SOURCE: Converged Access

November 13, 2006 09:00 ET

Converged Access Partners With Pulse Inc. to Optimize Application Performance for VoIP and Converging Networks

Partnership to Provide North American Distribution of WAN Optimization Solutions

LITTLETON, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 13, 2006 -- Converged Access Inc., the leader in delivering guaranteed application performance control for converged VoIP, data and video applications, today announced that it has signed Pulse, Inc. to distribute its wide area network (WAN) optimization solutions throughout North America to customers that need to solve application performance problems. This additional distribution channel will help guarantee bandwidth for real-time business applications such as VoIP while ensuring bandwidth is available for other business-critical applications and improving end-user quality of experience.

Under terms of the agreement, Pulse will now be able to provide: the CTX 600 VoIP Accelerator for toll-quality VoIP performance; the Converged Traffic Manager (CTM) for optimized IP application performance and WAN efficiency; the Converged Access Point (CAP), an all-in-one converged access device; and the Centralized Policy Manager (CPM) for centralized QoS policy management with adaptive adjustments to network conditions.

"Converged Access offered the best bandwidth management solution we have evaluated so far," said Salvatore Costantino, President of Pulse, Inc. "The product line scales nicely and offers a simple solution for complex QoS issues."

"We are so pleased that Pulse chose to add Converged Access to their distribution channel. Their sales team understands the applications where Converged Access' solutions can make a difference from QOS issues to converged IP," said Paul Laracy, Vice President, Channel Sales for Converged Access. "We look forward to working with Pulse to ensure that VoIP deployments live up to expectations by helping companies cut costs and offering quality experiences for all end users."

About Pulse, Inc.

Pulse is a leading Value Added Distributor (VAD) of connectivity products which include Voice over IP (VoIP), Telecommunications, Data Communications and specialty Signaling Gateways for Telecom, Enterprise and Government end customers. Pulse has been providing complex integrated connectivity solutions for over 10 years. Headquartered in Walpole, MA, Pulse maintains six U.S. sales and technical services locations throughout the U.S.

About Converged Access

Converged Access is a leading innovator of WAN optimization solutions. Its unique Intelligent Application Performance Control capabilities enable optimal end-user experience and improved network efficiency for VoIP, business critical applications as well as emerging real-time and collaborative converged applications. Converged Access solutions have won numerous industry awards, including INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine's 2005 Product of the Year. Deployed by hundreds of enterprise and service provider customers around the globe, Converged Access solutions are available worldwide from Converged Access channel partners, OEM partners or directly from Converged Access. The Company is headquartered in Littleton, Massachusetts.

Converged Access, Converged Access Point, Converged Traffic Manager, Converged Policy Manager, CTX 600 and the Converged Access logo are trademarks of Converged Access, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective holders.

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