Softswitch Featured Articles
- VoIP Logic's Platform-as-a-Service Ensures Consistent Growth
The third quarter of 2013 appears to have been exceptional for VoIP Logic as it reached many milestones. Its platform-as-a-service delivery model is now being used by more than 30 service provider partners, supports more than 50,000 concurrent sessions of SIP trunking capacity, while operating infrastructure for more than 40,000 business end users.
- Why Softswitch Makes Sense in a Digital World
For a great number of companies and residents alike, the benefits of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) are felt every month with the arrival of the bill. The low-cost approach to communications streamlines multiple channels and allows for instant connections anywhere in the U.S. for one low rate.
- VoIPdito's Hosted PBX - A Lifesaver for Polish Businesses
Poland is described as being an attractive destination for investment and business expansion, evident in the billions of dollars and euros that are being invested there by foreign companies.
- Contact Center 'Data Overload' Inhibiting Agent Productivity, Customer Service
Many of today's contact centers are being overloaded with the vast quantities of data being collected. This information accumulates "from disparate sources within corporate call centers, and…data is also inefficiently consolidated once collected," explained EIN News.
- Infonetics Research: Softswitch Sales Climb in Q3
Infonetics Research has released preliminary findings on VoIP sales in its Service Provider VoIP and IMS Equipment and Subscribers report, citing VoIP sales are up 52 percent from last year.
- IPitomy Unveils IP PBX That Can Integrate with Any Property Management Software
IPitomy, a provider of business phone systems, PBX, and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone systems for the hospitality market, announced the launch of an advanced VoIP IP PBX to its business customers in the hospitality sector.
- VoIP Innovations Provides Real-Time Access to DIDs
Due to the popular demand of its Toll-free DID services, VoIP Innovations, an Inc. 5000 company that specializes in providing the largest DID and termination VoIP footprints in North America, is moving upmarket and has expanded its services to the international level.
- Allworx Unveils New Versions of Interact
Allworx, a Windstream company and developer of Internet Protocol (IP) based phone systems, recently unveiled two versions of Interact, the company's application that allows Allworx users to view and answer incoming calls from their PCs.
- Home Media Gateways Will Be a Star of Entertainment by 2017
One thing that streaming video has always done, and done very well, is allow its users to get access to entertainment no matter where those users happen to be at the time.
- Hot VoIP Deals Highlighted for November
VoipReview.org is well-known for its frequent lists which tend to revolve around ways to save money with VoIP. For example, the site released some tips on saving money with mobile VoIP in June with a specific focus on summer activities.
- Network Monitoring a Secret Key to Superior VoIP Call Quality
Voice-over-IP (VoIP) delivers many benefits with its all-IP infrastructure, but one challenge that businesses can face is a clogged network. Unlike analogue calling, VoIP call quality can be greatly affected by the other applications and usage on the network.
- C3ntro Takes PortaOne Softswitch Platform to Mexico City
Launching a new platform in a crowded industry is a daunting task. Competitors are easily challenged with finding the right financial resources, a powerful marketing strategy, the right positioning and the patience to see everything through to completion.
- 3CX Phone System 12 Delivers on the Promise of Office Phone Mobility
One of the advantages of VoIP is the mobility it allows; instead of employees being chained to their office phones, with a VoIP system it is possible to take the office phone with you via smartphone or home office.
- Hello Kitty to Help Line Make US Debut
Stickers may seem like something you left behind when you hit junior high, but maybe it's time for a fresh look. While you may have strayed from adding glittery unicorns or race cars to your notebooks, you may be tempted to join 280 million users in a new trend of sending digital stickers to your friends.
- Why You Need a Proven Softswitch Vendor
Making the move to softswitch is often done in an attempt to identify new ways to leverage communications innovations and lower the cost of staying connected. Companies will often opt for the VoIP channel in this effort, yet can run into challenges upon implementation.
- Top 5 Reasons to Select a Softswitch
The corporate office relying on communications platforms to stay connected with colleagues, partners and customers is likely to invest considerable resources and planning into the right platform. If that platform is then not managed effectively, communications quality suffers and the brand is affected.
- SIP Trunking for Toll Bypass to Hit 42 Percent by 2018
Research study findings from the folks at Eastern Management predict that toll traffic on SIP trunks will hit 42 percent by 2018.
