Voice

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.

5 Ways to Woo Enterprises with Hosted Services

by Jeremy Burton May 7, 2015 Business
Broadsoft Dialogic

For years, communications service providers (CSPs) have made attractive overtures to enterprises around hosted services, only to be rebuffed at the door with the answer: “No thanks, we do that in-house.” These days, however, enterprises are changing their tune and are more open to hosted services than ever before. Buoyed by the success of the […]

Golf, Beer and Exclusive Access to Key Vendors?

by Angela Diamantis May 7, 2015 Mobility

You’ll get all that & MORE at ScanSource’s 2015 Partner Conference, 1COMM! We know you have a busy schedule, but we are confident this conference will be well worth your time. Here’s are the Top 10 reasons you should register today and join us in Greenville, SC on May 19-21. Location – Greenville is among […]

New Features in Brooktrout SDK 6.7.2 – Support for SIP Session Refresh with no SDP Payload

by Bob Wildes May 6, 2015 Business
Dialogic

SDK 6.7.2 is the latest Brooktrout development kit providing feature-rich capabilities to our partners. In addition to the normal assortment of bug fixes, 6.7.2 also has added some new features that will be quite useful. I’m going to focus on a few of them here, over several blog posts, to give more details on why […]

IoT vs. M2M

by Jim Machi April 16, 2015 Business
Dialogic

At Mobile World Congress, the Internet of Things (IoT) and those promoting that sort of thing came out of the woodwork. In fact, these types of companies are likely causing Mobile World Congress to change from a show dedicated to the mobile telecom industry, to a show dedicated to anything mobile. Many of these companies […]

What is GitHub?

by Jeremy Burton April 13, 2015 Business

What is GitHub? If you love writing code, you may want to get to know GitHub if you haven’t already. GitHub was formally launched in 2008 and has drawn in more than 9 million users and over 21.1 million repositories. GitHub has been described as a social networking site for programmers that allows for code […]

The NFV End Game – Part 2

by Jim Machi April 13, 2015 Business
Dialogic

If it’s true that NFV will end the “end-to-end solutions coming from a single vendor” and usher in the “best of breed” approach, then it means significant changes for this industry. Some large players that have end-to-end solutions will need to change if they want to survive. This is easier said than done. First of […]

Defining the Modern Media Gateway

by Matt Hoffman April 10, 2015 Cloud Computing
Dialogic

Media gateways (MGWs) have long been the workhorses of next-generation networks. But as service providers transition to all-IP networks, are media gateways keeping pace with the challenges they’re facing? Over the past four years, Infonetics estimates that service providers have spent more than $2.2 billion on media gateways alone, and they continue to invest (though […]

What is a TADHAck ???

by Jim Machi April 7, 2015 Business

If you have been following our social messaging, you probably noticed that we are going to be participating in TADHack-mini London, which will be focusing on WebRTC. You may have wondered or are wondering, “What is this?” So, I am going to tell you what it is and why you should be participating if you […]

The NFV End Game and Ushering in a New Wave of Players

by Jim Machi April 7, 2015 Business

The clock is ticking and it’s about to strike midnight.  NFV will usher in an era of change for the telecom industry yet again.  The players will change, just like they changed with the ushering in of VoIP.  Nortel is no more, Alcatel and Lucent merged, and Cisco, Microsoft, Oracle, Apple and others emerged as […]

Media Servers: Powering Tomorrow’s Services Today!

by Dean Bubley April 3, 2015 Cloud Computing
Dialogic

When Disruptive Analysis first started writing about “The Future of Voice” about five years ago, the term “media server” only appeared relatively rarely. It mostly arose when talking about traditional telecom networks or enterprise communications, when discussing voicemail, recorded announcements and sometimes transcoding VoIP traffic (usually in the fixed-line world). Now, the situation is very […]