• GENBAND Unveils Nortel Integration, Plans $150M in R&D
    GENBAND, which won defunct Nortel Networks’ carrier VoIP division at auction earlier this year, has announced its 2010 plan for the combined GENBAND-Nortel product line, with an overall mission of open innovation and a drive toward full IMS. ...More
    June 23, 2010 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles, Service & Network Management
  • 'Customer-Centricity': More Buzzy than 'IMS'?
    Friends, the new buzzword is “customer-centricity.” And it rivals any level of giddiness that IMS ever had. ...More
    June 9, 2010 By Tara Seals Posted in Blog, Billing, Customer Experience Management
  • Starhome Picks Metaswitch for IMS Technology
    Metaswitch announced that Starhome is Metaswitch’s DC-SIP protocol software product in its Mobile2IP solution, which enables seamless mobile communication on any IP device, and allows users to route incoming calls to their IP Soft Phone, GSM phone, or both, according ...More
    March 18, 2010 Posted in News
  • Acme Packet Launches Simplified IMS
    Acme Packet has launched a suite of solutions aimed at helping operators achieve the promise of IMS – the ability to support SIP services across fixed and mobile environments at scale – without dealing with the mammoth task that a full deployment would ...More
    February 11, 2010 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Avaya Lists 10 Communications Trends for 2010
    In the past decade, a sea change has taken place in how voice and data communications are structured, delivered and used by businesses. Here are the top 10 areas Avaya Inc. executives expect to see action in 2010. ...More
    December 29, 2009 Posted in Articles
  • Aculab Helps PBX Central With TDM-IP Integration
    Delivering telephony functionality over IP networks, no matter how robust, is considered yesterday’s news. Customers – both large and small – demand much more. But if you’re a hosted communications provider, keeping up is a tough thing to do. ...More
    December 28, 2009 Posted in Articles
  • Accanto Launches IMS X-Ray
    Accanto Systems has announced the launch of its IMS X-Ray solution, which runs on top of the company’s iCSA (Customer Service Assurance) platform, enabling service providers to deploy and monitor complex IMS networks. Accanto’s IMS X-Ray is an Oracle-based ...More
    August 18, 2009 Posted in News
  • IMS Gains Momentum
    Though “IMS” is a buzzword no more, operators have quietly been moving into the next stage of deployment with the convergence architecture. "Our 2009 IMS service provider survey indicates that the IMS market is advancing from early-stage services to the next ...More
    August 11, 2009 Posted in News
  • IMS Going Strong, Says Acme Packet
    Session border controller specialist Acme Packet has announced that Germany's Telefonica O2 Germany and Telnor Sweden have both deployed Acme Packet gear to support IMS services.Both carriers will use the vendor’s Net-Net 4000 series session border controllers. O2 ...More
    July 9, 2009 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Sprint Upgrades Femtos to EV-DO, IMS-Ready
    In a move that would allow it to hook its femtocell footprint into its IMS architecture, Sprint-Nextel Corp. has signed a deal to use Airvana Inc.’s HubBub EV-DO femtocells.The mini-base stations known as femtos are typically deployed in the home to improve indoor ...More
    July 9, 2009 Posted in News