- Why Use a Class 4 Softswitch?
Softswitch technology is an important aspect when it comes to VoIP. It has changed the traditional method of functioning by replacing hardware switches to softswitches based on software. This has reduced the cost of communication and enabled converged services at the same time.
- VoIP Supply Now Offers Huawei VoIP Switches
VoIP Supply, a North American supplier of VoIP equipment and solutions, announced the addition of Huawei VoIP switches to its online catalog.
- IPitomy Unveils IP PBX In-Context Help Feature
IPitomy, a provider of IP-PBX platforms, has unveiled its new IP PBX In-Context help feature that helps users learn all the practical aspects of VoIP technology.
- TEO Intros HD Voice Service in Lithuania
"Can you speak louder? I can't hear you." How many times have we uttered those words? Oftentimes, out of sheer desperation, we just disconnect from the call, as the poor audio quality mixed with background noise makes speech unintelligible. This experience may not be around much longer, however, if high definition (HD) Voice goes mainstream.
- Why the Softswitch is Not Just for the Small Business
Migrating the voice line to the data line is the key practice behind VoIP deployment. For many businesses, this move can reduce the cost of communications, streamline information sharing and deliver a higher level of flexibility and scalability than afforded with the traditional landline. It all sounds great, but is the move to a softswitch really that seamless?
- Turkcell Superonline Picks Dialogic ControlSwitch System, Replaces Softswitch Technology
Turkcell Superonline, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Turkcell, and a telecom operator in Turkey, continues to develop and invest in the country. The company recently replaced its softswitch technology to support its IP Multimedia System (IMS) and TDM-based business and residential voice services.
- What's Driving the Demand for the Softswitch?
The world of telecommunications is changing. While it seems like we hear that on a fairly consistent basis, this could be due to the rate of change. With new technologies, capabilities and solutions emerging on a regular basis, users are scrambling to install the latest platforms to get the most bang for their communications buck.
- Benefits of Extending SDN Technologies to Support UC&C Applications
Reportlinker.com recently published a new market research report that gives insights into the benefits, challenges and market opportunities in extending software-defined networking (SDN) technologies to the access layer or campus network to support dynamic unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) applications.
- CFC Introduces Free Phone Calls Application for iOS
CallsFreeCalls is an application that allows you to call any number independently of its location. CFC is a completely free VoIP (Voice over the Internet Protocol) messenger and free SMS online service available for everyone and is designed for both iPads and iPhones.
- Hosted PBX a Perfect Fit for Small Businesses
Small businesses, which can ill-afford to fritter away their tight economic resources on upfront and investment costs, can iron out their worries as there is now available a viable and cost-effective alternative in hosted PBX.
- ANPI Hosted Unified Communications Solution Private Label Package Available to Carriers
As the adoption of unified communications (UC) solutions increases across the globe, new offerings are being developed to allow the developers and carrier provide their end customers with products and services of their choice.
- NETGEAR Introduces the HMG7000 Headless Media Gateway
NETGEAR, Inc., a global networking specialist, recently unveiled the HMG7000, a media gateway that uses NETGEAR's NeoMedia platform.
- ViXS Systems and Wyplay Develop Open Platform-based System for Media Gateway Solutions
Wyplay, a developer of open, modular software solutions, and ViXS Systems, a semiconductor provider, partnered to develop a true open platform-based system solution for new operator media gateway solutions.
- snom, Patton Offer Telephony Bundles in North and South America via ABP Technology
snom technology and Patton Electronics are expanding their existing partnership by offering telephony bundles in North and South America via value-added distributor ABP Technology.
- US Trumps Australia in Hosted IP-PBX Demand
When it comes to hosted IP-PBX systems, the U.S. is way ahead of Australia.
- Phybridge Introduces PoLRE LPC 8 Port Switch
Phybridge Inc., a provider of two-wire network switch technology, recently introduced the Phybridge PoLRE LPC (Power over Long Reach Ethernet) 8 port switch.
- ADTRAN Intros NetVanta 6250 IP Business Gateway
ADTRAN, a provider of cloud connectivity, enterprise communications and mobility solutions, unveiled its new NetVanta 6250 IP Business Gateway.
