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BroadSoft Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Packet Island

Acquisition will Broaden BroadSoft’s Portfolio to Include VoIP and Video Quality of Service (QoS) Solutions

GAITHERSBURG, MD, October 5, 2009 – BroadSoft, Inc., the worldwide leader in VoIP application software for the telecommunications industry, today announced its intent to acquire privately held, Cupertino, California-based Packet Island, Inc., a pioneer of SaaS-based quality of service (QoS) assessment and monitoring tools for VoIP and video networks and services.

The acquisition enables BroadSoft to address the critical need in the market of ensuring QoS, and quality of experience (QoE), for real-time communications. BroadSoft’s expanded … Read More

By |October 5th, 2009|News|Comments Off on BroadSoft Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Packet Island

LiveWire Mobile Acquires Groove Mobile

Significantly Expands LiveWire Mobile’s Leadership Position in Rapidly Growing Mobile Personalization Market

FRAMINGHAM, MA –LiveWire Mobile, Inc., a subsidiary of NMS Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: NMSS) and a global provider of managed personalization services for mobile operators, today announced the acquisition of privately owned Groove Mobile, Inc., a leading provider of mobile music solutions based in Bedford, Mass. The acquisition will enable LiveWire Mobile to meet operators’ growing demand for a portfolio of managed services, including ringback tones, ringtones, full-track music and video downloads, delivered through an integrated storefront.

Under terms of … Read More

By |March 8th, 2008|News|Comments Off on LiveWire Mobile Acquires Groove Mobile

NMS Communications Announces Sale of its AccessGate Business

FRAMINGHAM, MA –(BUSINESS WIRE) – NMS Communications Corp. (NASDAQ: NMSS), a leading provider of applications and platforms for value-added services for mobile telecommunications networks, today announced the sale of its AccessGate™ business to Verso Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSO), a global technology provider of next generation network solutions. Under the terms of the agreement, Verso acquired the business and associated assets and liabilities for total consideration of $3.35 million, including $850,000 of cash and $2.5 million of Verso common stock. The AccessGate™ business will be integrated with Verso’s NetPerformer optimization … Read More

By |January 8th, 2008|News|Comments Off on NMS Communications Announces Sale of its AccessGate Business

Bluesocket Acquires Voice Over IP Leader Pingtel

Bluesocket, Inc., acquire Pingtel Corp, SIP-based enterprise communications solutions Provider.

SIP-based enterprise communications solutions leader and the keeper of the SIP Foundry has been acquired by Bluesocket Inc.. I have been working with PingTel for a long while and SIPFoundry since it started. People who were using SIPFoundry should be happy as Bluesocket promised to carry forward the open source development championed by Pingtel, including full support for the sipXecs open source project and the SIPfoundry open source community. All Pingtel employees will remain with Bluesocket and the company plans … Read More

By |July 4th, 2007|News|Comments Off on Bluesocket Acquires Voice Over IP Leader Pingtel

Vision Engages Bowen Advisors

Viseon Engages Investment Banking Firm

Viseon, Inc. (OTCBB:VSNI), creator of the VisiFone™, the world’s first voice, video and interactive content IP telephone, announced today that it has engaged the investment banking firm of Bowen Advisors, Inc. to advise the Company with regard to its various strategic alternatives, including the potential sale of parts or all of the Company to maximize shareholder value.

“We believe that we have the best technology and product in this developing market. Through this process we hope to highlight the value of our extensive intellectual property and … Read More

By |October 4th, 2006|News|Comments Off on Vision Engages Bowen Advisors

MS Communications to Acquire Openera Technologies, Leader in Mobile Handset Applications and Technologies; Positions NMS as Mobile Service Enabler of End-to-End Applications and Services for the Mobile Internet

FRAMINGHAM, MA, Feb. 13, 2006–NMS Communications (NASDAQ: NMSS), a leading provider of technologies and solutions for mobile applications and infrastructure, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Openera Technologies, a leading provider of mobile application handset solutions for converged mobile networks. Openera will become an integral part of NMS’s Mobile Applications business, reporting to Mark Grindeland, vice president and general manager

Openera’s Mobile IMS Client serves as a single, simplified pathway for launching and managing Openera’s portfolio of presence-based applications, including Peer-to-Peer Video Sharing, Active Phone Book … Read More

By |February 13th, 2006|News|Comments Off on MS Communications to Acquire Openera Technologies, Leader in Mobile Handset Applications and Technologies; Positions NMS as Mobile Service Enabler of End-to-End Applications and Services for the Mobile Internet

Cognitronics to Acquire ThinkEngine Networks

DANBURY, CT, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Cognitronics Corporation (Amex: CGN) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held ThinkEngine Networks, Inc., an innovative provider of carrier-grade Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) solutions.

ThinkEngine’s VSR1000, an advanced call processing platform provides TDM to IP gateway, conferencing, media server and voice recognition functionality into one platform. The VSR1000 platform together with Cognitronics’ CX Network
Media Servers creates a leadership position in the Advanced Intelligent Network to Voice over Internet Protocol (AIN to VoIP) voice processing market.

Cognitronics is acquiring … Read More

By |October 31st, 2005|News|Comments Off on Cognitronics to Acquire ThinkEngine Networks

Lucent Technologies to acquire TELICA

Lucent Technologies to acquire TELICA, a provider of next-generation VoIP systems for service providers

Lucent Technologies (NYSE: LU) today said it had agreed to acquire Telica, a provider of voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) communications systems for next-generation networks. Telica significantly strengthens Lucent’s Accelerate™ portfolio for large-scale VoIP networks that deliver multimedia voice, video and data services to enterprises and consumers. The acquisition of Telica will enhance Lucent’s ability to bridge next-generation and legacy networks for its wireline and wireless customers.

Lucent will acquire Telica, a privately held company in Marlboro, … Read More

By |May 24th, 2004|News|Comments Off on Lucent Technologies to acquire TELICA

Brooktrout to Acquire SnowShore Networks

NEEDHAM, MA, March 26  — – Acquisition of Next Generation Voice over IP Media Processing Technology Will Enhance Brooktrout’s Leadership.

Brooktrout, Inc. and SnowShore Networks, Inc. today announced that Brooktrout has agreed to acquire the outstanding capital stock of SnowShore Networks, a Chelmsford, Mass. provider of leading-edge Voice over IP communications infrastructure products for the media server and media firewall markets.

“This acquisition will extend Brooktrout’s position as a leading provider of enabling technology for communication systems. SnowShore Networks is an established market leader providing key enabling technologies-media server and media … Read More

By |March 13th, 2004|News|Comments Off on Brooktrout to Acquire SnowShore Networks

Tut acquires VideoTele.com

Tut Systems has significantly expanded its product portfolio by acquiring Tektronix subsidiary VideoTele.com for about $7 million. The merger, which was approved by both Tut and Tektronix boards, calls for Tut to give Tektronix 19.9% of its common stock and a five-year note.

In return, Tut gets VideoTele.com’s digital video headend and video trunking products and entrée to the company’s independent telco customer base. Tut had been–and will continue to be–focused on the multi-tenant unit space, including the hospitality industry. VT.c, which brings about 60 employees, opens doors … Read More

By |October 29th, 2002|News|Comments Off on Tut acquires VideoTele.com