Accelerating the transition to SDN and NFV solutions


GENBAND is a leading developer of multimedia and cloud real-time communications solutions. FROM THE CORE TO THE EDGE TO THE EXPERIENCETM, GENBAND is a global leader in smart networking solutions for service providers and enterprises in over 80 countries. The company’s technology improves IP networks by making them more scalable, secure, profitable and efficient. GENBAND’s market-leading technology supports multimedia voice, data and video sessions and fixed-mobile unified communications applications that scale on public and private networks. With a flexible, cloud-ready platform, GENBAND’s IMS, edge and application solutions help its customers compete effectively by increasing revenues, improving profitability, and attracting and retaining customers.

Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and Software-Defined Networks (SDN) promise to provide network operators with dramatic reductions in operational and capital expenditures, as well as enabling them to significantly decrease time to market for new and compelling real-time communications services. GENBAND’s NFV solutions across its Virtual Network Functions (VNF) portfolio fully support the key elasticity, scalability and orchestration tenets for cloud and virtualized environments as specified by ETSI, enabling service providers to effectively evolve their networks to gain service velocity and attain superior business outcomes.


GENBAND NFV Solutions span the product and solution portfolio for real-time communications with multiple, high-performance Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) and an intelligent orchestration framework for the VNFs providing seamless interworking into broader cloud infrastructures and ecosystems chosen by the network operator. GENBAND’s VNFs consist of high-performance and elastic distributed or co-located signaling, control and media communications solutions including:

Session Border Controllers

GENBAND’s QUANTiXTM family of SBCs are market-leading, intelligent Session Border Controllers that enable a SMART SESSIONTM for fixed, mobile, cable, and Over-the-Top operators and enterprises. Deployed globally in some of the world’s largest networks, QUANTiX SBCs provide industry-leading scale, security, session management, policy control, and deployment flexibility to enable seamless SIP Trunking, IP eXchange (IPX), Peering, Intra-Network Interconnect, Unified Multimedia Communications, VoLTE, and RCS solutions in networks. GENBAND’s high-performance Distributed SBC VNF provides independent scalability and high performance for signaling and media.

Session Control and Routing

Call session controllers are the critical elements that enable voice and multimedia calls and sessions to traverse networks, enabling a seamless user experience. GENBAND’s CONTiNUUM family of session controllers enable key session control and routing applications in IMS and non-IMS networks. The GENBAND C3 Call Session Controller VNF provides high scale session routing, Media Gateway Control Function (MGCF) and Media Function Resource Controller (MRFC) capabilities.

Real-Time Communications Applications, Applications Server and WebRTC

Service providers and enterprises understand that when it comes to their end users, "Experience Matters." Experience is the key to usefulness and value of any communications system. GENBAND EXPERiUSTM has years of state-of-the-art investment in services innovation and is custom-designed to enhance the user experience. One of the world's most widely-deployed, carrier-grade voice and Unified Multimedia Communications solutions, GENBAND EXPERiUS VNF has three primary components: