December 04, 2012
Infonetics Research Ranks Sonus as Fastest-Growing Brand of Session Border Controllers
By Meenakshi Shankar TMCnet Contributor
With customers in over 50 countries across the globe and over a decade of experience in transforming networks to IP, Sonus has enabled service providers and enterprises to capture and retain users, generating significant ROI.
The company's focus on delivering SIP-based solutions is paying dividends in the form of strong market momentum and increasing market share. By delivering the industry's only end-to-end SBC portfolio Sonus helps service providers and enterprises realize the true benefits of SIP and SIP-based applications
In a recent statement, Sonus Networks confirmed that the latest Infonetics Research (News - Alert) report has indicated that Sonus Session Border Controllers (SBC) will continue to be the fastest-growing portfolio on the market.
"Our latest research confirms that Sonus' service provider SBC business continues to outpace overall market growth," said Diane Myers, principal analyst for VoIP, UC and IMS at Infonetics Research.
The Q3 2012 "Service Provider VoIP and IMS Equipment and Subscribers" report issued November 15 reveals that Sonus SBCs have consistently led the industry in growth since Q1 2011.
Todd A. Abbott, executive vice president, strategy and go-to-market at Sonus, highlighted the most recent Infonetics report which mentioned that more and more customers are turning to Sonus as they seek to enhance their network capabilities while reducing costs.
Key report highlights for Sonus, as described by the company:
The largest year-over-year share gains in the SBC market, an 8.1-share point increase to achieve a 22-percent market share for Q3 2012 over Q3 2011
The highest year-over-year SBC revenue growth; an 80-percent gain compared to a market average growth of 13.5 percent for Q3 2012 over Q3 2011
The largest SBC share gain for the first nine months of 2012; a 9.5-share point gain from a year ago – over five times the next closest competitor
The highest year-to-date SBC revenue growth versus prior year results; 130 percent for first nine months of 2012 compared to a market average growth of 9.3 percent SBCs provide secure access to SIP trunking, allowing service providers and enterprises to adjust their network design, costs and to deploy new applications such as Unified Communications and video.
Sonus has the broadest portfolio of Microsoft (News - Alert) Lync qualified SBCs, providing the industry's only portfolio to deliver SIP-enabled applications from the branch office to the central office.
Recently, Stefania Viscusi, assignment desk editor at TMCnet, had a chance to catch up with Aashu Virmani, senior director of Marketing at Sonus Networks (News - Alert), to learn about the benefits softswitches are providing for businesses, and his thoughts on the current and future market.
Click here for this report.
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Edited by Braden Becker