The Cisco® AS5400XM Universal Gateway offers unparalleled capacity in only two rack units (2RUs) and provides best-of-class voice, fax, and remote-access services. High density (1 Channelized T3 [CT3] interface for voice over IP [VoIP] and 2 CT3 interfaces for time-division multiplexing [TDM] switching), low power consumption (as low as 2.4A at 48 VDC per G.711 CT3), high-density packet voice digital-signal-processor (DSP) modules, universal port DSPs, and session-border-control (SBC) features make the Cisco AS5400XM Universal Gateway ideal for many network deployment architectures, especially co-location environments and mega points of presence (POPs).
The Cisco AS5400XM Universal Gateway (Figure 1) doubles the performance of the Cisco AS5400 and delivers significant memory enhancements to offer high performance and high reliability in a compact, modular design. The Cisco AS5400XM High-Density Packet Voice/Fax Feature Card (AS5X-FC) and DSP Module (AS5X-PVDM2-64) available for the Cisco AS5400XM Universal Gateway enable higher-density configurations and world-class performance for intelligent packet voice services. The Cisco AS5400XM Universal Gateway (Figure 1) also supports existing Cisco AS5400 and AS5400HPX features, trunk termination, and universal port DSP feature cards in a more powerful chassis to help ensure continuing network investment protection. This cost-effective platform is ideally suited for service provider and enterprise environments that require innovative voice, fax, and data services.
Flexibility To Deploy New Services
Demand for new services can be easily accommodated with the Cisco AS5400XM Universal Gateway, whether the initial business opportunity is voice services over broadband, wholesale voice transport, unified communications, call-center services, IP-enabled interactive voice response (IVR), hosted IP telephony, prepaid calling card, SBC, Common Channel Signaling System 7 (SS7/C7) interconnect, high-volume Internet access, regional or branch-office connectivity, corporate VPNs, or wholesale dial. The flexibility to use the Cisco AS5400XM Universal Gateway in multiple service environments provides unprecedented capital investment protection. It helps ensure that the network can promptly adapt to changes in the business environment and meet the demands of the marketplace for new services.