Dialogic Blog

The Culture of DevOps and Automation

by Arik Amdur

Aug 6, 2019 9:00:00 AM

If you are involved in product development, you’ve most likely heard about DevOps, which is a methodology for quickly delivering and improving products in less time than using traditional development methods. One of the main reasons for the adoption of DevOps is the need for software and infrastructure integration and collaboration, gaining the best from both, achieving better performance, and bringing the final product to an optimized level on the fastest track possible. DevOps is a culture backed by endless technologies and tools where the key is “Automate Everything.”

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Topics: NFV/SDN & Cloud, Communications Application Development

Session Border Controller – What is it and why do you need one?

by Ofir Shalev

Jul 30, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Session Border Controller (SBC) is a network device that secures voice over IP (VoIP) infrastructures while providing interworking between incompatible signaling messages and media flows (sessions) from end devices or application servers. SBCs are employed in enterprise infrastructures and any carrier network delivering commercial, residential, business, fixed-line, or mobile VoIP services. They are typically deployed at both the network edge and at carrier interconnects, the demarcation points (borders) between their users and other service providers.

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Topics: 3G, 4G, 5G, and WiFi, NFV/SDN & Cloud, Analytics

Taking IoT Use Cases from Ideas to Reality at Record Speed

by Peter Kuciak

Apr 18, 2019 8:00:00 AM

There is absolutely no doubt that IoT is on service providers’ minds as a new source of opportunity and revenue, especially as their core services like voice and messaging decline. And with predictions of 1 trillion connected devices by 2025, this new vision is certainly very compelling.

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Topics: Internet of Things, Communications Application Development

Accelerating IoT Revenues

by Peter Kuciak

Apr 10, 2019 8:45:00 AM

Are you a service provider looking for new revenue streams with a focus on innovation with IoT? If so, then you are reading the right blog! Dialogic has a long legacy of helping major telecom service providers launch unique services, and now we are working with Tier1 service providers around the world to leverage their telecom and digital assets into revenue-generating IoT solutions.

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Topics: Internet of Things, Communications Application Development

Addressing the Pains of Collaborating with External Parties

by Miguel Lopes

Feb 26, 2019 8:00:00 AM

I am sure many of you have been or are currently involved in a project with one or more partners or vendors that demand frequent update calls. Typically, you would set up a conference bridge, exchange files via emails and, if required, send an instant message (IM) via SMS or some other OTT application. Does this scenario sound familiar? As time goes by,

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Topics: Artificial Intelligence, Unified Communications and Collaboration

Flexibility is Key

by Chris Boulton

Feb 15, 2019 9:00:00 AM

It’s true you know – I used to be able to touch my toes .

Not many blogs start with a personal revelation like that – bet you are hooked already. As I reflect on the glory days of my youth it is with great pleasure that I reminisce about playing a variety of sports. As a younger man, adapting to multiple sporting disciplines and being flexible in my approach to different challenges was important if I was to succeed. The two important words that need highlighting from that previous sentence are “adapting” and “flexible.” As I have grown into an elder statesman, my ability to adapt is less, and I am certainly less flexible as my pulled muscles will testify.

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Topics: NFV/SDN & Cloud, Communications Application Development, Media Server Software

Panning for “Killer Apps” in the Gold Rush of 5G

by Peter Kuciak

Feb 14, 2019 8:30:00 AM

If you have been in the high tech industry then you know what a search for the next killer app is like. Most of us in the software industry have done it – and a few of us (me included) quite a few times.

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Topics: Internet of Things, Communications Application Development

How far can you go alone?

by Miguel Lopes

Jan 23, 2019 9:00:00 AM

“Effectively, change is almost impossible without industry-wide collaboration, cooperation, and consensus." – Simon Mainwaring

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Topics: Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Unified Communications and Collaboration

2018 – Gone in a Flash

by Chris Boulton

Dec 20, 2018 9:00:00 AM

A common question I’ve heard asked over the past few weeks is, “Where did 2018 go?”. I genuinely can’t believe it myself as I sit here typing this blog. Traditionally a time for reflection and review, the end of the calendar year is also a time for thinking about aspirations and goals for 2019.

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Topics: NFV/SDN & Cloud, Internet of Things, Unified Communications and Collaboration, Media Server Software

DialogicOne – Improving Business Models with Artificial Intelligence

by Peter Kuciak

Dec 19, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an extremely hot topic these days, but just stating that a solution or application has “AI” in it has become a bit too popular. The key questions or topics should be “What exactly is AI? How is it being used in your system now and what are your future plans?”.

Internet searches on “AI” deliver a multitude of results on the topic to help you learn and understand the latest state of AI, the ongoing research, as well as many interesting use cases. This blog will discuss some of the use cases where AI can make an impact for CPSs, as well as end users utilizing next-generation applications and services.

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Topics: Internet of Things, Communications Application Development