ATX Communications is an example of how a softswitch
can be deployed to enhance a vast network and offer new opportunities for a skilled telecom provider," says John St.
Thomson (Cirpack) High Velocity Softswitch
The access softswitch
enables converged services via APIs and connects calls to or from the public switched telephone network (PSTN).
Siemens SURPASS hiQ 8000 softswitch
is part of the SURPASS family of Next Generation Solutions (including SURPASS Voice over Broadband (VOBB), Hosted Office (TM) (BC) and Voice over Cable (VoC).
Ericsson was the first vendor to deploy softswitch
solutions for telephony networks and leads the industry with 55 fully commercial networks.
Ericsson is the market leader in softswitch
solutions for both fixed and mobile telecommunications networks with the world's first mobile softswitch
introduced in March 2003 and with more than 50 commercially deployed live networks worldwide.
This contract confirms Ericsson's Telephony Softswitch
as the most advanced solution in the market and our leading position as a long-term partner for the evolution towards all-IP networks," he added.
As the next generation network scales, service providers need assurances that when communications between the centralized softswitch
and distributed media gateways are disrupted, reliable emergency and local calling services can still occur.
Working with softswitch
providers like MetaSwitch, Calix ILEC customers are able to transition their TDM access network and voice switching infrastructure to VOIP through the simple addition of a VOIP gateway processor in existing systems.
MetaSwitch has been shipping its distributed softswitch
architecture since late last year, and is widely deployed with a broad range of third-party access devices including broadband loop carriers, integrated access devices, analog telephone adapters and IP phones, but this is the first time that the vendor has leveraged its open Call Agent platform to work with third party trunk/signaling gateways.
This is the second Ericsson Telephony Softswitch
contract that Ericsson has won in Central America and Caribbean.
The Dell'Oro Group IP Telephony Carrier Quarterly Report offers complete, in-depth coverage of the market with tables covering manufacturers' revenue, average selling prices, license/channel and unit shipments for softswitch
, media gateways, and hybrid media gateway softswitches
(next generation class 4/5 switches).