UAE-based telecommunications service provider du has selected Genband's Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) Session Border Controller (SBC) to provide interconnect applications, enabling seamless connectivity between disparate communications networks.
The geo-distributed Virtual Network Function (VNF) SBC running in du’s cloud will combine with Genband's Advanced Media Software (AMS) on the Q50 platform in a hybrid deployment environment, offering the service provider high network resiliency and the opportunity to future-proof its network via a seamless evolution path to a fully virtualized cloud environment.
Genband's SBC VNF, a key component of Genband's NFV software technology, utilizes the latest Intel architecture and software-based media processing capabilities to provide du with advanced independently scalable signaling and media processing functionality. Genband claims that the SBC VNF enables an industry-leading 200K concurrent media sessions and more than 100K transcoded sessions.
Genband's solution also offers fully virtualized software-based centralized element management and analytics, offering du data collection and reporting.