TELES Expands ISP Platform with Performance's Processing Products

8/3/2004 - Performance Technologies and TELES Communication Systems announced the integration of Performance Technologies' MTN1200 Media and Packet Processing Subsystem and UniPorteTM Media and Packet Processing Software in the TELES.iXESS® product line.

The TELES Communication Systems Division offers highly innovative, competitive switching systems for voice and data services, operating in 80 telecommunications networks worldwide. The newest TELES ISP platform is specifically designed to meet the demands of ISPs, delivering high availability, high-performance solutions that allow ISPs to offer quick and easy Internet access for their customers, while realizing significant cost savings along the way. TELES also uses Performance Technologies' media and packet processing technology in its TELES.iSWITCH® Public Switching Systems.

"Performance Technologies' solutions perfectly met our reliability and interoperability requirements and enabled quick time-to-market for our platform," said Jan Bastian , chief officer of TELES Communication Systems. "We chose the MTN1200 and UniPorte Software because they met the unique requirements of our access gateway solution by providing support for voice, fax and data media processing in a low cost, low power mezzanine card solution, scalable to 120 ports."

“Our UniPorte Software is a perfect match for companies like TELES who want to get to market fast with new designs or enhance existing system components,” said Sean Aruda, general manager of Performance Technologies' Voice Technology Group. “Our partnership with TELES provided them with advanced network access products integrating modem and Internet capability into the TELES public switching range. We also allowed TELES to expand its application offering by instantly supporting other market solutions such as ISDN, fax, wireless and VoIP. We look forward to continuing to work with TELES into the future.”

Performance Technologies' UniPorte Media and Packet Processing Software has been deployed in 25 countries around the world, through more than 150 OEM partners. The company's embedded hardware designs and unique high performance software is deployed in some of the largest voice, data and wireless networks installed today, providing a powerful and efficient solution that combines immediate feature differentiation with a quick time-to-market.

About TELES Communication Systems
TELES Communication Systems is a major division of TELES AG (German TecDAX: TELES AG), and for 20 years has been a leading provider of equipment for the telecommunications sector. With an installed base of more than 200 at most innovative public switching systems, TELES Communication Systems has proven a reliable partner for carriers and corporate customers worldwide. For more information, visit o r contact

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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