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. The hosted soft switch control the call routing, data transfer, video traffic, and other communication functions.
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. In Class 4 Soft switch server the server is placed in between the PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network) and the parent IPN (Internet Protocol Network).
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. This type of hosted VoIP server is directly provided the routing service to the end users like the individuals, residential and office clients. In this server, the TDM locally interacts with the VoIP network.
The hosted VoIP Softswitch provider is installing the software switch in the same subset by using a special method describes here. They provide an opportunity for back- up creation and do configuration the server accordingly. There should be one port of the VoIP server connected with the Fort i Gate unless showing error in communication. The Soft switch protection is done by using a captive portal which allows only a specific user to access the server.