Veraz Chosen by ONEMAX for One of First Commercial IMS Over WiMAX Networks in the Americas.ONEMAX Uses Veraz's ControlSwitch as an IMS (1) See IP Multimedia Subsystem.
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ONEMAX chose Veraz's User Services Core[TM] to offer its subscribers VoIP and IP-based multimedia services while Veraz's ControlSwitch[TM] and I-Gate 4000 series of media gateways will enable ONEMAX to connect to other operators. Veraz provides key network and service delivery infrastructure that integrates with third-party components including application servers, end user devices, session border controllers and Business and Operational Support Systems for service delivery on the WiMAX network.
"The IMS piece is just so critical. The Veraz softswitch and media gateway is an efficient solution that guarantees interoperability for all our IP based services. We needed a system that is fundamentally built in order to handle the sophisticated interaction in a fast growing multi-vendor environment," said Raoul Fontanez, 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. of ONEMAX. "We evaluated several vendors for the IMS component of our network and found that Veraz offered the best solution. It enables us to use the latest technology to provide advanced mobile, Voice over IP, data and multimedia services."
"The ONEMAX network represents the essence of what IMS is supposed to be about -- a distributed, multi-vendor environment for the delivery of media rich IP-based services," said Doug Sabella, CEO of Veraz. "To have been chosen for such an important part of this truly cutting edge network showcases the strength, flexibility and leadership of our platform, and cuts through the hype to demonstrate the viable reality of our IMS solution."
In more technical terms, the solution that Veraz has delivered to ONEMAX is based upon 3GPP GPP Government Performance Project
GPP General Purpose Processor
GPP General Physical Preparedness
GPP Gambian People's Party
GPP Good Pharmacy Practice
GPP Gross Primary Productivity
GPP Green Procurement Program
GPP Generic Packetized Protocol IMS release 7. It includes core IMS functionalities, for routing (Call Session & Call Control Function) and customer identification (Home Subscriber Server), plus key IMS service delivery components such as Application Server Function and SCIM SCIM Smart Common Input Method
SCIM Service Capability Interaction Manager (3GPP)
SCIM Sample Collection for Investigation of Mars
SCIM Spinal Cord Independence Measure
SCIM Standard Cubic Inches per Minute (Service Capability Interaction Manager); as well as interconnect functions (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. ) such as Signaling Gateway Function, and Media Gateway Control Function. Additionally, Veraz integrated this solution with third-party network and management components selected by ONEMAX.
ONEMAX is a pioneering service provider offering a wide range of wireless voices and data services including VoIP, high-speed wireless data connectivity and multimedia services to businesses and consumers. ONEMAX is one of the first in the Americas to deploy a commercial WiMAX network.
About Veraz Networks, Inc.
Veraz (www.veraznetworks.com) is a leading global provider of IP softswitches, media gateways and digital compression products that enable voice, video and other multimedia services. Wireline, broadband and wireless service providers in over 50 countries have deployed Veraz's IP product suite to transport, convert and manage voice and multimedia traffic over both legacy and IP networks. Veraz products allow service providers to quickly and efficiently migrate from traditional voice networks to all-IP, fixed-mobile and multimedia networks consistent with emerging IMS standards.
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