[VoiceOps] Multi Tenant Commercial Softswitch Besides Broadsoft
colton.conor at gmail.com
Fri Aug 1 12:24:55 EDT 2014
But does Broadcloud include hosted Broadworks hosted by Broadsoft? It was
my understanding that Broadcloud is just the UC-One and texing element
hosted by Broadsoft, but not Broadworks.
On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 11:19 AM, Alex Hardie <ahardie at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> The BroadCloud service is available for carriers as well - given most of
> the time they can't get out of their own way it is a way to help them move
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Aug 1, 2014, at 6:30 AM, Pete E <peeip989 at gmail.com> wrote:
> They do. It seemed like a conflict of interests, given that it makes them
> a competitor to their own customers, but so far we've not had an issue with
> it. There are plenty of other white labels out there too.
> On Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 10:59 PM, Colton Conor <colton.conor at gmail.com>
>> Are you saying that Broadsoft now offers hosted white labeled to service
>> providers without the requirements of hardware or purchase?
>> On Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 9:16 PM, Peter Rad. <peter at 4isps.com> wrote:
>>> On 7/31/2014 8:57 PM, Colton Conor wrote:
>>>> No, we don't have our own Broadsoft platform we have a white label
>>>> solution from a wholesaler. With that being said the wholesaler hasn't
>>>> implemented UC-One, SMS through MessageNow, Mobilelink with Callthrough, or
>>>> Sprint WMI integration. So they only sticky Broadsoft features that our
>>>> clients use and would notice are gone if we moved away from Broadsoft are
>>>> really the toolbar and Broadworks Anywhere. Everything else I think all the
>>>> other platforms do.
>>>> We have looked at buying our own Broadsoft, but it just cost too much
>>>> and is too complex. It amazes me how you can spend so much on a Broadsoft
>>>> server, and then you must get an Acme Packet, external pop3 server, and and
>>>> a whole slew of other software and hardware not from Broadsoft just to have
>>>> a complete Broadsoft solution. A hosted, service provider oriented white
>>>> label solution works well for our business plan.
>>>> Does any of the other carriers besides Sprint have a solution similar
>>>> to WMI? The WMI solution is neat, but Sprint is dead last in carrier
>>> Sprint is the only one that integrates with a softswitch to turn mobile
>>> handsets into extensions.
>>> Everyone thinks that it is easy to spin up a softswitch and start
>>> offering Hosted UC. There are so freaking many components that have to be
>>> stitched together.
>>> You can stitch together a BSFT replacement but the question will be:
>>> does it scale and is it stable? That question all depends on quantity,
>>> volume, usage, etc.
>>> That said, you should survey your current customer base to see what they
>>> need. It might not be unified messaging (chat, SMS, etc. in one interface).
>>> It might be software integration. It might be that most of your customers
>>> just want key system emulation.
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