Thursday, April 07, 2016
Latest version of media server adds new MRF compatibility and JSR309 features, making migration easier
Parsippany, NJ, April 7, 2016 - Dialogic, a cloud-optimized applications and infrastructure solutions provider for service providers, enterprises, and developers, announced today the general availability of Dialogic® PowerMedia™ XMS Release 3.1. PowerMedia XMS 3.1 is an upgrade of the company’s media server/media resource function (MRF) that makes migration to a PowerMedia XMS platform easier for users of both competitor and legacy Dialogic platforms. Notable enhancements in Release 3.1 include features for JSR309 API control, enhanced conference applications, transaction recording for compliance and training in contact centers, and additions to enable initiating outbound calling.
“After evaluating the enhancements found in PowerMedia XMS 3.1, I envision the numerous new capabilities as being quite helpful in building advanced applications,” said Christopher R. Wilder, Practice Lead & Sr. Analyst of Cloud Services and Enterprise Applications at Moor Insights & Strategy. “Businesses are making significant investments in employee collaboration, and Dialogic continues to lead the industry with innovations in scalable software-based media servers.”
As part of the product launch, PowerMedia XMS 3.1 will play an important role during the TADHack-mini London being held April 9-10 at the IDEA London and broadcasted online. Operating in concert with the cloud-based Telestax Restcomm platform, PowerMedia XMS 3.1 will facilitate advanced media processing resources for developers competing for their share of a $5,000 prize pool.
Dialogic’s PowerMedia XMS is a highly scalable, software-only media server that enables standards-based, real-time multimedia communications solutions for IMS, MRF, enterprise, and WebRTC applications on premise or in the cloud. Built on 15+ years of software media processing experience, PowerMedia XMS is trusted by world-class service providers and large enterprises to power millions of rich media sessions.
“We see Dialogic being positioned as an even stronger competitor for IMS, VoLTE, and RCS applications with this release of PowerMedia XMS 3.1,” said Jim Machi, Senior VP Product Management and Marketing at Dialogic. “Many of the enhancements make PowerMedia XMS a ‘drop-in’ replacement, positioning it as superior to similar MRF software products and providing a full-function software-only solution that scales to meet many customer needs.”
Notable enhancements found in PowerMedia XMS 3.1 include:
- JSR309 Connector — supports J2EE Application Servers including Oracle OCCAS 7, IBM Liberty, and Telestax Restcomm
- Conference Control Enhancements — support for API command buffering
- Whisper Coach Conferencing — used extensively in contact centers and conference platforms
- Transaction Conference Recording — as needed in contact centers, financial, and public safety applications
- VxML Outbound Calling — facilitating outbound notification applications
- RTP/RTCP Port Multiplexing – improving NAT traversal and security by reducing application port usage
- Along with a number of other enhancements as outlined in the PowerMedia XMS 3.1 Documentation package
To learn more, visit the PowerMedia XMS product information page.
Dialogic is a leading cloud-optimized solutions provider for real-time communications media, applications, and infrastructure to service providers, enterprises, and developers around the globe. Based in Parsippany, NJ with offices worldwide, Dialogic helps 48 of the world’s top 50 mobile operators, and nearly 3,000 application developers build and deploy on agile networks. Learn more about how Dialogic is enabling agility by following us on Twitter @Dialogic, and visiting www.dialogic.com and the Dialogic Blog for the latest industry news, trends, and advice.
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