D2 Technologies’ vPort™ VoIP Solution Pairs with Marvell®’s Kirkwood Processors for Residential Gateways

vPort, D2’s industry-leading turnkey VoIP solution, boosts the functionality and flexibility of Marvell’s Kirkwood family of 88F6xxx SoCs 

SANTA BARBARA , CA — August 19, 2009 — D2 Technologies, the market leader in embedded IP communications software platforms, today announced that its industry leading VoIP platform, vPort™, has been successfully ported to the Kirkwood family of 88F6xxx Sheeva™ (ARM926e) core system-on-chips (SoCs) offered by the Marvell Technology Group, Ltd. By optimizing vPort for the Kirkwood processors, D2 and Marvell offer OEMs and ODMs a versatile and economical platform for addressing a host of next generation residential, SOHO and SMB networking products, including VoIP-enabled gateways, routers and IADs. 

“When paired with the Kirkwood family of processors, our VoIP technology enables OEMs and ODMs to more easily roll out industry leading connected home devices with varying voice/data integration needs,” said Doug Makishima, chief operating officer at D2 Technologies. “It’s a market segment that requires robust and advanced functionality - and our combined technologies deliver a strong SoC solution.” 

The products within Marvell’s 88F6000 series with Sheeva CPU technology run from 600 MHz to 1.2 GHz, enabling a wide range of applications as a host or a coprocessor. D2’s embedded vPort software not only minimizes memory and CPU impact, it offers the voice quality, reliability and robustness necessary for high performance VoIP on converged devices - all at an economical price point.

About D2 Technologies

D2 delivers proven communication software products – from embedded IP communications software and protocols to converged user interfaces – that enable rich, universal communication in any class of device or equipment.   The company’s software provides the industry’s only platform for merging any communication network, protocol or service to deliver a unified, seamlessly connected experience.  D2 is also the VoIP software market leader, embedded in a wide variety of different devices that process billions of minutes per month. To learn more about how D2 is enabling a world of unified communications, go to www.D2tech.com

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