Panama’s Cable Onda Selects Ribbon’s SBC 5210 Session Border Controller for Secure SIP Communications

CALA Service Provider Leverages Ribbon to Meet Demand for New Services WESTFORD, Mass. - February 1, 2018 - Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN), a global leader in secure real-time communications, announced today that  Cable Onda, a leading provider of voice, video and Internet services in Panama, has selected the  SBC 5210 Session Border Controller as the new platform for its SIP trunking and SIP interconnect services. One of Panama’s fastest-growing companies, Cable Onda will leverage the SBC 5210 to replace its legacy SBC platform and future-proof its ability to meet the demand for SIP-based services including unified communications. “Once we selected and implemented the Ribbon platform, the migration process away from our previous platform was very smooth,” said Dagoberto Lara, Fixed Network Manager, Cable Onda. “The transition was really transparent for our customers, and the new platform puts us in an improved position to bring on new customers easily and expand our service portfolio.” This selection and deployment reinforces the relationship between Ribbon Communications and Cable Onda, and highlights the growing demand in the CALA region for advanced, SIP-based communications. Cable Onda cited the SBC 5210’s outstanding performance, industry-leading features and competitive pricing as driving factors in its decision to select the SBC 5210. The SBC 5210 is a highly scalable, feature-rich SBC that can support up to 64,000 concurrent SIP sessions with encryption and media transcoding enabled, making it one of the most powerful SBCs on the market today. It also provides robust protection against distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, toll fraud and other forms real-time communications security concerns that are increasingly being targeted at SIP communications. Leveraging the SBC 5210 enables Cable Onda to provide its enterprise customers with higher quality real-time communications and stronger security assurance across their network. “Cable Onda is a tremendous success story, with a reputation for cutting-edge technology and services,” added Ricardo Diaz, Vice-President of Sales, Caribbean and Latin America Region from Ribbon Communications. “Selecting the SBC 5210 puts them in a strong position for the future as they look to expand their customer footprint in the enterprise market.” Key Takeaways:
  • Cable Onda joins a number of CALA-based communications service providers who have elected to replace their legacy SBC platform with the SBC 5210.
  • The Panama-based provider is leveraging the SBC 5210 to respond to the growing demand for SIP interconnect with peer providers and deliver SIP trunking services to its enterprise customers.
  • The SBC 5210 is built with leading security and intelligent session management at scale for the real-time communications needs of today and tomorrow.
Additional Downloadable Resources: About Ribbon Communications Inc. Ribbon Communications is a company with two decades of leadership in real-time communications. Built on world-class technology and intellectual property, the company delivers intelligent, secure, embedded real-time communications for today’s world.  The company transforms fixed, mobile and enterprise networks from legacy environments to secure IP and cloud-based architectures, enabling highly productive communications for consumers and businesses.  With 64 locations in 27 countries around the globe, Ribbon’s innovative, market-leading portfolio empowers service providers and enterprises with rapid service creation in a fully virtualized environment.  The company’s Kandy Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) delivers a comprehensive set of advanced embedded communications capabilities that enables this transformation.  To learn more, visit Important Information Regarding Forward-Looking Statements    The information in this release contains forward-looking statements regarding future events that involve risks and uncertainties. All statements other than statements of historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking statements. Our actual results may differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements. For further information regarding risks and uncertainties associated with Ribbon Communications' business, please refer to the "Risk Factors" section of Ribbon Communications' most recent annual or quarterly report filed with the SEC. Any forward-looking statements represent Ribbon Communications' views only as of the date on which such statement is made and should not be relied upon as representing Ribbon Communications' views as of any subsequent date. While Ribbon Communications may elect to update forward-looking statements at some point, Ribbon Communications specifically disclaims any obligation to do so.
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