MSF members publish a variety of documents to foster communication and understanding
among members and within the multiservice switching industry as they work
to build compatible, interoperable switching systems.
MSF Technical Reports include white papers, advisory reports, technical
briefs and tutorials written for industry experts and laypersons alike.
White Papers address the relevance of MSF technology to hot topics in today's
switching industry, focusing on how the MSF Architecture works with specific
in the NGN
Authors: Boris Ratner, Spirent Communications; Andy Huckridge, Spirent
Date: September 2005
R2 Service Architecture
Authors: Chris Daniel, Leapstone Systems; Mike Bick, BT; Ron Egan, Qwest
Communications; Ken Mills, BT; Stuart Walker, Leapstone Systems; Satoru
Furukawa, NTT Corporation
Date: June 2003
Advisory Reports examine issues under discussion within the industry as
they relate to work in progress by the MSF. Without the binding authority
of approved Implementation Agreements, Advisory Reports provide an early
indication of the technical direction being considered by the MSF.
Technical Briefs are short explanations of MSF announcements, agreements
and technical achievements.
Tutorials provide non-experts with in-depth technical explanations of
aspects of the MSF Architecture and protocols.
- ENUM Tutorial
Date: 27 June 2006
- Interconnect and the Role of Session Border Controllers in the Next
Date: 4 April 2006
- Optimising End to End QoS to Develop Better Targeted Service Offerings
Date: 17 January 2006
Enabling Services, Wherever the Customer and Whatever the Access
Authors: Duncan Mills, Vodafone; Stuart Walker, Leapstone Systems
Date: 19 July 2005