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 ›
- SipVine Cracks the Secrets of Business VoIP
Businesses throughout the world, seemingly regardless of the markets in which they participate, have a key point in common in increasingly large numbers: these businesses are considering softswitch solutions like voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) as an alternative to the standard phone system. But within the VoIP market there's a staggering amount of issues to consider as to finding the best in the field, and a new report from SipVine suggests just how to get the best out of the many possibilities the market has to offer.
- Tata and PCCW Global Expand Network Capabilities for Data and Video
PCCW Global and Tata Communications announced the two companies have agreed to connect the thier IPX and MPLS networks via a network-to-network interface (NNI). As a result, enterprise customers of both companies will be able to connect directly in HD video as well as increase their access to related voice, data and video applications.
- Microsoft to Drop Skype Call Support in India
Softswitch and VoIP technologies are connecting people all over the world cheaply and effectively. But things may be changing soon in India. Despite the fact that Skype is an incredibly popular VoIP calling platform in India, Microsoft made the announcement this week that the company would no longer be supporting calls made to Indian landlines or mobile phones.
- C3DNA Nets $2M in Seed Funding to Build 'Meta-Containers' for Docker
Docker is quietly revolutionizing the way developers package distributed softswitch applications, but a new startup called C3DNA is extending the concept even further with "meta-containers."
- Alianza, WinCable Partner on Cloud-based VoIP Back-Office Solution
Alianza and WinCable have teamed up to create a cloud-based voice delivery and back-office solution. Alianza has integrated its Cloud Voice Platform with the WinCable offering from GLDS, and a U.S. cable provider is already taking advantage of the platform to provide next-generation VoIP services.
- Conversant Launches ISP Service to Deliver VoIP-Ready Broadband Internet
Cloud communication provider Conversant has just expanded its portfolio of service by launching a broadband ISP service. This broadband Internet is aimed at assisting Conversant's existing Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone service customers, and will ensure that they are able to get the best quality of voice and service out of their phone networks.
- Rohde & Schwarz to Provide IP-based Communications for Czech Air Navigation
Air traffic controllers use multiple redundant communication systems in order to ensure that there is always a way to stay in touch with aircrafts within their jurisdiction or airspace. The more systems there are available, the better prepared they will be in case of a catastrophic event that could potentially take out most of the systems that are in place.
- Startel External SoftPhone Offers Users a New Tool in Communications
It's good to have options. Markets run on the strength of how many options potential customers have in the field, and products improve in a bid to fend off competition from those other products in the field. It's no different when it comes to business communications, and Startel has made a new move in a bid to give itself an edge in the marketplace, bringing out the new Startel External SoftPhone application for softphones.