In the old telephonic system, the Soft switches are the central part of the communication which receives the calls from source and pass on to the destination as like router performing in the internet system.
Types of Hosted VoIP Soft switch:
There are mainly two types of hosted VoIP Softs witch system provided by the Hosted VoIP Softswitch Provider “Class 4 Soft switch and Class 5 Soft switch”. The Soft switch is the prime hardware which uses as the server of the VoIP telecommunication networks.
Class 4 Soft switch:
The Class 4 hosted Soft switch in VoIP is used as VoIP server in the VoIP communication network provided by the hosted VoIP Softswitch provider to support the routing process for long distance calls.
Class 5 Soft switch:
The other type of hosted soft switch provided by the hosted VoIP Softswitch provider for global VoIP service is Class 5 Soft switch.
The hosted VoIP Softswitch provider is installing the software switch in the same subnet by using a special method describes here. They provide an opportunity for back- up creation and do configuration the server accordingly.