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Press Release -- September 8th, 2015
Source: GENBAND
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Metronet (UK) Selects GENBAND SBC for Its Rapidly Expanding IP Voice Business

Frisco, TX and Maidenhead, UK, September 8, 2015GENBAND™, a leading provider of real time communications software solutions and recently named 2015 CNBC Disruptor 50, today announced that Metronet (UK), one of the UK’s fastest growing communications service providers, has chosen GENBAND’s Session Border Controller (SBC) and Real Time Session Manager (RSM) to power its rapidly expanding IP voice business.

Having outgrown its previous SIP Trunking solution, Metronet (UK) looked to GENBAND’s scalable SBC and RSM to support the rapid growth of its enterprise business and the distribution of its quality service to a now more extensive customer base.

“Deploying GENBAND’s SBC and RSM equips us with the advanced technology we require to deliver the quality of service our customers have come to expect, on an exponentially larger scale,” said Wayne Mills-Kidals, Voice Services Manager at Metronet (UK). “GENBAND’s respected technological prowess, commitment to service and simple API integrations with our back office functions made it the only vendor that could  ensure the VoIP arm of our business is as blue chip as our IP connectivity.”

GENBAND’s SBC delivers advanced network security, simplified interoperability and session management along with carrier-grade capabilities for SIP Trunking and IP Interconnect. The RSM solution offers the ability to proactively enable and monitor service level agreements (SLAs), provide Quality of Service (QoS) metrics, and easily enforce subscriber and network policies.

“Metronet (UK) has built its business by providing best-in-class solutions and the highest level of customer service possible, so we are thrilled to be an integral part of their growing IP voice network,” said David Hiscock, GENBAND’s Senior Vice President of Sales, EMEA. “Our market-leading software-based real time communications solutions continue to help service providers and enterprises around the world optimize their networks and deliver superior communications experiences to their customers.”

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Key Takeaways:

  • Metronet (UK) has selected GENBAND’s SBC and RSM to power its growing IP Voice business
  • GENBAND’s SBC delivers advanced network security, simplified interoperability and session management along with carrier-grade capabilities for SIP Trunking and IP Interconnect.
  • The RSM solution offers the ability to proactively enable and monitor service level agreements (SLAs), provide Quality of Service (QoS) metrics, and easily enforce subscriber and network policies.

About Metronet (UK)

Metronet (UK) is the United Kingdom’s most advanced Internet Service Provider. Providing IP infrastructure to business customers primarily, their customer base includes names such as ao.com, Bruntwood, Intu, MediaCityUK, Lend Lease and Laing O’Rourke. While Metronet has been able to expand their offered solution to voice services, the company’s stake in Enterprise VoIP has grown considerably. For more information www.metronet-uk.com.

About GENBAND

GENBAND, a 2015 CNBC Disruptor 50, is a global leader in real time communications software solutions for service providers, enterprises, independent software vendors, systems integrators and developers in over 80 countries.  The company’s Network Modernization, Unified Communications, Mobility and Embedded Communications solutions enable its customers to quickly capitalize on growing market segments and introduce differentiating products, applications and services. GENBAND’s market-leading solutions, which are deployable in the network, on premise or through the cloud, help its customers connect people to each other and address the growing demands of today’s consumers and businesses for real time communications wherever they happen to be. To learn more visit www.genband.com.

GENBAND, the GENBAND logo and icon are trademarks of GENBAND.

Company Contacts:
US Press:
Dennis Watson
GENBAND
+1 (972) 521-5921
dennis.watson@genband.com

International Press:
Catherine Berthier
GENBAND
+1 (646) 741-1974
Catherine.Berthier@genband.com

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