8/20/2003 - Dot Hill (NASDAQ: HILL) announced that it has been selected as the storage technology partner of Pactolus Communications Software Corporation. Pactolus provides carrier-ready enhanced voice applications for converged TDM/IP and VoIP networks. Pactolus is integrating Dot Hillís carrier-class SANnet® II data storage into its open protocol/API, Unix-based software solutions.
Pactolus offers a suite of enhanced services for deployment in wireline and wireless carrier networks called SIPwareTM Services, built upon the RapidFLEXTM platform. These services include calling card, prepaid calling, conferencing, operator assistance, voice mail, unified messaging, customized interactive voice response applications, and toll-free services. The RapidFLEX software platform includes an application server, service creation environment (SCE), element management system, subscriber self-service portals, high availability features, and other components in an open, extensible software framework.
Jeff Gibson, Pactolusí vice president of engineering said, "We selected SANnet II because it is NEBS Level 3 certified, which provides the reliability and ruggedness that our customers require, and its compact size is well-suited to our solution. SANnet II is a great complement to our software solutions, and gives our service provider customers a choice of using these storage elements with either Linux or Solaris computers."
"Pactolus has developed a solution that allows its customers to cost-effectively deploy a variety of telecommunications services," said Dana Kammersgard, chief technology officer for Dot Hill. "Because the SANnet II is a carrier-class system, it ensures the high availability required by Pactolusí service provider customers."
The SANnet II family of storage solutions provides industry-leading 99.9998+ percent uptime in a compact, rugged system. SANnet II combines high availability features, certifications for telecommunications and the military, and no single points of failure to virtually eliminate downtime. The common modular architecture of the SANnet II product family provides seamless scalability for future growth.
All SANnet II products feature hot-swappable, field-replaceable components including drives, controllers, power supplies, fans and event monitoring units. This product line meets MIL-STD-810F standards for the U.S. Department of Defense and is certified to the telecommunications industry NEBS Level 3 standard.
About Dot Hill
Dot Hill Systems Corp. is a leader in the innovative design and delivery of storage networking solutions to channel partners worldwide. Its products include the SANnet family of storage systems, SANscape® storage management software, SANpath® storage networking software and professional training, support and service. For more information, visit Dot Hill on the web at www.dothill.com.
About Pactolus Communication Software
Pactolus Communication Software, Inc., (www.pactolus.com) is the leading provider of SIP-based enhanced service solutions for converged network infrastructure. The company is the first to bring sophisticated, third-party call control capabilities to SIP-based networks. SIPware Services, the company's suite of applications, enables service providers to deliver advanced voice applications that are versatile and scalable. Pactolus is a venture funded, privately held company headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts.
Dot Hill, the Dot Hill logo, SANnet, SANscape, and SANpath and are trademarks of Dot Hill Systems Corp.
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