Today, everyone relies on a myriad of communications systems to conduct their business. This section of blogs focuses on helping you provide affordable (and profitable) voice and data solutions to your customers, including Telephone Systems, VoIP, IP, CTI, Call Centers, SIP, Unified Communications, Mobility and more.

Services and Applications are the Jewels of NFV

by Jim Machi November 20, 2015 Business

As readers of this blog know, I have been travelling to conferences to attend, speak, and have in-depth discussions. One item I am talking about, and asking about, and interfacing with people about is NFV.  Everyone gets that NFV can reduce CAPEX and OPEX. The telcos get it, and believe me, the vendors get it […]

NFV is About to Turn Three

by Tom Schroer November 20, 2015 Business

There was a lot of buzz around the state of NFV at the SDN and OpenFlow World Congress held in Dusseldorf recently. Both operators and vendors had a lot to say about NFV, but one thing was certain – going back to the old way of deploying network functions using proprietary hardware is not going to […]

Calling All Guest Bloggers

by Angela Diamantis November 5, 2015 Business

The Source is the place for valuable, engaging content to be shared and, with over 150,000 unique visitors this year, a place to have your voice heard! ScanSource is currently accepting posts from our reseller and vendor partners, as well as channel consultants. In order to be considered, please submit the form below.

NFV and Open Source Explored at ITExpo

by Jeremy Burton October 27, 2015 Business

By Alan Percy – Dialogic, Inc. Alan Percy at the panel discussion Open Source in the Service Provider Network at ITEXPO   Network Function Virtualization (NFV) got plenty of attention this last week at ITExpo in Anaheim, CA.  With a dedicated track of sessions and presentations, NFV was covered by a long list of “who’s […]

ITEXPO West Forecasts a Bright Outlook for Clouds

by Jeremy Burton October 27, 2015 Business

By Jim McLaughlin – Dialogic, Inc. I’ve just returned from the ITEXPO west conference, held in sunny Anaheim California, where Dialogic hosted an exhibitor booth, and also participated in three dynamic panel discussions.  By all measures, the event was a great success!  With informative keynotes and panel sessions that delved into current industry trends ranging […]

NFV Interview

by Jim Machi October 27, 2015 Business

NFV is an important topic for Dialogic.  Dialogic has had software infrastructure products for some time in the media processing area, even before I ever heard of the term NFV.  Software-based media servers are in our DNA.  We’ve been doing it for a long time.  We know the issues, we know how to overcome them, […]

IMS and VoIP Infrastructure Continue Growth

by Jeremy Burton September 23, 2015 Business

By Jim Machi – Dialogic, Inc. I’ve written from time to time (many times), about how both the IMS, and VoIP infrastructure markets continue to grow. The IMS market is growing because of LTE. VoLTE, and VoIP infrastructure markets continue to grow because, even though LTE is growing, everyone has not moved to IMS yet, […]

The WebRTC Codec Conundrum

by Alan Percy September 21, 2015 Business

As someone who has spent most of his career in the Voice over IP industry, I’ve come to recognize the seasonable resurgence of the issues centered on voice and video codecs.   Like the cicadas that emerge from the earth every few years and raise a racket with their mating songs, developers of real-time communications applications […]

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 […]