SBC

How to Sell Gateways and Session Border Controllers

by Jennifer Clark January 3, 2017 Technology
Skype for Business

You can’t talk about selling Skype for Business without mentioning a Session Border Controller (SBC) or gateway. Any Skype for Business deployment where enterprise voice features will be used requires either an SBC or gateway to connect to the Public Switched Telephone network (PSTN).  Gateways allow Skype for Business to communicate through legacy PSTN networks […]

Intermedia and Sonus for SIP Trunking

by Philip Weeks February 29, 2016 Cloud Computing
Intermedia Sonus

With the potential cost savings of VoIP in general, and SIP trunking specifically, it’s not a matter of if, but when companies are taking the plunge.  There are many reasons why SIP trunking makes sense to both Small to Medium Businesses and Enterprises alike.  Some of the highlights include:

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 […]

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
dialogi

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 […]

IVR, You Ready for the Future?

by Tim Moynihan September 16, 2015 Business
Dialogic

When smartphones began to replace traditional mobile phones, some felt it signaled the end of voice-driven communications. Among the early casualties expected were interactive voice response (IVR) systems because, truth be told, many IVR systems continue to be poorly designed. Lengthy wait times, annoying hold music, call flows that led to nowhere and routing to […]

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 […]

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 […]

VoWi-Fi: Risks & Rewards

by Jim McLaughlin September 4, 2015 Business
Dialogic

With voice-over-Wi-Fi (VoWi-Fi) now natively supported by both the Apple iPhone and Android-based handsets, telecom service providers are actively evaluating the risks and rewards of this new opportunity. In contrast to the plethora of currently available third-party over-the-top (OTT) VoIP applications, native VoWi-Fi service guarantees simplicity of use, with subscribers needing only to press the […]