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May 1, 2000

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Product News

Posted: 05/2000

Product News

ECI Telecom’s XDM Reduces Optical Network Costs

At CeBIT 2000, ECI Telecom launched XDM, a revolutionary optical platform. XDM is the first product to integrate within a single shelf the functionality of a DWDM optical networking multiplexer, narrow, wide and broadband Digital Cross-Connects, IP routing, ATM switching and Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH) Add-Drop-Multiplexers.

This all-in-one optical platform ensures tenfold capacity increase, full nonblocking connectivity, with more than 70 percent savings in network deployment costs.

A single XDM system can terminate terabit fiber while it provides direct subscriber connections at any speed from 64kbps up to STM-64 (10gbps).

ECI Telecom Ltd.
1201 West Cypress Creek Rd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
+1 954 772 3070
www.ecitele.com

Copia Supports Brooktrout Technology’s Processing Board

Copia has announced that its FaxFacts now supports Brooktrout Technology’s TR1000 Series high-density media processing platform. Using the Brooktrout Technology platform, Copia’s FaxFacts provides high-end faxing and voice software solutions to larger corporations, call centers and service bureaus.

FaxFacts comprises a family of fax software applications designed to keep facsimile communication current and effective
for business.

It sets up outbound and inbound faxing from networked workstations. In addition, the FaxFacts voice solution allows users to automatically broadcast a voice message at a predetermined time to a list of telephone numbers. This option can be used as a voice notification for appointment reminders, catalog orders or survey information.

Copia International Ltd.
1220 Iroquois Dr.
Naperville, IL 60563
+1 888 248 5401
www.copia.com

APEX Voice Communications Unveils Java-Based
Switch Manager

APEX Voice Communications has released its APEX Switch Manager, the industry’s first graphical-based service creation environment and control processor for the Cisco VCO/4K open programmable switch.

The Switch Manager provides application developers with a Java-based GUI to “drag-and-drop” programming and rapid development and deployment of new enhanced services.

Packaged with the carrier-class VCO/4K and a host processor, the APEX Switch Manager delivers a fully fault tolerant and scalable intelligent peripheral for circuit- and packet-based networks.

The Switch Manager’s browser-based GUI allows remote administration of the Cisco VCO/4K Switch through a LAN/WAN or via the World Wide Web.

APEX Voice Communications Inc.
15250 Ventura Blvd., Third Floor
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
+1 800 727 3970
www.apexvoice.com

MIND Announces IP Services Billing Solution

MIND CTI Inc., a leader in IP telephony billing and customer care, recently announced it has enhanced MIND-iPhonEX to support IP services billing.

MIND-iPhonEX gives ISPs the technological element required to support the most ambitious business strategy. The new product developments furnish ISPs, ITSPs and telcos with a convergent, real-time solution for billing diverse IP services.

MIND-iPhonEX provides the means for rapid deployment of new services, the crucial
element to achieve success in a highly competitive market.

MIND CTI Inc.
777 Terrace Ave.
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604

+1 201 288 3900
www.mindcti.com

Telcordia Customizes Local Number Portability Software

Telcordia Technologies Inc. has announced the immediate availability of its enhanced LNP, which is custom-designed for wireless and CLECs.

The Telcordia Advanced Service Management System has been modified to run on a Hewlett-Packard Unix-based platform, which provides an ideal entry-level, scalable solution to meet the critical LNP needs of growing communications providers.

The system is designed to help providers of any size implement FCC-mandated LNP services, so they can manage telephone number porting orders and changes quickly and reliably.

Wireline carriers have been porting numbers using ASMS since mid-1997.

Wireless carriers in the United States are required to offer LNP services by 2002.

Telcordia Technologies
Inc.
445 South St., Morristown
NJ 07960-6438,

+1 973 829 2000
www.telcordia.com

Corning Introduces Transmission Products

Corning Inc., an optical-layer company, recently introduced optical fiber and photonic products designed to meet the ever-increasing demand for bandwidth.

Corning introduced a line of submarine optical fibers that permit carriers to optimize the performance of their ultra-high-capacity networks in the high-pressure environment of undersea transmission systems.

Submarine LEAF+ optical fiber, Submarine SMF-LS+ optical fiber and Submarine SMF-28+ optical fiber are three fibers specifically designed for use in undersea networks.

Engineered to work separately or in combination, each fiber has optical properties that complement one another and perform optimally in DWDM systems operating in the 1,530 nanometers (nm) to 1,565nm window.

Corning also has a series of products to help system operators increase the bandwidth capacity of their networks through wavelength or channel management. Corning’s PurePath Wavelength Modular Switch, a reconfigurable optical add/drop module is capable of individually adding or dropping specific wavelengths at 100 GHz or 200 GHz without any interruption of through traffic.

Corning Inc.
One Riverfront Plaza
Corning, NY 14831
+1 607 974 9000
www.corning.com

InterVoice-Brite Supports Linux

InterVoice-Brite Inc. recently announced it will integrate the Linux OS into its media servers for network carriers. These Linux-based media servers are part of the network platforms that deliver InterVoice-Brite enhanced services such as advanced messaging, calling services, prepaid wireless and calling card applications.

The Linux-based platform is expected by midyear.

InterVoice-Brite Inc.
17811 Waterview Parkway
Dallas, TX 75252
+1 972 454 8000
www.intervoice-brite.com

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