Sonus Advances Microsoft Skype for Business Experience with Real-Time Analytics and Reporting Integration

Sonus Advances Microsoft Skype for Business Experience with Real-Time Analytics and Reporting Integration

Sonus Advances Microsoft Skype for Business Experience with Real-Time Analytics and Reporting Integration

Sonus’ SBC 1000 and SBC 2000 Seamlessly Integrate with Event Zero’s UC Commander to Heighten the Skype for Business User Experience

Key Takeaways:

  • Enterprises can now use Event Zero’s UC Commander management and analytics tools with the SBC 1000 or SBC 2000 for higher uptimes and an enhanced Unified Communications (UC) experience.
  • The UC Commander allows enterprises to identify and correct network issues in UC environments at the branch office level.
  • The ability to run UC Commander from the SBC 1000 or SBC 2000 enables enterprises to gather actionable, real-time data on its Survivable Branch Appliances’ (SBAs) performance.

WESTFORD, Mass. – Sonus Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONS), a global leader in secure and intelligent Cloud communications, announced today that Event Zero’s UC Commander, the same technology assets acquired by Microsoft, can be deployed on Sonus’ SBC 1000 and SBC 2000 Session Border Controllers (SBCs). With this solution, enterprises can easily review real-time analytics on the SBC 1000 and SBC 2000 SBA to ensure high availability and optimal performance in a premise-based UC environment.

Event Zero’s solutions are one of only several partner solutions certified by Microsoft to analyze and improve the quality of Skype for Business communications through IT Pro Tools. Event Zero’s UC Commander identifies network issues that can impact call quality, such as hardware failure, CPU/memory overloads, congestion, delays and dropped calls. Running UC Commander supporting features from the SBC 1000 or SBC 2000 will help enable enterprises to gather actionable, real-time data on SBA performance and provide enterprises with the capacity to take corrective action to ensure its Microsoft-based communications run optimally.


“Enterprises demand consistent call quality from Microsoft Skype for Business,” said Cary Hayward, Sonus senior director, Product Management. “The combination of the SBC 1000 and SBC 2000 with the UC Commander gives customers a higher level of assurance that their Skype for Business environments will function seamlessly throughout their various branch locations.”

“Enterprises choose the Sonus SBC 1000 and SBC 2000 for their renowned reliability and simple management,” said Ken Lasko, vice president, Service Delivery at Event Zero. “By adding UC Commander to Sonus’ platforms, enterprises can take advantage of class-leading analytics with simple access to data that IT professionals demand when running a Skype for Business deployment.”

Additional Resources:

  • To learn more about Microsoft’s acquisition of Event Zero’s technology assets, click here.
  • Click here to download Skype for Business for Dummies and SBC for Dummies .
  • Click here for more information on the Sonus SBC 1000 and SBC 2000.

About Sonus:

Sonus brings the next generation of Cloud-based SIP and 4G/VoLTE solutions to its customers by enabling and securing mission critical traffic for VoIP, video, IM and online collaboration. With Sonus, enterprises can intelligently 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), Cloud Exchange Networking Platform, Policy/Routing servers, and media/signaling gateways. Visit or call 1-855-GO-SONUS. Follow Sonus on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and Instagram.

Important Information Regarding Forward-Looking Statements:

The information in this release contains forward-looking statements regarding future events that involve risks and uncertainties. All statements other than statements of historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking statements. Our actual results may differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements. For further information regarding risks and uncertainties associated with Sonus’ business, please refer to the “Risk Factors” section of Sonus’ most recent annual or quarterly report filed with the SEC. Any forward-looking statements represent Sonus’ views only as of the date on which such statement is made and should not be relied upon as representing Sonus’ views as of any subsequent date. While Sonus may elect to update forward-looking statements at some point, Sonus specifically disclaims any obligation to do so.

For Sonus:

Jason Vancura, +1-978-614-8321

Source: Sonus.Net

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