Creating a Resilient Communications Environment Utilizing SIP Trunks

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Tuesday August 7, 2012 TIME 2:00PM ET/ 11:00 PT

For those companies still employing a TDM Communications Infrastructure, reliability and resiliency is assumed. A last-generation TMD IP-PBX connected to the PSTN with either analog or digital telephone lines is simply never expected to fail.

However, as these companies move towards the use of SIP trunks, reliability is a common concern. This session focuses on implementing the SoTel SoSimple SIP Trunking service along with Sangoma Vega Gateways (which feature full failover/failback functionality) to build a truly robust communications environment that can live up to the toughest Business Continuity and Disaster Recover requirements.

What Attendees will learn:
  • A brief review of SIP trunking and its cost benefits
  • Implementing the basic SoSimple program
  • How the failover/failback features of Sangoma Vega gateways can improve reliability
    • Implementing a two-gateway solution for maximum reliability
    • Implementing Failover to the PSTN in the event of a SIP, LAN or WAN service interruption
    • Routing Emergency Service Calls (911) directly to the PSTN
    • Using the gateway two answer calls from the PSTN
  • Implementation options to maximize the ROI of the solution
Who should attend:
  • Value Added Resellers
  • Network Integrators
  • Telecommunications Interconnects
  • Managed Service Providers
  • Any end user organization interested in implementing SIP trunking into their communications environment

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Presenters:

Adam Goebel
Director of Channel Sales
SoTel Systems


Although SoTel has existed for over 30 years, Adam started with the company in 2008 to help launch their new IP Services division, which entails SIP trunking services along with direct OEM distribution throughout the U.S. As the Director of Channel Sales, Adam is responsible for the growth and development of SoTel’s VAR/agent channel throughout the United States.

Simon Horton
Director of Product Management
Sangoma Technologies


Simon Horton is Director of Product Management at Sangoma Technologies, where he is responsible for managing customer requirements and bringing new products to market. Prior to Sangoma, he was VP Product Management and Engineering at VegaStream, a leading UK-based developer of VoIP gateway appliances, which was recently acquired by Sangoma in August 2011. Before joining VegaStream, Simon was at Nortel Networks working in a variety of technical and customer facing roles.

With over 14 years of experience in the industry, Simon brings with him a wealth of experience in delivering customer requirements. Simon holds a M’Eng from Loughborough University in Electronics and Electrical Engineering.


Moderator:

Peter Bernstein
Senior Editor, TMCnet


Peter Bernstein is a seasoned writer and professional with deep experience in the communications and IT industries. As a top-level industry analyst, Peter has keynoted major technology events and has been cited numerous times by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, Business Week, Fortune Magazine, ComputerWorld, NetworkWorld, Communications Week, among other publications.

Bernstein has authored or co-authored market research studies, CEO speeches, white papers, articles, and other content for major companies in the technology markets. His experience includes work with Alcatel-Lucent, Avaya, Equant, France Telecom, HP, Siemens, Verizon, Nortel, Wave Systems, and many more. He held the position of director of global marketing and communications at Telcordia.