Saturday, February 18, 2012

Ulticom Announces a Diameter Signaling Controller

One more player joins the growing Diameter Signaling Router market (see "[Infonetics]: Diameter Signaling Router Market to Grow at 106% (!) CAGR Through 2016" - here and my current list of vendors - here)

Ulticom announced ".. the availability of the Ulticom Diameter Signaling Controller (DSC). Designed to address the challenges arising from the explosion in mobile broadband usage, the Ulticom DSC provides Telecom Equipment Manufacturers and Mobile Network Operators with a critical tool to manage and optimize their packet core, IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) and Long Term Evolution (LTE) networks .. The Ulticom DSC is available today as a software solution on the Red Hat and CentOS Linux operating systems "

"Common deployment scenarios utilizing the Ulticom DSC include, but are not limited to the following: ..  Advanced Load Balancer ..  Diameter Routing Agent (DRA) and  Centralized Routing as a Relay and/or Proxy Agent"

See "Ulticom Launches the “Ulticom Diameter Signaling Controller” - here


  1. Are Diameter routers/proxies etc generally written in C/C++ or in Java?

  2. in C/C++. the main objective of the DRA is load balancing. so its need to handle more requests per second and its need to scale ( no.of concurrent sessions ).