R Cable selects Acme Packet for next generation VoIP network


By Telecom
Lead Team:
Acme Packet, a provider of session delivery networks, announced
that R Cable y Telecomunicaciones, a provider of telephony, television,
and broadband Internet solutions, is using Acme Packet Net-Net Session
Director session border controllers (SBCs).


The selection
was made by R Cable y Telecomunicaciones to deliver IP-based communications
services to both enterprise and residential customers.


R Cable y
Telecomunicaciones is using Acme Packet SBCs to help secure its network core
and increase the reliability and availability of its services.


Packet’s SBCs have helped us add flexibility to our operations, reduce our
capital expenditures, and extend our service to offer subscribers a
high-quality portfolio of next-generation services,” said Oscar Garcia
Gago, head of voice services, R Cable.


versatility of the Net-Net Session Director allowed them to incorporate the
solution into our environment quickly and easily, minimizing interoperability
challenges and speeding our time-to-market for new revenue-generating services.


standards-based session border controllers give R greater flexibility, while
providing a solid foundation for future multimedia and communications
services,” said Mario Oliveira, vice president, Europe, Middle East and
Africa sales, Acme Packet.


Acme Packet
Net-Net Session Director delivers protocol interworking to enhance
interoperability and accelerates time-to-market. Placing Acme Packet’s SBC at
the access border provides security to R’s network against denial of service
and distributed denial of service attacks, as well as network overloads. To
ensure high availability of services, redundant pairs of Net-Net Session
Director-4500s enable continuity and availability of services.


Quobis, a
Spanish system integrator for service providers performed the complete
implementation, including integration of the Net-Net Session Director with R’s
network to deliver the next-generation solution.


Recently, Acme Packet announced that German service provider M-net Telekommunications (M-net) deployed
the Acme Packet Net-Net Session Director as session border controllers (SBC).


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