How to Gain Significant ROI via the IMTC ‘SIP over IPv6 Networks’ Test Program

Although IPv6 network technology has been emerging since the turn of the millennium, adoption has been slow.  However, IANA allocated the final IPv4 address blocks in 2011, and the Asian block allocation is exhausted.  PSTN obsolescence and the implementation of VoLTE will ensure the general deployment of SIP over IPv6 networks. Despite ubiquitous claims of …

IMTC Releases Software Defined Networking Quality of Experience Specification

The International Multimedia Telecommunications Consortium (IMTC), a non-profit industry association facilitating interoperable, real-time, multimedia telecommunications, announced today the availability of its next generation Software Defined Networking (SDN) Quality of Experience (QoE) specification for public download. The specification describes the shortcomings of traditional QoS mechanisms in Unified Communications and Collaboration (UC&C) environments and defines an automated Quality …

UCI Forum Advances Software Defined Networking with Unified Communication Use Case

SAN RAMON, Calif., May 15, 2014 – The Unified Communications Interoperability Forum (UCI Forum) today announced that it has released its first Unified Communication Software Defined Network (UC SDN) Use Case specification for automating Quality of Service (QoS). Developed by its newly formed UC SDN Task Group (TG), the specification describes in detail how a …

Update on SIP over IPv6 Test Program

An early goal of the #UCIForum was to facilitate inter-vendor interoperability of SIP implementations.  The Voice Study Group was formed in 2011 to examine the state of voice interoperability.  Its conclusion was that there was a significant gap in the readiness of SIP networks and technologies to interoperate over IPv6. IANA allocated the final blocks …