IPeria and Convedia Launch Fully Integrated Unified Communications Solution for Service Providers; Companies Partner to Deliver Enhanced Features, Scale and Cost Flexibility.
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BURLINGTON, Mass. & VANCOUVER, Canada--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 30, 2004
IPeria Inc., a global leader of network communications software (communications, software) communications software - Application programs, operating system components, and probably firmware, forming part of a communication system. These different software components might be classified according to the functions within the Open Systems , and Convedia Corporation, a leading provider of carrier-class media processing See media control. platforms, have announced the successful completion of interoperability testing between the IPeria ActivEdge unified communications The real time redirection of a voice, text or e-mail message to the device closest to the intended recipient at any given time. For example, voice calls to desk phones could be routed to the user's cellphone when required. platform and Convedia's IP media servers.
The certified interoperability of the IPeria and Convedia combination facilitates rapid, scalable and cost-effective deployment of network-based communications applications such as voicemail and auto-attendant for wireline, wireless and broadband service providers worldwide.
The ActivEdge solution delivers network communication applications to service providers that generate new revenues, drive immediate traffic, and help attract and retain subscribers. The IPeria ActivEdge software is a modular solution on which a wide variety of advanced messaging services can be hosted. In addition to voicemail and auto-attendant, applications include visual voicemail Visual Voicemail or Random Access Voicemail is the process of adding a visual aspect to mobile phone voicemail and allowing users to listen to their messages in the order of their choice. , unified messaging Having access to e-mail, voice mail and faxes via a common computer application or by telephone. For example, unified messaging may send faxes and digitized voice mail to a mail server that turns them into e-mail attachments. , fax, personal address book and conferencing.
Convedia's media servers are purpose-built to support carrier-class media processing for enhanced services and applications. The IPeria application server, using an industry standard SIP interface, can now seamlessly control Convedia's media processing features -- including media transcoding and audio play/record. The resulting integrated solution offers residential and enterprise market segments a feature-rich unified communications suite with the media processing reliability and scalability essential for large service deployments.
"Convedia is committed to working with leading application providers such as IPeria to ensure that our service provider customers have the industry's most comprehensive suite of enhanced service solutions for their next generation voice and multimedia networks," said Grant Henderson, EVP EVP Executive Vice President
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EVP Employee Value Proposition of marketing and strategy, Convedia. "The combination of IPeria unified communications and Convedia Media Servers provides small and large hosted 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). and IP Centrex A telephone service in which an IP-based PBX is located in the telephone company's facilities. It connects to the customer via the LAN rather than by telephone wires. IP CENTREX offers voice over IP and other IP-based services as well as connectivity to the regular telephone system (PSTN). deployments with a fully integrated and robust network communications solution."
"Unified communications is a critical component to service provider offerings today and can differentiate one service from the competition, secure the subscriber base and create new revenue steams," said Rob Scott Robert Scott (born 15 August 1973 in Epsom) is an English football defender who currently plays for Halifax Town. Clubs
IPeria is a global leader in network communications software that allows wireline, wireless and broadband service providers worldwide to offer revenue-generating network-based services to enterprise and residential subscribers. Based on SIP, VoiceXML and other industry standards, IPeria ActivEdge software is deployed today in the largest installation of next generation voicemail. IPeria offers a distinctive value proposition: a suite of "best in class" messaging applications plus an open architecture that provides interoperability with shared resources and systems. This combination brings new efficiency and ease of use to personal and business communications. IPeria is privately held and venture funded. Its headquarters are in Burlington, Mass. For more information, visit www.iperia.com or call 781-993-3500.
Convedia Corporation is the leading supplier of next-generation, IP media servers that enable telecommunication service providers to reduce service delivery costs and increase revenues through new approaches to enhanced services. Convedia's award winning family of products includes the CMS-6000 Media Server, a carrier class media server capable of scaling to 18,000 ports per shelf, and the CMS-1000 Media Server, a low-cost, entry-level media server. Convedia is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia British Columbia, province (2001 pop. 3,907,738), 366,255 sq mi (948,600 sq km), including 6,976 sq mi (18,068 sq km) of water surface, W Canada. Geography
, Canada, and financed by leading venture capitalists. For additional information about Convedia, its products or the role of media servers in Softswitch, Packet Cable or 2.5G and 3G wireless architectures, visit www.convedia.com.