is now taking orders for the SmartNode 4400 IpChannelBank Multi-Port FXS Analog VoIP Gateway Router for Telco carriers, service providers and enterprises. The low-cost SN4400 reduces operating expenses for Telco carriers and telephony service providers by streamlining network operation, administration and maintenance -- while preserving the overall calling experience of analog phone users.
Ideal for multi-tenant-unit installations, the IpChannelBank enables cable network operators to expand revenues by offering low-cost, traditional analog voice services over existing IP networks.
The SmartNode 4400 preserves investments in analog telephone equipment for enterprises and call centers in the ISDN world by connecting legacy PBX and phone equipment to a VoIP network.
Converting up to 32 traditional analog phone or fax calls to VoIP (enabling transport over IP backbones), the SmartNode 4400 is the only multi-port FXS VoIP device on the market that combines gateway and router functions in a low-cost standalone form factor.
Comparable alternatives are either expensive modular units too cumbersome for CPE use, or gateway-only devices that require purchasing a separate router.
While most VoIP equipment manufacturers add per-ticket charges or require paid support contracts, Patton includes free lifetime support with every SmartNode purchased.
Offering FXS port densities of 12, 16, 24 and 32, plus dual Ethernet ports, the SmartNode 4400 ensures the best possible match for various port-density requirements.
In June, Patton announced reduced pricing on SmartNode 4110 VoIP Gateways with 2 to 8 analog ports.
During Q4 Patton plans to release a SmartNode Session Border Controller and MFR2 signaling for the SN4960 PRI VoIP IAD.