128 Technology and Ribbon Announce Integrated SD-WAN and SBC Platform That Delivers Enhanced UC Network Performance and Lower Operational Costs for Service Providers and Enterprises
BURLINGTON, Mass. – 128 Technology, the leader in Session Smart routing and Ribbon Communications(Nasdaq: RBBN), a global software leader in secure and intelligent cloud communications today announced a new integrated solution that combines 128 Technology’s SD-WAN software with Ribbon’s market-leading session border controller (SBC) technology to help service providers and enterprises cost-efficiently improve network operations.
The combined solution is designed to solve many common cloud networking issues including bandwidth inefficiencies, security gaps and high operational costs.
The newly integrated solution makes connections to both private and public clouds simpler and more efficient, allowing communications networks and data centers to be easily interconnected to other branches. With Ribbon and 128 Technology’s combined solution, enterprises can utilize any service provider for their voice and data networks to ensure simple, fast and inexpensive deployment.
“The integration of 128 Technology’s SD-WAN solution with our SBC Edge devices allows us to deliver a new level of security, reliability and efficiency to enterprise networks” said Tony Scarfo, EVP, Products, R&D, Support and Supply Chain for Ribbon. “Together, we will accelerate the communications transformation from legacy environments to IP-based architecture in the enterprise with a full suite of advanced security and SD-WAN solutions that ensure peak-level performance for business-critical communications and applications.”
“Ribbon is the ideal partner to help strengthen and broaden our SD-WAN solutions and make this combined offering available to the global enterprise and cloud service provider market,” said Andy Ory, CEO, 128 Technology. “As enterprises and service providers increasingly move their operations to the cloud, it is critical that their networks operate efficiently and securely, while minimizing costs. This combined offering is a great opportunity to help our customers accelerate their network transformation.”
The combined solution, which is ideal for any Unified Communications (UC) or Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) offering, delivers numerous benefits including:
To learn more about 128 Technology’s 128T Smart Router and Session Smart Technology, visit here.
128 Technology makes your network do what your business needs, by changing the way networks work. Our professional grade software teaches routers the language of applications and services, letting them understand the requirements of individual services and segments, and adapt the network dynamically to deliver what the business needs, when and where it needs it. We make routers Session Smart™, enabling enterprise customers and service providers to create a service-centric fabric that’s more simple, agile, and secure, delivering better performance at a lower cost.
Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN) delivers market-leading software solutions that secure and power many of the world’s leading service provider and enterprise communications environments. Built on world-class technology and intellectual property, the company’s cloud-native solutions deliver intelligent and secure real-time communications solutions for the cloud, network and enterprise edge. Ribbon’s Kandy Cloud real-time communications software platform delivers advanced and embedded CPaaS and UCaaS capabilities enabling service providers to rapidly create and deploy high-value communications services. To learn more, visit ribboncommunications.com.
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