IntelliNet Technologies has bolstered its position in the fixed/mobile convergence (FMC) market with the acquisition of Azaire Networks.

Privately held Azaire was preparing to suspend operations. IntelliNet purchased the company’s assets – intellectual property and a suite of products – along with access to a set of customers and potential customers.

Azaire products have been purchased by, or are in trials with, several mobile network operators, including Orange in France, T-Mobile in Germany, Rogers Wireless in Canada, Mobilkom in Austria and Chungwha Telecom in Taiwan.

Azaire had a mobility gateway for broadband IP, a mobile security gateway, a AAA server for 3GPP IMS networks, and a voice call continuity (VCC) server for handing off voice calls between fixed and mobile networks.

Anjan Ghosal, president and CEO of IntelliNet, said, “The Azaire solutions augment our convergence products and bring immense value to our customer base of top tier telecom equipment vendors.”

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