Why IPX Networks Require Intelligent Routing

Pieter Veenstra, NetNumber Lead Solution Architect In my current blog series, I’ve been reviewing the challenges IPX carriers face and the opportunities enabled by NetNumber’s centralized signaling and routing control (CSRC) platform TITAN. My previous post recommended how to best support number portability across every type of network and protocol. Read more…

Drivers in the IPX Business

Pieter Veenstra, NetNumber Lead Architect Today’s IPX business is a very competitive market with very small profit margins and increasing complexity due to new technologies driven by IP and LTE in addition to the co-existence of lasting old technologies like TDM and SS7 with still impressive business revenues. This forces Read more…

MWC15: The Future is Now

While smart phones, watches and cars unveiled at MWC15 captured the attention of the general public, the real exciting news for carriers was quite a bit more technical in nature:  NFV, IoT and 5G all edging closer to reality.  Here’s a quick recap of key themes we saw and heard Read more…

Choosing an STP

In the migration to next-generation networks, carriers recognize the need to maintain their existing SS7 network for at least the next several years. As many vendors have decided to end-of-life their Signal Transfer Point (STP) solutions, carriers may feel their options are limited. We believe carriers are best served by Read more…

From IPX Summit 2014: How to Simplify Routing and Control Complexity in IPX Networks

Pieter Veenstra, Lead Solution Architect At IPX Summit 2014 representatives of carriers discussed the newest trends of the IPX services and the associated technical challenges. Also analysts and consultants shared interested insights about their expectations of the IPX business. And suppliers (including NetNumber) with specialized products for IPX carriers complemented Read more…