Tuesday, October 3, 2006

GENBAND Acquires North American Circuit-switch Business from Siemens Networks

GENBAND has acquired Siemens Networks' DCO (Digital Central Office) circuit-switch business and has exclusively licensed other technology, enabling GENBAND to provide open interfaces for next generation network solutions to both the DCO and the Siemens North American EWSD installed base. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. Siemens will continue to service and support the installed base of 1,100 EWSD switching systems.

GENBAND, a long-time Siemens technology partner in which Siemens has an investment, will acquire the DCO business which includes personnel, the product portfolio as well as its service and support infrastructure for more than 2,500 DCO host and remote switches across North America.


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