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What is a Softswitch?

A drill-down examination of the telecommunications space could easily uncover information regarding the softswitch. You may hear all about the benefits and why you want to have one in place, but that doesn't help to explain what a softswitch is, or what it means to your organization... More ›

  • Digicel's VoIP Ban Lifted for Haitian Users
    While some may not consider VoIP and VoIP-based mobile apps subject to the same pressures of regulation that the rest of the Internet feels, they have been caught in the crosshairs of a recent censorship battle in Haiti. Digicel, a communications provider that serves much of Haiti, has taken serious heat amid allegations from the Haitian government that it has been taking part in shady practices to gain market advantage.
  • Velocity VoIP Announces Hosted Softswitch Rental Program
    Velocity's new cloud-based hosted softswitch has been a popular choice for many small to large-size carriers and services providers, as it offers full advantages of an unlimited license.
  • Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment (EBPP) Market Growing Globally
    A new report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc (GIA) forecasts that the proliferation of the Internet economy is driving the Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment (EBPP) Market, expecting the number of business-to-consumer (B2C) electronic bills to reach 21.7 billion by 2020.
  • Use Both Wi-Fi and Cellular Networks with TextNow Mobile VoIP
    The VoIP revolution has mostly taken place through land-based phone solutions, like business phone networks and at call centers. VoIP reduces the cost of phone calls by routing calls more efficiently through the Internet instead of through traditional phone lines, but these savings are largely dependent on a user's Internet connection.
  • How to Make the Most of Skype?
    Skype, a peer-to-peer VoIP calling application, has changed communications in a big way. Today, it is possible to call anyone within the same network or long distance through Skype. Moreover, if the computer has a webcam, then it is even possible to see someone and talk to them.
  • Customized VoIP Services Offer Great Success
    TeleOne has thanked PortaSwitch, a product from PortaOne, for the success of the company. PortaSwitch is a software platform for telecommunication service providers, wholesale carriers, ISPs, MVNOs, and NGN operators to unify voice and data traffic within a single converged network.
  • Riverbed Intros New Solution for Better UC Applications
    Business communications must be able to meet high demands no matter, from softswitch capabilities to data storage space to cloud support. To ensure consistent service availability and a superior end-user experience for UC applications, Riverbed Technology has released of Riverbed SteelCentralTM UCExpert 5.0, the new version of its unified communications (UC) performance management solution.
  • True Telecom Delivering SIP Services for SMBs
    The Internet, cloud technology and IP communications now make it possible for even the smallest organization to afford enterprise-grade products and services. Softswitches and Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) trunking are technologies SMBs can now use as a comprehensive communications solution.

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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.

Featured Brochures

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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