- ADTRAN Intros New NetVanta 6250 IP Business Gateway
ADTRAN, a provider of cloud connectivity, enterprise communications and mobility solutions, recently unveiled its new NetVanta 6250 IP Business Gateway.
- Longest Downtime Caused By Natural Disasters, Not Hackers
While we shouldn't take situations like the Syrian Electronic Army takedown lightly, what the "Annual Incident Reports" study, published by the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) says about downtime is that events caused by natural disasters, such as storms, floods, heavy snowfall and earthquakes and those caused by human error, actually resulted in the longest outages.
- ORing Managed Gigabit Switch Offers High-Quality, Dependable Surveillance
These days, networking surveillance is widely implemented in technologies for security, fire prevention, automation monitoring, rolling stock, city surveillance, and more. Along with these implementations comes the need for a stable network. For most proprietors, powerful network management utilities together with a system with high-resolution surveillance are a main focus.
- VoIP's Evolution
Almost everyone has heard of Skype at this point, and most businesses know that the underlying technology that enables Skype, voice-over-IP (VoIP), can save money. But few people realize VoIP has been around for decades.
- TelcoBridges Partners with Omtel to Supply TMG3200 Media Gateways
TelcoBridges, a manufacturer of high-density VoIP media gateways, recently signed a partnership agreement with IT and telecommunications solutions provider Omtel to serve Mexican carriers and service providers.
- The Time is Now for Upgrading to IP PBX Phone Systems
The end of the summer is a great time to revisit that to-do list you may have put together last January. One of these goals may have been to lower phone costs and improve system efficiency at your business. Now is the time to take the easy plunge and upgrade to an IP PBX system.
IP (Internet Protocol) PBX (private branch exchange) is a kind of phone system that gives businesses access to voice, video and instant messaging. It can mean better communication among employees and with customers, suppliers and the general public.
- The Evolution of the Softswitch
Although your VoIP system can dictate how successful your business communications are, it wouldn't be as strong without a quality softswitch behind it. Softswitches route calls and are usually used to control connections at a junction point between circuit and packet networks. To keep up with the transformation of telecommunications, the softswitch has gone through a lot of changes over the last few years.
- Kolmisoft Releases Latest MOR X4 Softswitch to Enhance Customer Experience
When Kolmisoft initially designed MOR, its focus was to stay ahead of the telecommunications market and ensure that the product not only met the needs of the customer, but also exceeded them. Keeping with the same philosophy, the company recently released a new version of its MOR X4 softswitch that comes with a number of new features and enhancements.
- TelcoBridges Tmedia VoIP Gateways Now Interoperable Xener Systems' Class 4 and Class 5 Softswitches
TelcoBridges, a provider of enabling technologies, and Xener Systems Ltd, a provider of softswitch solutions, recently completed joint interoperability testing between TelcoBridges' Tmedia family of VoIP gateways and Xener Systems' family of Class 4 and Class 5 softswitch solutions.
- Gen4 Satellite Offers High-speed Broadband Services to Florida Homes
Satellite Broadband USA.com, a satellite Internet provider, is now able to deliver high-speed satellite Internet and unlimited phone services to homes in all Florida counties.
- REDCOM's HDX a Pivotal Tool in Avoiding VoIP Fraud
When it comes to security, VoIP is just as vulnerable to attack as any other IP communications medium. Fraud in the VoIP industry is, unfortunately, something that often goes unnoticed and usually does a significant amount of damage before anyone has realized damage is done.
- Matrix Telecom Intros New VoIP Gateways
Matrix Telecom, a manufacturer and provider of IP-based phone systems and voice gateways, has introduced a complete range of VoIP gateways suitable for the North American market.
- IXC Releases New Version of IXC Softswitch
Ukrainian telecommunications company IXC recently released the newest version of its softswitch, the IXC softswitch V5, saying that it is the "best class 4 softswitch in many aspects" and features a newly optimized Web configuration system, Autotester function, enhanced billing section and resolved bugs.
- Brekeke Unveils Private Label Options in Hosted PBX Platform
IP PBX systems are easier to deploy and run compared to traditional PBX systems. Since they make use of VoIP providers, they provide significant cost savings too. An IP telephone system allows users to connect hardware phones directly to a standard computer network port.
