ONECONNECT SELECTS VEGASTREAM's DEDICATED VOIP
GATEWAYS FOR NETWORK-WIDE DEPLOYMENT IN SUPPORT OF ADVANCED MULITMEDIA
VegaStream's Vega 400 used to provide the connectivity between OneConnect's
core network and its business customers
6th June 2005
San Diego, USA- 6th June 2005: Dedicated VoIP gateway manufacturer VegaStream
today announced that OneConnect, Canada's leading independent provider
of hosted IP multimedia communications, announced today they have standardized
on VegaStream's platforms in support of its roll out of advanced multimedia
services to business customers.
OneConnect is providing its business customers with a fully hosted
multimedia service including IP voice, video, call management, collaboration
and conferencing services in a single, simple-to-use converged solution.
VegaStream's gateways provide the critical interconnect from the OneConnect's
Point of Presence (POPs) with the customer, providing the bridge that
enables any enterprise to leverage the carrier's innovative IP services
with their existing network.
"Our strategy is to enable our customers to seamlessly interact
with the OneConnect network whether they are at work, home or mobile,
independent of the network they currently have installed at any one
location," said Gianni Creta, CTO of OneConnect. "Our partnership
with VegaStream enables us to deliver our services seamlessly to any
customer on any network and will play a key role in how we role out
new services as the market unfolds."
VegaStream's Vega 400 dedicated VoIP gateways are cost-effective, standards-based
platforms that enable carriers to deliver services to any customer,
without requiring a change to their existing infrastructure. The Vega
400 digital gateway is a carrier-grade platform that connects digital
telephony equipment to the public network. To help streamline the products
introduction into carrier networks, the Vega 400 has proven interoperability
with a wide range of existing telecommunications and VoIP equipment.
"OneConnect is pioneering a fundamentally new approach to the voice
and IP communications market that serve as a blueprint for other service
providers to follow for years to come," said David Rudee, VP USA
Sales at VegaStream. "Our partnership with OneConnect enables them
to deliver a service-rich hosted multimedia solution that provides the
greatest benefit but lowest capital cost to their customers - a winning
proposition in any market but especially relevant today."
OneConnect is the leading independent service provider delivering hosted
VoIP Canadian Business Market. Built on the world-leading technology
of Nortel Networks, OneConnect offers customers carrier-class communications
solutions via a hosted managed service which provides all the power
of IP Voice, Video, Data, Collaboration and Conferencing services in
a single, converged platform. OneConnect is an affiliate of Globalive
Communications Corp., a leading provider telecommunications solutions
to niche markets. Globalive is a recipient of Canada's Best Managed
Companies Award 2004 and named the Fastest Growing Company Canada as
part of the 16th annual PROFIT 100.
For more information, please visit www.oneconnect.ca or www.globalive.com
Richard M. Williams