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Dialogic Exchange Network
  • Three Key Initiatives for IMS Migration to Finally Make Sense

    IMS is like any other technology – it seems to have its haters and fanboys. As early as 2007, the death knell for IMS was being rung, and the haters were saying that IMS is basically hype and that it’s difficult to deploy , and the people...
  • What are the top 50 WebRTC terms I should know?

    I was searching around for a simple WebRTC glossary but could not find one, so I decided to make one of my own. Please see below for my list of the top 50 WebRTC terms and acronyms with a description of each. Category Acronym...
  • Speech Analytics – Data Mining Those Recordings

    When I was in Vegas for ITExpo, I participated on a Voice Analytics panel at the SmartVoice co-located conference . Speech / Voice Analytics is really taking off. Voice analytics is basically taking all the recording that is going on, and analyzing that...
  • VoLTE Versus WebRTC: I didn’t know it was a battle

    When I talk to customers, they often ask about how WebRTC compares to voice over LTE (VoLTE), and which technology “will win.” Those who believe that there has to be a concrete winner and loser in this debate say so because WebRTC is over...
  • Dialogic’s CEO Describes Unique WebRTC Use Cases During his Keynote Address

    WebRTC is not just for call centers anymore. From telemedicine to stock trading in the U.K. to dance education, WebRTC is poised to impact a wide range of industries. Dialogic’s president and CEO Kevin Cook discussed these real-world situations...
  • Modems? In This Day and Age?

    Not so many years ago, the only way to connect to the Internet was via a modem. You would use your digital or analog line, and literally place “calls” to the Internet. Nowadays, we either use Wi-Fi or some other type of broadband connection...
  • Has Roaming Killed the 4G Star?

    It’s been a while since the major mobile network operators (MNOs) in Europe first started deploying LTE. Over here in Italy, the MNOs advertising campaigns on their 4G/LTE networks have been endless. They started before the networks even launched...
  • Getting Diameter Signaling and OSS/BSS Talking

    Recently, we’ve been addressing in a series of blogs some of the questions that participants asked during a recent webinar we did with Infonetics on Diameter signaling in LTE networks . During the course of that webinar, we talked about some of...
  • Internet Telephony Expo: Still Relevant?

    I’ve attended the ITExpo for many years, and lately I’ve been asking myself, “Is this event still relevant?” At one time, ITExpo stood for Internet Telephony Expo and well, long gone are the days when we need special conferences...
  • Mobile fax? Why do you need that?

    Fax is an enduring technology. While you may think that fax is declining, some reports show that the market is actually increasing , especially in the areas of fax over IP (FoIP), fax service and computer-based faxing. In fact, the fax industry is predicted...
  • For 3G to 4G Roaming, Don’t Forget About Security Interworking

    In a recent blog, we started to address some of the questions participants asked during a recent webinar we did with Infonetics on Diameter signaling in LTE networks . During the course of the webinar, we talked about some of the challenges that service...
  • When Does WebRTC Need a Media Server? Reason #7

    Tsahi Levent-Levi’s white paper, “ Seven Reasons for WebRTC Server-Side Processing ,” details a variety of WebRTC-related scenarios that necessitate a media server. Last week, I wrote about reason number six: processing of the media...
  • WebRTC Demo Highlights from the TADMeetup

    On July 16, Dialogic hosted the second Telecom Application Developer (TAD) Meetup at our office in Parsippany, N.J. The TADMeetup drew application developers from the tri-state area who are interested in helping evolve WebRTC communications technologies...
  • When Does WebRTC Need a Media Server? Reason #6

    In a recent blog about the current state of WebRTC , I mentioned that readers should check out an excellent white paper about seven situations in which WebRTC would need server-side media processing . Written by Tsahi Levent-Levi, a leading blogger at...
  • Dialogic Leaders Honored as WebRTC Pioneers at WebRTC Conference & Expo

    Two Dialogic employees recently earned the prestigious WebRTC Pioneer Award for their unique contributions to the growth and evolution of WebRTC. Both Andrew Goldberg , senior vice president of strategy and marketing, and Jim Machi , vice president of...
  • Is a DRA a DSC?

    Dialogic recently participated in an Infonetics webinar on Diameter signaling in LTE networks , during which we examined and analyzed both current and emerging use cases and deployment considerations for Diameter Signaling Controllers (DSC). During the...
  • Second notice - You’re Invited: New Jersey’s Second TADMeetup

    Hopefully by now you’ve registered and blocked off your calendar for next week Wednesday’s TADMeetup in Parsippany, NJ. If not, let this be a friendly reminder that we’ll be gathering at the Dialogic offices (1515 Route 10, Parsippany...
  • The Top Five Tips for Migrating Your Original Switching Environment

    Softswitches, once bastions of the “new” IP telecommunications environment, are now regarded as legacy equipment in some circles. Replacements to full IP multimedia system (IMS) environments are still in full swing, but that takes capital...
  • You’re Invited: New Jersey’s Second TADMeetup

    Wednesday, July 16 marks New Jersey’s second Telecom Application Developer (TAD) Meetup, which is being organized by Alan Quayle and hosted at Dialogic’s Parsippany office (1515 Route 10, Parsippany, NJ 07054). If you missed the first TADMeetup...
  • World Cup draws record numbers…to cell phones

    Image source: AFP As the clock strikes 4 p.m. in New York, I find myself heading for the television in the lobby of our offices, fighting for a viewing angle among my co-workers as we applaud the opening touch of the U.S.-Belgium World Cup match. While...
  • NFV and SDN: Diameter Signaling Controllers Join the Best of Both Worlds

    In the Heavy Reading white paper, “ Control Plane Orchestration: The Evolution of Service Innovation Attributes, ” analyst Jim Hodges writes that the telecom industry has never before simultaneously experienced two foundational disruptive...
  • How I used satellite, Wi-Fi, broadband and 3G to watch the World Cup

    The World Cup is the only sporting event that has millions of viewers worldwide glued to their TV screens for about a month. But I wonder, are all viewers still watching the matches on TV, or are they resorting to their smartphones, tablets, and pc’s...
  • Honk Your Horn If You Love LTE

    One of the emerging themes from this week’s LTE Summit in Amsterdam has been the momentum behind LTE-powered machine-to-machine (M2M) services. Mobile operators are lining up at the prospect of billions of M2M connections from just about any vehicle...
  • TADHack: Adding the Human Element to Communications

    A few weeks ago, I attended a new developer show in Madrid called TADHack . It’s a smaller event and very different from the average conference. As soon as I walked into the venue, I noticed this weird green hue, kind of like I was in the Wizard...
  • Wi-Fi Offload/Roaming Part 3: Diameter and LTE Interworking Is Crucial

    In my last blog , I discussed the architectures needed to roam between Wi-Fi and 3G/4G networks. In order to enable interoperability between the different architectures, a mediation and interworking platform is required to support the different scenarios...