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Sonus Announces General Availability of SBC 5100

August 16, 2012

The Sonus SBC 5100 Session Border Controller (SBC) is now generally available to service providers and enterprises.

This product was orderable on a limited basis since May 22, 2012, according to SIP communications specialist Sonus Networks (News - Alert). The company has designed the Sonus SBC 5100 to enable enterprises and tier two/three service providers simplify their infrastructure and deploy new applications such as video and Unified Communications (News - Alert).

SBCs enable enterprises to cut costs and deliver new feature-rich SIP-based applications that can improve enterprise productivity.

Sonus is the fastest-growing SBC vendor for 2011 according to research firm Infonetics (News - Alert). The Sonus SBC 5100 is ideal for medium to large enterprises and tier two/three service providers and has been field proven with several key customers and partners including West Corporation, Arrow S3 and inetwork.

These users have appreciated the product’s new graphical user interface that delivers an improved out-of-box experience.

“We have found that this product provides excellent features and scalability,” said Jason Groenjes, director of Enterprise Architecture, West Corporation. “With Sonus, we are able to quickly activate new inter-connections which drive greater customer satisfaction and faster revenue generation.”

Sonus helps communications service providers and enterprises embrace the next generation of SIP-based solutions including VoIP, video and Unified Communications through secure, reliable and scalable IP networks.

The company’s SBC 5200 received TMC's (News - Alert) "2010 Communications Solutions Product of the Year" award and the INTERNET TELEPHONY and Next Gen Mobility "2012 NGN Leadership" award.

Sonus launched Session Border Controller Community on TMCnet earlier this year. The Session Border Controller community can be found at:

To find out more about Sonus, visit the company at ITEXPO West 2012 to be held October 2-5 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, TX. Visit Sonus in booth 901. Sonus is a Gold Sponsor of ITEXPO (News - Alert).

Edited by Juliana Kenny

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