- GL Releases Latest MAPS MGCP Conformance Test Suite
GL Communications Inc., a specialist provider of PC-based test, analysis and simulation products and consulting services to the worldwide telecommunications industry, recently released an improved version of its MAPS MGCP Conformance Test Suite.
- CoreDial Includes Certified Grandstream IP Phones in Hosted PBX and VoIP Solutions
Grandstream's GXP1400/1405, GXP1450, GXP2100 and GXP2124 HD enterprise IP phones offer rich telephony features, personalized information and customizable application services, and recently attained interoperability certification with CoreDial, a cloud communications software and services provider. CoreDial's partners offer hosted PBX and VoIP solutions to small businesses throughout the U.S.
- ViXS MoCA Chip Set Achieves Certification
ViXS Systems recently completed and passed Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) Certification on its MoCA chip set. The test was conducted at MoCA's authorized independent test facility of National Technical Systems (NTS) in Culver City California.
- PhoneSuite Debuts Legacy Link for Voiceware Hotel Phone System
PhoneSuite, a provider of low-power consuming communication technology solutions, recently released a new legacy link for a large installed base to its Voiceware hotel phone system. The link should allow Voiceware to drive analog phones on certain hotel platforms such as the PhoneSuite 112e, MitelSX-200 ICP and MitelSX-200 ML/EL while support for other models will be integrated soon.
- How to Select the Right Softswitch
IP-based calling delivers a number of benefits, including lower cost calling, improved quality, additional mobility and flexibility, as well as added features that traditional phone systems cannot match.
- Businesses Can Benefit from Good Softswitch Selection
Softswitches are not as sexy as voice over IP (VoIP) and unified communications, but they help make such systems run and often can make the difference between a good IP-based phone solution and one that constantly is causing trouble.
- Grandstream IP Phones Now Compatible with IBBS Cloud-Based Voice Services
These days, small businesses looking for cost savings are turning to VoIP and mid-sized businesses looking for business network continuity are adapting SIP phones because these IP-based technologies provide excellent voice quality and reduce your monthly phone bill.
- Rancard Deploys Mobile Application Service
Due to the intense voice service competition and subscriber growth saturation, mobile communications service providers are offering content-rich, multimedia value-added services to create new service value and fulfill the demands of customers. Rancard, a Ghanaian company, deployed an innovative voice application service for mobile users using media gateways supplied by Squire Technologies.
- OneAccess Partners with GoHigh to Expand in China
GoHigh Data Networks Technology Co., Ltd recently entered into an agreement with OneAccess Networks to distribute GoHigh Data Networks Technology's Layer 3 range of products all across China. Some of the products that will be distributed are the new 1Gb Ethernet multiservice access routers (ONE540 and ONE1540) and also data business and voice gateways.
- IXC Softswitch Light Satisfies All Requirements of a VoIP Operator
IXC, a Ukraine-based telecommunication company, offers IXC Softswitch Light, a softswitch built with all the necessary means to make it a must-have tool for a VoIP operator. As of now, IXC's products have been deployed in more than 300 successful projects around the globe, proving their quality and reliability.
- PortaSwitch Enables U.S.-Based Voice Trader LLC Triple Its Success
U.S.-Based Voice Trader LLC acknowledged that by leveraging the features of PortaSwitch SoftSwitch/Billing platform it was able to triple its business success in this new era of VoIP competition. PortaSwitch helped the company realize multiple business scenarios under one single system.
- Teliris Debuts Lentaris Video Softswitch Cloud-Based Video Interoperability Platform
Teliris Lentaris, a cloud-based video managed services and solutions provider, jus released a new cloud-based video interoperability platform called Lentaris Video SoftSwitch (LVSS). The company features endpoint management, interoperability as-a-service and call production capabilities.
- PROFIT Magazine Includes ViXS in 25th Annual PROFIT 500 Ranking List
ViXS, a provider of development and deployment of semiconductor System on Chip (SoC) solutions, has been ranked 470 in the newly published 25th Annual PROFIT 500 ranking list by PROFIT Magazine.
- SunGard Public Sector Selects Brocade VDX Switches for Network Reliability
New technologies, consumer demands and global competition are placing pressure on network operators to implement the best equipment and management solutions. SunGard Public Sector, which is part of SunGard, a global software and IT services company, recently selected the Brocade VDX switches to ensure its networks continue to be reliable with room to grow.
