SOURCE: Octasic inc.

Octasic Inc.

June 12, 2012 08:55 ET

Digium Selects Octasic for New Line of Media Gateways

Octasic's High-Density VoIP Solutions Accelerate Migration to All IP Networks

MONTREAL--(Marketwire - Jun 12, 2012) - Octasic Inc., a leading innovator of media processing and wireless solutions, today announced that its Vocallo MGW will be used by Digium, the Asterisk® Company, to develop their G100 and G200 lines of IP Media Gateways.

Digium's VoIP gateways are industrial-grade appliances designed to bridge the gap between TDM (T1/E1/PRI) and IP networks. Built on a powerful combination of the Asterisk open source communications engine and a state-of-the-art embedded platform, the gateways provide the best value for Asterisk connectivity.

"Octasic's devices have become the de facto standard in the Asterisk community for voice compression and Voice Quality Enhancement (VQE)," said David Deaton, VP Engineering at Digium. "Together, we're delivering high density, power efficient, and cost effective solutions to our SMB customers. Octasic's flexible solutions allow us to build one hardware platform that can support a range of channel densities."

Octasic's Vocallo MGW is a highly scalable solution that leverages the industry's most versatile DSP platform for voice and video over IP applications. It offers a complete hardware and software solution for media gateways. Its software package includes voice processing with support for packet-based wideband audio as well as video processing for real-time communications.

"We are delighted to extend our relationship with Digium into their gateway line of products," said Fabio Gambacorta, VP Sales and Business Development at Octasic. "These industrial grade appliances leverage our field-hardened VoIP solutions to simplify SIP gateway deployments."

About Octasic
Octasic Inc. is a global provider of media and wireless baseband processing silicon and software solutions for the converged carrier, enterprise and end-point communication equipment markets. The company's leading quality VoIP, HD video, and multi-standard wireless base station multi-core DSP solutions are based on Opus, a unique asynchronous DSP architecture. Octasic allows next-generation equipment manufacturers to significantly reduce system costs by offering unmatched performance in terms of density and power consumption. Founded in 1998, Octasic is a privately-held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

About Digium
Digium®, Inc. provides Asterisk® software, telephony hardware and Switchvox business phone systems that deliver enterprise-class unified communications at an affordable price. Digium is the creator, primary developer and sponsor of the Asterisk project, the world's most widely used open source communications software. Asterisk turns an ordinary computer into a feature-rich communications server. A community of more than 80,000 developers and users worldwide uses Asterisk to create VoIP communication solutions in more than 170 countries. Since 1999, Digium has empowered developers to create innovative communications solutions based on open standards and open source software, providing an alternative to proprietary phone systems. Digium's business communications products are sold through a worldwide network of reseller partners. More information is available at and

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