|[December 06, 2012]
GENBAND Participates in SIPconnect-IT 2012 to Demonstrate SIP Connect 1.1 Interoperability for SIP Trunking
FRISCO, Texas --(Business Wire)--
a leading developer of IP infrastructure and application
solutions, today announced its participation in SIP Forum's (News - Alert)
SIPconnect-IT 2012. Scheduled for Dec. 3-7, at the University of New
Hampshire Interoperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) in Durham, New
Hampshire, SIPconnect-IT 2012 provides the global telecom community the
opportunity to test for interoperability with the SIPconnect 1.1
specification for SIP Trunking in a live network environment. GENBAND (News - Alert) is
participating in the event with the S3™
Session Border Controller and A2™
Communications Application Server.
"SIPconnect-IT is an ideal forum to demonstrate our industry-leading SIP
Trunking capabilities on the GENBAND SBC and Application Server
platforms while further cementing our commitment to the latest open
standards and interoperability specifications," said B.G. Kumar,
President of the Multimedia Business Unit for GENBAND. "As enterprises
of all sizes, including government organizations, universities and
contact centers, look to leverage their investments and converge voice
and data networks, GENBAND's continued investment in SIP Trunking and
Unified Multimedia Communications (UC) architecture is central to
enabling multimedia communications across any mobile phone, tablet,
desktop computer or office phone."
GENBAND's intelligent S3 Session Border Controller simplifies the
deployment of SIP-based services by securely managing, interoperating,
and controlling real-time voice and multimedia sessions at the network
edge. It is a proven leader across a wide spectrum of applications
including IP Interconnect, IPX, Enterprise
Unified Communications, SIP
Business Trunking, Residential Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP),
Voice Over Long Term Evolution (VoLTE) and the Rich Communications Suite
The market-leading A2 Communications Application Server will be tested
alongside the S3 Session Border Controller, and is the only application
server that has fully integrated multimedia desktop and mobile
applications for voice, video, conferencing, instant messaging, voice
and visual messaging, presence, collaboration and mobility. The A2
Communications Application Server is an IP-based application server
providing VoLTE and RCS Unified Multimedia Communications for both
residential and business deployments.
"SIPconnect-IT 2012 marks an important step in galvanizing the industry
toward universal adoption of and compliance with the SIPconnect 1.1
specification," said Marc Robins (News - Alert), SIP Forum President and Managing
Director. "It will give the IP communications engineering community an
opportunity to put the theory and ideals of SIPconnect 1.1 into action
and begin the hard work of identifying and ultimately resolving key
internetworking issues related to SIP Trunking."
The newly developed SIPconnect 1.1 Interoperability Test Plan focuses on
testing interoperability between different vendor products and network
elements involved in SIP Trunking services. Testing procedures will aim
to verify interoperability between an Enterprise SIP-PBX (News - Alert) and a Service
Provider network SIP Signaling Entity (SP-SSE).
For more information about the SIPconnect Technical Recommendation
Version 1.1, please visit the SIP Forum's main SIPconnect webpage at: http://www.sipforum.org/content/view/273/227/.
For more information about SIPconnect-IT 2012, please visit http://www.sipforum.org/content/view/400/287/.
About the SIP Forum
The SIP Forum is an IP communications industry association that engages
in numerous activities that promote and advance SIP-based technology,
such as the development of industry recommendations, the SIPit (News - Alert)
interoperability and testing events, special interoperability workshops,
educational seminars, and general promotion of SIP in the industry. One
of the Forum's notable technical activities is the development of the
SIPconnect Technical Recommendation -- a standards-based recommendation
that provides detailed guidelines for direct IP peering and
interoperability between IP PBXs and VoIP service provider networks.
Other important Forum initiatives include work in Fax-over-IP
interoperability, User Agent Configuration, VRS (Video Relay Service)
interoperability, security, and SIP and IPv6. For more information,
please visit: http://www.sipforum.org.
GENBAND is a global leader of IP infrastructure solutions, enabling
service providers and enterprises around the world to evolve
communications networks through IP innovation. The Company offers
market-leading Switching, Applications, Networking and Service
solutions, with products deployed in over 600 customer networks spanning
more than 80 countries. GENBAND is headquartered in Frisco, Texas, and
has vast resources in R&D, sales and support spanning more than 50
countries. To learn more, visit us on the web at www.GENBAND.com.
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