Sunday, May 19, 2013

Italtel Session Border Controller Qualified by Microsoft

Italtel's NetMatch-S Session Border Controller (SBC) has gained certification from Microsoft for interoperability with Lync 2013. NetMatch-S is the only SBC that currently interoperates with the Microsoft Communications Platform and can be installed in virtualized environment.

Italtel joined the Microsoft Unified Communications Open Interoperability Program (UCOIP) and is the first vendor of Session Border Controllers, at European level, to have been certified under the Microsoft program.

Lync 2013 is Microsoft's Unified Communications & Collaborations platform for IP networks of Small Medium Enterprises, Corporate Companies, Service Providers.

“In the ever-changing world of Information Technology,” said Federico Descalzo, Vice President of Smart Networks & Products at Italtel, “innovative communication technologies and methodologies grow very fast. To allow the full exploitment and integration of such technologies in multimedia networks, network intelligence is key. And network intelligence is at the heart of our products, both at the edge of networks and in the central infrastructure. NetMatch-S, today certified for Microsoft Lync 2013, is a concrete example of this: a network element that acts as a controller at the network edge to allow dialogue among worlds that are heterogeneous as for technologies, services and communication tools.”