Softswitch Training

Commitment 3 Days, 7-8 hours a day.
Language English
User Ratings Average User Rating 4.8 See what learners said
Delivery Options Instructor-Led Onsite, Online, and Classroom Live


The Softswitch Training course does an outstanding job of showing how Softswitch technology and applications enable global service providers and carriers to optimize their networks and generate new revenue streams with new services and applications. In other words, the Softswitch Training course explores how Softswitch technology disrupts incumbent service providers and their vendors. The Softswitch training course helps to identify some of the success and technological challenges of the industry based on the Softswitch including Planning, Design, and Implementation.

  • 3 days of Softswitch Training with an expert instructor
  • Softswitch Training Electronic Course Guide
  • Certificate of Completion
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee



After completing this Softswitch Training course, students will be able to:

  • Explain the basics of VoIP
  • Understand the engineering tools and procedures required for a voice network
  • Understand existing and emerging standards for VoIP
  • Explain the concepts of carrier-grade VoIP
  • Explore Softswitch Technologies
  • Understand Regulatory Compliance
  • Explain Softswitch Network Features
  • Review Subscriber Features Supported by Softswitch
  • Discuss Softswitch Interworking
  • Review Softswitch Operations, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting (OAM&P)
  • Explain performance and voice quality considerations
  • Explore the project planning process of Softswitch
  • Review successful VoIP deployments for wireline, wireless, and cable operators
  • Discuss successful and unsuccessful Softswitch deployments (VoIP, ATM, and PSTN)
  • Step through a practical process for managing a Softswitch deployment project
  • Explore the current and future market trends
  • We can adapt this Softswitch course to your group’s background and work requirements at little to no added cost.
  • If you are familiar with some aspects of this Softswitch course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Softswitch Training around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
  • If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the Softswitch Training course in a manner understandable to lay audiences.

The target audience for this Softswitch Training course:

  • Anyone needing in-depth knowledge of the Softswitch in the current wireline, cable, and wireless networks. Three versions of the course are offered for different audiences: Operating company personnel Switch and Digital Loop Carrier vendors SoftSwitch design houses

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this Softswitch Training course are:

  • Basic Networking knowledge.


Background Information
  • A Snapshot of the Today’s Telecom Infrastructure
  • Class 4 and 5 Switches
  • Telecommunications Industry’s Future
  • The Economic Issues of Voice and Data Services
  • The Functions Of The PSTN Voice Switch
  • Building a Next-Generation Network with a Softswitch
  • Will PSTN be Replaced by an all-IP network?
  • Deploying a Next-Generation Network Architecture
  • Voice and Data Services
  • Building a Foundation for Tomorrow’s Network-based, Multi-Media Applications
  • Cost Savings
  • Enhanced Revenues
  • Operational Savings (OAM&P)
Softswitch Training – Introduction to VOIP
  • VoIP Overview
  • IP Telephony Network Architectures
  • Cell Signaling
  • Gateway Control
  • Media Transport
  • Video and Media Encoding
  • Media Gateway (MG)
  • Media Gateway Controller (MGC)
  • Signaling Gateway (SG)
  • VoIP Related Protocols
  • The Signaling Challenge in IP
  • ITU H.323
  • RAS SIgnaling
  • Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
  • Media Gateway Control and The Softswitch Architecture
  • MGCP
  • Megaco
  • VoIP and SS7
  • SS7 Network Architecture
  • The SS7 Trunking Gateway
  • IETF Sigtran
  • Simple Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP)
  • MTP3 User Adaptation Layer (M3UA)
  • MTP2 User Adaptation Layer (M2UA)
  • Quality of Service (QoS)
  • DiffServ
  • The Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP)
  • Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
  • Softswitch Training
  • The Birth Of VoIP
  • Differences In Voice Communication Between Switched and Packet
  • Quality Of Transmission
  • MG, MGC, and SG
  • H.323, SIP, MGCP and Mecago/H.248
  • Definition of a Gateway
  • Differences Between Gateway and Gatekeeper
  • Size of PSTN and Gateway Hardware
  • The Gatekeeper
  • Requirements for Media Gateway Control
  • Call Processing
  • A Third Model Without any Use of the PSTN
  • Separation of Media and Call Control
  • VoIP Requirements For ‘PSTN-Like’ Functionalities
Softswitch TrainingSoftswitch Training Course Wrap-Up