The Cisco AS5850 Universal Gateway supports a wide range of managed voice services such as hosted IP telephony; managed IP private branch exchange (PBX); international wholesale long distance; distributed prepaid calling; unified messaging and voicemail; IP contact centers; as well as IP-based value-added services such as high-volume Internet access, corporate VPNs, Common Channel Signaling System 7 (SS7/C7) interconnect, and multiservice VPNs.
Using the rich set of Cisco IOS® Software features and SS7 interconnection, service providers can quickly provision their networks for new services to meet the rapidly changing demands of the communications provider marketplace.
As a highly flexible voice gateway, the Cisco AS5850 supports any codec at 100-percent capacity, simplifying network engineering. An open programmable architecture simplifies rapid voice-service creation with H.323, Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), or Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP).
Cisco customers worldwide have proven that the Cisco AS5000 Universal Gateways provide the flexibility, scale, reliability, and suite of services needed to meet today's market demands. By providing the industry's broadest line of access-server products with universal-port digital signal processors (DSPs), Cisco Systems® helps customers choose the right starting point for a "pay-as-you-grow" rollout without compromising future capabilities. Complemented by the industry's highest-rated service and support, Cisco can also provide assistance with startup, maintenance, and marketing tasks as well as advanced and custom deployment solutions.