CounterPath (News - Alert) Corporation, a provider of desktop and mobile VoIP software solutions, has introduced NomadicPBX, a turnkey platform for enabling converged mobile and broadband SIP voice, messaging and presence services.
Wireless carriers and mobile virtual network operators, through the newly launched NomadicPBX, now have a cost-effective way to launch enterprise fixed-mobile convergence services.
With a select set of enterprise-ready features, the NomadicPBX application is a presence-based, fixed and mobile voice, and instant messaging/short message service technology mashup.
According to a recent Infonetics Research survey, NomadicPBX, based on CounterPath's Network Convergence Gateway (News - Alert) platform and leveraging the company's patented technology, helps wireless operators and other service providers extend their feature sets tosmall and medium enterprises. These currently account for one-third of all hosted VoIP deployments.
Operators, through NomadicPBX's network-based features, are allowed to push deeper into the business market, creating new revenue streams and differentiating themselves based on innovative services rather than price alone.
To create services relevant to other market segments, carrier customers that currently deploy CounterPath' s NCG platform and Bria client can use the NomadicPBX configuration.
presence for status updates and real-time management of call and message delivery across a wide variety of endpoint types, from PCs to feature phones to smartphones, all from any vendor is used by NomadicPBX.
Uses presence for status updates and real-time management of call and message delivery across a wide variety of endpoint types, from PCs to feature phones to smartphones, all from any vendor.
Enterprises, by this flexibility can integrate standard mobile network services into their enterprise communications architecture by leveraging their existing devices. From a single number and identity end users benefit, this lets them be reached immediately from any mobile, desk phone or VoIP softphone, including a client running on a mobile phone. Also, with this flexibility enterprises are allowed to implement more efficient, cost-effective and responsive communications within their organizations and with customers and business partners.
Allows for convenient extension dialing such as short-dialing or speed calling from any mobile handset;
Supports core calling features found in most PBX (News - Alert) solutions;
Operates independently of the enterprise' s IT infrastructure, eliminating CIO and IT manager security and support concerns;
Improves productivity and lowers costs for mobile workforces.
"With NomadicPBX, CounterPath is now the first company to provide an end-to-end FMC solution, from servers to endpoints, that bridges the mobile and wired domains," said Donovan Jones (News - Alert), president and CEO of CounterPath. "NomadicPBX is a game-changer that enables wireless carriers, MVNOs and other service providers to escape voice commoditization by offering a wide range of market-differentiating services that are an ideal fit for today' s increasingly mobile workforces."
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Edited by Marisa Torrieri