SOURCE: Enea AB

September 11, 2008 02:36 ET

Enea Provides Voiceboard with Middleware for VoIP-Based Tactical Military Communication System

Off-the-Shelf Enea Element Communications and Network Management Solution Reduces Time to Market

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, and SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - September 11, 2008) - Enea® (Nordic Exchange/Small Cap/ENEA), a world leading provider of network software and services, today announced that Voiceboard is using the Enea® Element middleware and professional services to develop a new VoIP-networked military radio telecommunications system. Voiceboard will use Element to develop a distributed, fault-tolerant VoIP gateway that facilitates communications between mobile radio, SATCOM terminals, telephone systems, user headsets and VoIP networked communication terminals operating in a tactical military environment.

"The complex telecommunications systems utilized for tactical military environments requires a high availability middleware solution that provides integrated supervision, control, fault management, and upgrade management services," said Terry Pearson, vice president of marketing at Enea. "We're pleased that Voiceboard has selected our Element middleware and professional services team to accelerate deployment of their VoIP-based tactical communications equipment."

"We're excited to be working with Enea on this project," said Greg Peacock, Voiceboard CTO. "Middleware development is one of the most complex, costly, and time-consuming aspects of deploying reliable, high-availability VoIP networked systems. Enea's Element middleware, together with their top-notch professional services, provide an off-the-shelf communications and network management solution that is enabling us to focus our development efforts and accelerate deployment of our next generation tactical military VoIP radio telecommunication systems".

Element is a high-availability, standards-based middleware platform for building robust, high-performance applications that integrate hardware and system software components into a cohesive communications platform. It gives equipment makers the COTS middleware platform they need to rapidly deliver next generation communications systems while lowering costs, reducing risk and focusing development efforts on innovation and differentiation.

Element provides core services for instrumenting, monitoring, and synchronizing applications spread across multiple operating systems and processors. It also provides network supervision, fault management, DSP management, shelf management, and upgrade management services that make it easier to monitor, repair, configure, and upgrade live systems as they operate in the field.

About Enea

Enea (Nordic Exchange/Small Cap/ENEA) is the leading supplier of real-time operating systems, middleware, development tools, database technology and professional services for high-availability systems such as telecommunications infrastructure, mobile devices, medical instrumentation, and automobile control/infotainment. Enea's flagship operating system, Enea OSE®, is deployed in approximately half of the world's 3G mobile phones and base stations. Enea has over 700 employees and is listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm AB. For further information on Enea, please visit www.enea.com.

About Voiceboard

Founded in 1989, Voiceboard designs, manufactures and markets embedded cPCI and VME hardware and software products to OEM's building next generation VoIP media gateways, network conferencing, wireless switching and SS7 signaling systems for carrier class communications, homeland security and military communications markets. Voiceboard also sells VoIP networked radio-telecom communications products to system integrators serving the tactical military and public safety markets. Voiceboard products are currently deployed in numerous carrier, service provider, wireless and military applications.

Enea®, Enea OSE®, Netbricks®, Polyhedra® and Zealcore® are registered trademarks of Enea AB and its subsidiaries. Enea OSE® ck, Enea OSE® Epsilon, Enea® Element, Enea® Optima, Enea® LINX, Enea® Accelerator, Polyhedra® Flashlite, Enea® dSPEED Platform, Accelerating Network Convergence™, Device Software Optimized™ and Embedded for Leaders™ are unregistered trademarks of Enea AB or its subsidiaries. Any other company, product or service names mentioned above are the registered or unregistered trademarks of their respective owner. © Enea AB 2008.

Enea Press Contacts:

Nordic:
Jenny Palmblad
Director of Communications, Enea
Phone: +46 8 507 143 24
Email: jenny.palmblad@enea.com

North America:
Danielle Schwartz Cordingley
Director Product Marketing Communications, Enea
Phone: +1 760 603 9315
Email: danielle.schwartz@enea.com

Jennifer Bingham
Davis Marrin PR
Phone: + 1 619 980 4205
Email: jennifer@davismarrin.com

Asia Pacific:
Marcus Hjortsberg
Vice president of software sales Asia, Enea
Phone: +86 21 6334 3406
Email: marcus.hjortsberg@enea.com

Europe:
Benedicte Bissey
Marketing communications manager, Europe, Enea
Phone: +33 1 69 18 14 47
Email: benedicte.bissey@enea.com

Voiceboard Press Contact:
Larry Tomon
Phone: + 805-389-3100 ext. 1245
E-mail: ltoman@voiceboard.com


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