- Spectrotel Introduces New SIP Services
Today, businesses are trying to maximize network capacity by improving extensibility and flexibility of SIP services. Spectrotel, a New Jersey-based Competitive Local Exchange Company (CLEC) serving customers throughout the United States, recently launched its suite of enhanced business-grade Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) solutions - SIP Services.
- Network Products Guide Recognizes Virtual PBX for Commitment for Hosted VoIP Innovation
Virtual PBX, a company that provides cloud-based solutions, recently received a mention in the eighth Annual Hot Companies and Best Products Awards. Network Products Guide, a technology research and advisory guide, gave Virtual PBX the mention in the Hot Companies and Organizations category. Virtual PBX was the only hosted VoIP solution to achieve this status in 2013.
- Red Box Recorders Becomes Key Partner for Voice and Video Recording Technology across IP Trade Product Line
IP Trade, a trading communications system provider, recently entered into a technology partnership with Red Box Recorders, which will integrate its Quantify Recording Suite with IP Trade's consoles, used in a variety of mission-critical applications together with a range of IP-PBX, enterprise unified communications and command and control systems.
- Redline Introduces Universal Wireless Transport Platform
Redline Communications has launched the Universal Wireless Transport platform (UWT), which has the ability to operate on any frequency between 100 MHz and 6 GHz.
- PortaOne's PortaSwitch Procinctus Platform Helps Safarifone Enhance Global Reputation
Safarifone, a provider of IP calling, wholesale, carrier services and OSS software, has enhanced its global reputation for reliability with the PortaOne PortaSwitch Procinctus softswitch and billing platform.
- PTGi Sells North American Retail Telecommunications Operations to York Capital Management
Primus Telecommunications Group, Inc. (PTGi), a facilities-based integrated provider of advanced telecommunications products and services, recently sold its North American retail telecommunications operations in the United States and Canada to affiliates of York Capital Management for approximately $129 million. The businesses in the two countries offered voice, local, broadband, Ethernet, hosted IP-PBX, SIP trunking and VoIP services to SMEs, residential customers and government agencies.
- Vivaction Renews Trust in Cirpac as Preferred Technical Partner
Vivaction, a French B2B telecom operator, has renewed its trust in Cirpack as preferred technical partner for its Core Network architecture and SIP enabler to migrate its actual network to full SIP and optimize interconnection within the networks.
- Xirrus Simplifies IT Operations with Unified Access Layer and Ethernet Switches
If there's one thing you notice when you go to concerts, stadiums, convention centers or even to work, it's that nearly everyone attends with a plus one: their mobile device. The landscape today is changing dynamically - the growth in mobile devices is affecting the networks they are accessing.
- ZTE Corporation to Deploy Softswitch and IMS Network to Help Telekom Austria Group Increase Network Capacity
The development of Internet service has led to some big competition in the telecom industry. Telekom Austria Group, which operates in a total of eight markets, is one operator facing some common challenges: figuring out how to efficiently implement full-service operation while considering both cost and revenue; the requirement of network upgrade and evolution due to the rapid development of wireless broadband; and traditional operators losing market share due to the competition from the Internet.
- What a Softswitch is and Why it is Important
When most of us think about the early days of the telephone network, there's an enduring image of women with 1940s haircuts sitting in front of a wall of switches. When people would make telephone calls, these women would literally patch calls to the right destination by moving switches.
- Worldwide Set-Top Box Markets to Achieve Significant Growth
The worldwide set-top box markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the next-generation TV Internet systems provide a way to improve bundled channel video services, according to a new study published by WinterGreen Research.
- FCC Proposes Direct Access to Telephone Numbers for VoIP Providers
Millicorp is one of fifteen companies that have applied to the FCC for a waiver of existing and outdated rules that limit the ability of VoIP telephone companies to directly obtain access to telephone numbers. VoIP providers must currently purchase telephone numbers from the legacy telephone companies with which the VoIP providers compete. In the Order, the FCC established a trial program to provide VoIP providers with pending waiver petitions on file at the Commission to directly access telephone numbers on a limited trial basis.
