MetaSwitch Unveils UC9000 Conference Server to Streamline Conference Call Set Up, Management and Control
COMPTEL SPRING 2007, Las Vegas, NV: February 27, 2007. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next-generation carrier switching and application solutions, announced today the availability of a new component in its industry-leading UC9000 Unified Communications application suite. The UC9000 Conference Server combines standards-based SIP conferencing control with a reservation-less "meet-me" conference application and an easy-to-use web-based management interface. Capable of supporting conference calls of up to 500 participants, the MetaSwitch UC9000 Conference Server offers the industry's most flexible, real-time conference capabilities for service providers and their enterprise customers.
UC9000 Conference Server delivers a full-featured, SIP-based conference solution that enables moderators to easily set up conferences via an intuitive web interface, and control participant interaction and call flow via the phone interface or through the web. Advanced features include:
- Lock / roll call / number of participant controls
- Dynamically updated participant list in real time
- Visible indication of current speaker and audio levels
- Ability to mute, gain control and disconnect any participants
- Call recording.
As part of the UC9000 Unified Communications application suite, the new conferencing capability integrates seamlessly both with MetaSwitch's softswitch platform and other UC9000 enhanced services including unified messaging, auto attendant, music on hold, and privacy defender. Together, these features allow service providers to create value-added packages, generate significant incremental revenue streams, and enhance customer loyalty.
"MetaSwitch continues to advance the art of Unified Communications with dynamic products, features and functionality that address the market demand for value-added integrated services," said Andrew Randall, vice president of marketing at MetaSwitch. "The UC9000 Conference Server will be used by our customers to deliver a robust managed service to the carriers' communications arsenals as they compete for business in an increasingly competitive market."
Please visit MetaSwitch at CompTel Spring 2007 at booth 719.
MetaSwitch is an industry-leading vendor of IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) switching and applications solutions for both packet and circuit-switched networks. Its widely deployed call agent, media/signaling gateway and application server platform supports a full range of legacy Class 4/5 capabilities and hosted unified communications services, and scales from a few hundred to millions of subscribers in both integrated and distributed configurations. Customers include incumbent and competitive local exchange carriers, as well as operators of broadband wireless, cable and fiber networks. MetaSwitch is a division of established telecom technology provider Data Connection. The company is consistently profitable and privately held, with main US offices in California and Virginia, and European headquarters in London, UK. For more information: www.metaswitch.com.
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