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As 2016 comes to a close, I’m proud of the tremendous strides that Radisys took this year to help communications service providers solve the complex challenges of next-generation networks. During the year we embraced the industry transition to open source hardware and software, launched game-changing products that are a first in the industry, and strengthened our Professional Services offering.

Doubling Down on Open Source Software and Hardware

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Radisys President and CEO Brian Bronson recently met with Marc Smith, group editor for Mobile Europe, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The resulting video interview shares Brian’s views on Radisys’ transition to a software-centric company and the work underway to develop those software systems, including MediaEngine, FlowEngine and CellEngine. Learn More »
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I’m pleased to share that we now fully support OpenStack integration with our recently released MediaEngine vMRF 1.10, enabling communications service providers (CSPs) to dynamically deploy and manage virtualized MRF instances in the cloud. Learn More »
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On November 1, 2015, Hewlett Packard Enterprise started life as a new company with a 75 year legacy of innovation. Learn More »

The Month of VoLTE

Posted by Ray Adensamer, Sep. 23, 2015 under MRF-Media-Processing

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It’s been a great month for VoLTE! Over the last two weeks, it seems like mobile operators around the globe are announcing the launch of commercial VoLTE service or the expansion of their VoLTE trials just about every day. Learn More »
How many media processing solutions does it take to power a network? The Radisys answer: just OneMRF. Learn More »
It’s always a good day at Radisys when we learn that one of our products wins an industry award. Learn More »

Industry analyst firm Infonetics Research recently published its annual report on “IMS Service Strategies and Vendor Leadership: Global Service Provider Survey.” In a synopsis of the report that Infonetics shared on its website, a quote from Diane Myers, research director for VoIP, UC and IMS at IHS, jumped out at me.

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As the rollout and deployment of next-generation services like VoLTE, VoWiFi, and WebRTC accelerates, interoperability between different generations of devices and networks becomes more and more important. Learn More »
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As IT providers move to reap the benefits of virtualized environments, the challenges of virtualizing real-time environments become more apparent. Service providers trying to achieve the agility, flexibility, and cost-savings of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) architectures are realizing that real-time communications applications, such as the IP media processing performed by the Media Resource Function, require special accommodation in the virtualized network.

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While a number of Radisys customers have our MPX-12000 MRF in trials or production deployments, it is always exciting to publically announce our first customer, Zoom. Over the last two years, we’ve seen the MPX-12000 continue to gain traction with our customer base in VoLTE, conferencing and multimedia transoding solutions.

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We’ve recently been notified that our Integrated SON Solution with AirHop Communications and Broadcom is in the running for yet another industry award! Learn More »

Real-time communication services have traditionally been developed on specialized application server platforms designed for IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) standards supporting SIP. Radisys is a leader in the Media Resource Function (MRF), which provides audio and video media packet processing under the control of the Telecom Application Servers (TAS) in an IMS architecture.

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Radisys’ own Ray Adensamer, director of marketing, has been honored by TMC, Systemwide Media and PKE Consulting with a 2014 WebRTC Pioneer Award for his contributions to the WebRTC industry. Learn More »
Every year Radisys’ powers billions of minutes of business conducted via service provider hosted collaboration sessions. Learn More »
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I recently had a chance to join with Ian Maclean, VP of strategy and marketing with Mavenir Systems, and Phil Kendall, director of Wireless Operator Strategies at Strategy Analytics on an RCR Hangout hosted by RCR Wireless editor Martha DeGrasse. Learn More »
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Today we announce another industry endorsement of our high-capacity MPH6 media processing card for the MPX-12000 Broadband Media Resource Function (MRF). I’m excited to share that the MPH6 has won the 2014 Mobility Tech Zone Product of the Year award! Learn More »
IMS World Forum attracts a small, but high quality mix of industry leaders from both mobile operators and vendors tackling the challenges of rolling out IMS infrastructure for services such as VoLTE and RCS. Learn More »
I was excited to get the news last week that our newly launched MPH6 multicore media processing card for our MPX-12000 Broadband MRF has been named a Finalist for the American Technology Awards (ATA). Learn More »
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I was fortunate to spend last week at MWC, speaking with customers, analysts and press around my favorite topic – VoLTE. Radisys MRF products are already involved with many VoLTE trials and deployments around the globe, as outlined in our VoLTE deployment growth announcement with Mavenir. Learn More »
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About a month ago, I attended and spoke at the WebRTC Conference & Expo held in Santa Clara, CA. It was a good event and certainly generated a lot of conversations with operators on how best to approach adding WebRTC as a service and how it can add revenue. Learn More »
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Many mobile network operators are increasingly rolling out IMS architectures for supporting a wide range of interactive media services to grow revenues. Learn More »
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Is ATCA just another proprietary hardware platform for vendor lock-in? Manish Singh, CTO of Radisys, makes the case that ATCA is the most open, standards-based platform on the market today. Learn More »
I recently wrote about the Benefits of IMS Architecture in the Cloud for Hosted Video Conferencing Services, and at the recent CTIA event in Las Vegas, we showcased the power of our Cloud Video Conferencing solutions right from the show floor. Learn More »
If you missed the first webinar in our Transform Your Network webinar series, “Monetizing VoLTE and RCS: How to Grow Revenue Beyond Flat-rate Data Plans,” be sure to check out the archived version available on our website. Learn More »
I invite you to attend Radisys’ upcoming webinar on “Monetizing VoLTE and RCS Services” and learn how operators can grow their revenues beyond flat-rate data plans. Learn More »

I’ve recently returned from Amsterdam where Radisys was a sponsor of the Wainhouse Research UC&C Summit. It was a great opportunity to network with other industry professionals and to discuss trends and develop collaborative strategies. Previous events have centered on conferencing and collaboration, but Wainhouse is focused on a broader scope of unified communications instead of point solutions.

