The Sonus Session Border Controller Software Edition (SBC SWe) is the industry’s leading virtualized, cloud native, session border controller. The SBC SWe is architected to deliver unlimited scalability with the same advanced features and functionality of Sonus’ SBC hardware portfolio.
|Applicable Verticals||Cloud Service Providers, Financials and Telecom|
Sonus’ focus is to enable and secure real-time communications in the Cloud. With a cloud-native design based on open source, microservices, and service chaining, Sonus delivers intelligent session control for vCPE deployment models. Sonus combines the best functions of SIP-based security, interconnection, protocol interworking, and policy management with the ability to independently scale signaling, media and transcoding processing to most efficiently used available virtual resources.
|Form Factor||As a Service in the cloud, Software|
|Primary Customer Segments||Communications Service Providers, Enterprises|
|Key Customers||Arrow Systems Integration; Algar Telecom; Dimension4, Telegate, Veracity|
|Licensing and Pricing||
Sonus supports multiple licensing models for a vCPE use case. We support network wide licensing using a centralized license server for dynamic sharing of session licenses for automated turn-up/turn-down of VNFs, from the Sonus VNFM or 3rd party orchestration solutions. We also support subscription licensing for consumption-based deployments.
Sonus’ cloud-native solution takes full advantage of a microservices architecture to deliver competitive differentiators for signaling, media, and transcoding of real-time communications, including:
|Deployment Architecture||uCPE - on-premises, vCPE - POP/regional DC, vCPE - centralized cloud|
|Product Capabilities||Application prioritization, Encryption, Network access control, Security functions built-in, Service chaining|