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What is a Softswitch?

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  • Bit6 Supports PSTN in Mobile OS and Web SDKs
    Bit6 announced recently that it had added support for public switched telephone network (PSTN) technology in its SDKs for iOS, Android and JavaScript. It will give developers the ability to build apps that use older telephony and improve their connection options.
  • Bright Future Ahead for Frontier Communications?
    A recent blog post suggests that the future for Frontier Communications is bright and that its solid customer base will provide it with a strong platform for future growth.
  • Increased Enterprise VoIP Adoption Prompts Executives to Take a Closer Look at Security
    It's no surprise that more and more businesses have discovered the benefits of migrating to a VoIP phone system and are adopting the technology at impressive rates. In fact, Infonetics forecasts a healthy seven percent CAGR for worldwide business VoIP services from 2012 to 2017.
  • Alabama Courthouse Upgrades to VoIP
    The new system is particularly fast thanks to its use of fiber, allowing for an extra bandwidth at 100-megabyte capability compared to the previous T-1 connection at 1.4 megabytes for the old system. This means that VoIP calls, which run over the IP network, are placed faster and are better quality, and the courthouse's overall connectivity is hugely improved. Tasks such as sending emails and instant messages, downloading and transferring important documents, and more are all easier to handle and are more efficient thanks to the new system.
  • Frontier Communications Honored for Keeping Lines Open Despite Wildfires
    For call centers that are the hubs of communication for businesses, keeping those lines open during emergencies and natural disasters can be vital. These providers know that clients rely on them year-round, and that includes all kinds of unforeseen circumstances.
  • Pentagon Considers Dragging 1980s Video Conferencing Systems into IP Era
    IP transitions are continuing apace when it comes to supporting video conferencing in enterprise environments-but some sectors are lagging behind. Notably, the federal government vertical has been slow to migrate their systems from old-school ISDN lines. A pilot program from the Army Information Technology Agency (ITA) aims to kick the change into high gear.
  • Want to Make Free VoIP Calls? Here's How
    By now, VoIP is certainly not a new technology. We started seeing VoIP come into the communications space somewhere around the mid-90s, and since its inception, it has managed to help businesses and consumers save some bucks on their phone bills.
  • FRAFOS Releases New Version of Carrier-grade SBC Controller
    FRAFOS announced recently that it had released version 3.2 of its ABC session border controller (ABC SBC). The new and improved device reduces the strain on VoIP and softswitch servers when networks experience high traffic, in addition to providing better monitoring.

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SLICE® 2100™ is an advanced carrier-class 4/5 softswitch and media gateway platform that delivers interoperable communications to service providers, ILECs/CLECs and private networks. SLICE 2100 is a drop-in solution for carrier IP migration, End Office replacement, and distributed cloud voice services.

SLICE® IP is a pure IP softswitch that delivers advanced next generation network functions and call management for IP subscribers. Built on an industry-standard SIP-based architecture, SLICE IP delivers all the features needed on a pure IP network, such as IP Centrex, bandwidth management, conferencing and SIP trunking.

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SLICE 2100 Brochure
SLICE 2100 provides a high assurance migration solution that enables carriers to schedule a phased approach to VoIP implementation, risks, and financial exposure.

SLICE IP Brochure
REDCOM's SLICE IP allows service providers to deploy flexible networks that can adapt to increasing end-user demands and competitive industry dynamics at a lower operating cost.

HDX Brochure
HDX provides a high assurance migration solution that enables carriers to schedule a phased approach to VoIP implementation, risks, and financial exposure.

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SLICE IP Podcast with Carlos Sanchez
TMCnet's Stefanie Mosca had the opportunity to interview Carlos Sanchez, vice president of sales for the Americas at REDCOM regarding the successful implementation of softswitch as an IP communications solution for customers.

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