announced the immediate availability of the Portico TVA version 5.00.0, enabling businesses to deploy the award-winning Portico Telephone VoIP Adapter with the latest features and updates. Citel announced that the latest release has been successfully Beta tested and is an updated version of the previous release 4.01.0 – “Citel’s most robust and comprehensive set of new features for the Portico TVA to date.” The availability of the Portico TVA is obtainable on all newly manufactured Portico TVA units, with current systems being fully upgradeable in the field. Previous deployments of the TVA have proved beneficial in easing the transition to VoIP migration for companies such as the Florida Department of Health and the availability of version 5.00.0 will further drive the success ratio of Portico deployments when used to aid in the migration towards a VoIP environment.
Expansion of existing product features.
Many enterprises have already benefited from the great features and functions of the Citel Portico TVA. Duo County Telephone turned to the Portico TVA to facilitate the migration of its consumer base to VoIP with minimal disruption. Since the system permit the re-use of existing phone lines and power, no re-cabling was required.
Version 5.00.0 for the Portico Telephone VoIP Adapter enhances resiliency with redundant SIP soft-switches, using SIP Forum’s SIPconnect standard, while enhancing support for P-Phone Centrex phones with add-on units. Additionally, it provides heightened support of toggle speed-dials and works to simplify the SIP configuration process with an optional ‘Realm’ field.
Portico version 5.00.0 Availability
Version 5.00.0 is a collection of updates driven by customer feedback as part of ongoing Beta testing throughout 2010/2011 and is part of Citel’s commitment to deliver the latest product updates and remain a frontrunner in the field of VoIP migration. All newly manufactured Portico TVA units will be pre-loaded with the most recent software release, and existing Portico units can easily be upgraded in the field. The latest release is available to all TVA users with products under warranty or with extended maintenance contract by contacting Citel Support via www.citel.com. For those customers whose units are no longer under warranty can contact Citel Support for details on purchasing the firmware upgrade. Full details on the new firmware can be found at www.citel.com/Products/Resources/PIBs.asp.