Softswitch is a common terminology and you must have heard it often if you are surrounded by Telecom industry, but there are some really interesting facts which not many people are aware of and we will share those interesting facts about the VoIP softswitch and will also share the top benefits of the softswitch solution. On the other hand, even if you are not connected to the Telecom industry still you will like to know these facts about the VoIP softswitch, so read on.
The first interesting fact of the VoIP softswitch is that there are two types of softswitch solutions available in the market: hardware based and software based. As you must have assumed that the software based softswitch is a software solution and it needs much less Telecom infrastructure such as wire, adapters, etc. compared to the hardware based solution.
In earlier days, the hardware based softswitch solution was widely used by the telecom companies and ITSP. However, the amazing benefits of the software based softswitch have started replacing the hardware based softswitch solution.
The VoIP Industry uses the softswitch solution to run retail and wholesale VoIP calling businesses. In simpler language, the VoIP softswitch solution is used to provide the residential calling services to the small businesses, home offices, other businesses and organizations. The softswitch used for this purpose is known as the class 5 softswitch. On the other hand, the VoIP softswitch is needed to route the calls. This VoIP softswitch can handle multiple calls in parallel which can be thousands and even more. Thus, it is known as wholesale softswitch. It is more commonly known as class 4 softswitch.
The most popular softswitch solutions in the industry are the class 4 softswitch and the class 5 softswitch. However, the fact is there are three more types of softswitch solutions available in the industry, namely,
- Class 1 softswitch
- Class 2 softswitch
- Class 3 softswitch
These three softswitch solutions are not that popular because these are not in use these days.
As now you are aware of some interesting and must know facts about the VoIP softswitch, let’s take a look at the top benefits of the VoIP softswitch:
- Easy to install and setup
- Less complex
- Must have system to run telephony business
- Easy to use
- Reduce manual efforts in many operations
- Increase productivity
- Increase efficiency
- Reduce expenses
- Increase ROI
- And more
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