- Iluminari Tech Offers Lync Voice Solution Support
Iluminari Tech has become first Microsoft partner to complete the certification process for Microsoft Lync 2013. With this status, Iluminari Tech will now be able to be a single point of contact for providing planning, deployment and post-deployment support for customers' voice systems, ensuring their performance, quality and serviceability requirements.
- ANPI Offers Private/White-Label Hosted Solutions to Carriers and Service Providers
Carriers and service providers can now use ANPI's hosted solution to provide private/white-labeled business communications applications to their end customers. ANPI has designed and architected these solutions to allow carriers and service providers to expand their market reach while retaining their brand image.
- REDCOM Future-Proofs Smart Grid Networks with New Softswitch Solution
Power utilities implementing modern smart grid networks face a number of challenges, mainly due to lack of interoperability of the converged communications infrastructure with the company's existing protocols.
To help utilities address these challenges, REDCOM, a provider of advanced IP communications solutions, has come up with a drop-in Voice over IP (VoIP) Smart Grid softswitch.
- D-Link Debuts DGS-1100-08P PoE Switch
D-Link, a cost-effective, standards-based unified networking solutions provider, reportedly released the new DGS-1100-08P switch, the first ever EasySmart switch from the company to offer Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) capabilities that can be used to realize easy IP surveillance, VoIP phone and access point deployment.
- ViXS Unveils XCode Pro 120
As the usage of video content over already taxed broadband networks increases, service providers are struggling to find new ways to keep up with the demand. In this scenario, any technology that helps save bandwidth without disappointing users is of great help.
- Softswitch Access Just Improved with New Release from Netgear
Schools, hospitals and SMBs supporting fewer than 500 users now have access to an intelligent switch series. Netgear released its ProSafe Intelligent Edge M4100 series, which includes 12 switches in both rackmount and desktop form factors to meet the needs of a wide variety of environments.
- Mega Vacations Invests in Customized Telecommunications Solution, Includes Hosted IP-PBX and SIP Trunking Capabilities
Online travel agency Mega Vacations has roped in two telecommunication solution providers, TelOnline and BellVoz, for a tailor-made solution that allows the company to expand its operations in new regions worldwide and tap into new markets.
- UCcert's Hosted VoIP Service Cloud Call Delivers Affordable Telephony to SMBs
UCcert, a Cisco partner specializing in collaboration and networking solutions, recently launched Cloud Call, a solution that is capable of delivering affordable IP telephony services to small and large businesses alike.
- Alfalak Intros Smart Access Systems
It's not only mobile phones that are getting smarter; even the humble desk phone is undergoing a huge transformation and offering services and solutions that were unthinkable just a few years ago. Most of these new age desk phones are called smart desk solutions and they help users by doing much more than merely receiving the calls.
- CounterPath to Distribute Bria Softphones through Arrow S3 Network
CounterPath Corporation, a developer of desktop, tablet and mobile VoIP software products and solutions, and Arrow Electronics, Inc. recently reached a global distribution unit to provide CounterPath's Bria desktop and mobile softphones and Client Configuration Server (CCS) to Arrow S3's network, which includes more than 12,000 OEMs, contract manufacturers, channel partners and commercial customers.
- AT&T Reveals New Prepaid Plans for Wireless Home Phone
AT&T recently unveiled new prepaid plans for AT&T Wireless Home Phone, beginning March 22. The plans can be added to customers' home phone lines to an existing FamilyTalk plan for $9.99 per month. They can also choose unlimited nationwide calling for $19.99 per month and get the Wireless Home Phone device for free with a two-year commitment
- Kerio Augments UTM Security and IP PBX Appliances for the Evolving IT Network
Bring your own device (BYOD) has evolved the corporate IT network. San Jose, California-based Kerio Technologies, Inc, a provider of unified collaboration, communications and security solutions, has augmented its two products, namely Kerio Control 8 and Kerio Operator 2.1, for the evolving IT network.
- Broadvox Intros Call Bursting Feature as Add-On to SIP Trunking Solutions
Broadvox, a provider of managed business VoIP services, recently released Call Bursting as an add-on feature with its SIP trunking solutions.
