NEC Selects Kagoor Networks for Global Session Border Control Reseller Agreement
Companies Provide One-Stop, Integrated Solution To VoIP Border Issues
Santa Clara, CA – March 29, 2004 – Kagoor Networks, a leader in Session Border Control solutions, announced today that it has signed a global Value Added Reseller (VAR) agreement with NEC Corporation (NEC), a market leader in converged communications systems. NEC selected Kagoor based upon thorough testing of VoiceFlow's carrier grade functionality, its comprehensive product portfolio and its optimized 3-Way Architecture. The two companies are already working together on several large service provider deployments.
NEC, one of the world's leading providers of Internet, broadband network and business solutions, adds Kagoor's VoiceFlow series of session border control products to its already robust VoIP portfolio. Together, Kagoor and NEC offer carriers and service providers a one-stop, integrated solution to their IP telephony border issues.
"NEC is delighted to add Kagoor's VoiceFlow series to our VoIP product portfolio," said Norinao Hizen, Assistant General Manager, Integration Services Division, Broadband Operations Unit of NEC. "The addition of Kagoor's session border control products significantly strengthens our ability to provide carriers and service providers with an end-to-end VoIP solution."
By selecting Kagoor, NEC can deliver carriers and service providers the most extensive range of session border control choices in designing and implementing VoIP networks. The VoiceFlow series is a scalable and comprehensive family of Session Border Control solutions, including high capacity, fault tolerant carrier grade (VF-3000), VoIP service provider or carrier edge (VF-1000) and CPE (VF-200). VoiceFlow is the only solution to deliver the 5 essential VoIP applications: Network-hosted NAT traversal and VPN aggregation, network protection, carrier peering and enterprise border control.
"NEC significantly enhances our market presence and provides us with a great channel to the worldwide carrier and service provider community," said Opher Kahane, CEO and Co-founder of Kagoor Networks. "We look forward to working together to accelerate the delivery of VoIP for NEC's customers."
NEC Corporation (NASDAQ: NIPNY) (FTSE: 6701q.l) is one of the world's leading providers of Internet, broadband network and enterprise business solutions dedicated to meeting the specialized needs of its diverse and global base of customers. Ranked as one of the world's top patent-producing companies, NEC delivers tailored solutions in the key fields of computer, networking and electronic devices, by integrating its technical strengths in IT and Networks, and by providing advanced semiconductor solutions through NEC Electronics Corporation. The NEC Group employs more than 140,000 people worldwide and had net sales of approximately $40 billion in the fiscal year ended March 2003. For additional information, please visit the NEC home page at: http://www.nec.com.
About Kagoor Networks
Kagoor is a leading supplier and innovator of session border control technology that ensures customers fast, expert delivery of IP communications services (voice, video, multimedia). Our award-winning VoiceFlow series of session border controllers overcomes technical roadblocks typically encountered at VoIP network borders. With leading telecom partnerships and a rapidly growing base of over 100 worldwide customers, including 14 Tier 1 carriers, Kagoor’s VoiceFlow is the most popular, scalable family of session border controllers available. The company is headquartered in San Mateo, CA, with offices throughout the world. More information is available at www.kagoor.com.
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