Lifesize, the high definition video communications company, today announced that it is partnering with Paradial to develop a firewall/NAT (Network Address Translation) traversal solution for video communications. Leveraging Paradial's RealTunnel technology, Lifesize will enable customers to make video calls within and across enterprises by securely traversing firewalls.
Concerns over network security and integrity have hindered the ability for some organizations to utilize and support video communications between IP networks. Conducting video calls by passing through a network firewall meant opening and closing multiple communication ports, leaving networks vulnerable to possible attacks.
Paradial's RealTunnel is a comprehensive firewall/NAT traversal technology and works with virtually any SIP clients and any firewall/NAT device - including strict corporate firewalls - without compromising network security levels or requiring network reconfigurations. Lifesize customers will be able to conduct global IP video communications that do not place their networks, data or businesses at risk.
"We conducted a thorough evaluation process for determining which firewall/NAT traversal solution to offer our customers," said Craig Malloy, CEO of Lifesize. "By working with Paradial's unique technology, Lifesize can rapidly bring to market a world class firewall/NAT traversal solution that will increase the reach of video communications for our customers."
"We are delighted to partner with an industry innovator like Lifesize," said Kevin Kliland, CEO of Paradial. "By working closely with Lifesize, we will be able to jointly extend our presence in, and subsequently grow, the global video communications market."
Paradial is a leading IP communications software company based in Oslo, Norway. For more information about Paradial, visit our Web site at http://www.paradial.com.
Lifesize delivers video conferencing that’s as easy, as lifelike and as remarkable as meeting in person. Founded in 2003 and acquired by Logitech in 2009, Lifesize continues to reinvent the video conferencing industry. From delivering the world’s first high definition video conference in 2005 to introducing the first cloud video conferencing solution to provide a connected experience across devices and meeting rooms, Lifesize addresses organizations’ demand for high quality and reliable video that is affordable and simple to use. For more information, visit www.lifesize.com or follow the company @LifesizeHD.
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