The Cisco® ATA 187 Analog Telephone Adaptor is a handset-to-Ethernet adaptor that turns traditional telephone devices into IP devices. Customers can take advantage of the many new and exciting IP telephony applications by connecting their analog devices to Cisco ATAs.
The Cisco ATA products are standards-based communication devices that deliver true, next-generation voice-over-IP (VoIP) terminations to businesses and residences worldwide.
- • Protects existing telephone investment: The Cisco ATA 187 supports two voice ports, each with its own independent telephone number, and a single RJ-45 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet port. This adaptor can make use of existing Ethernet LANs in addition to broadband pipes such as DSL, fixed wireless, and cable modem deployments.
- • Cost effective: The Cisco ATA 187 helps customers turn their analog phone devices into IP devices cost effectively and is the preferred solution to address the needs of customers who connect to enterprise networks, small-office environments, or the emerging VoIP managed voice services and local services market.
Enterprise customers are using the Cisco ATA 187 to connect analog phones and fax machines to their VoIP network. Service providers are taking advantage of emerging telephony applications and the ease of deploying second-line services using the Cisco ATA 187.