IRVINE, Calif. - SMC Networks today announced it has signed an agreement with ClearAccess to integrate their innovative Powered by ClearAccess(TM) software client, enabling manageability and intelligence for SMC broadband gateway devices. The partnership will also enable new applications for the broadband service provider market when the SMC devices are deployed with the ClearVision® management and applications platform.
"We are very pleased to be deploying ClearAccess' platform with SMC's line of innovative gateways and networking products," said Greg Fisher, CTO for SMC. "We recognize the role remote management plays in helping MSOs reduce churn and customer support costs. We believe the host of applications that ClearAccess provides will enable our valued MSO customers to meet the growing demands of their subscriber base while increasing subscriber satisfaction."
"This collaboration with SMC has enabled us to move forward on key customer opportunities," said Joel Pennington, Senior Director of Business Development at ClearAccess. "Service providers are realizing that ClearAccess software is lightweight and portable across a family of devices, which accelerates their market footprint growth for new broadband apps."
ClearAccess' software platform allows service providers to deploy applications such as managed WiFi and firewall, WiFi signal strength monitoring, and whole-home parental controls. These applications are designed to build customer loyalty and generate additional revenue opportunities for MSOs. SMC will be deploying ClearAccess' software platform across several innovative gateways including the new SMCD3GNV Multimedia Voice Gateway.
To get more information on SMC's innovative line of residential and commercial products, please visit the company's Web site at www.smc.com or call 1-800-SMC-4YOU.
SMC Networks is headquartered in Irvine, California. SMC is a specialist in providing high-quality, reliable Customer Premise Equipment to Service Providers. As the only approved vendor to 12 of the top 14 Service Providers in North America, we design products for both commercial and residential applications. We focus on delivering the best range of innovative wireless and wired solutions for our customers that drive revenue, are highly reliable and require little support. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.smc.com or call 1-800-SMC-4YOU.
ClearAccess offers service providers new possibilities in broadband deployments including the ability to manage TR-069 compliant gateways and other home or office networking devices. The ClearVision Management and Applications Platform reduces operational costs, and provides an applications platform for delivering new revenue generating consumer services over a variety of network types including Cable, DSL, Fiber, and Wireless. For more information, visit the ClearAccess website at www.clearaccess.com.
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