Welcome to another update of the latest products,
enhancements, and events from Data Connection's Network Protocols Division. Read here about
Network Protocol Product News Update
DC-SBC is Data Connection's fully portable,
software-based Session Border Controller solution that is designed for system vendors.
The recent enhancements, listed below, strengthen DCL's SBC offering enabling equipment
providers to develop robust SBC and
IMS functions quickly and cost effectively.
- Enhanced SIP support including IPv6, SIP over SCTP, and IPSec authentication.
- Introduction of virtual media gateway support, local transcoding/transrating,
and additional billing options.
Data Connection was an active participant in the recent
IMS Forum IMS Plugfest III Interoperability test event.
The DC-SBC software solution successfully operated as a P-CSCF and IBCF for testing of
IMS registration and call scenarios in both inter-domain and carrier's carrier network environments.
DC-SBC is based on DCL's industry leading portable VoIP protocols which include
DC-Diameter has added support for the following IMS interfaces
- Sh, Ph, Dh, Gq', Rq, e2, Cx, Dx, and Px.
Data Connection's latest product,
Configuration Safe Store (DC-CSS),
greatly enhances platform fault tolerance and hot software upgrade/downgrade capabilities.
DC-CSS automatically stores a system's configuration to file and replays it after a restart
or failure. Advanced features such as checkpointing, rollback, and version conversion are also
supported. DC-CSS is available with all of our
unicast/multicast IP Routing and
packet/optical MPLS products.
In the Fall of 2007 Data Connection released the latest enhancements to its family of IP Routing and MPLS products including
Data Connection also recently released improvements to its portfolio of optical control plane products,
GMPLS, O-UNI, O-NNI, and
E-NNI (DDRP). These were utilized by DCL's customers to
showcase the OIF's version 2.0 specifications at the 2007 ECOC show.
As always Data Connection continues to re-invest in its existing product lines and introduce
new products that address the requirements of our customer base. Please stay tuned for more
information on the following developments to be released in the first half of 2008.
- The introduction of DC-SigComp.
- Our participation in February's IMS Plugfest IV Interoperability test event.
- The addition of lawful intercept / CALEA for DC-SBC.
- The full release of DC-IGMP.
- Additional enhancements for our line of IP Routing and MPLS products.
About Data Connection's Network Protocols Division
For over 25 years, DCL's network protocol source code solutions have provided communications
equipment vendors with product differentiation, architectural flexibility, and significant reductions
in engineering costs, risk, and time to market. For more information on our network protocol software,
please see www.metaswitch.com.
Data Connection Ltd. Commercial Update
Data Connection announced fiscal annual results for 2006/07 with revenues of $101.8m and net earnings
of $21.1m. This represents Data Connection's 26th straight year of increased revenues and a record 54%
increase in profit. Data Connection also recently announced a significant strategic investment into the
company by leading private equity firm Francisco Partners in partnership with Sequoia Capital. The
expertise and strong financial backing from these firms combined with Data Connection's successful track
record will propel the company to the next level of growth. For more information on the recent commercial
news please see the following links: