Natural MicroSystems Supplies DSP Technology for RADCOM's Voice

 Quality Management System  
Business/Technology Editors  
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 3, 2001--  
NMS Platform Facilitates RADCOM's Innovative Objective  
Measurement and Proactive Call Quality Management Technology  
Natural MicroSystems (NASDAQ: NMSS), the technology leader 
enabling a new era of communications, today announced the successful 
integration of its high-capacity DSP resources, analog and T1/E1 
"carrier class" interfaces, in RADCOM's (NASDAQ: RDCM) leading Voice 
over IP quality management system, Omni-Q. The NMS platform is used by 
cProbes, which are the active Omni-Q system components that measure 
voice and signaling quality in PSTN using interfaces such as analog 
and ISDN PRI, using the PAMS quality algorithm.  
"Interfacing Natural MicroSystems' proven DSP technology with 
RADCOM's revolutionary voice quality management technology was a 
significant contributor to RADCOM's success in achieving its goal of 
delivering a first to market, system solution that can measure from 
both the end and the edge of the network. Further, the NMS platform 
gives us the flexibility we need to support the future service 
monitoring needs of our customers as they grow their networks and 
expand their service offerings," said Dudi Ripstein, General Manager 
of RADCOM's Quality Management Business Unit. "NMS technologies are 
the foundation of high-value communications systems world-wide and 
RADCOM is excited to have joined forces with them to create a 
breakthrough VoIP solution to voice quality problems in converged 
"NMS is pleased to partner with RADCOM by providing carrier-grade 
products that Service Providers can rely on to leverage new business 
opportunities, such as offering Service Level Agreements to support 
mission-critical applications," said Bob Schechter, Chairman and CEO 
of NMS.  
About RADCOM  
RADCOM designs, manufactures, markets and supports network test 
and quality management solutions for service providers, developers and 
enterprises worldwide. The company specializes in a line of high 
quality, integrated, multitechnology WAN/LAN/ATM test solutions as 
well as unique performance measurement solutions for VoIP and cellular 
converged networks. RADCOM's analysis and simulation solutions are 
used in the development and manufacture of network devices, and in the 
installation and ongoing maintenance of operational networks to 
facilitate real-time isolation, diagnosis, and resolution of network 
problems. RADCOM's sales network includes over 60 distributors in 50 
countries worldwide and 10 manufacturer's representatives across North 
America. RADCOM's customers include Cisco, Lucent, Ericsson, Nokia, 
Motorola, AT&T, MCI Worldcom, Sprint, British Telecom, Deutsche 
Telecom and Telstra.  
About Natural MicroSystems  
Natural MicroSystems (NASDAQ: NMSS) is the technology leader 
making it possible for the world's top networking and communication 
equipment suppliers to create and accelerate communications 
infrastructure and services. The Framingham, MA company designs, 
develops and supplies network-quality hardware and software components 
and provides design and customization services that are enabling a new 
era of communications.  
Deployed in more than 65 countries, NMS' products and technologies 
are at the foundation of today's high-value communications systems, 
including network-based enhanced service platforms, media and access 
gateways, media servers, voice portals, web-enabled call centers, 
unified messaging platforms and wireless networks. NMS has a long 
history of technology innovations that advance the rapid growth of the 
communications industry worldwide, including breakthroughs such as the 
first complete open IP gateway, the first complete open packet media 
server and leadership in bringing open, scalable CompactPCI to the 
telecommunications industry. More information about NMS is available 
Natural MicroSystems is a trademark of Natural MicroSystems 
Corporation. All other product or corporate references are trademarks 
or registered trademarks of their respective companies. 
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