Everything You Want To Know About OpenSIPS

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IP based telecommunication is surpassing new heights and why not, it offered an amazingly wide range of benefits to its users. To use the full potential of the IP based communication systems, it is very vital to understand the various facets of the same. To learn about the various facets of the IP to IP calling systems, one need to start with understanding various VoIP development technologies related to the same. There are many VoIP development platforms and one may use the one based on the nature of his business and communication solution. The most commonly used VoIP solution development technologies are Asterisk, FreeSWITCH, WebRTC, Kamailio and OpenSIPs. There is a lot to be said about the WebRTC, Asterisk and FreeSWITCH. However, there are very few resources about the later two VoIP solution development technologies, namely, OpenSIPs and Kamailio. Both of these technologies have a lot of potential in developing futuristic VoIP solutions. To take you closer to these VoIP technologies, today in this article I will share more details about the OpenSIPs as a VoIP solution development technology. So let’s begin!

OpenSIPS is an acronym of Open Session Initiation Protocol Server. It is renowned as a multi-functional and a multipurpose SIP server. It is solely related to signaling in the VoIP environment. It is an open source implementation of a GPLed SIP server. Being an open source, it provides a benefit of using the OpenSIP server completely free for lifetime. As per the pioneer contributors of the OpenSIPs, the reason behind keeping this extraordinary VoIP development technology free is to encourage more and more people to work in uniformity for its enhancement by possible collaboration and cooperation from the enthusiastic VoIP developers all across the globe. This philosophy really worked well as it resulted in the addition of 11 new modules within just 11 months.

 Must know key characteristics of the OpenSIPs are as follows:

  • It works as an outstanding load balancer.
  • It supports thousands of calls per second of transitional throughput.
  • Its application and module interfaces make it highly flexible for developing effective applications.
  • It increases the speed of the database operations by 25%.
  • It possesses modular design and customizable routing engine, which unifies the video, voice and chat with the maximum possible efficiency.
  • It is highly efficient because of its modular design.

 Who can use the OpenSIPs based solutions?

Here is the list of entities that can get benefited by using the OpenSIPs development:

  • Telecommunication operators
  • Network operators
  • VoIP service providers
  • Enterprises

  Must know the key features of OpenSIPs:

The OpenSIPs is provisioned with a wide array of features. Below is the list of the top features of the OpenSIPs:

  • Proxy server
  • PERL programming interface
  • Plug and play module interface
  • SIP (RFC3261) registrar server
  • ENUM Support
  • Redirect server
  • Location server
  • NAT Traversal Support
  • Load balancing
  • failover
  • And more

 Key Solution Developed using OpenSIPs:

The VoIP development companies and VoIP Experts can develop many diversified solutions with the OpenSIPs development. Some of the most popularly used OpenSIPs solutions are listed below:

  • Router
  • Gateway
  • Switch
  • Application server
  • Registrar
  • Load-balancer

 The OpenSIPs solution offers a reliable platform to build a wide array of solutions in the IP telephony industry.