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SBC recommendations

SBC recommendations

SBC recommendations

Hi all,

I'm interested in finding out what alternative Session Border Controllers other installers are using other than the Avaya unit? Or is it recommended to use the Avaya SBC with IP Office 500 installs?

Thanks in advance!


RE: SBC recommendations

We use the Audiocodes mediant 500.

RE: SBC recommendations

We use Sonus


RE: SBC recommendations

Out of interest what are the advantages of non Avaya SBCs?

RE: SBC recommendations

With a single sonus, we can connect multiple IPOs to it, and use it for failover routing, CLI routing etc. We can also connect multiple SIP trunks to it, with automatic failover to a second line if the first is down etc. We also have our in house one connected to our Teams account, so we can route calls between IPOs and Teams, and the PSTN and teams.

Oh and they do a virtual version and it is so much simpler to use than the Avaya one.


RE: SBC recommendations

"what are the advantages of non Avaya SBCs" - PRICE

Stuck in a never ending cycle of file copying.

RE: SBC recommendations

"what are the advantages of non Avaya SBCs" - They actually work!

AURORA-13956 - Starting with the SBC actually validates server certificates instead of blindly trusting any server certificate offered.
Then there's not actually supporting DH elliptical curve ciphers despite letting you configure them until 7.2.1.
And then there's just silently failing and not routing calls anymore after 100K ghost call legs get tied up for no reason. It just stops doing SIP. No alarm, no HA failover, nothing. That's supposed to be fixed in now.

It has handy auto-configs for Avaya specific stuff, but it is the Dollar General of SBCs.

RE: SBC recommendations

Avaya users have to contend with PLDS ...

RE: SBC recommendations

Thanks all.

I've seen a few options mentioned....Audiocodes, Adtran, Aurora, Sonus. I will be using the SBC to set up a SIP trunk between my Avaya and a remote Asterisk based box. Is one any better than the other? Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance.


RE: SBC recommendations

Apparently there is a “lite’ version of Sonus if you want to experiment. [link https://support.sonus.net/plugins/servlet/mobile#FunctionalDifferencesBetweenSBCEdgeandSBCSWeLite-series3Overview]Link[/link]

RE: SBC recommendations

This is what I meant to post


RE: SBC recommendations

Ingate /intertex


RE: SBC recommendations

We use EdgeWater SBC's

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