KVH SELECTS SONUS NETWORKS FOR NEXT GENERATION VOICE NETWORK EXPANSION
Leading Enterprise Network Service Provider in Japan Chooses Sonus Network Border Switch for Secure Session Border Control And SIP Trunking Interconnect
WESTFORD, MA, April 22, 2010 – Sonus Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:SONS, news, filings), providing network transformation through IP communications technology, today announced that KVH Co. Ltd, a leading provider of network and managed IT services in Japan, has chosen Sonus to deliver and expand its core IP voice network and secure SIP trunking to IP-PBXs. The Sonus solution will offer scalable border security for IP connectivity as well as leverage the Sonus platform’s centralized routing and diverse media support to better manage the hosted enterprise traffic using the KVH network.
KVH serves the IT infrastructure and connectivity needs of financial services and major enterprises across Japan and has expanded geographic reach to key financial cities such as Hong Kong and Singapore to address the mission critical needs of the financial community. In addition, KVH is strengthening its global service capabilities by seamlessly leveraging its partners’ backbone and local access provider networks.
“Security and reliability of service are paramount to our customers conducting national and international transactions across our hosted networks,” comments Mr. M. S. Rangaraj, CTO of KVH. “We chose the Sonus core network as the only solution with the scale to securely manage encrypted traffic, without compromising on speed or delivery or quality of service.”
“KVH are committed to the highest levels of reliable and secure network solutions to meet the mission critical needs of the financial community,” commented Mohammed Shanableh, vice president, worldwide sales for Sonus Networks. “We are proud that they have chosen the next generation IP voice network from Sonus, as the only solution to deliver to its highest standards of maintaining data and voice traffic integrity.”
KVH will deploy the Sonus GSX9000™ Media Gateway, the Sonus PSX™ Call Routing and Policy Server, the Sonus Insight™ Element Management System and the Sonus Network Border Switch (NBS9000) for enhanced border security, media transcoding and advanced IP peering capabilities.
KVH was established in Tokyo in 1999 as an Asia-Pacific IT/communications service provider. Through its facility-based optical fiber networks and data centers, KVH offers integrated communications and IT management solutions that include managed services, data networking, internet access, and voice services to business customers.
KVH has a presence in Tokyo, Yokohama, and Osaka (and in Singapore, Hong Kong, and Shanghai through its affiliate), and serves over 1,700 corporate customers in broad industry segments including financial services, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, media, and e-commerce. More information on KVH can be found at http://www.kvh.co.jp.
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Sonus Networks, Inc., providing network transformation through IP communications technology, is leading the evolution of communications networks to support the multi-device demands of today’s digital lifestyle. Sonus solutions and services enable fixed, mobile and cable operators to gain network awareness and new multi-media capabilities essential to retaining and expanding their subscriber base. Through standards-based interoperable solutions and services, Sonus extends the investments made in traditional networks by enabling operators to seamlessly migrate to next generation technology and deliver the secure, reliable, scalable and cost-effective network needed to grow their business. For more information, visit www.sonusnet.com.
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