[VoiceOps] GLBX soft switch

Ric Messier kilroy at WasHere.COM
Wed Aug 5 10:04:35 EDT 2009

On Wed, 5 Aug 2009, Alex Balashov wrote:

> SIP trunking simply refers to a static arrangement of IP endpoints for the 
> purpose of setting up multiple sessions between them in order to pass 
> traffic.  It can either be access (for a customer) or traffic of an 
> intra-industrial nature, such as private SIP peering between carriers or 
> ITSPs.

I'm familiar with what SIP trunking is. You're right that it's imprecise. 
However, the carrier/service provider I used to work for did make a 
distinction, as I recall. Ultimately, the mechanism is the same or at 
least similar (different facilities may be used).


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