Word of the Day
Today’s WhatIs.com Word of the Day is session border controller (SBC), a dedicated hardware device or software application that governs the manner in which phone calls are initiated, conducted and terminated on a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) network. Basically, an SBC acts a router between the enterprise and carrier service, allowing only authorized phone calls to pass through a connection point (border). Continued…
“Session border controllers (SBC) are the traffic cops of the IP telephony infrastructure.”– Michael Brandenburg
What do you call unsolicited marketing phone calls on a VoIP network?
|Guide to session border controllers: Inside IP telephony’s traffic cop
Learn more about the role that session border controllers play in an IP telephony infrastructure.
|Virtualized session border controllers: Are there drawbacks?
It’s important to understand the strengths and weaknesses of this software-based delivery model.
|SIP-flood and TDoS attacks: What is the difference?
Learn more about how these attack vectors work and which type of attack might be identified and thwarted by an SBC deployed at the network edge.