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AudioCodes Ranks Highly in Enterprise SBC Market
By Amanda Ciccatelli, TMCnet Web Editor
Infonetics Research (News - Alert) has placed provider of Voice over IP (VoIP) technologies AudioCodes Ltd. in third place with a five percent share of the 2011 Enterprise Session Border Controller (E-SBC) market.
AudioCodes (News - Alert) designs, develops and sells advanced Voice over IP (VoIP) and converged VoIP and Data networking products to Service Providers and Enterprises. AudioCodes focuses on converged VoIP and data communications and its products are deployed across the globe in Broadband, Mobile, Enterprise networks and Cable.
Infonetics Research's E-SBC Biannual Worldwide and Regional Market Size and Forecast (1st Edition) from April 2012 release that the primary driver for E-SBC sales is adoption of SIP Trunking services, where E-SBCs act as a border element between enterprise and service providers. A secondary driver is interconnection between disparate systems such as PBX (News - Alert) or contact center platforms, where E-SBCs handle interworking between different VoIP protocols.
"E-SBC sales were very strong in 2011, up 60 percent from 2010, and we expect this market to grow significantly over the coming years," stated Diane Myers, Principal Analyst, VoIP and IMS at Infonetics Research. “AudioCodes installed base of enterprise gateways gives the company a competitive advantage, since it allows users to upgrade to SBC capabilities using existing assets."
AudioCodes provides products such as Media Gateways, Multi-Service Business Gateways, Session Border Controllers (SBC), Residential Gateways, IP Phones, Media Servers and Value Added Applications. The company’s underlying technology, VoIPerfectHD(TM), relies on AudioCodes' leadership in DSP, voice coding and voice processing technologies. The High Definition (HD) VoIP technologies and products provide enhanced intelligibility and improved voice communications.
Nimrod Borovsky, VP Marketing at AudioCodes, said, "AudioCodes is working with a broad set of unified communications equipment vendors and SIP Trunking providers worldwide to ensure secure connectivity and interoperability between enterprises and their service providers."
Edited by Rich Steeves