Propel your business forward with
Norstar VoIP Gateway
No matter what business you’re in – or what size your business is – you can realize
the values and benefits offered by the Norstar* VoIP Gateway solution. It’s a solution
specifically designed to allow small to medium-sized multisite businesses with
Norstar systems to cost-effectively enter into the VoIP environment while providing
an opportunity for large multisite companies with Norstar systems to slowly migrate
their network to VoIP. A scalable and reliable solution, the Norstar VoIP Gateway
continues to build on the Norstar portfolio by providing a cost-effective, low-impact
migration path to IP.
Move beyond basic voice
IP telephony is the emerging standard in tailored to your company’s current
business communications today. And the needs while looking to the future.
move to an IP-enabled network is quickly
Protect your existing investments –
becoming a logical migration as companies
and save money
look for ways to cut costs and increase
revenues. IP telephony offers the flexibility Norstar VoIP Gateway is the ideal solution
companies need to adopt transaction-based
and integrated applications. It also lets
for existing Norstar customers who are
highly price sensitive and do not anticipate
businesses gain new control in voice and
data management and extend the same
requiring IP at the desktop, but who want
to benefit from a single voice solution.
level of communications they have at the The Norstar VoIP Gateway offers great
value to installed base Norstar customers • Reduces the need for PSTN lines,
head office to their remote offices.
and provides a choice of enhanced voice resulting in cost savings
Businesses require communications systems
applications at a very reasonable cost. • Offers a low-impact migration
that go beyond basic voice capability if
And, it enables you to access high-quality path to IP
they want to empower employees, engage
VoIP networking between Norstar systems.
customers and effectively compete in • Reduces long-distance charges
So, you can leverage your data network
today’s marketplace. But, while many through IP telephony
for voice and fax communications
companies are interested in IP telephony, • Interoperates with Norstar,
and achieve significant cost savings.
they still want reliable and secure solutions Business Communications
that can be implemented with relatively Many businesses use costly private
Manager, Succession* 1000M
low risk and at a reasonable capital outlay. networks or the Public Switched
and Succession 1000
Telephone Network (PSTN) for
The Norstar VoIP Gateway from • Enables n-digit dialing between
voice communications between
Nortel Networks is a cost-effective Nortel Networks enterprise sites
sites. With Norstar VoIP Gateway,
VoIP trunk-side networking solution
IP replaces the PSTN or other private • Simplifies installation and
that enables voice applications to be
networks between locations and uses configuration with browser-based
handled over the data infrastructure.
the data network’s capacity for voice Operations, Administration
So, it simplifies management while
communications – so you avoid costly and Maintenance (OA&M)
it saves you money.
access and long-distance charges. If you’re
• Supports VoIP telephony with
The Norstar Integrated Communications a small multisite company with a Norstar
or without a Gatekeeper
System (ICS) portfolio, IP-enabled with system, you can enter into the VoIP
Norstar VoIP Gateway, offers one of the environment without having to worry
most robust key telephony systems on about large up-front costs. On the other
the market. The portfolio provides a set hand, if you’re a large multisite company
of adaptable, scalable and cost-effective with a Norstar system, you can slowly
voice – and voice over IP – solutions migrate your network to VoIP.
Norstar VoIP Gateway
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Norstar VoIP Gateway
The Norstar VoIP Gateway works on Compact Integrated Communications Systems • Remote Gateway Line Hunt – provides
(CICS) as well as Modular Integrated Communications Systems (MICS), and it is flexibility to the user, as both incoming
and outgoing lines can be pooled.
compatible with all Norstar software releases, bringing this price-competitive
solution to smaller customers as well as to medium-sized businesses. • Private Network Dialing Plan– improves
efficiency by allowing networks to be
configured with an n-digit dialing plan.
Manage your business growth between Nortel Networks solution sites
For example, all users on a network
(Norstar, Business Communications
To effectively manage growth, businesses can dial the four-digit extension number
Manager, Succession 1000M and
today seek investments in solutions that of any other user on the same network.
are both adaptable and flexible – solutions
• Calling Line ID Support – increases
that ensure agility. But they also require
Key features productivity by enabling a called party
big business functionality at a reasonable
to identify the Norstar system from
cost. The VoIP Gateway meets this need The Norstar VoIP Gateway enhances
which the call originated.
by providing a way to save on telephony the already feature-rich Norstar platform
charges with a solution that fits within • Browser-based Operations, Administration
and includes these key features:
a business’s budget requirements. But and Maintenance (OA&M) – reduces
• IP Routing Table – cuts costs by removing management costs by simplifying
beyond that, this solution can grow with
the need for an expensive Gatekeeper installation and configuration.
your business, and it interoperates with
in a small network, by allowing the
existing equipment so you can protect
Norstar VoIP Gateway to determine
your initial investment.
the appropriate destination IP address.
IP functionality that meets
your business needs
The Norstar VoIP Gateway enables trunk-
side IP connectivity for Norstar by providing
multisite companies with direct interoffice Radvision ECS or
voice and fax traffic over an IP network. Gatekeeper (Optional)
It also provides interoperability with other Norstar
Norstar systems and other Nortel Networks (CICS) (MICS)
IP telephony solutions, such as Business
Communications Manager, Succession
1000M and Succession 1000. And, because Loop Start Loop Start
the Norstar VoIP Gateway is interoperable
with other Nortel systems, you have a Gateway Gateway
solution that enables seamless interworking.
The VoIP Gateway supports quality voice
through QoS, voice compression, echo H.323 H.323
IP with QoS
cancellation and buffers. It also supports
common dialing plan and trunk CLID
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