Legacy Voice Connectivity
What is Legacy Voice Connectivity? Legacy Voice Connectivity refers to connecting legacy Digital or Analog TDM PBXs, Key Systems, Phones, Fax Machines and other traditional telephony devices to an IP, VoIP or Unified Communication network or system.
Patton Legacy Voice Connectivity Solutions
- Patton delivers solutions that enable all kinds of Phone Systems, PBXs, Key Systems and End-Points to be easily integrated into IP or SIP based communication environments.
- Customers who would like to keep using existing telephone or voice end-points can use a Patton SmartNode and enable those devices to appear with extensions or DIDs on a IP based communication platform.
- Patton SmartNode Gateways offer a wide variety of “non-VoIP” interfaces connecting to traditional Analog (POTS), ISDN and T1/E1 systems and device. VoIP Gateway or ATA functions, together with call routing and integrated PBX feature sets enable legacy devices and systems to be seamlessly integrated with other on-premise or cloud-based telephony and UC systems.
- SmartNode VoIP gateways can be configured to deliver a PSTN dial tone to endpoints, can be configured to act as a proxy so the device appears to the network as an IP endpoint.
- The Patton Cloud leverages SmartNode edge devices to empower Service Providers to deploy, provision, manage, monitor, secure, alert, troubleshoot, analyze and optimize Legacy Voice Connectivity.
Tunnel-Emergency, Elevator & Service Phones; UC VoIP Connectivity for the World’s Largest Transportation Infrastructure ProjectWhen building out the East Side Access project, the NY Metro Transit Authority needed to integrated analog phones in elevators, stations, and service areas into their IP-based telephony network and fiber backbone.
Connecting DECT Phone Systems to VoIP NetworksPatton SmartNodes use a High Precision Clock to enable DECT Phone Systems to connect to and interoperate with SIP Trunks and VoIP PBX Systems, including on-premise and Cloud-based systems.
Integrating Analog and Non-Certified IP Paging Systems to Microsoft Skype for Business and TeamsSmartNodes provide a gateway between Skype for Business and Analog and permissible interconnection of non-Certified SIP-based Paging, Intercom & Access Control End-Points.
Rauland Ametek: District-Wide Communication, Event Management & Emergency Notification Integrated with Traditional or Hybrid PBX PlatformsRauland use SmartNodes to integrate PBX platforms into a modern, integrated district-wide Critical Communication system based on SIP.Related Solutions
Rauland Responder 5 Nurse Call Integrated with Vocera Communicator Badges using Hospital TelephonySmartNode VoIP Gateway enables Rauland’s Responder 5 and SIP Endpoints to seamlessly integrate with the Vocera Wireless Communicator Badges using Hospital PBX systems.Patton and Lydis: Subscribers in the Netherlands Who Depend on ISDN Trunks Need Not Fear the End of ISDN ServicesAll kinds of ISDN-dependent voice-integrated systems are installed in the Netherlands. The PBX platforms deliver Telephony, Security, Intercoms, Paging, and Emergency Notification. Those systems can’t just be forklift upgraded to all IP just because ISDN trunks are End-of-Life in the Netherlands.Code Blue: Help Points, Emergency Call Boxes & Alert Systems Migration to VoIPCode Blue Corporation uses Patton SmartNodes to connect Emergency Signaling and Alerting End Points to its Integrated Emergency Management Platform.Modernizing Traffic Controls with Secure, High-Speed, Ethernet-Connected Video & IoT Sensors Over Old Twisted-Pair Copper PlantMaryland State Highway Administration used state-owned, outside copper plant for secure and OPEX-free connectivity, delivering a next generation traffic control system that is intelligent, always on, and powered by IoT sensorsVodafone: A Phased, Zero-Touch Migration Strategy from ISDN to All-IP VoiceUsing Patton eSBC devices, Vodafone Next Generation Services (VNGS) devised a transition strategy enabling existing on-net and off-net subscribers of Vodafone NZ to migrate at a controlled pace from ISDN to SIP Trunking with automated provisioning and minimal service disruption.Addressing the Challenges of NBN Migration & Converged Telephony/UC/UCaaS in AustraliaMoving subscribers from TDM to SIP Trunking or UCaaS over the NBN poses significant challenges to providers. Cost, complexity, interoperability, service porting, and user-experience are the key barriers to migration.Pitney Bowes: IoT Infrastructure for Dial-Up Postage Meter ConnectivityWhen AT&T announced the end of their dial-up modem access services, Pitney Bowes needed to figure out how to maintain connectivity to thousands of postage meters with embedded dial-up modems.The Scouts Needed Voice and Network Services Where No Service Provider Could Deliver: At a Camp on the Side of a Remote MountainThis Boy Scout camp is isolated 30 miles from the closest town and out of range for cellular or broadband services. Using Patton Ethernet Extenders, VoIP Routers, and Creativity, they were able to build their own solution.Delivering BroadCloud UCaaS Profitably and Efficiently with the Patton CloudDelivering BroadCloud services profitably means Service Providers must address customer needs with efficient CAPEX and OPEX by controlling service quality, security, reliability, manageability, maintainability, and interoperability at the Edge.The Problem of Ethernet/IP Networks Carrying Real-Time Pro-AV, Industrial Communication & Voice-over-IP (VoIP) TrafficAdding paging, hotline phones, call boxes, voice alarms/alerts, and emergency dispatch to Industrial Ethernets can result is poor network performance for voice and other real-time services.Delivering SIP Trunks Using BroadSoft (now Cisco) Profitably & Efficiently with the Patton CloudWhether via BroadWorks or BroadCloud, delivering SIP Trunks profitably means Service Providers must achieve efficient CAPEX and OPEX by controlling service quality, security, reliability, manageability, maintainability, and interoperability at the Edge.SmartNodes ensure Brennercom SIP Trunking Quality, Security and EfficiencyBrennercom use SmartNodes to deliver UC-Services with BroadSoft with unrivaled efficiency, quality, reliability and security.GO Malta uses SmartNodes with the Patton Cloud to deliver SIP Trunks Securely and Efficiently with Low CAPEXGo Malta uses SmartNodes in conjunction with the Patton Cloud to deliver SIP Trunking with unrivaled cost, efficiency, quality, reliability, manageability and security.ESPN Trucks Connect HD Video on NCAA Facilities; Schools Deploy FiberPlex to Share Fiber Plant.So far, two of 14 elite colleges in the NCAA Southeastern Conference (SEC) Network (University of Kentucky and Vanderbilt University) have performed facility upgrades that included FiberPlex communications gear to transport more content from their venues to the ESPN network.New Virtualized Call Recording for E911 require acquiring and transporting Audio Streams from Diverse Communication Systems911 Call Centers are moving their mandated call recording from integrated audio recording servers to virtualized recorders that rely on gateways to acquire audio streams from diverse platforms; and convert, forward and collect them into cloud-based SIP recording systems.SmartNode eSBCs seamlessly integrate Microsoft Teams with Voice Trunks and STARFACE PBX Telephony ServicesMicrosoft Teams, including the Phone System application, rely on external telephony services– such On-Premise or cloud-based PBX systems and SIP Trunks– to connect and deliver telephone services to the Teams application.Other Resources
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