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The modern Battlespace is continuing to and has evolved rapidly over the past ten years; today, communications and networking technology can be the determining factor in tactical success in the Battlespace. Learn More »
Today’s world likes its video. Like the explosive growth we’ve seen in mobile video, video conferencing is also experiencing exponential growth, with Cisco predicting that video conferencing will grow by 6x between 2011 and 2016. But what is the best approach for Conferencing Service Providers (CSPs) to service this growth? Learn More »
The year is quickly coming to a close and we’ve just wrapped up our Optimizing Mobile Networks webinar series with the third and final installment. Learn More »
You may have read my recent blog post that highlighted how Radisys fared at the first ever RCS (Rich Communications Suite) VoLTE (Voice over LTE) Interoperability Event held in Slovenia and China in October. Learn More »

Earlier this month I travelled to Kranj, Slovenia, along with many of the world’s top telecom engineers, for several days of RCS VoLTE interoperability testing. The RCS VoLTE Interoperability Test (IOT) Event was truly a global affair with testing being done simultaneously in China and Slovenia.

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We are excited to share that Radisys has been shortlisted for two “Best of 4G” awards by the 4G World 2012 Conference and Expo. 4G World created the awards program four years ago to recognize companies driving innovation and the adoption of 4G mobile broadband.

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For the first time, Radisys will be attending the RCS, VoLTE & Beyond Workshop and we are thrilled to not only be exhibiting but speaking as well! Specifically, we’ll be participating in the RCS VoLTE Interoperability Test (IOT) Event from October 10-12, organized by the MultiService Forum (MSF) and hosted by Telecom Slovenia Group.

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Communication service providers are desperately looking to relieve some of the pressure caused by flat revenues in the face of growing network traffic, and they have their eyes squarely focused on employing efficient network architectures that can offer enhanced voice and video services to their subscribers.

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In the last month, how many global teleconferences have you dialed into? If your work days are anything like mine, you probably lost track after counting up a week’s worth of meetings. What’s more, I’m sure we can all relate to the annoyance of call quality that is any less than first-rate. Those calls may have even affected our productivity.

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In the last month, how many global teleconferences have you dialed into? If your work days are anything like mine, you probably lost track after counting up a week’s worth of meetings. What’s more, I’m sure we can all relate to the annoyance of call quality that is any less than first-rate. Those calls may have even affected our productivity.

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The evolving global economy has increased the need for international teleconferences. Learn More »
Good news to report. The Radisys MPX-12000 has been honored with a 2012 NGN Leadership Award! Handed out by the editors at Internet Telephony, these awards recognize excellence in the next generation of communications technologies. Learn More »
Today I’m honored to write that we at Radisys have been nominated as a finalist for the annual American Technology Awards for the MPX-12000. Learn More »
Today I’m honored to write that we at Radisys have been nominated as a finalist for the annual American Technology Awards for the MPX-12000. Learn More »

Our latest video below discusses LTE rollout considerations that give the power to monetize mobile video Value-Added Services (VAS) back to operators. Specifically, the video shows how the MPX-12000, deployed as an MRF in your next-gen infrastructure, can monetize huge streams of mobile video to increase ARPU.

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Our latest video below discusses LTE rollout considerations that give the power to monetize mobile video Value-Added Services (VAS) back to operators. Specifically, the video shows how the MPX-12000, deployed as an MRF in your next-gen infrastructure, can monetize huge streams of mobile video to increase ARPU.

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For mobile operators to capitalize on mobile video, and, in turn, increase ARPU, they have to build their networks in such a way that mobile value added services (VAS) can be offered to their customers. But what good are these revenue-generating offerings if consumers find them complicated to adopt or consume?

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Why is this diagram so important that I would select it as the lead-in to this blog?

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Last week was filled with great announcements, including updates on many of the exciting partnerships Radisys has forged with its clients. I want to take today’s blog to focus on one in particular, the news that Arkadin has deployed Radisys media servers for its new Cloud Collaboration Platform.

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Today’s announcement with Net2Phone really speaks to what we strive for here at Radisys – future-proofing our product designs to maintain long-term partnerships with our clients. Learn More »
The timing couldn’t be better for the announcement of our latest solution, the MPX-12000. Operators today are really feeling the squeeze, as mobile video and data traffic flow through their networks at ever increasing rates…without their share of the pie keeping pace. Learn More »
The increased number and variety of audio and video codecs flooding the modern telecommunication networks is making it difficult for carriers to keep their heads above water. Learn More »
Historically, for companies to offer any sort of voice or Unified Communications functionality, a requirement for applications such as a company call center, they would have had to build their own “service delivery platform” (SDP) to power those capabilities. Learn More »
According to recent data, only one or two percent of consumers redeem paper coupons. Learn More »
From smart phones to VoIP conference systems in our offices, modern communication is dependent on the reliable transfer of two-way multimedia information. Learn More »
Today’s 3G mobile networks have ignited the consumption of mobile video services. Learn More »