Excel Switching Corporation Named to the 2005 ''Pulver 100''; Leading Provider of Carrier-Class Open Services Platforms, Media Gateways and Media Servers Earns Second Consecutive Appearance on Prestigious List -.HYANNIS, Mass. -- Excel Switching Corporation today announced that, for the second consecutive year, it has been named to the 2005 "pulver 100" - the VoIP industry's premier listing of privately held growth companies that represent the future of the communications ecosystem. With more than 8,500 carrier-class systems deployed in more than 80 countries, Excel has been named to the list because of its established and continued market momentum, especially with VoIP.
In just over a year since launching its 1010 family of highly scalable, "Any Gen" signaling gateways A network device that converts control signals from one format to another. For example, a SIGTRAN signaling gateway converts SS7 signals of the PSTN to SIGTRAN for transport over IP. Contrast with media gateway. See SIGTRAN. , media gateways and media servers, Excel has successfully gained significant market traction with deployments around the globe. The carrier-class product line has robust protocol support that allows application developers, OEMs and service providers to offer telecommunications services In telecommunication, the term telecommunications service has the following meanings:
1. Any service provided by a telecommunication provider.
2. across fixed and mobile networks. The platforms' compact 1U footprint also enables providers to enter new markets at a lower price point than ever before while cost-effectively scaling as subscriber demand grows.
"The pulver 100 is the VoIP industry's first and foremost award listing, and it continues to grow in significance because companies like Excel continue to spread IP communications A general term for networks that use the IP protocol for voice (VoIP) and video traffic. See IP telephony. through innovative technology," Jeff Pulver Jeff Pulver is the Chairman and founder of pulver.com, and a founder of the VoIP industry.
Pulver is the chief writer of what's referred to as "the Pulver Order", which was adopted in 2004 by the Federal Communications Commission as the first FCC ruling regarding internet , Founder and Chairman of pulvermedia. "We're proud to name Excel to this year's pulver 100."
"It is an honor to be recognized for the advancements we are achieving in next generation telecommunications by inclusion onto such a prestigious list as the pulver 100," said Marc Zionts, Excel's CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. . "Excel will continue to aggressively move into the global fixed and mobile markets where it can truly impact the introduction of exciting new telecommunications services regardless of the networking infrastructure in place."
Excel will be exhibiting at VON Fall 2005 in Boston, Sept. 19-22, 2005 at booth #121.
About the pulver 100:
Originally introduced in 2002, the pulver 100 features private companies in the communications sector that have substantial real-world deployments and enjoy significant growth rates Growth Rates
The compounded annualized rate of growth of a company's revenues, earnings, dividends, or other figures.
Remember, historically high growth rates don't always mean a high rate of growth looking into the future. . The value chain characterized by pulver 100 differs from the vertically integrated telecom model of the last century, focusing more on a networking-industry model that espouses open interfaces, connectivity decoupled from services, and software decoupled from hardware. For additional details on the 2005 pulver 100, please visit www.pulvermedia.com.
About Excel Switching Corporation
Founded in 1988, Excel Switching Corporation is a leading provider of carrier-class media gateways, media servers, signaling gateways, and enhanced service Enhanced service is service offered over commercial carrier transmission facilities used in interstate communications, that employs computer processing applications that act on the format, content, code, protocol, or similar aspects of the subscriber's transmitted information; platforms for original equipment manufacturers, value-added resellers A value-added reseller (VAR) is a company that adds some feature(s) to an existing product(s), then resells it (usually to end-users) as an integrated product or complete "turn-key" solution. , and service providers. As a profitable company with more than 8,500 systems deployed in more than 80 countries, Excel addresses carrier needs for profitable applications by delivering a family of platforms that bridge fixed, mobile, and IP networks, thereby lowering costs, improving call quality, and simplifying network operations. By working closely with its partners, Excel supplies service providers with highly reliable, localized Translated into the spoken language of the country. See localization. solutions designed to meet their immediate and future needs. For more information, visit www.ExcelSwitching.