AudioCodes Forges a new Virtualized Enterprise CPE Platform

FREMONT, CA: AudioCodes, provider of voice solutions has unveiled the Mediant 800B virtual enterprise CPE (vE-CPE). The platform features integrated Physical Network Functions (pNF) essential for hosted business communications. It also incorporates standard Intel 32 bit server that includes a session border controller (SBC), VoIP media gateway and business edge router. With unified supporting services, the enterprise CPE delivers premium value-added VNFs services, without affecting their hosted voice and UC services (UCaaS).

" The Mediant 800B vE-CPE is an important addition to our growing NFV solution portfolio," said Yehuda Herscovici, VP Product, AudioCodes.

The virtualization of enterprise CPE (vE-CPE) offers an efficient platform which can be remotely managed and that can enable hosted service providers to deploy, delete or modify virtual network functions used in the Wide Area Networks (WAN). It also elaborates effective usage and implementation of the Network Function Virtualization (NFV). Including LTE and 3G networks, Mediant 800B' s router assures highly productive data routing abilities with support for a wide range of WAN interfaces. The innovative embedded SBC function ensures extensive VoIP operation capabilities, resiliency and security. The CPE platform is also compatible with 3rd party NFV orchestrators, VNFs and OpenStack.

AudioCodes is a VoIP technology solution provider in the market mainly focusing on data communications and converged VoIP. The company&rsquo s products are globally utilized in Mobile, Broadband, Cable and Enterprise networks. It&rsquo s innovative and profitable range of products consists of Value Added Applications, Media Gateways, Professional Services, IP Phones, Session Border Controllers (SBC), Media Servers, Multi-Service Business Routers and Residential Gateways.

" With its combination of embedded pNFs and high performance x86 server, the Mediant 800B vE-CPE enables hosted service providers to consolidate several services on a single platform. Furthermore, providers benefit from reduced operational costs through remote deployments at customer sites," adds Yehuda.