This past week, the VoIP routers community had lot to offer. With a market that is growing so fast, both entrenched players and newcomers were busy releasing solutions and products to grab a piece of this growing pie.
Market research firm Infonetics (News - Alert) Research is reporting that hosted VoIP and UC will continue to grow and drive the business. Therefore, Gaithersburg, Maryland based Patton Electronics, is continually expanding the product portfolio and opening offices globally.
TMCnet Web editor Allison Boccamazzo reported that Patton has unwrapped its new “futurized” generation of IPv6-ready SmartNode SIP-trunking media gateways for enterprises and carrier-providers. It serves as a highly scalable and survivable solution that is protected against obsolescence when IPv6 goes global, wrote Boccamazzo. Ultimately, this new series of SmartNode SIP-trunking media gateways boast all of the value and rich features users need, but at a more convenient cost, according to Patton (News - Alert).
Likewise, contributor Mandira Srivastava reported that Voice Communication Exchange Committee (VCXC), a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit membership organization, is now supporting the new all-IP telco category by combining IP services, IP devices, IP access, and IP interconnects. The report indicates that this announcement came from Daniel Berninger (News - Alert), who has gained skills working with Bell Laboratories’ VoIP deployment team. , serving as CEO of Free World Dialup and a co-founding VON Coalition.
The report quotes VCXC founder Berninger, as saying, "Combining elements of FWD, ITXC, and Vonage with AT&T (News - Alert) U-verse creates a category of all-IP telco distinct from any of the 21 service provider types recognized by the FCC." He further added, "VCXC offers a multistakeholder governance alternative to the FCC and gives operators an opportunity to demonstrate the public interest benefits of leaving IP communications unregulated.”
To deliver high-bandwidth connectivity to enterprises and SMBs, Broadcom (News - Alert) Corp. added new members to its high bandwidth SoC line called StrataGX, reported Srivastava. In essence, the communications chip supplier added five new devices, which include BCM53014, 53015, 53016, 53017 and 53018. The report indicates that StrataGX SoCs include on-chip a high performance processor, Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) switch, GbE physical layer transceivers (PHYs), USB 3.0 and traffic accelerators.
Srivastava wrote, “The new devices provide 10x speed and 40 percent more power efficiency to enterprise and carrier class access points, branch office routers and business class integrated services routers.”
Lastly, TMCnet contributor Deepika Mala reported on nexMatrix’s version 2 of Protelity product, which give end-users additional control over routine configuration changes and improve billing and reporting features. As per the report, resellers and corporate customers can use Protelity to obtain wholesale rates on SIP termination, as well as deliver a wide range of PBX functionality to their end users.