Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is empowering organizations with communication tools that integrate all forms of network, systems, and business
applications—on any device and any location, resulting in enhanced productivity and efficiency. The recent developments in the VoIP realm along with the cost and efficiency benefits have led to its widespread adoption within enterprises.
While advancements in VoIP technology is helping enterprises with effective communication and collaboration, many obstacles including security, latency, inadequate IT equipments and network architecture are still hampering enterprises from exploiting VoIP’s full potential. To eradicate these hassles in the VoIP landscape, the latest genre of vendors are providing solutions with advanced functionalities such as hosted VoIP Cloud private branch exchange (PBX) capabilities, conference calling, desk-to-desk calling, and automated attendants. Further features like IPsec encryption, Voice over Secure IP (VoSIP), Secure Voice over IP (SVoIP) and Secure Voice over Secure IP (SVoSIP) are enhancing the level of security to protect confidential VoIP communications.
To help CIOs find the right solution provider among the exponential number of vendors, Enterprise Networking Magazine’s editorial board has reviewed top players from a number of VoIP solution providers. The selection panel evaluated vendors’ capability to fulfill the need for cost-effective, reliable and scalable VoIP solutions that add value to the communications landscape.
We present to you Enterprise Networking Magazine’s “Top 10 VoIP Solution Providers.”
Innovative Video Conferencing Server Software with Mobile Clients
While enterprise VoIP solutions continue to escalate due to lower costs and increased flexibility, cloud based video conferencing services also form the crux of streamlined IT operations. “Both Gartner and IDC predict the multibillion worldwide market of public cloud services to grow from 17 to 20 percent in 2016,” says Andrew Sviridenko, Founder and Chairman, SPIRIT DSP, developer of VideoMost server. The need of the hour is marry cloud, mobility and realtime to bring corporate communications to the next level of mobility and efficiency. Understanding this requirement and delivering industry-specific applications and private cloud video conferencing services is SPIRIT’s VideoMost. The firm’s innovative carrier-grade voice and video software platform allows carriers, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), and software developers to deliver superior quality integrated VVoIP and conferencing services.
SPIRIT’s flagship product, VideoMost SDK, is a software video conferencing server with Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Android and iOS clients, complete with Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) signaling, firewall/Network Address Translation (NAT) traversal, document sharing, and conference recording. The software can run up to 1,000 concurrent video channels per single $4000 hardware commodity PC server. VideoMost SDK empowers companies to quickly launch new services and add multipoint mobile video communication to one’s product as a function, and not as a standalone application. “This product is for white-label licensing and enables service providers and software vendors to offer video conferencing services under their own brand with immediate time-tomarket,” explains Sviridenko. The product allows up to 250 interactive video participants in online conference room, plus additional broadcasting the video to 1,500 viewers per each
server. VideoMost SDK facilitates telcos and service providers to efficiently compete with Cisco WebEx and Microsoft Skype in the enterprise.
“Any VideoMost SDK-based VVoIP service is the key to bringing corporate communications to the next level of mobility and efficiency,” Sviridenko reckons. VideoMost SDK allows users to build mobile and web applications to ensure the most comfortable peer-to-peer, multi-point voice and video communication experience along with efficient collaboration in workgroups and cross-country seminars. “This significantly reduces business traveling time and expenses,” he adds. VideoMost SDK also makes interactions more efficient, personal, and visual—using video, audio, broadcasting, and document sharing for online collaboration.
Offering high quality products at reasonable prices, SPIRIT’s software platforms serve more than one billion users in over 100 countries, powering popular products from Apple, Adobe, ARM, AT&T, Avaya, Broadsoft, Oracle, Skype, Samsung, Polycom, Huawei, Mitel, China Mobile, Korea Telecom, Reliance, Rostelecom and 250 other global names. The last month VideoMost SDK helped Atlanta-based Lunex Telecom to develop VVoIP service and offer it under their own brand—Vodi. Using VideoMost Server SDK, many of Lunex’s customers can now comfortably and conveniently communicate for free over 3G, 4G/LTE or Wi-Fi network.
VideoMost conferencing server with mobile clients is designed to enable telecom carriers, service providers, and software developers to seamlessly integrate HD video conferencing functionality into cloud platforms, intranet portals, and contact center platforms. Focused on expanding their client base, the company is keen on geographic expansion in Asiaand Middle East. “Right now we are adding countries like Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Iran, and Saudi Arabia to ensure premium HD voice and video experience for people there,” concludes the CEO.