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V1 VoIP Class 4 Softswitch Highlights

V1 VoIP offers a class 4 switch used by the US telephone company to interconnect local exchange carrier for long distance calls

The V1 VoIP Class 4 Softswitch

V1 VoIP provides a high performance Class 4 Softswitch for both carrier and enterprise markets looking to interconnect their VoIP servers. Our Class 4 Softswitch secures the delivery of VoIP traffic or services over multiple IP networks and includes full component redundancy. For VoIP providers, a Class 4 Softswitch can replicate what a class 4 switch does for land line telephone calls.

Our class 4 switch is a telephone central office switch used to connect the end offices of telephone service networks together. Used by the United States telephone companys it interconnects local exchange carrier offices for long distance calls. Class 4 switches can only deal with high-speed digital four-wire connections. Also called a ‘tandem’ telephone switch, it connects class 5 switches to a larger network.

V1 VoIP Class 4 Softswitch features:
1. Intelligent Call Routing – Uses sophisticated algorithms to reduce cost, latency, congestion, and improve the overall quality of VoIP calls
2. Easy to use User Interface – Provides a simple user interface for local or remote control management of maintenance, configuration, monitoring resources, software updates, firewall management, etc. Choose between a web based GUI or a command line interface
3. Billing Interface – Overview of services provided including Call Data Records (CDRs)
4. External Routing APIs – Fully control routing through the use of applications with an integrated SVI in the existing infrastructure
5. Security Features – Integrated Firewall, password and user name protection, secure external protocols, and reports of any unauthorized access

Are you in need of our switch capabilities? Contact V1 VoIP now to learn about what adding our Class 4 softswitch can do for your reseller business.

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V1 VoIP Warns of Mistakes When Switching To VoIP

At V1 VoIP we want our resellers to succeed, and in order to you to do so we are warning our resellers of some of the most common and largest mistakes they could make in the process of switching clients from POTS to VoIP. Here is our checklist to make sure you keep your client’s experience trouble and worry free.

Know your product.
It’s very simple. If a reseller understands the services they are offering, and how they correlate with the needs of their customer’s business it should be smooth sailing. What are the main issues of your system? What is the current/expected traffic? What functions does VoIP offer and which of them should be used in your case? The one-size-fits-all approach doesn’t work for all users in your network, so you’ll have to define which of them need more functions than others.

Know your network and hardware.
VoIP can’t be implemented successfully in a low-quality network. Make sure that your security protection, bandwidth and hardware are of the appropriate level. VoIP is rather demanding in terms of bandwidth, so it’s possible that you’ll have to upgrade your existing connection. Make sure to choose routers that are business-grade with a QoS (quality of service) feature.

Make employees understand VoIP
Even if the company has only six employees, they will need time and guidance to master the use of VoIP. In the case of more employees, schedule a few training sessions and don’t pressure them – people aren’t always friendly to new technologies and sometimes reject them on a subconscious level.

VoIP is meant to fix the flaws in existing telephony systems, not make them worse of create new ones. Take measures to avoid these stumbling stones, and your business will enjoy a powerful boost in terms of cost efficiency and flexibility of your telephony system.

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V1 VoIP Origination and DIDs for Resellers

V1 Voip origination and DIDs provided to resellers and partners

V1 VoIP gives VoIP origination resellers the ability to select and provision local DIDs (Direct Inward Dial) terminated to their VOIP gateways anywhere in the world. With V1 VoIP solutions, resellers can establish multiples POPs (points of presence) with calls originated from over 5,000 rate centers in the USA and major markets. V1 VoIP inbound DID service is an innovative solution for calling card companies, conferencing service providers, call center operators, voice portals, and other businesses that need local phone numbers in many markets across North America.

Local DID services leverage V1 VoIP’s and our partner’s PSTN capabilities while giving customers the control they need to create new products and services through SIP / VoIP. While doing so interconnection expenses are reduced over comparable traditional services while allowing for additional network redundancy over having one single PSTN interconnection point.

V1 VoIP also has disaster relief covered. Our origination call solutions allow for simple disaster recovery, when a gateway fails or Internet connectivity solutions are not working, a DID or Toll Free number can be routed to a secondary gateway within minutes.

V1 VoIP origination carrier services for resellers include the following:

Toll Free DID inbound coverage includes:
* US 48 states, US 48 + Canada, US 50 states + Canada.

DID origination product pricing options:
* Per minute incoming usage based (unlimited channel incoming)
* Session or Simultaneous call based (no per minute usage charges) monthly recurring charge for DID from eligible rate centers only
* Virtual PRI in major markets (price per 23 channels)

Toll Free Origination product pricing options:
* Toll Free to SIP Origination pricing based on the originating area code (npa nxx)
* Toll Free to SIP on a flat rate

Contact V1 VoIP today to find out more about our origination carrier services and DID provisioning.

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V1 VoIP Explains Voicemail to Email

V1 VoIP explains the popular hosted feature of voicemail to email

In this area of text messaging, how often do you really check your voicemail? Isn’t it easier to see a text or a missed call notification on your mobile? At work, do you check your voicemail as often as your email? Probably not. This is why V1 VoIP finds that the voicemail to email feature has become so popular.

Voicemail to Email means that a VoIP phone system records a voicemail as an audio file and then sends it to an email address. The recipient is then able to download the file right from their email and play it using a media player on their smart phone or PC. The most commonly used files to do so are .mpg and .wav format.

The American workforce has become increasingly mobile. If you are out of the office, say at a client meeting or working from home, a great benefit of voicemail to email is that you can receive voicemail notifications at any place, any time. This way you can always make sure that you get that important voicemail, even if you are away from your desk.

If you are interested in V1 VoIP’s voicemail to email feature, we invite you to find out about this and many more of our popular features with a free tour.

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