Tandem Solutions

REDCOM’s next-generation softswitch solutions are powerful multi-technology telecommunications systems ideal for public exchange switching including end office, tandem office, and international gateways. With its patented distributed architecture, it provides a versatile platform for managing complex communications in a variety of public network applications. REDCOM’s next-generation softswitch solutions are tough and rugged public exchanges ideally suited for harsh environments.  REDCOM’s next-generation softswitch control package has dynamic system software and administrative capabilities. This allows it to be configured for a variety of applications including Tandem (Class 4) or End Office (Class 5). 

REDCOM’s next-generation softswitch for Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs), Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier (ILECs) and Multi-Tenant Systems and can be custom configured for these markets. Your package can include all necessary components: switching platform, voice mail, battery back-up, and an advanced set of calling features in one convenient package. 

Tandem / Carrier Class 4 Solutions

REDCOM’s next-generation Carrier-Class 4 softswitch with TRANSip® offers fully integrated VoIP and TDM in an all-inclusive central office platform. In the transition to VoIP, the idea of wholesale replacement of network assets is not only expensive, it is often completely unrealistic. REDCOM’s next-generation Carrier-Class 4 softswitches bring VoIP connectivity services to ILECs/CLECs, providing an integrated VoIP and TDM migration platform so that you don’t require additional external boxes. REDCOM’s next-generation softswitch solutions with full-featured metropolitan capabilities, including CLASS  features, subscriber custom calling features, LAMA/CAMA reporting, and a call translator with completely flexible dialing plans. ILECs/CLECs who want to deliver NGN services need a REDCOM next-generation Class 5 softswitch that leverages and preserves all the functionality and investment in legacy assets, while offering safe passage to leap-forward VoIP technology.

Retain customers with built-in IP compression

REDCOM’s next-generation Carrier-Class 4 softswitch with TRANSip® offers a full range of capabilities that allow you to address your customers’ needs while you counter low-cost competition. Flexible compression methods help you manage low-revenue subscribers by reducing bandwidth usage, while retaining high-end subscribers with high bandwidth and premium services.

SIP trunking

SIP trunking using REDCOM’s TRANSip® technology suite with REDCOM’s next-generation Carrier-Class 4 softswitch is a powerful way to build your business. SIP trunking is a secure, cost-effective way for ILECs/CLECs to leverage their IP network to provide voice service. SIP trunks deliver a significant return on investment and REDCOM's TRANSip-equipped next-generation Carrier-Class 4 softswitch have extensive SIP trunking capabilities to ensure that your switching resources fit your business model for current and future growth.

SIP Trunking Made Easy

To get started with SIP trunking, all that is required is a REDCOM TRANSip-equipped next-generation system — which includes a SIP Call Manager — and an IP network, and you will be on your way to implementing robust SIP trunking capabilities. SIP trunks are used to connect two switches together. As long as each switch has an IP address, communication can be made from one point to the other. With proper network assessment planning and implementation, SIP trunks can deliver high quality and reliable service with substantial cost savings. 

Benefits of SIP Trunking for ILECs/CLECs

  • Higher margins due to reduced install/configuration time
  • Simplification of value-added services
  • Powerful bandwidth control/savings
  • Expansion into additional markets
  • Support for wide variety of codecs
  • More services delivered over the same pipe

Select REDCOM’s Next-Generation Carrier-Class 4 Features

  • Converged Communications in a single platform - Seamlessly integrates VoIP call management, media gateway, media gateway controller and TDM functionality in one platform.
  • Industry standard SIP-based architecture - Extensive SIP-based VoIP capabilities including SIP trunking without the use of proprietary protocols.
  • Up to 3,000 registered SIP subscribers per shelf - Start with as few as 100 IP subscribers. Additional IP subscribers can be added later to minimize the initial investment.
  • Enhanced Centrex - HDX and SLICE 2100 allow you to add new revenue through IP & TDM Centrex services.
  • SNMP Support - With SNMP, you are better able to monitor network devices and to diagnose network problems.
  • Remote Access Interoperability - Interoperable with multiple remote access solutions including GR-303, V5.2 and SIP.
  • Communications Assistance Law Enforcement Act (CALEA) support provides sophisticated call monitoring and electronic surveillance capabilities engineered to meet ANSI-J-STD-025-A.
  • Expanded Digital Announcer is a powerful digital announcer that provides both CLASSSM and intercept announcements.
  • SS7/C7 Connectivity engineered to industry standards and protocols.
  • Computer Telephony Integration (CTI) Link allows a host computer to assert call control commands in response to the REDCOM system port/state messages. This link allows the REDCOM system owner to develop custom applications, including line and trunk protocols.
  • ClusterNet™ Technology allows true unification of multiple REDCOM systems sites, or a single site to have multiple, strategic equipment locales. ClusterNet™ allows users to enjoy the unparalleled reliability of a fully distributed system, yet also enjoy the convenience of centralized administration.
  • Public Exchange Adjunct Systems allow the REDCOM system to work as a tandem switch for public service providers to offer a variety of services and other revenue-generating features with minimal impact to existing hardware.
  • ISDN Basic Rate Interface (2B+D) supports network end interface protocols for 2-wire U interfaces and 4-wire S interfaces.
  • T1/E1 Direct Digital Interface
  • MF Interregister Signaling for feature Group C and Equal Access/Feature Group D with full trunk ANI capability.
  • Standard Analog Trunks (E&M, Two-Way Loop-DID/DOD), and Lines (Standard 1900 or optional 1200 Ohms loop length).
  • R2 Interregister Signaling provides flexible table-driven architecture for compelled and semi-compelled R2 signaling, adapts to unique country variations.
  • Signaling System No. 5 (SS5) over analog and digital trunk circuits.
  • Signaling System No. 7 SS7 (C7) tandem trunking and fully redundant signaling links.
  • Support for External Equipment including paging systems, voice mail equipment, number identification system, LAMA storage, and recording devices.
  • PCM Companding Law Options for A-law or μ-255 law, with optional companding law conversion.
 
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