About the partners

Fraunhofer FOKUS

FhG Fokus is a worldwide leading research institute in the area of SIP and VoIP communication. FhG Fokus has provided the first implementation of a video conferencing system based on SIP and developed the popular SIP Express Router (ser) and the Open IMS Core platform. With this experience at hand, FhG Fokus has conducted several research contracts for industrial partners such as Deutsche Telekom, NEC and Siemens.

For more information, visit FOKUS at www.fokus.fraunhofer.de.

AUEB

Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) is located in Athens, Greece. Through the Information Security and Critical Infrastructure Protection Research Group, AUEB is actively involved in the areas of computer and network security, critical infrastructure protection, and data protection and privacy. The research group has been involved in several projects, in the area of ICT Security, funded by the Greek Public Administration (e.g. Ministries of Defence, Government, Health, Education, etc), as well as for several well known public and private institutions (e.g. Greek Data Protection Commission, Greek PTT (OTE), Hellas SAT, Athens International Airport, etc). Additionally, the exposure of the researchers to several international projects (e.g. SPIDER, SERENITY, eVOTE, etc.), complements a well experienced team in ICT security.

For more information, one may visit Information Security and Critical Infrastructure Protection Research Group, AUEB at www.cis.aueb.gr.

Telio Telecom AS

Telio is a leading European fixed and mobile internet communications provider committed to continuously improving end-user experience by offering innovative and user friendly telecommunication services based on flat free pricing to consumers. A combination of Telio offerings can replace traditional fixed and mobile telephone services by using the Telio VoIP solution over a fixed or mobile broad band connection. Telio's principals and advisory board are some of the most respected VoIP and SIP experts in the world. The company is headquartered in Oslo, Norway and is listed on the Oslo Exchange as TELIO.

Telio's mission is to be a major force in defining and providing fixed and mobile internet communications to the consumer and small businesses.

For more information, visit Telio at www.telio.no.

Eleven

Eleven "Gesellschaft zur Vermarktung und Entwicklung von Netzwerktechnologien mbH" (company for marketing and development of network technologies ltd.) was founded in late 2001 in Berlin by four partners with experience in the internet, telecommunication and software industries.

The company focuses on the development and operation of IT-Security services and tools for monitoring and reducing IT-related business expenses. The company offers highly effective anti-SPAM products known under the trademark expurgate to ISPs and public mail providers such as BMW, T-Online and freenet (first and second largest ISPs in Germany) as well as cable providers.

For more information, visit Eleven at www.eleven.de.

VozTelecom

VozTelecom, a young and fast growing Spanish company founded in February 2003 with currently ten employees. Since its establishment it has set up the first European interconnected SIP network, providing Hosted Internet Telephony Services to SOHO & SME, and begun their advanced Web-SIP Application Server development. The first PoP has been set-up in Madrid to provide services into the Spanish market, followed in 2004 by a European roll-out, in order to offer services in major European markets and most developed Latin America ones.

Through its self-developed service platform, VozTelecom will enable third-party providers to offer their application level services on top of VozTelecom's SIP infrastructure.

For more information, visit VozTelecom at www.voztele.com.

Iptego

Founded in 2005 by seasoned VoIP pioneers that set up and run one of the first large-scale VoIP deployments in Germany, Iptego has established itself as one of the major VoIP partners of large VoIP providers such as T-Online. Iptego's products include a highly scalable VoIP signaling infrastructure based on the well-known SIP Express Router. To ensure seamless integration with the provider's IT set-up, Iptego also offers mediation products that allow providers to employ their current provisioning and billing infrastructure with VoIP services using open and standardized interfaces.

The unique flexibility of Iptego's software reduces time-to-market to an absolute minimum. Iptego offers solutions that ensure high robustness under any operational conditions. Thus, with its service, products, and team of experienced developers, Iptego is uniquely positioned to set up VoIP networks based on SIP technology for larger service providers.

For more information, visit Iptego at www.iptego.de.