Nuera Communications is a leading provider of Voice over IP carrier-grade gateways and softswitches for broadband network operators, long-distance operators, local-exchange carriers, and corporations. The Company's ORCA (Open, Reliable Communications Architecture) enables carriers to migrate from circuit-switched networks to packet-based networks. Nuera recently has deployed product into Comcast, Cox, Cablevision, Charter, Shaw, Rogers, Eastern Broadband Telecom (Taiwan), StarHub (Singapore), and Liberty Media (Puerto Rico). Other investors include Argo Global Capital, Bay Partners, Cox Communications, Deutsche Bank Capital Partners, Gleacher & Co., Goldman Sachs, HarbourVest Partners, J.F. Shea, SAIC Venture Capital, and Sandler Capital Management. The Company was sold to Israeli based AudioCodes in July 2006.