AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four pioneering companies, Truphone, Canonical, TeleStax, and Metaswitch, demonstrated the world's first live telephone voting service provisioned and launched into operation over the Truphone network. The demonstration occurred live at the Telecom Application Developer Summit (www.tadsummit.com).
"The demonstration shows the time for telecom open source software is now. The industry is grossly distracted by NFV (Network Function Virtualization), which can be done today using open source software that is specifically written for and proven in the cloud," said Alan Quayle, Founder of TADSummit and TADHack.
The components of the demo included:
As part of the demonstration several ground-breaking aspects were presented:
"The combination of Open Source system components like Project Clearwater and Mobicents/Restcomm offer an extremely powerful and flexible set of tools from which to build solutions that would until recently have cost orders of magnitude more and would have taken months to implement; our combined demo was completed in days," said James Body, Head of Research & Development, Truphone "By hosting the solution within a Ubuntu Telco-grade cloud-based environment it is now possible to make the whole solution both reliable and hugely scaleable."
The video of the demonstration is available here, http://youtu.be/ODiXzXu5zmo.