Verso Technologies, Inc.
, a leading provider of packet-based solutions, announced a strategic partnership with M13
, a solution integrator specialized in state-of-the-art technology and a leader in innovation and integration of IP networks. Under the new alliance, Verso and M13 will offer carriers, service providers and end-users throughout Brazil the ability to leverage the latest innovations in Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services. Under the agreement, M13 will provide consulting expertise to customers throughout the region on the cost and technological benefits of deploying a VoIP solution. M13 will offer Verso's entire portfolio which deliver VoIP, access compression, filtering and prepaid technologies.
During 2004, M13 expanded its operations in Latin America and created M13 International, which has subsidiaries in Colombia and Argentina. The company operates in segments where technical expertise is the key differential, working with high technological complexity, data communication infrastructure, voice, image, security and converging networks projects. M13 is also specialized in infrastructure solutions for data centers, local area networks (LAN), metro area networks (MAN) and wide area networks (WAN).
"M13's expertise in assisting service providers, including telecommunications carriers, in Brazil will complement our existing suite of applications solutions," said Monty Bannerman, chief executive officer, Verso Technologies.
"As we see continued success in this market, we have added a local presence to help support the sales efforts with M13 in this thriving territory," said Jose Eduardo Miranda, sales manager for the Americas, Verso Technologies. "With its nimble services delivery and broad reach, M13 is the ideal partner for us, as we continue our expansion in the vast and growing Latin American market."
"Verso provides us with an easy-to-integrate VoIP solution through its scalable architecture, cost effective pricing and rapid deployment schedules," said Elinton Lazzuri, director of M13. "This partnership will allow us to bring the latest in scalable, cost-effective VoIP technology to a vast and growing market in Brazil."