SOURCE: Carrier Access

February 06, 2007 17:00 ET

Carrier Access Receives INTERNET TELEPHONY® Magazine's 2006 Product of the Year Award

Adit® 3500 IP Business Gateway Recognized for Outstanding Innovation

BOULDER, CO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 6, 2007 -- Carrier Access Corporation (NASDAQ: CACS), a leading provider of wireless and converged access solutions, announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC®)'s INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine ( has named Carrier Access as the recipient of the 2006 Product of the Year Award for its innovative Adit 3500 SIP to PRI Business Gateway and Router. Internet Telephony has been the VoIP authority since 1998.

"This recognition by one of the premiere resources for VoIP technology reporting is indeed an honor," said Dennis Gatens, Vice President of Converged Access Business Unit for Carrier Access. "The Adit 3500 enables enterprise and government users to consolidate T1 PBX and Internet access costs using new converged IP services or Ethernet WANs. We have designed specifically for the high service availability requirements of mainstream business and government VoIP access integration -- using innovations in network processor software and rugged electronics packaging. The Adit 3K products are convection cooled and approximately the size of a notebook -- purpose-built for the reliable replacement of TDM services with Converged IP. Network processing technology enables Adit 3K to deliver TDM to IP conversion and secure routing access at wireline Ethernet speeds -- with very affordable costs. We have innovated and simplified installation and management with both browser-based and industry-standard CLI management options," said Gatens.

The Adit 3500 is currently under evaluation or certification by twenty service providers including major ILECs, MSOs and wireless providers who have relied on Carrier Access, for over a decade, to deliver carrier class reliability and scalable solutions. In addition to carrier class VoIP conversion, the Adit 3000 series provides Ethernet-speed IP routing performance. This performance gain enables a broad range of IP media services for providers and users.

"INTERNET TELEPHONY is proud to bestow Carrier Access with a 2006 Product of the Year Award. Each year INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine recognizes companies that have demonstrated excellence in technological advancement and application refinements," said Rich Tehrani, TMC President and Editor-in-Chief of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine. "Carrier Access has proven they are committed to carrier class voice and data service delivery while addressing real needs in the marketplace. We're proud to honor their hard work and accomplishments and look forward to more innovative solutions from them in the future."

A full list of Product of the Year winners will be published in the February 2007 issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine (

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About Carrier Access Corporation

Carrier Access (NASDAQ: CACS) provides consolidated access technology designed to streamline the communication network operations of carriers, enterprises and government agencies. Carrier Access products efficiently enable IP media access with always-on availability. Carrier Access' technologies help our customers do more with less. For more information, visit or call 303.218.5707.


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Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) publishes four print publications: Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, SIP Magazine and IMS Magazine. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. Ranked in the top 3,000 sites in the world by*, TMCnet serves more than one million unique visitors each month. TMC is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on-site laboratories, TMC Labs. In addition, TMC produces INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO, Communications Developer Conference, IMS Expo and Call Center 2.0 Conference. publishes more than 15 topical online newsletters. For more information about TMC, visit (* is an company that ranks Web sites by their traffic levels. Neither nor is affiliated with TMCnet.)

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