If you don’t have a high volume of outgoing and incoming calls, You just need to set up one server like Freeswitch. But, If you have a high volume of outgoing and incoming calls, then you have to consider another media server such as OpenSips. In this article, we will discuss all merit and demerits of both systems and bottlenecks.
Opensips vs FreeSwitch : Which one to choose for Scalable VoIP Deployment?
What is Opensip?
Opensips is a flexible and stable SIP proxy that handles SIP signaling. It comes with pre-configured scripts that help to make routing for different scenarios. It has different easy-to-use modules to implement features like CDR, LCR, Load balancing, Dynamic routing, Dialog Handling, Fallback Mechanism, and much more. Opensips can handle the large volume of signals.
Whar is FreeSwitch
FreeSwitch is a Softswitch or SoftPBX that can handle voice calls, voice mails, fax, text-to-speech, and many more. It can handle thousands of simultaneous phone calls. Ir has features like CDR, DID Routing,Call Transfers, Call recordings, LCR, IVR, Conference, etc
What is the best Option in between FreeSwitvh and OpenSIPS
OpenSIPS and free Switch both are best and can be used to achieve two different purposes. OpenSIPs can handle large-volume signals as a load balancer. It diverts traffic to the different FreeSWITCH nodes.
So you can choose any one system a per your requirements. FreeSwitch has a lot of inbuilt features but most of them never use SO if OpenSIPs fulfill your requirements, you don’t need to consider FreeSwitch. Athos technologies offer both OpenSIPS and FreeSWITCH Development service at an affordable rate and great support.