TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – May 10, 2012) – Sangoma Technologies Corporation (TSX VENTURE:STC), a leading provider of hardware and software components that enable or enhance IP Communications Systems for both voice and data, announced the release of its B500 Basic Rate Interface (BRI) Telephony Interface Board. Designed for simple integration with open source projects, including Asterisk and FreeSWITCH, as well as other open source and proprietary PBX, Switch, IVR and VoIP Gateway applications, the B500 provides solution provides developers with an efficient and cost-effective connectivity solution.
“Many small- and medium-businesses worldwide use ISDN BRI for PSTN connectivity. For developers looking to create innovative products for this significant market, ease of integration, flexibility, and reliability of interface boards are critical to success,” said Julien Nephtali, Sangoma product manager. “Sangoma’s B500 BRI Telephony Interface board is software-configurable, providing developers with a broad palette of connectivity choices that make it easy to create powerful and compelling telecom products and services.”
The PCI Express-compliant B500 features two or four individually configurable BRI interfaces that support mixed NT or TE modes. Compatible with Windows and Linux operating systems, and with API and design resources to support integration with multiple telephony platforms, the boards simplify the connectivity elements of a solution, freeing developers to focus on innovative feature and function creation. The board also offers optional Telco-grade echo cancellation implemented in hardware to minimize the potential impact that this CPU-intensive function can have on the Server.
“Sangoma is known for the quality and reliability of its hardware, and the five year warranty offered on this new B500 board underscores their commitment to continuing this reputation,” said Franjo Vukoja of Allnet a long-time Sangoma distributor in Germany. “Sangoma always goes the extra mile to make its products easy to use, from providing support for a broad range of platforms to enabling field upgradable firmware, to adding new features related to voice and/or data as they become available.”
Sangoma provides an industry-leading solution portfolio that enables the interworking of a wide variety of disparate TDM and IP networks, clouds, protocols, services, devices, and applications. Its portfolio includes award-winning voice and data boards, transcoding and gateway software, and standalone gateway appliances, designed for simple integration with open source and closed source IP PBX applications, Contact Centers, Unified Communications Systems and Service Provider Networks. For more information about the Sangoma portfolio of IP telephony and network integration solutions, or to locate an authorized reseller, visit www.sangoma.com.