Volo Communications Selects Brooktrout's IP Technology for its VoIP Network
NEEDHAM, Mass., February 9, 2005 -- Brooktrout Technology, Inc., a leading supplier of media processing and call control products, today announced that Volo Communications, a leading nationwide wholesale provider of advanced voice and data services, has selected Brooktrout's TR2500™ high density IP platform for its VoiceOne™ Network. The VoiceOne Network provides end-to-end voice, data and IP application services to carriers, service providers, CLECs and cable operators.
"We selected Brooktrout's TR2500 because of its advanced feature set and T3 density," said Shawn Lewis, CEO of Volo Communications. "In addition, Brooktrout has been an excellent technology partner during the past year from all aspects of support from proof of concept, to actual deployment and implementation. Their ability to work together to provide a carrier class component for our switching technology helped in making the decision to select them as a primary vendor."
Brooktrout offers a broad range of IP products for both PCI and cPCI systems. Brooktrout's TR2500 provides one of the underlying components utilized within Volo's VoiceOne Network to provide carrier-quality VoIP and TDM services to carriers, businesses and consumers over Volo's advanced VoiceOne network.
"We're excited to provide important IP technology for Volo's advanced VoiceOne Network," said Peter Vescuso, vice president of market development for Brooktrout Technology. "In addition, we look forward to working with Volo on joint marketing activities to promote the rich services and capabilities of the VoiceOne Network."
The Brooktrout Technology TR2500 is a high-density cPCI platform ideally suited for the deployment of high-availability systems based on advanced IP architectures. It supports channel densities from 4 E1/T1 to T3 in a single slot for highly scalable solutions, and its onboard support for industry standard IP protocols simplifies the design and implementation of next-generation distributed IP architectures.
About Volo Communications, Inc.
A certified CLEC and IXC, Volo Communications is revolutionizing the communications industry with its advanced VoiceOne next generation network. Volo is a carrier's carrier that offers wholesale broadband voice, advanced hosted application services, including origination and termination services that enable carriers, CLECs, IXCs, cable operators, ISPs, and resellers to provide carrier-quality voice and data services to businesses and consumers. The VoiceOne MPLS network is protocol agnostic, supporting virtually any protocol including SS7, PRI, H.323, SIP, MGCP, AAL/1, etc. and utilizes both TDM and Packet switched technology.
Volo is wholly owned by Caerus, Inc., the parent company of Caerus Networks, Inc., and Caerus Billing, Inc. The three companies together provide a customized end-to-end solution that is unmatched in the industry today with its 'free softswitch' and 'free service creation environment'. Caerus, Inc.'s founder wrote the patents for the first softswitch and the first SS7 Media Gateway.
Caerus Networks, Inc. is the technology development arm of the company, and Caerus Billing is a billing and mediation software company. Both companies provide in-house services for third party service providers and carriers.
More information about Volo Communications, Inc. is available at: http://www.volocommunications.com.
About Brooktrout Technology
Brooktrout Technology (http://www.brooktrout.com/) delivers innovative hardware and software platforms that enable the development of New Network applications, systems and services in targeted market segments, including voice over packet gateways and switches, enhanced services platforms, wireless infrastructure, unified communications, and contact centers. The company's strategy is to collaborate with its partners to help them increase existing business, expand into new markets and accelerate the delivery of new applications and services. Brooktrout Technology is a subsidiary of Brooktrout, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRKT). For more information visit http://www.brooktrout.com/investor.