Ribbon’s SBC Adds Support for Amazon Chime Voice Connector

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Ribbon Communications Inc., a global software enabler in secure and intelligent cloud communications, has announced that its Session Border Controller Software edition (SBC SWe) supports the recently launched Amazon Chime Voice Connector on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Amazon Chime lets you meet, chat, and place business phone calls inside and outside your organization with the security of AWS. The Amazon Chime Voice Connector is AWS’ new SIP service that offers a secure, global calling service with pay-as-you-go pricing and no upfront fees. Ribbon’s SBC SWe provides Amazon Chime customers security, high availability and interoperability for Voice over IP (VoIP) traffic being sent to and from Amazon Chime Voice Connector.

“We want to make collaborating online easy, productive, and accessible for our customers and our new Amazon Chime Voice Connector allows us to do just that.” said Peter Hill Vice-President of Amazon Productivity Applications. “We are pleased to leverage Ribbon’s Session Border Controller in our new service for real-time communications, extensive interoperability, and certified support for Amazon Voice Connector for Amazon Chime Business Calling.”

“We are extremely excited to continue to expand our partnership with AWS by adding interoperability for their Amazon Chime Voice Connector service,” Patrick Joggerst, Chief Marketing Officer for Ribbon. “Having our SBC SWe support their new offering is further testament of the market-leading scale, reliability and security that our SBC portfolio can deliver our customers without compromising performance.”

Ribbon’s SBC SWe offers enterprises a number of benefits including redundancy to ensure service continuity, industry-leading media transcoding capabilities using Graphical Processing Units (GPUs), and enhanced security/encryption services to protect privacy and ensure compliance.

The Ribbon SBC portfolio and other Ribbon solutions will be on display at Enterprise Connect at booth #811, March 18 -21 in Orlando. For more information on the Ribbon SBC SWe’s support of the Amazon Chime Voice Connector click here. The Amazon Chime Voice Connector service will be demonstrated at the AWS booth #2106.