Verso Technologies, Inc.
, a global provider of next generation network solutions, announced it will host a VoIP solutions seminar at the Ramses Hilton Hotel in Cairo on March 6, 2006. The event is co-sponsored by Cairo-based technology distributors Laroncom and NourConsult, which recently formed an alliance to become a key distributor of Verso products in Egypt.
Featured speakers include Stefan Schoofs, sales director, Verso Technologies, Dr. Mohamed Sakr, managing director, Laroncom, and Hussein Nour Eldin, managing director, Nour Consult. The two-part seminar will include business strategies sessions for decision makers as well as technical sessions targeted to engineers.
The Verso VoIP solutions seminar addresses employees from ISPs and large enterprises as well as telecommunications consultants, providing information on the latest VoIP technology and products available in Egypt. The speakers will provide an overview of both carrier and enterprise-focused softswitch technologies, compression devices for converged networks, as well as bandwidth optimization and content management tools to maximize VoIP resources.
"The Egyptian telecommunication market is in its early stages of liberalization and the end of the fixed-line monopoly on January 1, 2006 has opened up new opportunities for competitive service providers," said Stefan Schoofs, director of sales, Verso Technologies. "Throughout the country, opportunities exist to deploy next generation networks (NGN) solutions and converged IP-based voice and data services, an area of Verso expertise. Egypt is now a key emerging market for Verso," he added.
Verso and its partners will present an overview of products that have been successfully implemented throughout the EMEA region. These include Verso's MetroNet VoIP Bundle solution, an integrated offering consisting of Verso's softswitch technologies, media gateways and value added features and services and NetPerformer, SIP-based voice and data routers that enable carriers to create digitally converged networks. The speakers will also give an overview of Verso's Clarent Softswitch Class 4 and Class 5 Call Managers, demonstrating how softswitch technology can provide cost effective and scalable solutions for emerging VoIP providers. Additionally, attendees will learn more about NetSpective, a reliable Internet content filtering solution that maximizes bandwidth optimization and effectively blocks P2P applications such as Skype.