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Sonus Networks, Inc. (Sonus), incorporated on August 7, 1997, is a provider of networked solutions for communications service providers and enterprises to help them secure and unify their real-time communications infrastructures. The Company helps communications service providers and enterprises hold the session initiation protocol (SIP) and fourth generation (4G)/long term evolution (LTE)-based solutions, including voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), voice over wireless fidelity (VoWiFi), video and unified communications (UC) by securing and enabling Internet Protocol (IP) networks. Its products include session border controllers (SBCs), diameter signaling controllers (DSCs) and VoWiFi solutions. The Company's solutions enable the delivery of real-time communication applications over wireline and wireless IP infrastructure. Sonus Products include Sonus Session Border Controllers, Sonus GSX9000 Open Services Switch, Sonus T7000 Intelligent Switching System, Sonus Diameter Signaling Controllers, Sonus Signal Transfer Points, Sonus PSX Policy & Routing Server, Sonus WebRTC Services Solution, Sonus Network Management Solutions and Virtualized Mobile Core (VMC) Solution.

Sonus Session Border Controllers

The Company's portfolio of SBCs addresses security and interworking requirements for small, medium and large businesses, as well as regional and global communications service providers. It offers various SBC products, including Sonus SBC 1000, Sonus SBC 2000, Sonus SBC 5110, Sonus SBC 5210, Sonus SBC 5400, Sonus SBC 7000, Sonus SBC 9000, SBC VX and Sonus SBC Software edition (SWe).

Sonus GSX9000 Open Services Switch

The Sonus GSX9000 Open Services Switch (the GSX9000) bridges IP and time-division multiplexing (TDM) networks by converting any type of voice signal into IP packets and transmitting those IP packets over a data network. It then converts whatever type of signal is necessary to be deposited back onto non-IP networks and delivers such signal to its intended destination. It supports multiple voice encoding schemes used in circuit switches and delivers various other voice compression algorithms.

Sonus T7000 Intelligent Switching System

The Sonus T7000 is a Class 5 end-office softswitch that provides residential and business voice services and is a next generation IP-IP Multimedia Processing Engine. Using the T7000, operators can transform their networks from older Nortel DMS, Lucent 5ESS and other switches to an IP-based Class 5 softswitch.

Sonus Diameter Signaling Controllers

Sonus offers its Diameter Signaling Controller, the Sonus DSC 8000. The Sonus DSC solution is also available as a software-only product, DSC SWe, which can be run on common-off-the-shelf hardware and in virtual instances.

Sonus Signal Transfer Points

The Sonus Signal Transfer Point (STP) acts as the switch/router in an SS7 signaling network, managing and controlling all signaling traffic. The STP's array of network interfaces provide network planners the ability to design and implement SS7 network architectures that meet both the physical and business requirements of their companies. These interfaces include TDM SS7 Links, Asynchronous Transfer Mode SS7 Links, High Speed HSL Annex A SS7 Links and the IP-based SISGTRAN Links.

Sonus PSX Policy & Routing Server

The Sonus PSX Policy & Routing Server (the PSX) is the central routing and policy engine for its softswitch and distributed SBC solutions. The PSX plays an integral role in its network deployments, and provides both the call routing intelligence and policy intelligence for SIP sessions across the network.

Sonus WebRTC Services Solution

Web Real-Time Communications (WebRTC) is a technology that enables Web browsers to participate in audio, video and data communications. A WebRTC-enabled browser or mobile application allows users to place a call, participate in multi-party video and audio conferencing, and engage in screen sharing collaboration. The Sonus WebRTC Services Solution includes Sonus WebRTC Gateway (WRTC) and Sonus WebRTC Software Development Kit (WRTC SDK).

Sonus Network Management Solutions

The Company offers its customers a range of products to help manage and integrate its networked solutions with internal provisioning and billing systems, including Sonus NetScore network performance analysis tool, Sonus Element Management System and Sonus DataStream Integrator. It offers Sonus Element Management System for centralized management and provisioning of Sonus network elements. It offers Sonus DataStream Integrator for integration of call data records with back-office billing and accounting systems.

Virtualized Mobile Core (VMC) Solution

The Company's VMC is a virtualized IP-based multi-media services (IMS) services core that enables deployment of voice and messaging services, including VoWiFi and Voice over Long-Term Evolution (VoLTE). The VMC is a carrier-grade product that combines various IMS functions into one virtualized software solution, including Telephony Application Server (TAS); IP Short Message Gateway (IP-SM-GW); Service Centralization and Continuity Application Server (SCC-AS); IP Multimedia Service Switching Function (IM-SSF); Media Resource Function (MRF), and Serving Call Session Control Function (S-CSCF).

The Company competes with ADTRAN, Inc., ALOE Systems Inc., AudioCodes Ltd., Avaya Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., Dialogic Inc., Ericsson LM Telephone Company, F5 Networks, Inc., GENBAND Inc., Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., Metaswitch Networks Corporation, Mitel Networks Corporation, Nokia Corporation, Oracle Corporation, Sansay, Inc., Technicolor SA, Xura, Inc. and ZTE Corporation.

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Sonus Networks Inc

4 Technology Park Dr
WESTFORD   MA   01886-3140
P: +1978.6148100
F: +1978.6148101

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