Ribbon Unveils EdgeMarc 300 to Help SMBs Improve on IP-Based Communications

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Ribbon Communications Inc., a global software enabler in secure and intelligent cloud communications solutions, has unveiled its EdgeMarc 300 Series.

This series is designed to provide small businesses, home office and branch office customers that currently have analog voice infrastructure a cost-effective, easy way to capitalize on IP-based voice services.

The EdgeMarc 300 is part of the recently introduced comprehensive, cloud-based Ribbon Next Generation Intelligent Edge portfolio, which securely connects and enhances enterprise voice and data applications, including Microsoft Teams, while delivering service assurance, advanced analytics, security, policy and routing capabilities for cloud communications applications.

“The EdgeMarc 300 is ideally suited for small businesses that have analog or legacy phone systems but need the power of voice over IP at a very cost-effective price,” said Tony Scarfo, EVP, Products, Research and Development, Support & Supply Chain for Ribbon. “The newest addition to our Next Generation Intelligent Edge portfolio is another great example of our commitment to delivering all of our customers, regardless of size, best-in-class solutions that allow them to manage a secure, reliable, resilient network edge.”

“The EdgeMarc 300 is the perfect communications solution for our customers’ growing businesses,” said Luca Vitali, Microsoft Office Apps & Services MVP for Centro Computer. “The Ribbon EdgeMarc 300 seamlessly connects our customers’ existing analog-based communications systems to IP-based networks and provides us with advanced next generation communications capabilities and security. The EdgeMarc 300 fits perfectly into the ecosystem of Ribbon products that we already support, allowing our customers to preserve current investments and know-how, while offering us new solutions.”

The EdgeMarc 300 is a survivable branch office solution, providing support for integrating analog endpoints and the public switched telephone network (PSTN) and support for all Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) calls.

It supports connectivity between analog and SIP devices, enabling branch offices to rapidly migrate analog phones onto SIP-based networks and communicate seamlessly with Ribbon session border controllers.