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ApplianX IP gateway

The ApplianX IP Gateway can be used in a variety of VoIP/TDM gateway scenarios and for TDM protocol conversions.

It is a ‘plug & play’ gateway that, regardless of deployment, can help reduce operational costs, extend the life of legacy, TDM-based equipment, and enable the delivery of services from IP-based applications and end points. ApplianX gateways are a vital component in any VoIP migration strategy. Uniquely, the ApplianX IP Gateway can support the interworking of Supplementary Services between SIP, QSIG and DPNSS.

The ApplianX IP Gateway offers a wide range of signalling protocols, including PRI/ISDN types, various CAS types, and PBX protocols, such as QSIG and DPNSS. The ApplianX IP Gateway provides dual-redundant traffic interfaces for SIP signalling and RTP voice streams, with support for G.711 and G.729AB codecs.

  • Plug and play
    Plug and play

    Can bridge between various TDM and IP endpoints

  • Reduce operational costs
    Protect investment in legacy equipment

    Existing systems remain in service, while advantage is gained from new, IP-based services and endpoints

  • Wide range of protocols supported
    Wide range of protocols supported

    PRI/ISDN types; T1 robbed-bit; E1 CAS; R1; R2; AT&T and NI2

Technical specifications

A ‘plug & play’ gateway used in a variety of VoIP/TDM gateway scenarios and for TDM protocol conversions.

    • IP gateway - can bridge between various TDM and IP endpoints
    • Deployment-ready solution - comes with a comprehensive management suite, offering a configuration interface via web browser and support for SNMP
    • Protect investment in legacy equipment - existing systems remain in service, while advantage is gained from new, IP-based services and endpoints
    • Extensive portfolio of worldwide protocols supported - PRI/ISDN types; T1 robbed-bit; E1 CAS; R1; R2; AT&T and NI2
    • Comprehensive support for PBX inter-working protocols - such as QSIG and DPNSS, allowing the conversion of supplementary services including: Divert, Route Optimisation, Message Waiting Indicator, Call Back (When Free, When Next Available) and Transfer to SIP
    • Comprehensive call routing engine - with SIP load balancing and fault tolerance
    • DTMF clamping - eliminates tones in call recordings
    • TDM fallback - the gateway can fallback to TDM should the SIP network fail
    • Multiple trunk options – choice of 1, 2 or 4 E1/T1 trunk interfaces for TDM traffic
    • Channel count – up to 120 independent VoIP calls
    • Format – stand-alone 1U, 19″ rack mount appliance
    • Resilience – dual redundant SIP ports for resilience
    • Status monitoring – easy to interpret status LEDs and switches on the front panel
    • Web-based GUI – with three step set-up wizard
    • Remote management – via SNMP and HTTP
    • Interfacing enterprise VoIP telecoms to the PSTN, PBXs, or private networks
    • Enabling a transitional strategy from TDM to VoIP
    • Integrating next generation VoIP equipment into existing TDM infrastructure:
      • IP-based call centres with centralised or distributed agents
      • Telephony access points for multi-tenanted managed facilities
    • Providing PSTN access points for corporate IP wide area VoIP networks
    • Allows customers to take advantage of SIP trunks replacing existing TDM PBX infrastructure
    • Enables elimination of DTMF tones (e.g., PINs) in contact centre call recordings
  • In this podcast, Ian Colville, ApplianX Product Manager, and David Grant, Professional Services Consultant, both of Aculab, give us an overview of Aculab, its products, support organization, and the ApplianX IP Gateway. Listen to the podcast here.

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    “At Cambridge University Hospitals we’re making the transition from a legacy estate of iSDX switches deployed in a relatively complex network to a Unify OpenScape SIP platform to offer the scale-ability and features required by a large critical service. A migration like this can be a testing time for a network, with calls and features traversing technologies of different eras. This is where devices such as Aculab’s ApplianX play their part, being the Babel fish in the middle. The ApplianX can do various TDM to VoIP conversions and is easy to configure; with responsive support and develop teams it has been an invaluable tool in helping us bridge the decades.”

    - Peter Cleveland, Head of Infrastructure, Addenbrooke’s Hospital

Case studies, datasheets and deployment notes

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What our customers say…

  • NHS Cambridge University Hospitals
  • Nixxis
  • Paytel
  • The ApplianX can do various TDM to VoIP conversions and is easy to configure; with responsive support and development teams it has been an invaluable tool in helping us bridge the decades.

    Peter Cleveland, Head of Infrastructure, Addenbrooke’s Hospital

  • In terms of reliability, functionality, adaptability, scalability - and certainly operating simplicity - the Applianx IP gateway continues to exceed our expectations. The ApplianX IP gateway serves a vital role in delivering the seamless connectivity our customers demand.

    Tjardick van der Kraan, Nixxis

  • Aculab was very quick to understand our requirements and make the changes we need to get our development efforts underway. The ongoing support and consultation from Aculab was a tremendous asset.

    David Orr, Paytel