IP) telephony traffic directly from the enterprises to the carrier backbone.
Carriers, ISP's and next generation telco's can substantially increase their volume of minutes by installing multiple i-Tone Enterprise Gateways at any site, offering low-cost, high quality IP telephony services to organizations using local or low end-end ISPs. This module will enable carriers to increase their margins by capturing traffic directly from their customers' networks.
Currently, organizations spend vast amounts of money on communications. With the i-Tone Enterprise, carriers will have the opportunity to offer lower rates and reduce cost drastically, thereby, generating traffic and volume Additionally, i-Tone Enterprise provides volume and revenue streams for carriers and ISP's.
The i-Tone Enterprise also enables the use of a PBX (Private Branch eXchange) An inhouse telephone switching system that interconnects telephone extensions to each other as well as to the outside telephone network (PSTN). system and a Gatekeeper, by setting up an internal network communicating with multiple branches of the organization.
The i-Tone Enterprise system is a fully scalable, simple-to-install ("plug and play") and user-friendly product with advanced Real Time voice and fax capabilities that include traffic load balancing features. The PC-based gateway can be combined with other management tools, such as, Web Interface, OA&M, Activity Center, Network Management System (NMS See NetWare Management System. ). Additional features of the i-Tone Enterprise package are Real Time Voice and Fax, PC-to-Phone and Voice-to-email.
"Our distributors identified a specific need for a more commercially oriented IP telephony application for both the regulated and de-regulated markets," said Sarig Zur, vice president, marketing and sales, ArelNet Ltd. "The i-Tone Enterprise has been designed for a specific niche within the IP market, catering to the demands and needs of both ISP's and carriers. Carriers and ISP's can now offer an alternative to the PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network) The worldwide voice telephone network. Once only an analog system, the heart of most telephone networks today is all digital. In the U.S. , by offering organizations cheaper IP services and move their traffic onto IP networks."
About ArelNet Limited
ArelNet is a leading provider of IP telephony & messaging solutions including i-Tone ArelNet's flagship product, is an expanded, carrier-grade turnkey solution for IP telephony voice and fax that supports various enhanced services on the same port. New value added Value Added
The enhancement a company gives its product or service before offering the product to customers.
This can either increase the products price or value. services are being added continuously to ensure that i-Tone customers maintain a leading edge in the Telecommunications market.
The i-Tone system, which is used by the world's largest carriers, telecommunications companies, Internet service providers (ISPs) and value-added telecommunications service providers, is the only product that handles both real-time communications as well as enhanced fax and voice value-added services using a single platform.
ArelNet Ltd., is owned by Arel Communication Software Ltd. (NASDAQ, ARLCF), Nortel Networks (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange , NT), Elron (NASDAQ, ELRNF) and Keppel Telecommunications & Transportation.
About Arel Communication and Software Ltd.
Arel Communications and Software Ltd., designs, develops, integrates and markets software for a family of products in the interactive distance learning market called IDEAL. Arel markets the IDEAL system in Canada and the U.S. through its fully own subsidiary - Arel Communications and Software Inc., based
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