Computer Telephony Recognizes Omnix Family of Products and Company´s New Manufacturing Model
SAN DIEGO, Calif., December 20, 2000 - ICS Advent, the premier provider of business-critical applied computing solutions, today announced that its OmnixTM family of solutions received a Product of the Year Award from Computer Telephony magazine. The publication selected ICS Advent and its Omnix product, citing innovation in product design and manufacturing.
Every year, Computer Telephony recognizes and honors companies that have developed interesting and innovative products, services, solutions and technologies for the Computer Telephony industry.
"We pick a few companies who we believe are leading the pack," said Richard Grigonis, chief technical editor for Computer Telephony. "Our Product of the Year picks are a solid, intellectually-consistent stab at enumerating products we think have a lasting value."
According to the December issue of Computer Telephony, in which awards are announced, "ICS Advent (San Diego, CA - 800-523-2320) has introduced not just a major new fault resilient PC family called OmnixTM but an amazing new manufacturing model." The publication also provides an in-depth look at the Omnix line in the December issues "Nitty Gritty" column.
"ICS Advent strives to provide top quality products and services for our customers and we are pleased to receive this prestigious honor from a respected Computer Telephony publication," said Jim Jameson, president and CEO of ICS Advent. "Our efforts to create a revolutionary product and manufacturing model have been well received by the industry.
Introduced in July 2000, Omnix is a family of PC-based industrial computing platforms consisting of seven new systems that can be configured as rack-mounted or stand-alone. These systems are designed for rapid configuration and rapid delivery, and ICS Advent offers 24x7 customer support for them.
Omnix is the result of a strategic ICS Advent initiative to achieve increased system flexibility while offering the industrys fastest delivery schedules and most responsive customer support. The new Omnix suite complements the companys existing platform offerings, which include low cost, single board computers, chassis and rack-mount systems; custom systems co-created with OEM, end user and systems integration partners; and completely integrated hardware/software solutions supporting open communications systems (OCS) standards.
About ICS Advent
ICS Advent is focused on helping customers meet the demands of the developing and deploying open communications systems (OCS) and next-generation converged networks. The company designs, manufactures and integrates high-availability rack mount computers and single board computers to meet customers specific computing platform, server and application hosting solution requirements.
Founded in 1985, ICS Advent has been the leader in providing stable rack mount computer solutions and comprehensive integration and support services for more than 15 years to customers in the following industries: applied computing, medical and industrial automation and control, and industrial test and measurement. The company has moved beyond this heritage and expanded its market focus to include OCS solutions, such as IP telephony, telecommunications, voice processing and broadcasting/convergence.
ICS Advent products, solutions and services are available through the companys worldwide distribution network of authorized integration partners and its direct sales channels. Customers can also order products online at or by calling an ICS Advent sales representative at (800) 523-2320. The company has ISO-certified facilities in San Diego, CA and Chichester, UK.