NEC Selected AudioCodes' Mediant Session Border Controller and Media Gateway for SIP@Net

HILVERSUM, Netherlands, April 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NEC Enterprise Solutions, leader provider of advanced communication and IT solutions, today announced that its acclaimed UNIVERGE SIP@Net communications server has been re-certified with AudioCodes' (Nasdaq:AUDC) latest Mediant 1000 Enterprise Session Border Controller (E-SBC) and Media Gateway.

AudioCodes' Mediant 1000 is designed to provide small-to-medium sized enterprises with complete and secure connectivity to service providers' VoIP networks. The re-certification of NEC's SIP@Net and AudioCodes' Mediant 1000 includes the following items:

  • Legacy connectivity (Gateway)
  • Stand-alone Survivability (SAS)
  • Session Border Controller (SBC)

"This re-certification is a logical part of the close cooperation between NEC and AudioCodes," says Hans van Os, Product Manager at NEC Enterprise Solutions. "Many of our customers rely on AudioCodes for VoIP connectivity, so it is important to ensure that our solutions interwork seamlessly. This certification means our customers can be fully confident that the interconnectivity provided by NEC SIP@Net and AudioCodes Mediant is reliable, stable and secure," he adds.

Reliable, stable and secure interconnectivity

Mediant 1000 is an Enterprise Session Border controller with legacy TDM interfaces support. Supporting up to 192 concurrent voice sessions in a 1U modular platform, Mediant 1000 provides versatile connectivity options of TDM and IP interfaces. A powerful all-in-one solution for distributed enterprises, and service providers offering managed services, the Mediant 1000 is designed to provide converged Voice & Data services, while maintaining SLA and superior voice quality.

"Enhanced dialing plans and voice routing capabilities along with SIP-to-SIP mediation, allow our customers to implement SIP Trunking services and IP-based Unified Communications as well as flexible PSTN and legacy PBX connectivity," Hans van Os concludes.

About NEC Enterprise Solutions:

NEC Enterprise Solutions provides IT & Communication solutions to small, medium and large enterprises in both the private and public sectors. Designed for open connectivity, high availability and flexible growth, our innovative solutions incorporate the latest voice, data and video technologies and enable real-time, collaborative working, increased productivity and customer satisfaction. Our servers, storage solutions, software and virtualised workstations enable businesses to maximise operational efficiency, performance and profitability.

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About AudioCodes

AudioCodes Ltd. (Nasdaq:AUDC) designs, develops and sells advanced Voice-over-IP (VoIP) and converged VoIP and Data networking products and applications to Service Providers and Enterprises. AudioCodes is a VoIP technology market leader focused on converged VoIP and data communications and its products are deployed globally in Broadband, Mobile, Enterprise networks and Cable. The Company provides a range of innovative, cost-effective products including Media Gateways, Multi-Service Business Routers, Session Border Controllers (SBC), Residential Gateways, IP Phones, Media Servers, Value Added Applications and Professional Services. AudioCodes' underlying technology, VoIPerfectHD™, relies on AudioCodes' leadership in DSP, voice coding and voice processing technologies. AudioCodes' High Definition (HD) VoIP technologies and products provide enhanced intelligibility and a better end user communication experience in Voice communications. For more information on AudioCodes, visit

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