New Session Border Controller 5400 Provides Support for Multi-media Traffic

Press Release Summary:

  • Designed to deliver high performance and scale while protecting large enterprise networks such as DoD
  • Provides security without any performance impact via encryption, DoS and DDoS attack detection and prevention and dynamic black-listing of rogue endpoints
  • Allows DoD and its agencies to protect critical communications infrastructure from sophisticated threats and cyber-attacks using the latest in encryption technology

Original Press Release:

Ribbon's Latest JITC-Certified Solution Delivers The U.S. Department of Defense Enhanced Security, Interoperability and Scalability

Westford, Massachusetts, March 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN), a global software leader in secure and intelligent cloud communications solutions, today announced that its Session Border Controller 5400 (SBC 5400) has been certified by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and is now available for deployment by DoD agencies within their communications network. The Ribbon SBC 5400 was specifically designed to deliver high performance and scale while protecting large enterprise networks such as the DoD. In addition, the SBC 5400 provides complete security, without any performance impact, via encryption, Denial of Service (DoS) and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack detection and prevention, and dynamic black-listing of rogue endpoints.

The DoD's Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) certification is the culmination of a stringent process that tests solutions for quality, security, interoperability and reliability. Once solutions have achieved JITC certification, they are placed on the DISA Approved Products List (APL)

"The Ribbon SBC 5400 allows the DoD and its agencies to protect critical communications infrastructure from sophisticated threats and cyber-attacks using the latest in encryption technology," said Tony Scarfo, EVP, Products, R&D, Support and Supply Chain for Ribbon. "Designed to support high scale media and transcoding sessions, while also providing advanced support for multi-media traffic, the Ribbon SBC 5400 enables the DoD to future-proof its communications network while delivering advanced protection against SIP-based attacks."

"Ribbon is fully committed to helping improve and protect the DoD's communications network with our advanced real-time communications and security solutions," said Jim Dertzbaugh, Vice President of US Sales for Ribbon. "We are extremely proud to offer the DoD a comprehensive, best-of-breed solutions set that the Department can confidently and safely invest in to protect and enhance its mission-critical communications network."

Ribbon's extensive list of JITC-certified solutions for voice, video, security and desktop collaboration available on the DISA APL include the SBC Software Edition (SWe)SBC 7000SBC 5110SBC 5210Voice Exchange 900 (VX 900)G5 Media GatewaySBC 5000 series as part of the Microsoft Skype for Business solution and the Application Server (as both an Enterprise and Local Session Controller).

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About Ribbon

Ribbon Communications (Nasdaq: RBBN) delivers global communications software and network solutions to service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure sectors. We engage deeply with our customers, helping them modernize their networks for improved competitive positioning and business outcomes in today's smart, always-on and data-hungry world. Our innovative, end-to-end solutions portfolio delivers unparalleled scale, performance, agility and automation and includes optical and packet networking, core to edge IP solutions, UCaaS/ CPaaS cloud offers, and leading-edge software security and analytics tools. To learn more, visit rbbn.com.

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