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2015-11-09 New software stripe release for Windows from Aculab, v6.6

Aculab is pleased to announce the release of updated telephony software components, for Windows OS, following successful QA testing. Equivalent Linux versions are currently being QA tested and will be released in November/December 2015. We strongly advise you to update to these new versions.

The major feature being introduced with the 6.6 release is the support for IPv6. Users of the 6.6 software will now be able to choose either IPV4 or IPv6 stacks.
Version 6.6 software supports the following 32-bit and 64-bit Windows OS platforms:

  • Windows 7 SP1, 32/64-bit;
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit;
  • Windows Server 2012 R1 & R2

The latest 6.6 full release supports the following media processing products from Aculab – Prosody S version 3, revision 3 Prosody X PCIe boards, and the Prosody X 1U chassis, both Enterprise and HA variants.

The updated telephony software components, together with release notes, are now available for download via the Aculab installation tool (AIT) which is available on the software downloads page of Aculab’s website: http://www.aculab.com/downloads/

Users of the AIT do not need a password and user name to run the installation package and download Aculab software. However, Aculab strongly recommends that users employ a unique, company specific user name and password. Please contact Aculab technical support via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to validate your user name and password.

Support information for the old 6.5.3 release

With the introduction of v6.6 Aculab telephony software, version 6.5.3 software has entered controlled release status and is no longer recommended for new designs.

Support for customers using version 6.5.3 software will continue for a period of 9 months from the date of this notification, until 31st July 2016. Until 20th November 2015 all customers will still be able to download v6.5.3 from the AIT; after this date it will only be available as a controlled release by requesting it from Aculab’s support team. During the support period, bug fixes on v6.5.3 software will be processed; however we will not accept requests for any new functionality on v6.5.3. All requests for new functionality will be considered for the latest software version only, v6.6

Key dates summary

20th October 2015 – v6.6 software for Windows OS released, supersedes v6.5.3; both v6.6 and v6.5.3 available on the AIT.
20th November 2015 – v6.5.3 for Windows removed from AIT
31st July 2016 – End of support for v6.5.3 Windows software