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 ›
- Bit6 Supports PSTN in Mobile OS and Web SDKs
- 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.