Octel PC Products Division manufactured voice and fax information processing solutions and introduced the Smooth Operator in 1989 followed by the Smooth Operator Lite in 1995. Here we offer you the Operator installation guide. Smooth Operator was designed as a voicemail product for businesses with less than 100 lines that delivered an automated attendant that handled voice and fax communications.
Octel Communications, formerly Compass Technology, owns Octel PC Products Division, which was based in Sarasota Florida. Founded in 1989 their products included the Smooth Operator family, CoOperator, and the Compass Enhanced Office (CEO). Octel acquired the Compass systems in 1992.