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Tom Soroka

Date: 07.23.2015
ATIS and the SIP Forum have reached consensus on a new standardized IP-based network-to-network interconnection (NNI) profile that will facilitate exchange of voice traffic over IP interconnection points. The two standards setting organizations developed the profile in consensus with service providers across the nation, including companies that...
Date: 06.21.2013
On Thursday, June 20, ADTRAN and USTelecom conducted a webinar on “Gigabit Service Delivery - How Can We Get There?”  Craig Goodwin & Kurt Raaflaub from ADTRAN opened the webinar with a discussion on high speed demand for various Internet services and video content. Craig & Kurt discussed various network options available...
Date: 06.06.2013
I attended an M2M-Cybersecurity Workshop this week, hosted by the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), where M2M industry expertise gathered to discuss the current state, the ongoing challenges and the future of cybersecurity related to M2M communications. The event began with a discussion of “right-sizing” security in the...
Date: 05.30.2013
Speaking at the 11th annual All-Things-D conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Califonia this week, (nicknamed D11), Apple CEO Tim Cook and venture capitalist Mary Meeker of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, both mentioned wearable devices as being part of our not too distant tech future. The All-Things-D conference is an annual gathering of...
Date: 05.21.2013
The U.S. government has recently awarded Amazon Web Services (AWS) with security clearances necessary to allow federal agencies to use cloud based services from Amazon. Under this security clearance, Amazon can now support the U.S. government as a cloud service provider for 3 years across all of its data centers in the United States, under the...
Date: 05.17.2013
I had the privilege of attending the International Telecoms Week (ITW) conference and the i3 Forum Conference this week in Chicago.The major theme of both events was IPX! Born from the phrase “IP-Packet Exchange”, IPX is a model for mobile and fixed network operators, as well as Internet service providers to follow that...
Date: 04.29.2013
I spent last week at the SIP Network Operator’s Conference (SIPNOC’13) and came away with a great deal of valuable knowledge and information. I’m pleased to report that there is still a healthy “Voice” industry in North America and around the world. Henning Schulzrinne, the FCC’s CTO opened the SIPNOC...
Date: 04.05.2013
Continuing with the ongoing IP Transition theme on Thursday April 4th, USTelecom and Acme Packet conducted a webinar on “Monitoring and Optimization of Real Time IP Communications Networks,”with Renuka Prasad, Director of Network Management Products from Acme Packet. Renuka covered the importance of monitoring various points in an IP...
Date: 03.29.2013
On Thursday, March 28, 2013, ADTRAN and USTelecom conducted a webinar on “The Future of 10G Ethernet Service Aggregation and Transport”, presented by Mano Nachum. Mano covered current and future network demands, service provider challenges and the expected future of access networks for high speed broadband services. He discussed how...
Date: 03.22.2013
On Thursday, March 21st, USTelecom and Juniper Networks conducted a webinar titled: “Preparing for LTE Backhaul.”  Humair Raza & Srini Bangalore  from Juniper Networks discussed today’s wireless network trends, LTE network requirements and various network architectures that operators can deploy to meet the ever...

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