Excelocity Launches XL-Gateway Framework with Zarlink and Mindspeed

Released on: September 26, 2008, 2:22 pm

Press Release Author: Hugh Dysart / Excelocity Inc.

Industry: Telecommunications

Press Release Summary: Ottawa Ontario, Sept 29, 2008 - Excelocity Inc., a leading
developer of embedded Voice/Video gateways for telecom vendors is demonstrating it’s
new XL- Gateway Framework Software Development Tool Kit at Broadband World Forum. It
is launching the new product in conjunction with its partners Mindspeed and Zarlink.

Press Release Body: Ottawa Ontario, Sept 29, 2008 - Excelocity Inc., a leading
developer of embedded Voice/Video gateways for telecom vendors is demonstrating it’s
new XL- Gateway Framework Software Development Tool Kit at Broadband World Forum. It
is launching the new product in conjunction with its partners Mindspeed and Zarlink.

“We are pleased to be launching our new software product” said Goutam Shaw Founder
and President of Excelocity Inc. “The universal nature of our XL-Gateway Framework
via its adaptor modules allows us and/or our customers to quickly customize and
develop a portfolio of Gateway solutions using a variety of 3rd party hardware and
software platforms.”

The Excelocity XL-Gateway Framework introduces a new class of open SDK for the
development of embedded Multimedia (Voice/Video) gateways. It significantly reduces
the product development costs from multi-millions of dollars to hundreds of
thousands and the time to market from years to months. The XL Gateway Framework
presents a modular, highly scalable architecture with high level APIs for Call,
Media, Signaling and OAMP control. Available for both embedded Linux and VxWorks
platforms, it has been pre-integrated with 3rd party SIP, ISDN and CAS protocol
stacks and provides the multimedia path and call control for all combinations of
FXS, FXO, ISDN, CAS and SIP calls over PSTN, LAN and WAN networks. The framework
provides powerful APIs that remove the complexity of managing the underlying
hardware resources and enable designers to easily build Next Generation services and

The Carrier-class XL-Gateway Framework Software Development Frameworks modular
design allows it to be quickly integrated with custom hardware platforms to
accelerate application development. It has been integrated with the reference HW
platform containing Mindspeed’s Comcerto® 300 Series Media Stream Processor and
Zarlink’s VoiceEdge Control Processor 2 (VCP2) and the Next Generation Carrier Chip
set (NGCC). The combination of Excelocity’s XL-Gateway software, Mindspeed’s DSP
and Zarlink’s NGCC devices will now provide telecom and enterprise VoIP equipment
vendors with fully functional, highly scalable hardware and software gateway
reference designs. These can be used for integrating VoIP gateways into MSANs,
IP-DSLAMs, MTU/MDUs, IP-PBXs, and Multimedia routers.

The combined solution is currently running on the integrated Mindspeed Comcerto 300
evaluation boards, which are connected to Zarlink’s long-loop, high-performance
VoiceEdge VE790 and next-generation VE792 NGCC SLIC/SLAC Evaluation boards – all
under the control of the Excelocity Gateway Framework. This combination has been
bench tested for a 72 port MDU application, which is expected to be an attractive
new high capacity solution for the European and Asian markets.

“We are excited to work with Excelocity for offering a combined call and media
gateway solution,” said Kurt Michel, director of marketing for carrier VoIP products
at Mindspeed. “The ability of Excelocity’s call and media control framework to
easily integrate IP and TDM signaling protocol stacks such as SIP and ISDN or CAS
with customer-specific software is a perfect complement for our Comcerto 300 Series
family. Through our integrated solution, we now offer our joint customers all of
the elements and expertise necessary to implement a successful media gateway

“Excelocity has been instrumental in working with us on new applications for our
next generation VE792 series high density SLIC/SLAC chips” said Shahin Sadeghi,
segment marketing manager for carrier-class products for Zarlink. “They have built
a number of solutions, including XL-Gateway Framework with our chip sets and we will
be working closely with them and our joint customers on deploying the next
generation of high density solutions like those for MDU copper or fiber-based

With Excelocity’s XL-Gateway Framework and the robust hardware platforms of its
partners, equipment vendors have a clear starting point for developing their highly
robust and scalable embedded gateway solutions. A live demonstration of the
combined reference solution will be shown at the Zarlink booth at the Broadband
World Forum in Belgium from September 30 to October 2. Contact Excelocity for
additional information.

About Excelocity Inc.
Excelocity, headquartered in Ottawa Canada, is a Telecom Development company that
specializes in building embedded gateways for Telecom Product Vendors. Excelocity
has developed award winning enterprise and carrier class gateways for Tier 1 and
Tier 2 telecom vendors.
Excelocity’s XL Gateway Framework SDK product enables telecom vendors to
significantly decrease development costs and reduce the time to market for new
gateway products from years to months. Excelocity also provides a full range of
professional services for the design and development of embedded carrier class and
enterprise gateways, including the customization of the XL-Gateway Framework. For
more information visit, www.excelocity.com, and download our XL-Gateway Framework

About Mindspeed Technologies(R)
Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. designs, develops and sells semiconductor networking
solutions for communications applications in enterprise, access, metropolitan and
wide area networks.
The company's three key product families include high-performance analog
transmission and switching solutions, multi-service access products designed to
support voice and data services across wireline and wireless networks, and WAN
communications solutions including T/E carrier physical-layer and link-layer devices
as well as ATM/MPLS network processors.
Mindspeed's products are used in a wide variety of network infrastructure equipment
including voice and media gateways, high-speed routers, switches, access
multiplexers, cross-connect systems, add-drop multiplexers and digital loop carrier
equipment. To learn more, visit us at www.mindspeed.com

About Zarlink Semiconductor
For over 30 years, Zarlink Semiconductor has delivered semiconductor solutions that
drive the capabilities of voice, enterprise, broadband and wireless communications.
The Company's success is built on its technology strengths including voice and data
networks, optoelectronics and ultra low-power communications. For more information,
visit www.zarlink.com.


Hugh Dysart
VP Marketing/BD
Excelocity Inc
(613) 321-9530

Web Site: http://www.excelocity.com

Contact Details: 200 Colonnade Road, Suite 8
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K2S 7M1
Tel: 1-613-321-9530
Fax: 1-613-249-7123

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