VoLTE Becoming an Important Factor for SBC Deployments

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Voice over LTE (VoLTE) deployments are among the growing factors for SBC deployment worldwide, adding to the other factors such as signaling protocol normalization and interworking and session capacity/scalability, according to Infonetics Research's 'SBC Strategies and Vendor Leadership: Global Service Provider Survey' report. Eighty five (85) percent of respondents expect to deploy session border controllers (SBCs) in a virtualized environment (NFV) over the next 2 years. The newly released report, provides among others, insights into service provider deployments of session border controllers (SBCs), preferred SBC features and capabilities, and perceptions of SBC vendors. Huawei and Sonus Networks scored ahead of Genband but well below Oracle / Acme Packet in most of the categories for SBS deployment. Service providers will continue migrating to a multi-vendor strategy over the next 2 years.

Diane Myers Principal Analyst, VoIP, UC, and IMS“Access at the edge of fixed networks continues to be where the majority of session border controllers (SBCs) are deployed today, but the use of SBCs for interconnection between service providers continues to expand,” notes Diane Myers, principal analyst for VoIP, UC, and IMS at Infonetics Research. “Wireless access, and specifically voice over LTE (VoLTE), represents solid growth prospects for new SBC deployments over the next two years and is an area where we’re already seeing an impact on sales in the first half of 2013.” Read More 'Voice over LTE sees largest jump in usage among operators deploying session border controllers'

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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