Apollo Communications Chooses Most Advanced PortaOne Billing Platform for New VoIP PBX Offering

Updated: January 07, 2011

MIAMI, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/-- Global communications infrastructure company PortaOne, Inc. today announced from ITEXPO East 2010 in Miami that Apollo Communications, one of Europe's most progressive VoIP telecom providers, has selected PortaOne's PortaBilling Oracularius to power its new Junex VoIP PBX product.& PortaBilling Oracularius will give Junex a full complement of launching, pricing and provisioning capabilities combined with virtually unlimited scalability and assured reliability in Oracle Real Application Cluster environments.

Apollo Communications, based in Saint Petersburg, Russia and with U.S. offices in New York City, is a provider of VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) services to both individuals and companies.& It offers international calling as well as long distance/international calling cards and services customers in both Russia and the United States.& Apollo's new Junex VoIP PBX (Private Branch eXchange) product will give companies a state-of-the-art calling system including all conventional PBX features such as voicemail, auto attendant and conference calling, at a cost far below that of conventional PBX systems.&

PortaBilling Oracularius will complement the onsite advantages of Junex by providing the industry's most powerfully advanced VoIP billing infrastructure.& PortaBilling Oracularius is a ready-to-use product that offers both unlimited scalability and full redundancy.& Its innovative features include:

  • Real-time mediation and rating
  • Multiple services billing
  • Event-based, usage-based and periodic charging
  • Reseller and distributor channels
  • E-commerce and customer self-care interface
  • Support for resellers and distributors
  • Custom charging formulas and programmable discount plans
  • Prepaid/postpaid business models
  • Support for the full billing cycle, from service provisioning to invoicing and collection.

"In order to adopt PortaBilling Oracularius, we needed to migrate from our legacy MySQL database structure to the Oracle Real Application Cluster which supports Oracularius.& PortaOne's engineers helped us to plan the migration and were there every step of the way," said Jeffrey Platt, Vice President of Apollo Communications.& "The transition was well planned and flawless.& We made the conversion without a minute of downtime.& It was seamless to our customers."

"As one of our first customers, Apollo Communications has been a valued part of our company's success.& We're extremely pleased that our relationship is continuing to grow through Apollo's migration to PortaBilling Oracularius," said Roman Khalenkov, PortaOne Sales and Marketing Director.& "The adoption of Oracularius will allow Apollo to not only offer one of the best ranges of hosted IP PBX billing options and services anywhere, but also rapidly expand its call volume to tens of millions of minutes per day as its Junex business develops."

In addition to its proven reliability and flexibility, PortaBilling Oracularius is set apart in the industry through its unlimited perpetual license which includes embedded license for Oracle Real Application Cluster.& The feature allows users to grow quickly through an all-in-one product, without having to renegotiate or reconfigure their customer support platform.

PortaOne is showcasing PortaBilling Oracularius, along with its other products in the PortaSwitch line, from its ITEXPO exhibit at Booth 424 in the Miami Beach Convention Center.& The expo runs January 21-22.& To learn more about PortaBilling Oracularius, visit the exhibit or log on to www.portaone.com.

About PortaOne

Based in Canada, PortaOne is a leading global vendor of carrier grade software for modern telecommunication service providers.& The company enables service providers and carriers to run a broad line of telecommunication services with a single software package, and offers a complete product consisting of fully converged VoIP billing and provisioning platform, class 4 and 5 SIP softswitch to support hosted IPPBX or IPCentrex services, unified messaging, IVR, conferencing applications, callbacks and more.& The company's products are a fundamental part of the business infrastructure at over 330 service provider locations worldwide.& To learn more, visit www.portaone.com.

SOURCE PortaOne, Inc. 

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