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signaling gateway

A network device that converts control signals from one format to another. For example, a SIGTRAN signaling gateway converts SS7 signals of the PSTN to SIGTRAN for transport over IP. Contrast with media gateway. See SIGTRAN.
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The Versatel Networks EdgeIQ Intelligent Media Gateway combines media gateway, media server and signalling gateway resources into one compact, low cost, and easily deployed solution.
In addition, the Cisco Signalling Gateway Manager (SGM) will be deployed to provide highly efficient monitoring and management of this new SS7 network.
Adax has an extensive product set which includes signalling communications controllers and protocol software; integrated signalling protocol stack solutions with partners; and complete signalling gateways.
By achieving successful interoperability testing with leading communications technology providers, Trillium's SIGTRAN/SCTP solution enables the rapid development and deployment of interoperable next-generation IP telephony and 3G Wireless network equipment, such as Signalling Gateways, Media Gateway Controllers, 3G-Serving GPRS Service Nodes and Radio Network Controllers.
MGCP and SS7-over-IP are critical components of next generation call agents, media and signalling gateways, providing IP telephony networks with access to the PSTN to provide end-to-end telephony services.