TERADYON, ISRAEL – June 9, 2003 – B.O.S. – Better On-line Solutions’ (Nasdaq: BOSCD) affiliate Surf Communication Solutions (Surf) announced on 4 June that Toshiba has chosen to integrate the Surf Multi-access PoolTM (SMP) Packet Telephony solution in its VoIP-enabled Wireless Infrastructure equipment. SMP is running on Motorola’s MSC8101 DSP.
“Toshiba is pleased with the easy-to-use and prompt integration that is made possible through Surf’s comprehensive architecture. The Packet Telephony solution offered by Motorola and Surf enabled us to shorten time-to-market,” said Masakazu Shirakawa, Chief Specialist at Toshiba. “Our strong confidence in the Surf/Motorola offering was intensified by their professional expertise that is a mandatory requirement for a technological leader such as Toshiba.”
“We greatly appreciate the confidence that Toshiba has expressed in our combined DSP and software solution. Surf’s widely deployed Packet Telephony solution complements our family of StarCore®-based DSPs and offers a carrier-grade solution to rival any on the market,” said Tim Summers, Packet Telephony Operations Manager of Motorola.
“Surf is honored by the trust put in us by a top vendor, such as Toshiba.” said Eyal Zagagi, CEO Surf. “The quick and straightforward integration of SMP is achieved through extensive training and support that we offer our customers. SMP is part of a tailored array of services that facilitate VoIP integration into the OEM’s host-controller and is supplemented with remote control and administration applications.”
Through its wholly owned subsidiary, BOScom, the Company develops, produces and markets multi-functional, cross-enterprise communication and networking products. Marketed under the BOS?NOVA brand, these products are renowned for their simplicity of use, quality, and reliability.
The IP Telephony line offers innovative convergence migration solutions that leverage a corporation’s existing equipment infrastructure.
The legacy line provides solutions for IBM midrange-to-PC and LAN connectivity and GUI emulation, and printing solutions that are operating system-independent.
B.O.S. was established in 1990 and became a public company traded on the Nasdaq National Market in 1996 (Nasdaq:BOSCD), and on the Tel Aviv Stock Market in 2002 (TASE:BOSC).
Founded in 1996, SURF Communication Solutions is a leading developer and supplier of software and hardware, developed for embedded network convergence systems, which enables flexibility, scalability, and high density to products processing dial-up Modem, Fax, and Voice services over Packet Telephony networks. Surf’s products are integrated into embedded data communication equipment, developed by original equipment manufacturers in the telecommunications, telephony, data communications and wireless industries. Surf is a privately held company, headquartered in Yokne’am, Israel, with offices in the United States and Europe. To learn more about Surf, visit www.surf-com.com.
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