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PageGate is a sophisticated wireless messaging (paging) application.  The heart of the application is a high throughput paging engine that has the ability to support multiple connectors that can send pages to pagers, SMS messages to cell phones and Email to Email addresses through a variety of protocols. PageGate supports several front-end interfaces (gateways) that can be used alone or in conjunction with each other. This allows PageGate to receive messages from many sources, and deliver the messages to wireless messaging devices (including alphanumeric pagers, numeric pagers, mobile phones, PIMs, etc.)   The front-end interfaces include: PageGate GUI Client, a Windows based graphical user interface which enables an entire network to send messages from its Windows based workstations, a Commandline/Ascii interface which enables many 'off the shelf' and custom applications to send messages to PageGate, an Email gateway interface which enables email messages to be accepted and sent by PageGate, a serial port interface that enables PageGate to accept data that arrives over a serial port, a TAP incoming interface to accept data in from another application that sends via TAP, and a CGI web server interface which allows messages to be sent directly from web pages.  PageGate supports several delivery protocols for sending messages: TAP/IXO, UCP, TONE, GSM, SMTP, SNPP, WCTP, FAX, Microsoft Fax Server, HTTP GET, HTTP POST, Raw Serial, Raw TCP and File. PageGate's modularity (PageGate's modules can be run on several separate machines), scalability (direct cable connection and support for multiple dialers), multiple front-end interfaces, and high-end features (group paging, scheduled pages, repeating pages, on-call groups, ad-hoc paging, failover, etc.) makes it a perfect solution for most wireless messaging needs.


For example, in a simple configuration PageGate can accept messages from a dispatcher, who manually enters messages into PageGate's Windows GUI Client application, and PageGate can then send those messages to mobile phones or pagers via the wireless providers's network.


In a more complicated example, PageGate can be simultaneously accepting hundreds of messages from multiple sources such as email, webpages, analog modems, manual dispatchers, integration with other applications, etc., while also delivering them with up to sixteen concurrent outbound communication sessions.


PageGate can be installed to run on a single non-dedicated workstation, or using its modular architecture, PageGate can actually be installed across a dozen or more computers for a truly high-performance messaging gateway system.


Inbound Messages - ways that PageGate can accept incoming messages:

PageGate's GUI Client - A simple to use Windows program for manually dispatching messages.  It has many advanced features such as preset messages and recipients, scheduling, logging, reports, etc.

Webpage/webserver - A CGI application that allows users to dispatch messages from a webpage on your webserver

Email - Full support for SMTP and POP3 protocols for accepting and collecting email messages

Commandline executable - 16-bit and 32-bit applications (executables) that can be run on the commandline, or by other applications to submit messages to PageGate (this is a common integration method for 3rd party applications)

Text files - PageGate can 'watch' one or more files and folders for new text files, that contain messages (this is a common integration method for 3rd party applications)

TAP - Messages can be accepted via modem or direct serial connection, using the standard TAP messaging protocol

SNPP - Messages can be accepted over the Internet using the standard SNPP messaging protocol

Touch-Tone - A voicemodem can be used to accept messages sent from a touch-tone phone, and convert them to textual messages

Serial (RS232) - A serial port can be monitored, and messages can be extracted from the input

Direct database integration - New messages can be written directly to PageGate's industry standard MS Access compatible database (this is a common integration method for 3rd party applications)


Outbound Messages - ways that PageGate can deliver outbound messages:

TAP - Telocator Alphanumeric Protocol - the standard message delivery protocol for analog modem, or direct serial communications to wireless providers

SNPP - Simple Network Paging Protocol - a standard message delivery protocol for Internet communications to a wireless provider

WCTP - Wireless Communications Transfer Protocol - a standard message delivery for Internet communications to a wireless provider (both HTTP and HTTPS are supported)

SMTP - Simple Mail Transport Protocol - an email protocol used by many wireless providers

UCP -  Universal Computer Protocol - a delivery protocol for analog modem, or direct serial communications to a wireless provider

GSM-AT - Global System for Mobile communication AT Command Set - a method used to communicate with a directly connected mobile phone or wireless modem for end-to-end wireless message delivery

Touch-Tone - DTMF (Dual Tone Multi-Frequency) - a way to deliver touch tone messages to older numeric-only pagers and similar equipment

Fax - Facsimile Machines - message delivery to destination Fax machines via faxmodem

Raw-Serial - transmission of message text over a standard serial port (direct connect or via modem)

Raw-TCP - transmission of message text to a host via a TCP/IP connection