Cantata Technology (News - Alert) provides enabling communications software and hardware which allows for the creation and delivery of IP-based communications applications that can be used anytime, anywhere. With more than 20 years in the business, Cantata has a wide range of products, as well as a worldwide network of partners. Cantata offers sales and support to its customers and partners through many locations throughout the North America, Europe and Japan.
Cantata has strategic partnerships with several technology companies to ensure interoperability and performance at the system level. The company works with platform vendors like Microsoft (News - Alert), IBM, Sun, Red Hat and Intel to ensure support for the operating systems and form factors that meet their customers’ needs.
The company takes an active role in developing of industry standards. Cantata's employees having contributed to more than 25 IETF RFCs and Internet drafts, and many other standards from the ITU, Worldwide Web Consortium and PacketCable organizations.
Cantata's open-standards–based technology is used heavily by enterprises and service providers to enable applications that range from voice and video, messaging and IP
call centers to fax document management and compliance, prepaid, and speech-enabled services.
Cantata’s products have been deployed in more than 80 countries and at 90 percent of the Fortune 500--including companies like AT&T (News - Alert), MCI/Verizon, Comcast and Bank of America. The Cantata products supporting converged networks include the Integrated Media Gateway (IMG) 1010,
; the Excel Multi-Services Platform (MSP) 1010
; the Excel MSP 2090
; and the SnowShore IP Media Server
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