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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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In today’s business environment and economy, it is a rare for a product manufacture to “do it all”. Instead, across many industries are examples where companies focus their investments on differentiation, while outsourcing many important, yet somewhat generic components to trusted suppliers.

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November is a busy month for our team as we travel around the globe to support multiple industry events. One event on our agenda is the MEF16 global networking conference, taking place this November 7-10 in Baltimore. Learn More »
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The rapid modernization and innovations associated with interactive communication services and devices is introducing a growing variety of new HD audio and video codecs in today’s IP networks. But to maintain interoperability and ubiquitous any-to-any connections with existing services and legacy devices, network operators will need to do real-time transcoding somewhere in the network.

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New white paper available to download: The telecom industry is shifting from proprietary and restrictive hardware solutions to cloud-based, software centric networks that provide communications service providers (CSPs) with the flexibility and scalability that they need in order to decrease their CapEx and OpEx without sacrificing customer satisfaction. But this transition also requires that the solutions meet each CSPs’ specific network requirements. Learn More »
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The Internet of Things is rapidly moving from a hot technology buzzword to a mainstream technology. This was a key takeaway for me from my discussions and observations from CommunicAsia in Singapore last week where I presented and met with many attendees at our booth. Learn More »
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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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It’s that time again when Radisys’ service acceleration experts around the world get ready to converge on Barcelona for our industry’s annual endurance event – Mobile World Congress. 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 »
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Transcoding is a topic that we’re passionate about at Radisys. There is a growing multitude of both codecs and devices and these devices must be able to communicate seamlessly a cross both legacy systems and next-gen networks. 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 »
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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Tom McQuade, GM of our CellEngine products and services shares his views with David Chambers of ThinkSmallCell in a recent article entitled:Tom McQuade, Radisys, explains tradeoffs between small cell silicon and software, in which he discusses several aspects around developing a solid small cell solution with a small cell vendor.

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I’m pleased to share that our newly launched FlowEngine TDE-1000 Intelligent Load Balancer has been named a 2015 INTERNET TELEPHONY NFV Pioneer Award winner. Learn More »
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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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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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MPH6 wins 2014 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award

We’ve always known our MPH6 Media Processing Card for the MPX-12000 is groundbreaking, and it looks like even more people are joining the fan club. We’re happy to announce it just received the 2014 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award from TMCnet!

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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 »
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Radisys’ market-leading MRF solutions continue to receive industry recognition! I’m excited to share that our Media Resource Function (MRF) for VoLTE has been shortlisted for the Best VoLTE Product by the IMS Industry Awards. 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »

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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The evolving global economy has increased the need for international teleconferences. Learn More »
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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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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 »
Several folks at Radisys have already blogged about our exciting ATCA T-Series announcement (see Keate’s post about innovation and Manish’s post about the industry drivers). I want to talk today about something we spent a great deal of time on, the T-Series Management Software on the new Radisys T40 Platform. 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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Radisys MPX-12000 Intro Video

Posted by Ray Adensamer, Apr. 16, 2012

This is a brief introduction to the MPX-12000, an advanced MRF for LTE IMS, providing the scalable IP media processing required for Voice and Video over LTE (VoLTE), HD audio and video, and mobile VAS, combined with specialized media QoS processing services like VQE or IP-IP audio and video transcoding. Learn More »

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 »
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Using a cell phone with U.S-based service while visiting Japan can mean a big bill for the user; giving good reason for the proliferation of prepaid and postpaid calling cards. Although these calling cards originally offered high margins and increased cash flow for service providers, the dropping international call rates and consumer demand for new technologies, has dampened the increasing margins and left providers looking for ways to diversify their offerings. As is the case in most business, service providers want to provide more services, faster and at lower costs.

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Back in April, I was preparing to fly to Germany for the tail end of a business trip, when a volcano erupted. Learn More »
Today’s 3G mobile networks have ignited the consumption of mobile video services. Learn More »