|[December 12, 2013]
Announcing Interop with BroadWorks® Device Management, Patton's VoIP CPE Offers Carriers Competitive Advantage
GAITHERSBURG, Md. --(Business Wire)--
technology partner since 2006-announces today that BroadSoft has
verified Patton's (News - Alert) SmartNode
VoIP CPE for interoperability with BroadWorks® Device
Leslie Ferry (News - Alert), Vice President of Marketing, BroadSoft (Photo: Business Wire)
For technical details, see the BroadSoft
Partner Configuration Guide.
For service providers that use SmartNode VoIP CPE to deliver
BroadSoft (News - Alert)-based telecommunications services, the solution offers fast,
automatic, and trouble-free service provisioning-with formal assurance
that the end-to-end system is stringently tested for verified
Whether the customer's business environment requires a VoIP gateway,
router, IAD, or enterprise session border router (ESBR),
carrier-providers can use SmartNode VoIP CPE to provision and provide
BroadSoft hosted unified communications services with full confidence
and peace of mind-knowing that reliable, US-manufactured SmartNode
equipment is installed and operating on the customer premise.
"Avoiding the dreaded 'truck roll' is often the most important
competitive advantage a service provider can have," said Leslie Ferry,
Marketing VP at BroadSoft. "Working together, Patton and BroadSoft knock
that opponent out with a one-two punch."
"BroadSoft device management provides automated turn-up and simple
remote-management while Patton's SmartNode VoIP CPE delivers
industry-renowned stability and reliability. SmartNode just keeps
"BroadSoft has worked hard to simplify the lives of Telecommunications
service providers and their enterprise customers," said Burton A.
Patton, Patton's EVP. "Their device management tool is the most recent
example. It's our joy and privilege to market mutual solutions with such
a technology innovator as BroadSoft. This recent formal verification
serves to strengthen our longstanding and valuable partnership."
How does BroadSoft Device Management work? Patton's Product Manager,
Joshua Puckett, explains:
"Plug it in. Turn it on. After a few minutes it's all up and running.
During those minutes, the SmartNode CPE contacts BroadSoft over the
Internet to retrieve, then execute the customer-specific configuration.
For especially complex or customized environments, once the SmartNode
has been auto-provisioned, a carrier's customer engineer can remotely
activate and adjust any special SmartNode features the customer may
In related news, Patton recently announced three new�SmartNode
VoIP Integrated Access Devices�(IADs) that offer a built-in
Ethernet-in-the-First-Mile (EFM) interface for reliable, low-cost WAN
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