September 18, 2012
Newly Branded Session Border Controller SBC 1000 from Sonus Suited to Small and Medium Businesses
By Rich Steeves,
TMCnet Web Editor
With the acquisition of Network Equipment Technologies (News - Alert), Sonus has bolstered its stable of session border controller offerings. The NET UX line of session border controllers was well suited to the needs of small and medium businesses. Now these SBCs have been rebranded and have become an integral part of Sonus’ plans to be the end-to-end provider for companies that wish to deploy unified communications solutions.
The SBC 1000 offers a host of features that will benefit the small and medium business owner. It has full SBC SIP security, demarcation policy and interworking functionality. This feature allows for complete enterprise/ITSP demarcation point services such as network topology hiding, transcoding, IP transport conversion and signaling/media encryption. It boasts multi-ITSP registration with optimized routing. It also has built-in network address translation and prevention of denial-of-service attacks as well as call admission control for security and quality.
The session border controller also provides a Microsoft (News - Alert) Lync-enhanced gateway/survivable branch appliance for small and mid-sized offices. This is a multiservice router and VoIP gateway with branch office survivability as well as a session border controller with NAT function and network topology hiding. It offers continued branch office operations through a WAN feature and is configurable as a stand-alone office primary Lync server.
In addition, the SBC provides highly flexible connections for SIP, legacy PBX (News - Alert), analog and PSTN. It can scale up to 600 users and 96 simultaneous sessions. For more information on the SBC 1000, click here.
Sonus Networks (News - Alert) is a Platinum sponsor of ITEXPO West 2012. To be held Oct. 2-5 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, TX, ITEXPO (News - Alert) (News - Alert) is the world’s premier IP communications event. Visit Sonus Networks in booth # 901.Mykola Konrad, Director of Enterprise Product Management, and Raymond P. Dolan, President and Chief Executive Officer, will be keynote speakers at the event. For more information on IEXPO West 2012 click here.
Edited by Rachel Ramsey