A Session Border Controller (SBC) is a powerful back-to-back user agent device that sits at a point of demarcation for SMB and Enterprise businesses to provide services such as call control, security, interoperability and voice optimization. Let’s take a closer look at how a Session Border Controller works to optimize your VoIP performance!
Generally, the main duties of an SBC can be separated into four sections: Topology Hiding, IP Addresses Translation, Encryption and Transcoding, and Classification. (Read More…)
Speedflow is glad to inform, that the new version of the MediaCore SBC has been released!
The updated MediaCore ver. 4.6.1 comes with enhanced Routing Mechanism, that allows Tier 2/3 operators to smoothly handle high peaks of carrier traffic and provide the best available VoIP services to their business partners. The SBC is equipped with all types of routing algorithms and parameters such as Jurisdictional Routing, Origination Based Routing, MNP/LNP. (Read More…)
Cost saving is one of the main reasons for many businesses and enterprises to move to VoIP. For businesses that deploy SIP trunks, it may be tempting to cut corners by using lower cost network elements, or by omitting some devices they considered “non-essential” but nice-to-have. One question we often hear is “Why can’t I just connect my IP Phone or IP PBX to a SIP trunk?” (Read More…)