An SBC (Session Border Controller), also known as Session Manager or Session Director enables secure reliable voice, video, and multimedia connections across IP networks.
An SBC provides the following functionalities within Lotus Sametime Unified Telephony:
Remote AccessParent topic: SBC (Session Border Controller)
Subscribers want to use their phones regardless of location. The Acme Packet SBC enables secure access to the Lotus Sametime Unified Telephony regardless of public/private network or endpoint type.
Enterprise network operators realize the significant operational cost savings by transitioning from TDM to IP (SIP) trunking. The Acme Packet SBC enables enterprises to securely connect their IP Telephony solutions to carrier SIP trunking services or between enterprise branch offices.
Enterprises want their IP telephony network protected against attacks and compromises. The Acme Packet SBC can be deployed to provide a secure access at all points of interconnect.
Allows Enterprises to define, enforce, and audit fine-grained policies on real-time services such as VoIP, video, IM, presence, communications-enable applications and other real-time services.