- SimpleSignal Partners with gUnify to Launch New IP Voice Integration for Gmail and Other CRM Applications
To bring even more functionality to Gmail and Google Apps, SimpleSignal and gUnify have become partners to allow users to seamlessly use SimpleSignal's hosted PBX from within their Gmail and Google Apps user interface.
- TelePacific Delivers Hosted PBX Solution via Private IP Network
The cost benefits of VoIP have encouraged several businesses to embrace technologies like hosted PBX to improve their business.
- Hosted PBX Market Growing
More businesses are looking to cut costs by outsourcing some of their operations. Cloud computing is more accepted as a solution for hosting websites and other networked operations, but even PBXs, the backbone of business communications, have been getting the treatment thanks to the growing hosted PBX market.
- Italtel and Tieto Poland Team Up to Provide NGN Solution to TK Telekom
Italtel, a major player in the development and integration of fixed and mobile networks, and Tieto, a provider of services for building and maintaining IT systems, recently signed a partnership agreement allowing Polish operator TK Telekom to deliver advanced Triple Play services to its residential and business customers. In other words, the agreement widens the range of solutions available to service providers in terms of Next Generation Network (NGN) solutions.
- Rohde & Schwarz and ipoque Offer Wideband Radio Communication Tester for Analysis of IP-Based Applications
Rohde & Schwarz recently introduced an advanced integrated end-to-end test solution with IP and protocol statistic analysis capabilities designed to carry out assessment of data transmission on smartphones. Featuring the new R&S CMW-KM051 option, the R&S CMW500 wideband radio communication tester analyzes and tests IP-based applications using deep packet inspection (DPI) engine from ipoque. The new offering will enable a better understanding of the impact that mobile apps can have on performance of wireless communications and mobile phone networks.
- Softswitch Decline May Take a Positive Turn with REDCOM
The carrier VoIP/IMS market has struggled over the past five years, feeling the impact of the recession in 2008. The hit to overall revenue took its toll for a solid three years until relief arrived in 2012. Now, according to Infonetics Research, this market segment has finally enjoyed a positive year.
- BluIP Announces Microsoft Lync Cloud Integration Platform
BluIP, Inc., a wholesale Broadsoft service provider, has unveiled the first simple and fully functional Microsoft Lync cloud integration platform.
- New SIP Mobile Phone Client Solution and System Software from Allworx Now Available on TelcoDepot.com
Allworx's latest SIP mobile client and system software, the Allworx Reach, will be available at the TelcoDepot.com online store in mid-March. TelcoDepot.com is a provider of business telecom equipment such as business phones, PBX phone systems, VoIP phone systems and accessories.
- REDCOM to Showcase Next-Generation Network, Carrier-Class Softswitch Solutions
The emergence of VoIP telephony has progressed technology to a level where a computer server, known as a softswitch, is able to run custom software that allows it to handle and distribute phone calls. Softswitches offer the flexibility and software upgrade cycle of software, as well as the benefits of virtualization.
- Dell'Oro Predicts Stability for Service Provider Key Voice Market
Dell'Oro Group, a provider of marketing data related to the networking and telecommunications industries, recently carried out a study regarding the service providers' expenditures for key voice equipment in the networking and telecommunications industries. As per the study, the expenditures for the voice equipment are forecasted to stay stable at practically $7 billion annually for the upcoming five years.
- New VESTA 4.0 and Sentinel 4.0 NG9-1-1 Systems Now Available From Cassidian Communications
Cassidian Communications announced that both new VESTA 4.0 and Sentinel 4.0 NG9-1-1 communications systems will be made available to the general public. The VESTA 4.0 and Sentinel 4.0 systems offer Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) call handling with advanced Cassidian Communications call control technologies. This innovative system can be used to set a new level for 9-1-1 call processing inside today's Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs).
- Line Systems Announces Availability of Virtual Office
Line Systems, a full-service communications provider, recently introduced a cloud-based solution, the Virtual Office.
- ADTRAN Upgrades NetVanta Gigabit Ethernet Switches with ActivChassis Technology
The ADTRAN NetVanta 1600 series of Gigabit Ethernet switches now achieve greater efficiency and flexibility in delivering bandwidth-intensive applications thanks to the new ActivChassis stacking technology, a new software feature that allows network administrators to interconnect multiple switches and view the stack as a single, logical chassis-like system.