Signal Transfer Point(STP)

A Signal Transfer Point(STP) is used in an SS7 or CC7 network. The STPs transfer SS7 messages between interconnected nodes (signaling endpoints) based on information contained in the SS7 address fields. Typical SEPs include service switching points (SSPs) and service control points (SCPs). The STP is connected to adjacent SEPs and STPs via signaling links.

STP supports any-to-any signaling connectivity between SS7 via IP SIGTRAN interfaces for maximum network integration flexibility. The STP offers all the standard features and functionality expected of an STP solution, including Gateway Screening and Global Title Translation, while also offering extended capabilities and features such as Signaling Gateway and Point Code Emulation.
Signal Transfer Point(STP)
Key Benefits
Flexible Pricing
Deployment scale and future growth
Scalability
Support Multiple Point Codes, Capability Point Codes​
Redundancy
1+1 Redundancy Mated Pair
1+1 & Mated Pair
Gateway Screening
MTP, SCCP, Called/Calling Party Enables first line firewall capability
Cloud Deployment
Delivered as a Virtual Network Function (VNF) in Cloud
Migration Enablement
Enabling rapid migration from standard STP platforms
IPLOOK's STP
Multi-Layer Routing Support 
IPLOOK STP/DRA products follow RFC, 3GPP, IFC and relevant protocol specifications, which could deliver all the standard features and functionality expected of STP/DRA solution while also offering extended capability and features.
Our STP is a comprehensive solution for intelligent routing of SS7 signaling traffic in 2G and 3G networks. It is part of IPLOOK’s integrated solution portfolio for converged, multi-protocol signaling across 2G/3G, 4G and 5G (SS7, Diameter, HTTP, SIP and more). The STP offers a future-proof choice, with major benefits compared to traditional STP products.
The IPLOOK STP offers a scalable architecture with flexible pricing designed to meet budget expectations, deployment scale and future growth.
Features
 
SCCP:
»  Routing on incoming SCCP label
»  Called and Calling 
»  GT, PC, SSN
»  NOA, etc.
»  Variant Translation ETSI to ANSI
»  Outgoing SCCP label manipulation
»  Translate routing variant (GT > PC+SN, etc.)
Redundancy: 
»  Standby Redundancy – Passive Standby Software instance
»  Mated Pair Redundancy – 2 Independent STP' s configured with a C Link
»  Mated Pair and Standby redundancy – Combination of the above
»  Architecture is designed around client requirements and overall dimensioning
Routing Management 
Routing rules based on:
»  Peer Role
»  Contents of AVP
»  Application ID
Support RFC 6733 Standard Routing
Support for SIGTRAN standards M3UA
»  MTP3/SCCP/TCAP
MTP, SCCP, MAP routing
Highly flexible and high throughput routing engine for MTP, SCCP and MAP routing
Operation and Management
»  Web Client
»  Command Line Interface
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