Telecom Lead America: Dialogic announced that Miercom, an
independent test lab, has awarded the Dialogic BorderNet 4000 Session Border
Controller (SBC) its Performance Verified designation for its overall
performance, scalability and resiliency.
BorderNet 4000 SBC is the newest addition to the Dialogic
BorderNet family of SBC solutions.
It is designed to support 600 signaling and media
sessions per second and scale up to 32,000 simultaneous sessions, leading to
unmatched performance for an SBC in a 1 rack unit (RU) appliance.
During the Miercom evaluation, the BorderNet 4000 SBC
maintained functionality while withstanding various malicious attacks and
extreme load conditions with no dropped calls and little impact on system
The BorderNet 4000 SBC incorporates innovative
patent-pending technology from Dialogic and was designed to align with next
gen, 3G and 4G requirements, making it a solution that is well-suited for both
fixed and mobile service provider applications,” said Harold Klett, VP and
GM of the Service Provider Infrastructure Unit at Dialogic.
Innovative multimedia services are requiring the use of
multiple networks to provide an end-to-end service that connects consumers and
content. Session border controllers (SBCs) are central to the evolution
towards next generation and 4G environments and can help service providers
transform, connect and secure their networks and services.
Session border controllers are an integral component for
service providers as they retool their existing voice networks in order to
support next gen services and Voice over LTE (VoLTE). The BorderNet 4000
SBC fits in well with this service provider strategy by focusing on security,
scalability, and signaling interworking, as well as ease-of-use to help this
transition,” said Diane Myers, directing analyst for VoIP and IMS at
The BorderNet 4000 SBC includes four 1+1 protected 1GigE
interfaces, redundant hot swappable power supplies and hard drives, and
supports a hitless, high availability configuration option to provide
Dialogic has added a web-based user interface and
management dashboard along with streamlined configuration and provisioning
tools that enable fast set up of either Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) or
H.323 based peering interconnects.
The BorderNet 4000 SBC has advanced security features
that include customizable signaling and media topology hiding, protection
against DoS attacks, real-time inspection of message syntax and semantics,
multi-level traffic management, and adaptive overload controls.
The BorderNet 4000 SBC delivered impressive performance.
It proved impervious to attempts to compromise its performance with attack
traffic,” said Robert Smithers, CEO of Miercom.