Session Border Controllers (SBCs) provide secure access to SIP trunking, which enable service providers and enterprises to simplify their network design, reduce costs and effectively deploy new applications such as Unified Communications and video. As a leader in secure SIP networks, Sonus offers a portfolio of high-performance SBCs for the enterprise and service provider markets. Sonus has the broadest portfolio of Microsoft Lync qualified SBCs, providing the industry's only end-to-end portfolio to deliver SIP-enabled applications from the branch office to the central office.
Sonus is the fastest growing SBC brand on the service provider market, growing five times faster than the market average in 2012. For years, the world´s largest service providers and enterprises have relied on Sonus SBCs to help reduce communications costs, enable Unified Communications and protect their networks against IP-based attacks.
The SBC 1000 Session Border Controller is an advanced SBC built for smaller enterprise networks (from 5 to 500 employees) that delivers robust security, high availability and proven interoperability with leading business solutions like Microsoft Lync Server. The Sonus SBC 1000 also features built-in Survivable Branch Appliance functionality, so calls go through even if your wide area network goes down.
The Sonus SBC 2000 Session Border Controller is an advanced SBC designed to help medium sized enterprise networks (i.e., 50 to 5000 employees) safely and cost-effectively embrace the new world of SIP-based communications such as Voice over IP (VoIP). The SBC 2000 delivers all of the features you would expect from the Sonus family of SBCs, including robust security, high availability and proven interoperability with leading business solutions like Microsoft Lync Server. The Sonus SBC 2000 – like the Sonus SBC 1000 – also allows call to go through even if your wide area network goes down through its unique Survivable Branch Appliance functionality.
The Sonus SBC 5200 Session Border Controller is the first second-generation SBC for secure SIP communications. Designed for communications service providers and large enterprises, the SBC 5200 is powerful, compact and purpose-built for the multimedia communications of today and tomorrow. The Sonus SBC 5200 provides all of the features you need in an SBC today – robust security, sophisticated routing and policy management, overload controls, SIP normalization – plus the features you’ll need tomorrow, like IPv4-IPv6 interworking, centralized policy management, built-in media transcoding and high performance under heavy traffic.
The SBC 5100 delivers many of the industry-leading capabilities of the Sonus SBC 5200—robust security, flexible SIP session routing & policy management, media transcoding—at a more attractive price/performance point for Tier 2/3 service providers and medium-to-large enterprises (250 to 10,000 concurrent sessions). With high-end features you won’t find in other "mid-sized" SBCs, the SBC 5100 allows regional service providers and medium-to-large enterprises to deliver a world-class communications experience designed for their world.
Based on the Sonus GSX Open Services Platform, the Sonus SBC 9000 Session Border Controller allows operators to satisfy all their security, border control and media services requirements within an integrated, easily managed system. The SBC 9000, which can operate in a hybrid TDM-IP environment or in pure IP applications, is a proven solution that integrates security, call control, Quality of Service, advanced media services and switching all within a scalable platform.