NASHVILLE, TN - May 3, 1999 - Equinox Information Systems today announced the sale of a suite of software systems to Atlas Communications, a switch-based provider and reseller of telecommunications services. Within the suite, Atlas Communications acquired Collector, an X.25 communications link as well as two traffic analysis systems: Manager and International Activity Viewer. Also included in the sale is ShowCDR Deluxe, a call record search utility system, and ExtractCDR, a CDR filtering and conversion system.
Russ Johnson, the Vice President of Operations of Atlas Communications, explained, "We chose Equinox Information Systems because of their extensive industry experience and outstanding reputation. This purchase decision is another step in our plan to implement the best operations support systems. This software will provide us with the ability to effectively manage our cost structure and thus offer the most competitive rates in the industry while meeting our profitability goals. The applications provided by Equinox will be a significant source of competitive advantage for Atlas Communications."
Byron Middendorf, the CEO of Equinox Information Systems, commented, "Our full product line, which allows us to meet multiple business needs in an integrated environment, is attractive to wholesalers such as Atlas Communications. We have a successful track record with CLECs, IXCs, and integrated communication providers (ICPs) because our systems can easily and cost-effectively expand as their business grows."
Atlas Communications, Ltd., a Pennsylvania corporation, is a certified carrier, contracting with the operators of telecommunications switching, transmission and service networks. Atlas provides and invoices switched, dedicated and operator-assisted long distance and local toll calling, 8XX toll free line service, dedicated telephone circuits, paging and related services. The company markets these services through several types of distributors, resellers and agents, as well as other carriers and telemarketing organizations.
Equinox is one of the world's leading developers of software solutions for the telecommunications industry and widely recognized for its full range of telecom software applications backed by exceptional customer support. In addition to custom development, the company currently offers solutions in areas critical to profitability and network efficiency, including mediation, fraud management, CDR and switch administration, and network analysis. For more information, visit Equinox at www.equinoxis.com.