SOURCE: Network Equipment Technologies

November 11, 2008 16:00 ET

NET Quintum's® Tenor DXi VoIP Gateway Card Integrated With an Intel-Based Converged Application Platform Offers ISVs a Powerful VoIP Appliance

The Tenor DXi Provides VoIP Without Impacting the Appliance Processor Utilization

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwire - November 11, 2008) - Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: NWK), a leading innovator in VoIP technologies, announced today that they are showcasing their Quintum Tenor DXi card with a Converged Application Platform based on the Intel® Celeron® M Processor 370 operating at 1.5 GHz. The solution is being featured in San Francisco at the VoiceCon show.

The Converged Application Platform allows application developers and Independent Software Vendors (ISV) to quickly offer a variety of applications, such as Unified Communications, and IP PBXs on a single appliance platform, and can run either Linux or Windows-based applications with an integrated VoIP capability. The Tenor DXi operates independently of the application processor, thus allowing all of the processor resources to be dedicated to the application, thus improving both efficiency and reliability.

The Tenor DXi Integrated VoIP Gateway supports up to 2 T1/E1/PRI spans and up to 60 simultaneous VoIP calls. It is built as a full length PCI Express x1 Adapter Card and integrates all of the features and functions of the rest of the digital Tenor product line of VoIP switches and gateways.

"As more companies are focused on developing communications-based software applications, they are looking for powerful, yet cost-effective platforms to deliver their solutions," said Chuck Rutledge, Vice President of Marketing for NET. "The combination of the Converged Application Platform and the Tenor DXi VoIP card provides a powerful convergence appliance."

"Intel's Celeron-based platform enables third-party application development, integration and delivery," said Bill Tiso, director and principal engineer for Market Development, Embedded and Communications Group, Intel Corporation. "When combined with the Intel Celeron M processor, gateway solutions -- such as Quintum's Tenor DXi VoIP Gateway Card -- address SMB and distributed enterprise requirements for a number of simultaneous VoIP calls."

The Tenor DXi VoIP card will be exhibited in Intel's booth (#429) in the Moscone Center. People interested in seeing the demo can contact Quintum at:

About Network Equipment Technologies, Inc.

For a quarter of a century, Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. (NET) has provided voice and data communications equipment for multi-service networks requiring high degrees of versatility, interoperability, security and performance. NET's broad family of products are purpose-built for mixed-service, multi-protocol networks, bandwidth-sensitive site communications, high-performance, security-sensitive transmissions, and converged communications.

Quintum, now a part of NET, is a VoIP innovator whose solutions bring the reliability and voice clarity of public telephone networks to Internet Telephony and Unified Communications. The solutions integrate easily into existing PBX and IP infrastructures, making them the ideal choice for service providers and enterprises alike. The Quintum product lines offer feature-rich capabilities and greater scalability, providing a wide variety of solutions for integrating diverse communications systems.

NET sells their switches worldwide through its direct sales force and a network of resellers and distributors. For information on NET products, call Toll Free: 1-800-234-4638, 1 510-713-7300, outside the US and For information on Quintum products, call Toll Free: 1-877-SPEAK-IP (1-877-773-2547), 1-732-460-9000 outside the US, or visit

Intel and Intel Celeron are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.

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