Sonus on Monday announced the general availability of the Sonus WebRTC Services Solution and the core Session Border Controller (SBC) Release 5.0 containing WebRTC capabilities.

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October 5, 2015

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Sonus Unveils WebRTC Service

PRESS RELEASE — WESTFORD, Mass., Oct. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ —

Key Takeaways:

  • Sonus Web Real-Time Communications (WebRTC) Services Solution accelerates revenue opportunities by providing collaborative, real-time customer service.

  • Sonus WebRTC Services Solution (including the WebRTC Software Development Kit (SDK) and WebRTC Gateway) enables customers to develop RTC applications, which provide superior customize user engagement, while lowering costs and securing the network.

  • Sonus SBC 5000 Series, SBC 7000 and SBC Software edition (SWe) Session Border Controllers (SBC) Release 5.0 is generally available and fully integrated with the WebRTC Services Solution.

Sonus Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONS), a global leader in enabling and securing real-time communications, announced today the general availability of the Sonus WebRTC Services Solution and the core Session Border Controller (SBC) Release 5.0 containing WebRTC capabilities.  Sonus’ WebRTC Services Solution is the most scalable, secure WebRTC offering—balancing the usability advantages of WebRTC with the security provided by Sonus’ core SBCs.

WebRTC enables audio, video and data share communications through a WebRTC-enabled browser, without software plug-ins.  The new components of the WebRTC Services Solution include: 

  • WebRTC Gateway – designed to interact with embedded JavaScript applications in the browser to establish WebRTC sessions and provide advanced SIP interworking capabilities.

  • WebRTC SDK – JavaScript libraries and Application Program Interfaces (APIs), including media stream, peer connection and data channel support for voice, video, IM, desktop sharing, presence and conferencing. 

The Sonus WebRTC SDK enables developers to quickly build new mobile and desktop applications and services for the two billion WebRTC enabled endpoints today.  Sonus’ WebRTC solution supports iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, native WebRTC supported browsers (Chrome, Firefox and Opera) and via SDK plugin, non-WebRTC browsers (Safari, Microsoft IE). 

The Sonus WebRTC Solution integrates with the SBC Release 5.0, allowing media interworking of the WebRTC Solution with SIP by providing secure media interworking.


“WebRTC is a transformative technology revolutionizing the way businesses reach their customers,” said Tony Scarfo, Sonus executive vice president, product management and corporate development.  “Sonus’ WebRTC Services Solution, combined with …

… the SBC Release 5.0, enables companies to fully leverage WebRTC to innovate and successfully build services and solutions.”

“With this launch, Sonus introduces a purpose-built WebRTC product geared towards a secure and scalable cloud engagement,” said Ronald Gruia, director, Emerging Telecoms, Frost & Sullivan.  “The Sonus WebRTC Services Solution offers high availability, session mobility and rehydration, media policy and multi-tenancy, all at superior scale.”

Additional Resources:

  • Click here for information on the Sonus SBC portfolio.

  • Click here for the Webtorials 2015 WebRTC State-of-the-Market report.

  • Click here for Sonus’ WebRTC for Dummies and Session Border Controllers for Dummies.


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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), Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) capabilities, Policy/Routing servers and media/signaling gateways. Visit or call 1-855-GO-SONUS.

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