SIP trunking services drive enterprise session border controllers up 11%, says Infonetics

The enterprise market's ongoing adoption of SIP trunking is driving up the deployment of enterprise session border controllers (eSBC), as revenue rose by 11 percent to $73 million in the third quarter of 2014, according to a new Infonetics report.

All segments of the business market are beginning to adopt SIP trunking. However, enterprises with less than 800 employees were the most aggressive group deploying eSBCs.

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"The use of enterprise session border controllers (eSBCs) is becoming more mainstream with the adoption of SIP trunking services, where SBCs are used as a border element between enterprise and service provider networks," said Diane Myers, principal analyst for VoIP, UC, and IMS at Infonetics Research.

Myers added that North America is showing the largest amount of growth for eSBCs, "but enterprises in other regions, particularly Europe, are accelerating adoption of SIP trunking, and this is anticipated to positively impact eSBC sales outside North America."

From a vendor perspective, Cisco took the top spot, while Oracle reported the largest revenue gain out of all of the eSBC vendors, rising 26 percent sequentially.

By 2018, the research firm has forecast that the global eSBC market will grow to $356 million. What will drive this growth is the fact that eSBCs are the next generation of border elements and will over time replace the TDM-to-VoIP gateways businesses use today.

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