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Making our solutions interoperable

10th March 2017, Milton Keynes, UK – Aculab, a leading provider of deployment proven telephony products to the global communications market, is delighted to announce its participation in the Next Generation 112 Communications Plugtests event, held on 6-10 March in Sophia-Antipolis, France and organised by ETSI and EENA.

Easily add voice authentication solutions to any business application

9th March 2017, Milton Keynes, UK – Aculab, a leading provider of deployment proven telephony APIs for the global communications market, is pleased to announce the intended release of a biometric speaker verification software option for its OEM partners.

HIPAA assured protection of sensitive patient data

13th December 2016, Milton Keynes, UK – Aculab, a leading provider of deployment proven telephony APIs and gateways for the global communications market, is pleased to announce conformance of its communications platform-as-a-service, Aculab Cloud, to HIPAA and HITECH regulations

ApplianX AP Gateway from Aculab

7th December 2016, Milton Keynes, UK – Aculab, a leading provider of deployment proven telephony APIs and gateways for the global communications market, announces the addition of the ApplianX AP Gateway to its ApplianX range of enterprise gateways.

The challenge

Healthcare is moving towards a new paradigm. Hospitals are being encouraged to reduce the need for prolonged hospitalisation. For general practices and surgeries, the focus is on improving efficiency and reducing missed appointments – did not attends (DNAs). Securing a reduction in real estate costs and developing a more sustainable system, which overall results in an improved quality of life for everyone, are key goals. Technology is being used in ever increasing ways across many disciplines, such as diagnosis, care, assistance, test results, rehabilitation, and for patient management and information systems.

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News, views and industry insights from Aculab

  • Aculab Cloud and the EU GDPR

    The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is important to Aculab and its customers in the EU region, and also for our non-EU customers who use Aculab Cloud for their customers who reside in the EU. This is a summary of what we have done to ensure the privacy and security of customer data on Aculab Cloud.

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  • Preparing to meet the EU GDPR rules with Aculab Cloud

    Firstly, lets establish what the GDPR is, and why it’s important to Aculab and its customers in the EU region, and also for our non-EU customers who use Aculab Cloud for their customers who reside in the EU.

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  • Improved Aculab Cloud documentation and a new console

    We’ve been busy in the background recently at Aculab with a major website refresh. Aculab has evolved over decades (40 years this year!) from a vendor supplying hardware to a much more software-centric product company. We still sell telecom gateways extensively, but nowadays the bulk of our enabling technology business is software, and in particular our communications platform-as-a-service (CPaaS) product, Aculab Cloud.

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  • Interoperability is predictable

    Way back in 2007, while presenting a seminar in Prague, someone asked me for my prediction on when SS7 would no longer be in use. My answer was suitably vague, but something on the lines of, “at least 10 to 15 years.” Ten years on, I wasn’t wrong. Still, I may not be right. SS7 is showing its age, but it’s not about to draw its pension just yet.

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  • Fax is not yet dead

    You might think that fax would be as extinct as the Martinique Parrot. That parrot vanished in the 17th Century. Fax was invented two hundred years later, by the Scottish clockmaker, Alexander Bain. It took a while though, until the late 20th Century, for facsimile machines to become popular. However, if the lack of commentary by the majority of today’s technology observers is anything to go by, you’d be forgiven for thinking it too had died out. The truth is that it remains extant, and it shows little sign of going the way of the Martinique.

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