HP and Cisco Announce OpenCall Multiservice Controller for Advanced VoIP Services.PALO ALTO Palo Alto, city, California
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HP INTRODUCES OPENCALL SOLUTION PROVIDER PROGRAM
OpenCall Multiservice Controllers Offer Flexible, Scalable Platform for Advanced Value-added Services in Carrier VoIP Networks
Hewlett-Packard Company today announced the availability of the first release of the OpenCall Multiservice Controller (OCMC OCMC Orthodox Christian Mission Center (Orthodox Christian Mission and Evangelism Organization)
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Targeted at local and long distance carriers, Internet Telephony Service Providers (communications) Internet Telephony Service Providers - (ITSP) Companies providing IP Telephony. (ITSPs) and Internet Service Providers Internet service provider (ISP)
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. (ISPs), the OpenCall Multiservice Controller combines HP OpenCall OpenCall is a Hewlett Packard product range consisting of an extensive portfolio of network and telephony products.
It is most commonly described as a suite of software and hardware applications which allow implementation of common telecom operator services such as -- a robust, proven, telco-class service creation, execution and management platform -- and H.323 to deliver a highly scalable and flexible environment for developing and deploying advanced services in New World service-provider networks.
OCMC's open service creation environment enables service providers to develop and deploy customized, differentiated services Offerings that can be classified by type, or quality, of service. For example, a differentiated services network could prioritize real time traffic for a higher fee. , including Voice Virtual Private Network, Internet call waiting Internet Call Waiting is a technology that allows you to accept incoming calls while connected to a 56k Internet dialup connection.
While online, a software application displays users the Caller ID of the incoming call, and gives users the opportunity to screen the incoming and click-to-talk, to expand their service offerings, generate additional revenue and retain customers.
OCMC interoperates with Cisco's packet telephony gateways, including the AS5300 and AS5800 Voice Gateways, 2600 and 3600 series multiservice modular access routers and Multimedia Conference Manager (Cisco's IOS-based H.323 Gatekeeper). OCMC is supported on a wide range of hardware platforms, from entry-level HP 9000 A-Class servers up to HP 9000 multiprocessors K-Class servers, to ensure a scalable and cost-effective deployment.
"Carrier-class service creation and deployment platforms such as OCMC that incorporate H.323 gatekeeper technology deliver the promise of advanced services to packet networks," said Ami Amir, chief executive officer of RADVision. "OCMC integrates RADVision's H.323v2 technology enhanced for creating services for packet telephony networks."
OCMC is expected to be available worldwide from HP in October, starting at $25,000 for the software and the computer hardware.
By early 2000, HP OpenCall's proven carrier-grade SS7 connectivity will be added to OCMC to enable value-added services for both Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and Public Switched Telephone Networks (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. ). OCMC will also interwork with carriers' existing SCP-based services to fully leverage existing investments in IN/AIN infrastructure. Future releases of OCMC will support additional Cisco IP network elements, such as the Virtual Switch Controller (VSC VSC Vehicle Stability Control
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HP OpenCall Solution Provider Program
In order to broaden service providers' choice for services and promote innovation, HP also announced the HP OpenCall Solution Provider Program, which will support Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and Systems Integrators (SIs) in the development of applications for telecommunications companies and ISPs. The program facilitates the development of IN-based services for both voice and data networks, enabling service providers to achieve a faster time to market.
"Open platforms like OCMC let application developers such as IntelliNet bring our expertise in developing conventional IN services to New World networks," said Anjan Ghosal, president and chief executive officer of IntelliNet Technologies. "IntelliNet has been working with HP and Cisco to develop various applications on OCMC."
Developers interested in receiving more information on the program and its benefits can contact HP via the Web at http://hp.com/go/opencall.
OCMC will be showcased at Telecom99 in Geneva Geneva, canton and city, Switzerland
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