Sonus expands NFV onboarding ecosystem

Sonus Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONS), a provider of cloud and real-time communications, has announced that its cloud native Session Border Controller Software edition (SBC SWe) has completed the testing and validation process of the Wind River Titanium Cloud ecosystem program, the company said.

In collaboration with Wind River, Sonus is offering a proven, carrier-grade virtual SBC that is designed to meet service provider requirements for performance, reliability, and availability.

As industry standards continue to evolve, successful cloud communications deployments require collaboration and testing between service orchestration vendors, Virtual Network Function (VNF) vendors, and Network Functions Virtualization Infrastructure (NFVI) providers.

The Titanium Cloud ecosystem enables the availability of interoperable standard products optimized for NFV deployment with Titanium Cloud to help accelerate time-to-market. By leveraging the innovation of Wind River´s Titanium Cloud and Sonus´ cloud native SBC, service providers can confidently and reliably deliver carrier-class real-time communications in the Cloud. This partnership expands Sonus´ NFVI partner network to enable rapid onboarding in Wind River environments.

Wind River Titanium Cloud is a fully integrated, ultra-reliable, and deployment-ready portfolio of virtualization software products. Titanium Cloud technologies enable organizations such as service providers to deploy virtualized services faster, at lower cost, and with guaranteed uptime.

Sonus brings the next generation of Cloud-based SIP and 4G/VoLTE solutions to its customers by securing mission critical traffic for VoIP, video, IM and online collaboration. With Sonus, enterprises can secure and prioritize real-time communications, while service providers can deliver reliable, secure real-time services for mobile, UC and social applications.

Sonus offers an award-winning portfolio of hardware-based and virtualized Session Border Controllers (SBCs), Diameter Signaling Controllers (DSCs), Policy/Routing servers and media/signaling gateways.