6/29/2004 - Performance Technologies (Nasdaq NM: PTIX), a leading developer of platforms, components and software solutions for the communications, military and commercial markets, announced NMS Communications (Nasdaq: NMSS) is using the company's IPnexusTM CPC5400 and CPC4416 Embedded Ethernet Switches in its MyCallerTM mobile services offering.
MyCaller provides a unique opportunity for mobile operators to generate instant revenue from new services such as personalized ringback tones. Ringback tone service replaces the traditional ring sound a caller hears when placing a call with customized music, sound clips and other media. IDC estimates the downloadable ringback market to be $1.5 billion. An in-network, end-to-end solution, MyCaller delivers world-class content, provides reliable management and is built on state-of-the-art technology.
"In order to offer our customers best-in-class solutions, we partner with the industry's top application and technology providers," said Brian Demers, vice president, Mobile Products Strategy at NMS Communications. "Performance Technologies is a true industry innovator, and the company's packet-based IPnexus products provide us with the scalability and flexibility we need to future-proof our solutions and get them to market in record time."
Performance Technologies' IPnexus embedded Ethernet switches offer a powerful switching solution for high availability, carrier-grade IP telephony products. When used in platforms such as MyCaller, they offer increased reliability and performance gains of up to 40 times that of conventional open-systems architectures.
"The ability to offer enhanced, revenue-generating mobile communications services is increasingly driving demand for solutions like MyCaller," said Jean Pierre Filion, vice president of worldwide sales for Performance Technologies. "We're pleased to be working with NMS on their latest products to help satisfy this demand."
About NMS Communications
NMS Communications (Nasdaq:NMSS) is a leading provider of communications technologies and solutions, enabling new enhanced services and efficient networks that help our customers grow their revenues and profits. Visit www.nmscommunications.com for more information.
About Performance Technologies
Performance Technologies ( Nasdaq NM : PTIX) develops the platforms, components and software solutions for the world's evolving communications infrastructure. Our broad customer base includes companies in the communications, military and commercial markets. Serving the industry for more than 20 years, our complete line of packet-based products enables equipment manufacturers and service providers to offer highly available and fully-managed systems with time-to-market, performance and cost advantages.
Performance Technologies is headquartered in Rochester, New York. Additional operational and engineering facilities are located in San Diego and San Luis Obispo, California; Norwood, Massachusetts and Ottawa, Canada.
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