IP Security

Whether you’re brand-new to IP Security or looking for the latest information from industry thought-leaders, this is the place to be. This section is a valuable resource from channel experts contributing key information on everything related to IP Security. You can learn about the basics of IP Networking, the benefits of Network-based Video Surveillance solutions, the latest products and programs from leading vendor partners, and much more.

NFV and Burgers – A Lunch Discussion

by Alan Percy September 17, 2015 Business

Having spent most of the last few years focused on the enterprise side of the Unified Communications market, it was time to get caught up on the developments that the communications service providers had been working on. What better way to get caught up than to head down to the Dialogic office in Plano, TX […]

Diameter Signaling Controller (DSC) ≠ Diameter Routing Agent (DRA)

by Jim Machi September 16, 2015 Business

Many people in our industry confuse a Diameter Signaling Controller (DSC) with a Diameter Routing Agent (DRA). While a DRA was the first and most publicized function of a DSC, and an important one at this, it is not the only function.  With that in mind, Dialogic created a simple “Usages of a Diameter Signaling […]

Some Guiding Principles Are in Order for NFV

by Jeremy Burton September 11, 2015 Business

By Tom Schroer – Dialogic, Inc. The momentum around Network Functions Virtualization or NFV is building. While still in its early stages, it promises to be a disruptive influence to the way service providers build networks and deliver services to their customers. It’s also going to shake up how traditional network equipment manufacturers do business […]

NFV Reality

by Jim Machi September 11, 2015 Business

  My past two blogs have been about NFV vendor challenges. From the xSP side, I continue to see what I’ll call extreme interest in our NFV plans.  The xSPs want to deploy NFV for the reasons the industry has been talking about – CAPEX reduction, OPEX reduction, and New Service Delivery – and they […]

Six Strategies for More Roaming Revenue

by Tim Moynihan September 4, 2015 Business

Roaming, to borrow a phrase, wasn’t billed in a day. Revenue from roaming subscribers is an important part of overall carrier revenue, but generating mobile roaming revenue isn’t a simple matter of setting up a wireless network and waiting for subscribers to come. More mobile carriers are competing for the same roaming subscribers, countries are […]

NFV Vendor Challenges Part 2

by Jim Machi September 4, 2015 Business

Last week, I introduced the NFV-based network diagram, and the complexity of all these pieces of software interacting. But how will they interact? This is all to be done via a Management and Orchestration (MANO) layer. Yes, there is MANO software entering the fray from established telecom vendors such as Oracle, HP and Ericsson, but […]

Lose Unsightly Bulges and Pounds with… Mobile Wallets

by Jeremy Burton August 25, 2015 Business

By Tim Moynihan – Dialogic, Inc. Let’s face it: physical wallets can be a pain in the you-know-what. If you’re tired of sitting on a deck of cards—credit cards, debit cards, loyalty cards, etc.—the solution could be closer than you think. Like, in your other pocket, where you keep your smartphone. Because now you can […]

How Getting Rid of Gray Can Keep Mobile Operators in the Black

by Tim Moynihan August 20, 2015 Business

It’s a billion-dollar problem for mobile network operators: blocking gray routes that allow Short Message Service (SMS) fraud to eat up network bandwidth and slow down network performance. And it’s only going to get worse as application-to-person (A2P) SMS traffic increases. A2P SMS is one of the fastest-growing segments in the mobile messaging market, supporting […]

ADG LDI Ltd Reaffirms Utmost Commitment To Quality-Of-Service

by Jeremy Burton August 19, 2015 Business

We are thrilled to announce that ADG LDI Ltd has decided to modernize their interconnect network! As a premier telecommunications provider, ADG LDI offers interconnect services to both fixed and mobile network operators within Pakistan, and also provides connectivity to hundreds of tier1 carriers and VoIP aggregators internationally. With their legacy Cisco infrastructure at end-of-life, […]

Talkin’ Bout the Future of Interactive Voice Response

by Jeremy Burton August 11, 2015 Business

By Tim Moynihan – Dialogic, Inc. Interactive voice response (IVR) systems are—how do I put this nicely?—not one of the most beloved technological advances of the last century. They can be cumbersome, confusing to use, and flat-out frustrating sometimes. We’ve all had that IVR experience where, after navigating through a maze of choices, we find […]