Why RAN is Screaming Hot in 2015

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RAN

2015 is bringing significant changes to the radio access network (RAN) environment as the insatiable demand for mobile data continues to accelerate. These pressures are forcing operators to rethink their business models and how they operate. CSPs are aware of the need to improve the Quality of Experience for subscribers while also continuing to invest […]

How Do You Measure “Quality of Experience” in a Mobile Environment?

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Measuring Quality of Experience

Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) have to adapt to a rapidly changing market. The explosion of smartphones(~1 Billion sold in 2014), the applications accessible through mobile networks and the advent of Over-the-Top (OTT) Services are clearly putting pressure on the traditional Service Providers to differentiate themselves, keep the customer base loyal and, most importantly, recover revenues […]

The Evolution of Service Assurance

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Service Assurance Evolution

The Service Assurance segment is evolving. Service providers now require Service Assurance solutions that provide greater levels of visibility – not only into the network, but also into the services and vendor devices deployed in the environment. The real change, however, lies in the ability to provide specific insight into the customer base, so the […]

Proactively Address Conference Bridge Problems

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Conference Call Bridge

Empirix Introduces the First-of-Its-Kind Conference Bridge Solution to Address Conference Call Quality Issues Today, more than ever, conference calls are at the very core of business operations. Business leaders from across the globe are using conference calls daily to drive key business through decisions and customer interactions. Despite all the technological gains of Voice over […]

5 Contact Center KPIs to Turn Customer Frowns Upside Down

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KPI

Customer experience in the contact center is paramount in customer retention. Technical issues, even minor ones, can have an enormous impact on a consumer’s perception of a company. Combine that with the undeniable fact that today’s contact centers are extremely complex—featuring multiple communication channels, self-service applications, routing schemes, agent groups, and vendor equipment—and the result is […]

Top 5 Communications Trends of 2013

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Communication Trends

2013 has been a year of ginormous communications changes, from the mind-blowing growth of smartphone usage to the game-changing addition of WebRTC. Organizations have been increasingly focusing on improving customer service, recognizing that while voice is still king, customers need to know that they can reach companies in other ways too, like through social media or video chat or […]

Giving Thanks for Great Customer Service

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Giving Thanks

With the coming of Thanksgiving, I’d like to take a moment to show some appreciation. Empirix has experienced a great deal of success over the years, but of course we couldn’t have done it without our customers. With that in mind, I’d like to say thank you, wonderful customers. I am thankful that you have […]

Fraud Within a VoIP Environment

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Hacker

Since the introduction of VoIP, the service or underlying technology (based on the SIP protocol) has been susceptible to multiple fraud scenarios. In particular, by exploiting some of the features of VoIP, such as three way call and call transfer, hackers can inject call signals into the network and effectively hijack calls. The result is significant […]