Tecore Launches Softswitch for Wireless Nets

Tecore announced today the next-generation AirCore SoftMSC, targeting Tier 1 wireless carrier market

September 22, 2004

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COLUMBIA, Md. -- Building on 10 years of experience in mobile switching systems and deployments in more than 20 countries, TECORE* Wireless Systems, announced today the next generation AirCore* SoftMSC, targeting the Tier 1 wireless carrier market. The AirCore SoftMSC is a mobile switching platform designed to meet the reliability, performance, and scalability needs of the top GSM, CDMA, and 3G network operators around the world. Utilizing a carrier grade, high availability Linux platform, the next generation AirCore SoftMSC provides a complete core network solution for million subscriber markets as well as distributed scalability.

TECORE's unique multi-protocol offering supports the core network components of GSM/EDGE, 3G/UMTS and CDMA networks. Additionally, TECORE has aligned the next generation AirCore SoftMSC with the latest 802.1x high-speed data standards such as WiMax and WiFi as preparatory steps toward full incorporation of these technologies into a common feature-rich platform.

"The AirCore SoftMSC is designed to deliver expanded functionality, while providing a highly reliable and scalable solution that reduces operating expenses through distributed operations and centralized management and control," said Jay Salkini, CEO of TECORE. "The open standards and distributed processing architecture of the platform allow for the incorporation of best of breed technologies to produce a win-win hardware-software combination."

The AirCore SoftMSC includes wireless core network nodes such as MSC, VLR, HLR, STP, SMSC, MMSC, SSF, SRF and SCF Intelligent Network via software application plug-ins on one common platform. Scalability and growth is supported both vertically and horizontally. As the application needs evolve, the AirCore plug-in modules can be added to meet the vertical requirements. Additional processing can be introduced seamlessly to address horizontal growth in capacity.

Tecore Wireless Systems Inc.

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