service providers

September 18, 2018 BLog List Date Underline

Time to Market—The Constant Communications Service Provider Challenge

by Brian Gregory

It’s been a long time since simply delivering quality VoIP services was enough to move the needle for communications services providers.

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May 03, 2018 BLog List Date Underline

How a SBC is Different Than a Router

by Brian Gregory

A few network administrators may be asking the question, “Why do I need a Session Border Controller (SBC), like the EdgeMarc Intelligent Edge? Surely my router can handle all the tasks a SBC can?” In this blog we’ll be taking a look at these two devices and the different capabilities they offer.

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March 08, 2018 BLog List Date Underline

How Mean Time To Innocence Supports Networking of the Future

by Brian Gregory

It seems these days there is always a bevy of bad news, but for professionals that build and operate networks, 2018 might be a welcome change. According to Network World from IDG, in the coming year there will be three ways networking will improve. Let’s dive right in to what that will mean on the whole, as well as day-to-day:

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February 22, 2018 BLog List Date Underline

Deployment Methods Make or Break Data Driven Networking

by Brian Gregory

2017 was a year in flux as technologies like software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) gained a foothold, leaving legacy solutions in the rear view mirror. As we move into 2018, there are four notable trends emerging from the changes. For us, the most prominent is Data Driven Networking.

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February 15, 2018 BLog List Date Underline

Proving Innocence in Multi-Vendor Environments

by Brian Gregory

People often long for the simpler times – before we had our noses buried in our phones, when kids gleefully played outside, or when we had homogeneous voice networks so it was easier to identify the root cause of a voice quality issue. Okay, so maybe people aren’t gazing at the horizon thinking of that last one. But you know, maybe they should be.

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October 17, 2017 BLog List Date Underline

What is TWAMP and Why Should Service Providers Pay Attention to It?

by Rumus Sakya

Imagine that you're making a video call. On one end of the call, a user can clearly see and hear the set of participants on the other end. On the other end of the call, the participants can see the user, but can't hear them speaking. This is a frustrating bug, and most likely there’s nothing you can do except to stop the call and try again. Repeated errors of this nature will erode customer trust in your solution.

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SIP Trunking Survey: Many Don't Have any SBCs