Vodafone Malta Launches Next-Generation Communications Services
ATLANTA, GA - Glenayre Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: GEMS) announced that Vodafone Malta has deployed its first next-generation messaging solution based on Glenayre's Versera Messaging platform, Versera Unified Communications and Versera Voice Services suites. The service, branded Vodafone Mail, is a unified communications solution to be deployed in Malta, and a publicly deployed Intel and Linux-based Versera Solution portfolio. The Glenayre Versera Solutions supporting Vodafone Mail are designed to leverage Intel's communications technology and Linux's open- source code, offering Vodafone Malta an open, standards-based solutions. In turn, Vodafone Malta provides its customers with a unified communications solution -- Vodafone Mail -- which simplifies the way users communicate. "Vodafone Malta is firmly committed to offering our customers the tools they need to be as productive and efficient as possible," said Ivan Cauchi, project manger for Vodafone Malta. "The Glenayre Versera solutions that power Vodafone Mail enable our subscribers to reach new levels of freedom and flexibility. Subscribers can check their voice, fax and e-mail messages through a number of interfaces including their voice, the web or via any wireless device, which is especially useful for mobile subscribers who need to access messages regardless of their location." "Glenayre diligently works with our customers and partners to develop highly desirable applications that address real business needs," said Bill Edwards, senior vice president of sales, marketing and customer service. "We adhere to this practice so that we can help network operators like Vodafone Malta retain their leadership status by introducing new services, increasing market penetration and generating revenue with solutions that subscribers will really use." Glenayre's Versera Messaging platform, Unified Communications suite and Voice Services are part of Glenayre's Versera Solutions portfolio. Built on the Versera Dynamic Architecture, an open, JAVA-based (J2EE) Linux platform, components of Glenayre's Versera Product portfolio are designed to be reliable and scalable for deployment of a variety of carrier-grade, next- generation communications solutions.