Gartner Research

Competitive Landscape: Session Border Controllers

Published: 01 December 2011

ID: G00219613

Analyst(s): Jay Lassman, Akshay K. Sharma, Deborah Kish


Vendors of session border controllers are developing new solutions for service delivery problems after a decade of consolidation. These problems are related to security, quality-of-service management and network interoperability.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview


  • Session Border Control Started in the Carrier Networks
  • Extended Interest From the Enterprise
  • Enterprise SBC Overview
    • The Critical Issues Addressed by the SBC
    • Baseline Session Border Control Functions
    • Market Drivers
    • Market Size and Forecast
  • Competitive Situation and Trends
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
  • Competitive Profiles (Carrier Focused)
    • Acme Packet
    • Alcatel-Lucent
    • Genband
    • Huawei
    • Metaswitch Networks
    • Sonus
  • Competitive Profiles (Enterprise Focused)
    • AudioCodes
    • Avaya
    • Cisco
    • Dialogic
    • RedShift Networks
  • References and Methodology

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