Interphase Announces New PCI Communications Interface Card

Interphase Announces New PCI Communications Interface Card


November 4, 2002

Interphase, a supplier of networking technologies, announced its new iSPAN 5539F Quad Port T1/E1/J1 PCI Communications Interface Card that also contains a 10/100BaseT Ethernet port for gateway applications.

According to the company, its iSPAN 5539F is a modular, intelligent PCI card targeting computer telephony integration (CTI) applications. The iSPAN 5539F is designed to offer a high port density T1/E1/J1 solution in a small form factor with a variety of protocol offerings including SS7, Ethernet and ATM (Adaptation Layers AAL2 and AAL5). This portfolio of protocols supported by the iSPAN 5539F may be suited for CTI applications such as Signal Transfer Points (STPs) for SS7 signal routing, service control points (SCPs) for database management services such as number portability, 800 and 900 enterprise, calling card verification, voice mail or e-mail servers and ATM LAN/WAN networking applications.

The on-board hardware features of the iSPAN 5539F include the recently released Motorola MPC8264 300Mhz core with 200MHz CPM and 66MHz bus for high performance with integrated Inverse Multiplexing for ATM (IMA) functionality. Software available today includes a Solaris Software Development Suite (SDS). In the future, the current software offering will be complemented with VxWorks and Linux Software Development Suites to support multiple host operating system kernels that the market demands.