Can I use an SBC to perform load balancing? FAQ #6 of 10

Here’s question #6 from our “Session Border Controllers – TOP 10 FAQ” webinar, the 10 most frequently asked questions about SBCs. This video asks and answers the question can I use an SBC to perform load balancing?

Watch the full TOP 10 FAQ video here: https://youtu.be/f3JTrz0dcr8

What is topology hiding? Why do you need it? FAQ #5 of 10

Here’s question #5 from our “Session Border Controllers – TOP 10 FAQ” webinar, the 10 most frequently asked questions about SBCs. This video asks and answers the questions what is topology hiding, and why do you need it?

Watch the full TOP 10 FAQ video here: https://youtu.be/f3JTrz0dcr8

How do SBCs limit call traffic? FAQ #4 of 10

Here’s question #4 from our “Session Border Controllers – TOP 10 FAQ” webinar, the 10 most frequently asked questions about SBCs. This video asks and answers the question how do SBCs limit call traffic?

Watch the full TOP 10 FAQ video here: https://youtu.be/f3JTrz0dcr8

Can an SBC help stop Robocallers? FAQ #3 of 10

Here’s question #3 from our “Session Border Controllers – TOP 10 FAQ” webinar, the 10 most frequently asked questions about SBCs. This video asks and answers the question can an SBC help stop Robocallers?

Watch the full TOP 10 FAQ video here: https://youtu.be/f3JTrz0dcr8

How does an SBC detect and defend against DOS/DDOS attacks? FAQ #2 of 10

Here’s question #2 from our “Session Border Controllers – TOP 10 FAQ” webinar, the 10 most frequently asked questions about SBCs. This video asks and answers the question how does an SBC detect and defend against DOS/DDOS attacks?

Watch the full TOP 10 FAQ video here: https://youtu.be/f3JTrz0dcr8

FAQ# 1 of 10 – What’s the difference between an SBC and a SIP Proxy?

Here’s question #1 from our “Session Border Controllers – TOP 10 FAQ” webinar, the 10 most frequently asked questions about SBCs. This video asks and answers the question what’s the difference between an SBC and a SIP Proxy?

Watch the full TOP 10 FAQ video here: https://youtu.be/f3JTrz0dcr8

FreeSBC takes to the Cloud on AWS

by Alan D. Percy, Senior Director of Product Marketing

As a greater range of communications applications are migrating to the cloud, there is a greater need for affordable cloud-hosted session border controller network services.   To answer this need, TelcoBridges recently announced that the company’s FreeSBC session border controller software is now available on Amazon Web Services.   Offering feature-rich services comparable to native bare-metal installations and virtualized platforms, the AWS Amazon Machine Image (AMI), provides core network security, interoperability and media services for service providers and enterprises.

Across the industry, cloud-based communications is on a steady growth trend.  As application architects piece together their solutions using cloud-bases services, it makes sense to have an affordable SBC to provide security, interoperability and media services.

Greg Collins at Exact Ventures forecasts that by 2022 nearly 75% of all session border controller shipments will be cloud-based

Luc Morissette, Director of Customer Support at TelcoBridges will be joining me for a live webinar on Tuesday, September 25th to deliver an overview of the new FreeSBC on AWS offer, covering the capabilities, limitations and demonstrating the activation process.

During the webinar we explain the three distinct offerings, including:

  1. FreeSBC on AWS as a fully hosted offering – making testing and evaluation much easier for prospective customers, allowing evaluation without dedicating a VM or hardware servers.
  2. FreeSBC PRO-edition – offered as an Amazon Machine Image (AMI) with all the PRO-edition features and standard support for $1/session/year
  3. FreeSBC free-edition – offered as an Amazon Machine Image (AMI) without support

The session will wrap up by putting a spotlight on the many use cases, showing how hosted contact centers, hosted Unified Communications and traditional telephony services will benefit from cloud-based FreeSBC.

Register for the live event today at:  https://www2.telcobridges.com/FreeSBConAWS

For more information on FreeSBC, visit www.freesbc.com

Fraud and Robocalls – More Than an Annoyance

By Alan Percy, Senior Director of Product Marketing, TelcoBridges

This last week, the NY Times Tara Siegel Bernard published an article explaining the trends of Robo calls and their scams are surging.  With the International Telecommunications Week (ITW) conference this week in Chicago, Tara’s timing couldn’t have been any better.

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Notes from MWC 2018: 5G was Everywhere and Nowhere

By Alan Percy, Senior Director of Product Marketing

For four days every spring, Mobile World Congress is the center of the mobile industry universe. Under the guidance of the GSMA, the event is a chance for the industry to show off their new mobile and wireless consumer products, underlying technologies and most importantly, a vision of the future. Based on these goals, the 2018 event did not disappoint. Continue reading Notes from MWC 2018: 5G was Everywhere and Nowhere