Patton Wins 2024 Product of the Year for its Micro-sized VoIP Gateway

The SmartNode SN-SFP VoIP SFP Module recognized for industry innovation
GAITHERSBURG, Md. - March 20, 2024 - PRLog -- SmartNode™... It's more than just talk!

GAITHERSBURG, MARYLAND: Patton—creator of the world-famous SmartNode VoIP Gateway and CopperLink Ethernet Extender—announced today its SmartNode SN-SFP VoIP Module has earned the 2024 Product of the Year Award from TMC's INTERNET TELEPHONY online magazine.

"I am excited to recognize Patton with our 2024 Product of the Year Award for its excellence and innovation," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "The Smartnode SN-SFP micro-VoIP-Gateway is one of the most innovative IP-Telephony-over-Ethernet solutions ever introduced to the communications market. We look forward to continued technology leadership with many more innovative products coming from Patton.

"We are honored and pleased to accept this award," said Burt Patton, Chief Revenue Officer at Patton, LLC. "The ability to turn any Media Converter or Ethernet Switch into a T1/E1 VoIP Gateway is unique in the market."

World's First. The SN-SFP is the first-ever VoIP gateway embedded into a tiny little Small-Form Pluggable (SFP) form factor.

Ground-breaking. Patton engineering designed this groundbreaking product to provide VoIP gateway services and functions in an SFP module.

Thirty concurrent calls. The first of its kind. Patton's micro-sized widget provides VoIP gateway services for up to thirty simultaneous calls—with T1/E1 emulation—in a tiny form factor.

Market Growth. In 2022, the North America region proved to be the most significant global industrial ethernet market, with a 43% market revenue share.

Ideal Solution. Patton's SFP VoIP Gateway is an ideal solution to integrate legacy TDM voice into IP/Ethernet networks using SIP.

Recent News
In related news, Patton recently won 2023 Internet Telephony Product of the Year for its high-density analog VoIP gateway.

About Patton

Patton designs and manufactures high-quality communications equipment including networking, telecom, ProAV (, and IoT ( products—all made in the USA. Incorporated in 1984 and headquartered in Gaithersburg, MD, Patton provides right-priced products and services for carrier, enterprise, government, and industrial markets.

Patton's advanced technologies help organizations preserve investments in legacy systems while facilitating the transition to ALL-IP—and the convergence of all communication modalities. Patton's electronics contract manufacturing services ( (ECMS) and special projects group (SPG) offer customized contract engineering, hardware and software design, electro-mechanical assembly and manufacturing.

Leveraging virtualization (, SDN, SD-WAN, and NFV, Patton Cloud ( provides touchless provisioning and edge-orchestration services. With decades of technology expertise in unified communications (, network access & connectivity (, industrial networking (, and software & cloud (, Patton's world-class support team stands ready to help get you connected and running for years to come.

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