Guaranteed Caller Cloud Connect

The Challenge

American consumers receive over 200K unwanted and/or fraudulent calls every minute, many using spoofed caller IDs to increase the likelihood that the called party will answer the call. Both the FCC in the USA and the CRTC in Canada have mandated service provider implementation of the STIR/SHAKEN set of standards as a solution to the widespread use of CLI spoofing in fraudulent calls.

The NetNumber Solution

Guaranteed Caller™ Cloud Connect is part of NetNumber’s Guaranteed Caller™ family of STIR/SHAKEN solutions, and provides an easy, low impact and cost effective way to connect a telecom network to any ATIS 1000082-compliant cloud STIR/SHAKEN service. This of course includes NetNumber’s own Guaranteed Caller™ cloud STIR/SHAKEN offer.

Cloud Connect features an industry-leading capability set, including:

IP/VoIP and TDM Support
Guaranteed Caller™ Cloud Connect supports both SIP/VoIP and ISUP over TDM and/or SIGTRAN. This includes support for the new ATIS standard solution for TDM STIR/SHAKEN, OOB-SHAKEN (ATIS 1000096), including all STI-CPS interactions for origination and termination. SIP and ISUP are supported simultaneously, allowing one network element to connect all network call sources to STIR/SHAKEN.

Highly Flexible Network Deployment Models
Guaranteed Caller™ Cloud Connect is based on NetNumber’s field-hardened TITAN technology, deployed in major service provider networks around the world. TITAN supports all common network element topologies, allowing Cloud Connect to be deployed in a whatever network role is best suited to ease the integration of STIR/SHAKEN into the network. As a few examples, Cloud Connect can be deployed as a SIP Redirect Server, a SIP Proxy Server, an IN SCP, a Class 4/5 session control element and as a network monitor. Many other deployment models are possible and supported.

Industry Leading Attestation and OrigID Setting (“Tagging”)
Attesting to the originating network’s trust in the presented caller ID lies at the heart of STIR/SHAKEN, as does call traceback in the event of compromise by a bad actor. Guaranteed Caller™ Cloud Connect provides unparalleled flexibility in selecting calls for each of A, B and C attestation levels. This same highly flexible selection capability is also applied to selecting calls for operator provisioned OrigID values.

On Net STIR/SHAKEN Bypass
Guaranteed Caller™ Cloud Connect can optionally save service providers significant STIR/SHAKEN-related cloud charges by bypassing cloud processing entirely for on-net calls (calls originating and terminating in the service provider’s own network). In this case, all necessary STIR/SHAKEN processing is performed locally at Cloud Connect and no cloud dip fees apply.

Key Features

ATIS 1000082 Cloud STIR/SHAKEN Interface Compliant
Guaranteed Caller™ Cloud Connect is fully ATIS 1000082 compliant.


ATIS 1000096 OOB-SHAKEN (TDM/SIGTRAN) Compliant
Guaranteed Caller™ Cloud Connect is fully ATIS 1000096 compliant.


Telco Grade Reliability
Guaranteed Caller™ Cloud Connect is available as a telco-grade appliance or as a VM.


Low Cost, High Performance
Guaranteed Caller™ Cloud Connect is offered at a surprisingly low price but provides the performance and features needed to handle even the most demanding service provider network.


Low Impact Network Deployment

Guaranteed Caller™ Cloud Connect is based on NetNumber’s field-hardened TITAN technology, which is deployed in major service provider networks around the world. TITAN supports all common network element topologies, allowing Cloud Connect to adopt whatever network role best maximizes network integration while minimizing STIR/SHAKEN introduction impact.

Benefits
  • Centralizes all cloud STIR/SHAKEN interfacing requirements, including attestation/tagging, setting of OrigID values and on-net bypass, into a single non-intrusive network element.
  • Simplifies the task of achieving network compliance for STIR/SHAKEN. In many cases, deploying Cloud Connect is all that is required to achieve full compliance.
  • Provides both SIP and TDM/SS7 support “out of the box”, including full support for the OOB-SHAKEN (ATIS 1000096) and its TDM-enabling Call Placement Service (STI-CPS).
  • Provides STIR/SHAKEN coverage for both the IP and non-IP portions of the network, eliminating the need for costly additional technologies to meet FCC robocall mitigation requirements.