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mgc header imageSS7 Media Gateway Controller

“The SVI_MGC SS7 Media Gateway Controller enables SS7 on leading VoIP Media Gateways using industry based standards – MGCP, MEGACO H.248, SIGTRAN, SIP, SIP-I, SIP-T and H.323.”

Media Gateway Controller Functionality

The SVI_MG SS7 Media Gateway Controller is supplied as standard with the following SS7 to VoIP functionality :-

Intelligent Call Routing

Intelligent call routing

Incoming Calls Routed based on

  • Called and Calling Party Information
  • Protocol Information
  • Originating Network
    • Trunk Group
    • Hunt Group (VoIP and TDM)
    • VoIP Destination
    • Protocol
  • Time Of Day
  • Cost Of Route

Outgoing Call Manipulation

  • Called and Calling Party Information
  • Protocol Information

Enhanced Call Completion Algorithms

  • Reattempt call
    • Same destination and/or different destinations
    • Reattempt based on call failure reason
  • Load share across different destinations
    • Hunt high, low, odd, even, incremental, decremental, percentage, ASR

Other

  • Reject Call with Protocol Reason
  • Reject Call with announcement

Operation, Administration and Maintenance (OA&M)

Web based GUI

Web Based GUI

The globally deployed SVI platform empowers its users with an advanced level of expertise and functionality.

Building upon the SVI command line interface the web based GUI brings the user powerful tools to manage system resources, ensuring swift new user adoption and delivering a real-time OA&M, offering:

  • Dashboard interface
  • Wizard library
  • Customisation - via XML
  • Secure multi-user features
  • Extensive help resources
  • Compatibility with the entire SVI range

Configuration

Real time system setup, onboard resource and call routing management

Monitoring

Comprehensive statistical service monitoring and system status tool

Debugging

Rapid tracing, diagnosing and CDR analysis compatible with Wireshark and Ethereal

Command line interface

Command Line Interface

Expert user tools accessed through wide vocabulary of command line queries via high speed MMI interface.

Configuration

  • High speed real time configuration
  • Full ‘secure’ remote access

Administration

  • Low Level MMI Interface
  • Full onboard database inspection and control
  • Real time resource status display
  • Controlling system recourses

Maintenance

  • Configurable logfiles, capturing all aspects of system performance
  • Compatible with Wireshark and Ethereal for full graphical protocol traces

Performance

  • Extensive onboard CDRs and statistics generation
  • Call minutes, ASR, PDD, ACD, etc
  • Resource Statistics
  • Trap Reports Network

Network Monitoring

  • Trap capture
  • Statistic monitoring, graphing and alarming

Billing Interfaces

Billing Application

Call Data Records

  • On board CSV files contains all call attempts
  • Over 36 fields of call information

SVI-Wholesale

  • Squire wholesale billing application

FTP Server

  • Client or Server controlled CDR retrieval

RADIUS Server

  • Full AAA support (Authentication, Authorisation and Accounting) support
  • Integrated with many Third party RADIUS

SQL

  • Direct writing of CDRs to client’s SQL database

Redundancy

1+1 Dual Plane Worker / Hot Standby

  • Database and signalling information check pointed between planes
  • Replicated Hardware and Software

Maintain calls in answer on failover

Eliminates Single Points Of Failure

Five Nines up time (99.999)

Single Point code spread across dual plane architecture

Real Time Maintenance Upgrades

Redundancy

External Routing APIs

External Routing APIs

External Routing APIs allow for customers to fully control routing through their own applications

  • Integrate SVI into existing client infrastructure

SQL

  • SVI calls SQL stored procedures into customers SQL database, which returns routing information
  • PostgreSQL and MYSQL support

RADIUS

  • RADIUS Authorisation response contains routing information

HTTP

  • Call back service

Security

Security

System

  • Integrated Firewall
  • Username, password protected
  • Secure external protocols used for access (SSH, SCP)
  • Reports on unauthorised access
  • Client challenge procedures

RADIUS

  • Authorisation and Authentication