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FRAFOS Releases Its Award Winning ABC Session Border Controller as a Freely Downloadable Trial Version

Berlin, Germany, April 20, 2013 – FRAFOS announced today the availability of its award winning ABC session border controller as a freely downloadable trial version.

The ABC SBC is a highly flexible session border controller that protects VoIP service providers offering telephony services based on the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP). With its out of the box support for cloud deployments and its open interfaces, the ABC SBC offers VoIP service providers the needed intelligence for integrating web applications and powerful monitoring features.

FRAFOS provides the ABC SBC as a free trial version that offers all that one expects from a carrier grade session border controller and more, namely, GUI-based management, SIP session control, border access control, high availability and performance and network monitoring features.

“With the ABC SBC VoIP service providers and enterprises will deploy a scalable session border controller that was designed to run on top of high end hardware as well as appliances and virtual machines. Instead of launching expensive marketing campaigns we want to give VoIP operators an easy and transparent way to discover for themselves what the ABC SBC offers and how it can solve their problems,” said Berthold Butscher, CEO, FRAFOS.

The trial version is provided pre-configured as a virtual machine with only a small difference from the commercial version: Calls are limited to 90 seconds.

For more information check http://www.frafos.com/free-trial

FRAFOS is a Finalist for the 2013 Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award

Berlin, Germany, March 20, 2013 – FRAFOS announced today it has been selected as a Finalist for Red Herring’s Top 100 Europe award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the European business region.The Red Herring editorial team selected the most innovative companies from a pool of hundreds from across Europe. The nominees are evaluated on 20 main quantitative and qualitative criterion: they include disruptive impact, market footprint, proof of concept, financial performance, technology innovation, social value, quality of management, execution of strategy, and integration into their respective industries.This unique assessment of potential is complemented by a review of the actual track record and standing of a company, which allows Red Herring to see past the “buzz” and make the list a valuable instrument for discovering and advocating the greatest business opportunities in the industry.”This year was rewarding, beyond all expectations,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. “The global economic situation has abated and there are many great companies producing really innovative and amazing products. We had a very difficult time narrowing the pool and selecting the finalists. FRAFOS shows great promise and therefore deserves to be among the Finalists. Now we’re faced with the difficult task of selecting the Top 100 winners of Red Herring Europe. We know that the 2013 crop will grow into some amazing companies that are sure to make an impact.”

Finalists for the 2013 edition of the Red Herring 100 Europe award are selected based upon their technological innovation, management strength, market size, investor record, customer acquisition, and financial health. During the months leading up to the announcement, hundreds of companies in the telecommunications, security, Web 2.0, software, hardware, biotech, mobile and other industries completed their submissions to qualify for the award.

FRAFOS chosen as a 2013 Red Herring Top 100 Europe

Amsterdam, Netherlands – Red Herring announced its Top 100 award winners today, recognizing Europe’s leading private companies and celebrating these startups’ innovations and technologies across their respective industries.

Red Herring’s Top 100 Europe list has become a mark of distinction for identifying promising new companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring’s editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Skype, Salesforce.com, YouTube, and eBay would change the way we live and work.

“Selecting startups that show the most potential for disruption and growth is never easy,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. “We looked at hundreds and hundreds of candidates from all across the continent, and after much thought and debate, narrowed the list down to the Top 100 Winners. Each year, the competition gets tougher but we believe FRAFOS demonstrates the vision, drive and innovation that define a Red Herring winner.”

Red Herring’s editorial staff evaluated the companies on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technological innovation, management quality, overall business strategy and market penetration. This assessment was complemented by a review of the track records and standings of similar startups in the same verticals, allowing Red Herring to see past the “buzz” and make the list a valuable instrument of discovery and advocacy for the most promising new business models in Europe.