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MediaPlatform launches cloud-based videoconferencing system

There's another player in the cloud-based videoconferencing game as of this week. Video streaming vendor MediaPlatform is going up against others in the space with the launch of SmartBridge.

As T1s decline, SIP is on the rise

SIP has been around in its current form for more than a decade, but despite growth in the adoption of the technology, there's still a long way to go.

OpenDaylight progress could be slowed by lack of vendor contributions

The OpenDaylight Project is an interesting one, but it may be going the way of Session Initiation Protocol in that it's an open software-defined networking offering but is then commercialized by turning it into proprietary technology.

Multi-vendor environment remains firmly in place

A "pure" single-vendor unified communications appears to largely be a myth. Most enterprises have opted for a best-of-breed, multi-vendor approach as part of their UC strategy. And it looks like it will remain that way.

How to ensure successful SIP implementation

Session initiation protocol (SIP) protocol is coming up on its twentieth birthday, so you'd think by now it would be a cinch to deploy a VoIP solution using SIP within an enterprise network. Apparently not.

VoLTE network deployments, subscribership to take off next year, says Infonetics

More than 30 commercial voice-over-LTE networks and 51 million VoLTE subscribers are expected in North America and the Asia-Pacific region by the end of 2014, forecasts Infonetics Research.

Masergy enables enterprises to tap into Amazon's Direct Connect cloud service

Masergy is helping business customers bring their third-party cloud service to their network fold by becoming one of Amazon's Web Services Direct Connect partners.

Mobile growth spurs strong Diameter signaling controller revenues, says Infonetics

Mobile device traffic growth is fueling demand for Diameter signaling controllers, with revenues forecast by Infonetics Research to increase at a 54 percent compound annual growth rate through 2018.

Spotlight: Twilio brings SIP and cloud together for enterprises

ORLANDO, Fla.-- Cloud communications firm Twilio launched on Monday its SIP from Twilio product, which is designed to expand its position in the enterprise market. Twilio enables enterprise app developers to build voice, VoIP and messaging features into their applications using a web-based application programming interface.

Spotlight: BroadSoft, Sonus partner to integrate UC product offerings

BroadSoft and Sonus Networks are partnering to integrate BroadSoft unified communications (UC) offerings with Sonus's line of session border controllers (SBCs) for service providers.