BEDFORD, MA, August 28, 2012 – Acme Packet® (NASDAQ:APKT), the leader in session delivery networks, today announced that IBBS, a leading provider of wholesale voice, data, and network services for mid-market cable and broadband providers, has chosen Acme Packet’s Net-Net Session Director session border controllers (SBCs) to protect, control, and scale its IP-enabled wholesale voice service offerings.
- Acme Packet’s Net-Net Session Director helps IBBS ensure the security, availability, and scalability of its wholesale residential line, business line, SIP trunking, and hosted PBX services.
- The solution enables straightforward integration with other VoIP infrastructure elements including BroadSoft VoIP application servers and Metaswitch media gateways, and enables IBBS and its service provider customers to offer support for a wide range of standards-based unified communications servers, IP-PBXs, and endpoints.
- The Net-Net Session Director overcomes scalability and performance constraints of IBBS’s legacy border control solution, and provides comprehensive load-balancing and dynamic session routing functions that enable IBBS to ensure high availability and service quality.
- The solution mitigates security risks by protecting against denial of service attacks, service overloads, and other service-impacting events.
- Rapid service deployment and customer turn-up
- Highly scalable, reliable, and secure services
- Single platform supports a wide array of VoIP services, network elements, and endpoints
“Service agility and reliability are paramount in the wholesale voice services market,” said Mark Hayes, vice president of CLEC operations, IBBS. “Acme Packet’s Net-Net Session Director SBC enables us to offer a wide variety of market-leading residential and business services that meet our customers’ stringent availability and time-to-market demands.”
“Today’s VoIP services market is extremely competitive,” said Tim Ziemer, vice president of North America and Asian Pacific Japan sales, Acme Packet. “With the Net-Net Session Director, IBBS can help cable operators and broadband service providers extend revenues and boost margins by launching innovative new services quickly and cost-effectively – without building out their own infrastructure.”
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IBBS provides fully-integrated data, voice and technical support services to simplify the delivery of advanced communications into the residential and commercial marketplace. Today, more than 250 broadband and cable providers trust IBBS to deliver the advanced services that create an unmatched end-user experience and measurable results.
IBBS’s track record is reflected in the recognition the company has received for its market vision and strong service lineup. Notably, IBBS was named a Top 50 American Telecommunications Firm by Inc. Magazine in 2008. In 2010, IBBS was named one of Georgia’s ‘Fast 40’ Growing Companies and included in the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies.
About Acme Packet
Acme Packet (NASDAQ: APKT), the leader in session delivery network solutions, enables the trusted, first-class delivery of next-generation voice, video, data and unified communications services and applications across IP networks. Our Net-Net product family fulfills demanding security, service assurance and regulatory requirements in service provider, enterprise and contact center networks. Based in Bedford, Massachusetts, Acme Packet designs and manufactures its products in the USA, selling them through over 250 reseller partners worldwide. More than 1,775 customers in 109 countries have deployed over 19,000 Acme Packet systems, including 89 of the top 100 service providers and 45 of the Fortune 100. For more information visit www.acmepacket.com.
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