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ISP Owner Swears by Patton RAS
Patton & Inalp Join Forces
Patton's NEW! VoIP Gateways
FREE Phone Calls via Internet
RADIUS Tech Notes for RAS
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16 January 2003

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ISP Business Owner Swears by Patton Remote Access Servers

Internet Service Providers (ISPs) don’t have time to put out fires. They need reliable equipment that sets up quickly, is easy to operate, and stays up-and-running. A growing business requires a vendor who is in it for the long haul.
ISPs need a current, stable product, one 

“I don't need a bunch of tech support calls. That's one reason the Patton is good. We’ve been using Patton’s RAS for almost three years. Wouldn’t use anything else”

Bruce Huddleston, Owner
AdaNet, Ada, Oklahoma

they can afford today, and that will still be supported and upgradeable for years to come. For Remote Access Servers (RAS), ISPs place a tall order. Here is the story of one such business . . .

The AdaNet Story: Bruce Huddleston of Ada, Oklahoma is a business owner twice-over, so he understands how the right (or wrong) telecom equipment can make or break you. Mr. Huddleston runs Ada Business Computers, a systems integrator and distributorship, and AdaNet -- an Internet Service Provider. Running dual businesses, including a 24x7 Internet access service, leaves little time for troubleshooting. So Bruce needs RAS equipment that takes care of itself . . . Full story

Key Benefits for ISPs

  ·   Quick & Easy to Install & Configure
Skip the Headaches & Move On to Revenues
  ·   Simple Trouble-Free Operation
Focus on Your Business Instead of Fighting Fires
  ·   Sustained Reliable Up-Times
Reduced Down Time &  Fewer Tech Support Calls
  ·   "World's Best" Tech Support --- FREE!
Competent, Courteous Phone & Email Support
  ·   Free Web-Based Software Upgrades
State-of-the-Art Services for Your Subscribers
  ·   Cost-Effective Solution
Right-Priced for ISP Budgets

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Patton and Inalp Join Forces to Launch Telephony-Over-IP Products
January 15, 2003

GAITHERSBURG, Maryland -- Patton Electronics (Maryland, USA) and Inalp Networks AG (Berne, Switzerland) today announced a strategic partnership to produce and market next-generation VoIP products. The partnership has been consummated through a manufacturing, sales, marketing and technology-transfer agreement.

The technology collaboration is focused on accelerating the launch of a new class of Voice-Over-IP (VoIP) and Telephony-Over-IP (ToIP™) products and services by combining Inalp’s leading-edge technology with Patton’s manufacturing, sales, and development expertise . . .  Full story

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Product News

Announcing Patton-Inalp SmartNode 1200
Voice-over-IP Gateway Router
Patton’s Telephony-over-IP Branch Office Network Solutions Add Voice-over Capabilities with the Clarity of Traditional Toll-Quality Voice Connections

Product Features

  • VoIP Dual Ethernet router, 2-channel ISDN BRI media gateway
  • LAN-to-LAN Connectivity
  • Voice VPNs
  • Real-time Quality Of Service (TOS, Diffserv, and IEEE 802.1p/Q)
  • On-board DSP support multiple voice codecs
  • G.711 A-Law/µ-Law; G.723.1 (@5.3 or 6.3 kbps); G.729A
  • H.323v2; Q.SIG (PSS-1), and ISoIP (ISDN over IP)
  • Two simultaneous compresses ISDN Voice Calls over the same IP Link
  • Static firewall w/ NAPT and Access Control Lists
  • Industry Standard CLI, SNMP, TFTP Configuration and S/W Upgradeable
  • EMC & CE Compliant

The Patton-Inalp SmartNode 1200 is a dual Ethernet broadband voice and data gateway that connects existing ISDN phone lines (NT & TE) and data networks via broadband (WLL, DSL, Cable) to any IP network.

Combining an IP router with an efficient Voice-over-IP gateway, the SmartNode 1200's on-board DSPs supports multiple voice codecs enabling up to 2 simultaneous compressed ISDN voice calls over the same IP link.

Designed specifically for home offices the SmartNode 1200 supports a number of applications including remote PBX extension, branch office voice connectivity, converged data and telephony services. Patton-Inalp SmartNodes provide all the functionality and features required for seamless multi-service VoIP and data access.

Read the SmartNode 1200 Product Page.

Learn more about Patton's VoIP Solutions

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Connect Branch Office Phones to Your PBX 
Over the Internet . . . 
for FREE!


  • Eliminate All long distance charges between locations.

  • Guaranteed toll quality voice using enhanced VoIP & QoS Technology.

  • Supports office, branch, and Trunk communications for both voice & fax over IP.

  • Easy to configure using our templates or we’ll pre-configure your units for you!

  • Pays for itself quickly while saving you money every month.


Talk is Cheap Guarantee

We put our money where our mouth is...
ON THE NETWORK! We know you can get Toll Quality voice over the Internet, using our improved VoIP technology. We know you will SAVE MONEY by making FREE telephone calls between your branch offices or remote locations. That's why we're offering you our TALK IS CHEAP GUARANTEE:

Connect any two phones or phone systems over the Internet or VPN using any Patton SmartNode VoIP Gateway... And if you are not TOTALLY SATISFIED, send it back within 60 days for a full credit or refund.

The Patton SmartNode 2300 is an intelligent, multi-service, access device combining economy and flexibility with high functionality and performance. Equipped with two Ethernet ports and one serial port, each of the three expansion slots can support any combination of Analog or Digital connections. Perfect for small to medium-sized enterprises, the SmartNode gateway provides a complete solution for Internet access, Phone-to-Phone connectivity, and PBX station extension.

Learn more about Patton's VoIP Solutions

Contact Patton Sales.


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Tech Notes


RAS Customers: Leverage the advantages of RADIUS security and statistics in your business. Patton's newest Tech Note: Configuring RADIUS.pdf teaches you how to implement RADIUS authentication and accounting for your Patton RAS. What's RADIUS? Read the companion Patton Tech Note: About RADIUS.pdf.

Get Yours!
Patton Tech Note: About RADIUS.pdf.

Get Yours!
Patton Tech Note: Configuring RADIUS.pdf.

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  Enjoy the Benefits of Partnership with Patton . . .

Whether you are an end user, VAR, integrator, or distributor, or carrier, Patton provides plenty of perks for our highly valued partners. Join now to get yours!

Cash in on the valuable benefits of partnership status. Register NOW! on Patton's Web site at

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| ISP Owner Loves Patton's RAS | NEW! VoIP Gateways from Patton | Patton's Partnership with Inalp
| Internet Telephony
RADIUS Tech Notes for Patton RAS | Join Patton's Partner Program |


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