SOURCE: Ulticom, Inc.

February 13, 2007 08:00 ET

Ulticom Expands SS7 Connectivity Portfolio With New PCI Express Board

Signalware SS7 Board Portfolio Incorporates a Range of Interface and Connectivity Options

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ, and BARCELONA, SPAIN -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 13, 2007 -- At the 3GSM World Congress, Ulticom®, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ULCM), a leading provider of network signaling solutions, today announced the general availability of the Signalware® XH0303 PCI Express network interface board. This new product complements Ulticom's current SS7 board offerings by allowing communication system and service providers to adopt a new breed of high performance, modular, low-cost servers that are becoming increasingly popular in the communications industry. When coupled with Ulticom's industry leading SS7 software, the Signalware platform provides a reliable, pre-integrated signaling solution for next generation communication applications and infrastructure equipment.

The Signalware XH0303 is a purpose-built, low profile, high density SS7 signaling controller configurable for narrow-band links and non-channelized high speed links with the ability to scale from hundreds to thousands of transactions per second. In addition, the XH0303 is upgradeable in the field allowing users to seamlessly expand network capacity for high demand services such as text messaging, global roaming, mobile VPN, and wireless prepaid.

"Advances in computing technology and the migration to IP networks necessitate the deployment of signaling end-points and gateways with higher throughput and high-speed connectivity," said Osman Duman, SVP and CMO for Ulticom. "The XH0303 provides Ulticom's customers with an effective means to manage costs while responding to the changing network configuration and performance demands on their deployments."

The Signalware XH0303 interface board is an essential part of the Signalware platform providing a fault-resilient service management environment and a complete suite of SS7 software protocol components. Ulticom leverages a consistent hardware and software architecture across all of its SS7 connectivity products, enabling customers to maximize return on investment by migrating existing Signalware applications to more cost effective, rack mount servers based on PCI Express from Sun, HP, and IBM. Furthermore, Ulticom offers a lightweight subset of its Signalware SS7 software platform which provides an MTP2 API for customers implementing MTP3/MTP3b over either standard MTP2 or ATM SSCF-NNI.

The Signalware XH0303 SS7 interface board and Signalware SS7 software are ideal component solutions to rapidly build and deploy applications within the Switching, Payment, Mobility, Messaging and Location market segments. With a highly configurable design and the ability to run large volumes of SS7 network traffic, the XH0303 can be used to satisfy a broad range of requirements for the most demanding communication applications. Typical network elements that can use the XH0303 include home location registers, signaling gateways, softswitches, service control points, voice messaging platforms, SMS routers, and location servers.

Ulticom will be showcasing its entire Signalware product line in Hall 1, Stand 1A23 at the 3GSM trade show, being held this week in Barcelona, Spain.

For over a decade, network equipment and service providers have relied on Ulticom to deliver the industry's most comprehensive, carrier-grade signaling solution for the most demanding communication services. Signalware is the market leading SS7 solution as measured by Venture Data Corporation (VDC), an independent technology market research and strategy firm. The complete Signalware product suite includes Signalware SS7, SIGTRAN, SIP, and Diameter with support for popular open computing platforms such as Solaris, Linux, and ATCA. In addition, Ulticom offers nSignia™ Signaling Gateway, Ulticom's network-ready infrastructure solution providing high performance SS7 message transport capabilities over IP.

About Ulticom, Inc.

Ulticom provides service essential signaling solutions for wireless, wireline, and Internet communications. Ulticom's products are used by leading telecommunication equipment and service providers worldwide to deploy mobility, location, payment, switching, and messaging services. Ulticom is headquartered in Mount Laurel, NJ with additional offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia. For more information, visit

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These risks and uncertainties, as well as others, are discussed in greater detail in the filings of Ulticom with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. All such documents are available through the SEC's website at or from Ulticom's web site at Ulticom makes no commitment to revise or update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances after the date any such statement is made.

© 2007 Ulticom, Inc. All rights reserved. Ulticom, Signalware and nSignia are trademarks of Ulticom, Inc. All other products referenced are trademarks of their registered holders.

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