Universal Messaging Center (UMC) is an IP Short Message Gateway with a proven, carrier-grade solution delivering industry-leading availability and capacity, which scales to any size deployment. The UMC provides SMS delivery over IP networks for transport and service level interworking with the legacy SMS network.


Enables the introduction of SMS over IP without disruption to legacy SMSC infrastructure

The UMC is a 3GPP standards-compliant SMS gateway with transport and service-level interworking that supports continuity of SMS by bridging between the circuit (GSM-MAP) and the packet networks (IMS SIP).


Best-in-Class CAPEX and OPEX

Multi-layer resource sharing, virtualization and centralized management allow UMC to deliver optimal performance as well as best-in-class CAPEX and OPEX.


Flexible Deployment

Available in-network, in the Cloud or as a hosted solution, the UMC is a fully virtualized and hardware-agnostic NFV-compliant solution enabling deployments on a variety of platform and cloud environments – both public and private.


Infinite Scalability

UMC offers unparalleled reliability and availability and can be scaled to accommodate any size deployment, making it a perfect fit for any market.

Key Features and Capabilities

  • 3GPP compliant for short message interworking between SIP/IMS and legacy SMS network (GSM and CDMA)
  • Transport level interworking
  • Service level (IM, Pager Mode) interworking
  • First Delivery Attempt
  • GSM MAP support for ITU-T, or ANSI-SCCP
  • SIGTRAN integration using either M2PA or M3UA
  • Multiple device support per user
  • SIP 3rd party registration
  • SMPP Support
  • Trace utility and transaction logs
  • OAM Web User Interface and CLI
  • Geographically redundant architecture
  • In-network and cloud-hosted solutions available
  • A fully virtualized solution allows deployment on a variety of hardware options
  • Carrier-grade, high-capacity performance