Australia’s CommChoice Taps Ribbon’s SBC on AWS to Power Teams SIPConnect Offering

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Ribbon Communications Inc., a global software enabler in secure and intelligent cloud communications, has announced that CommsChoice Group, a Sydney, Australia based global player in connecting businesses to the cloud, has upgraded to the latest release of Ribbon‘s session software solutions with the Session Border Controller Software edition (SBC SWe) on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to launch its new Teams SIPConnect offering.

Teams SIPConnect allows CommsChoice to expand its capacity, extend its global reach, and deliver new revenue-generating cloud-based communications collaboration offerings to the APAC business market and beyond, including Direct Routing for Microsoft Teams.

“Launching Teams SIPConnect further enhances our Connect, Collaborate and Manage product portfolio, while reinforcing our strategy to future-proof our technology offerings and underpin our brand promise to simplify our customers’ journey to the cloud,” said Tristan Plummer, Chief Technology Officer for CommsChoice. “Ribbon’s technology is at the core of our business not only because it allows us to deliver our customers advanced communications capabilities by connecting to any SIP-based system, but also because of its proven reliability. Leveraging their SBC software to power our new offering on AWS was an easy choice.”

“We have a built a great partnership with CommsChoice and are proud to help them continue to deliver innovative communications solutions to their rapidly expanding customer base,” said Kevin Riley, Chief Technology Officer for Ribbon. “CommChoice’s recent upgrade to our SBC SWe on AWS allows them to enhance their offerings with advanced, flexible, cost-effective and secure calling capabilities that promote workplace collaboration and productivity inside the Microsoft Teams environment.”

Direct Routing for Microsoft Teams leverages SBCs to connect legacy systems and endpoints to calling in the Microsoft Teams collaboration environment. Ribbon was one of the first SBC vendors officially certified by Microsoft to provide Direct Routing functionality.

The SBC SWe on AWS is part of Ribbon’s mobility portfolio that will be on display at Mobile World Congress taking place in Barcelona, Spain February 25 -28. Visit Ribbon at Mobile World Congress in Hall 2 Stand 2L10.

Key Takeaways 

CommsChoice has upgraded to the latest release of Ribbon‘s session software solutions with the SBC SWe on Amazon Web Services to launch its new Teams SIPConnect offering.

Ribbon‘s SBC SWe on AWS allows CommsChoice to expand its capacity, extend its reach, and deliver new revenue-generating cloud-based communications collaboration offerings to its growing global business market.

Teams SIPConnect allows CommsChoice to enhance workplace collaboration and productivity by delivering advanced voice services to any SIP-based system inside Microsoft Teams.

CommsChoice selected Ribbon’s SBC SWe on AWS to power its solution because of its proven reliability and because Ribbon was one of the first vendors certified to deliver Direct Routing voice capabilities to Microsoft Teams.

The SBC SWe on AWS is a key part of Ribbon‘s mobility portfolio and will be on display at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 25 -28.


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