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Data sheet
Session Border Controller
The UNIVERGE BX9000 is a sofware-only version of NEC field-
proven hardware-based SBC products, designed to offer service
• Designed for deployment in standardized data center
providers and enterprises a flexible and scalable SBC solution that
meets the requirements of today’s data center infrastructures. The
• Supports Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)
BX9000 SBC supports wide-ranging SIP interoperability, delivering
• Same code base as NEC field-proven hardware-based SBCs
service assurance and enabling scalable, reliable and secured
• Simplifies and accelerates SBC deployments
connectivity between different VoIP networks.
• Offers comprehensive security, interoperability and reliability
• Delivers high service performance and voice quality
• Flexible licensing options for cost-effective scalability
• Runs in virtualized datacenter environments
Extensive Mediation Capabilities and
Proven Interoperability
The UNIVERGE BX9000 SBC includes comprehensive media security
Key features
and SIP normalization capabilities. It offers full interoperability with an
• Supports VMware, Hyper-V and KVM
extensive list of IP-PBXs, unified communications solutions and SIP
• Cloud environments: Openstack, Amazon Web Services
trunking provider networks.
(AWS) and Cloudband (ALU)
• Scalable to thousands of SBC sessions
• Extensive SIP mediation capabilities
• Supports remote workers and mobile SIP clients
The UNIVERGE BX9000 SBC provides robust protection for the IP
• Perimeter defense against denial of service, fraud and
communications infrastructure, preventing fraud and service theft
• VoIP quality monitoring and enforcement
and guarding against cyber-attacks and other service-impacting
• Branch survivability during WAN failure
• Active/Standby High Availability
The UNIVERGE BX9000 SBC offers active/standby high availability
and maintains high voice quality to deliver reliable enterprise VoIP
communications. Advanced call routing mechanisms, network voice
quality monitoring and branch survivability capabilities result in
minimum communications downtime.
• SIP trunking
• Hosted PBX & UC as a Service
• Remote and mobile worker support
• SIP mediation between UC and IP-PBX systems
• Residential VoIP
Data sheet
Max. Signaling Sessions
Max. Media Sessions
Max. SRTP-RTP Sessions
Max. Registered Users
Access Control
DoS/DDoS line rate protection, bandwidth throttling, dynamic blacklisting
VoIP Firewall
RTP pinhole management, rogue RTP detection and prevention, SIP message policy, advanced RTP latching
TLS, DTLS, SRTP, HTTPS, SSH, client/server SIP Digest authentication, RADIUS Digest
Topology hiding, user privacy
Traffic Separation
VLAN/physical interface separation for multiple media, control and OAMP interfaces
Intrusion Detection Sytem
Detection and prevention of VoIP attacks, theft of service and unauthorized access
Full SIP transparency, mature and broadly deployed SIP stack, stateful proxy mode
SIP interworking
3xx redirect, REFER, PRACK, session timer, early media, call hold, delayed offer
Registration and Authentication
User registration restriction control, registration and authentication on behalf of users, SIP authentication server for SBC users
Transport Mediation
SIP over UDP/TCP/TLS/WebSocket, IPv4 / IPv6, RTP / SRTP (SDES/DTLS)
Message Manipulation
Ability to add/modify/delete SIP headers and message body using advanced regular expressions (regex)
URI and Number Manipulations
URI user and host name manipulations, ingress and egress digit manipulation
Transcoding and Vocoders
Coder normalization including transcoding, coder enforcement and re-prioritization, extensive vocoder support: G.711, G.723.1, G.726,
Signal Conversion
DTMF/RFC 2833/SIP, T.38 fax, packet-time conversion
WebRTC Controller
Interworking between WebRTC devices and SIP networks Supports WebSocket, Opus, VP8 video coder, lite ICE, DTLS, RTP multiplexing,
secure RTCP with feedback
Local and far-end NAT traversal for support of remote workers
Voice Quality and SLA
Call Admission Control
Based on bandwidth, session establishment rate, number of connections/registrations
Packet marking
802.1p/Q VLAN tagging, DiffServ, TOS
Standalone Survivability
Maintains local calls in the event of WAN failure
Impairment Mitigation
Packet Loss Concealment, Dynamic Programmable Jitter Buffer, Silence Suppression/Comfort Noise Generation, RTP redundancy, broken
connection detection
Voice Enhancement
Transrating, RTCP-XR, Acoustic echo cancellation, replacing voice profile due to impairment detection, Fixed & dynamic voice gain control
Direct Media
(No Media Anchoring)
Hair-pinning of local calls to avoid unnecessary media delays and bandwidth consumption
Voice Quality Monitoring
High Availability (Redundancy)
SBC high availability with two-box redundancy, active calls preserved
Quality of Experience
Access control and media quality enhancements based on QoE and bandwidth utilization
Test agent
Ability to remotely verify connectivity, voice quality and SIP message flow between SIP UAs
SIP Routing
Routing Methods
Request URL, IP address, FQDN, ENUM, advanced LDAP, third-party routing control through REST API
Advanced Routing Criteria
QoE, bandwidth, SIP message (SIP request, coder type, etc.), Layer-3 parameters
Detection of proxy failures and subsequent routing to alternative proxies
Routing Features
Least-cost routing, call forking, load balancing, E911 gateway support, emergency call detection and prioritization
IETF standard SIP recording interface
Browser-based GUI, CLI, SNMP, INI Configuration file, REST API, EMS
Multi Tenancy
Advanced multi-tenant SBC partitioning
Minimum Requirements
VMware® vSphere ESXi™ 5.x, Linux KVM, Microsoft Hyper-V
2 GB
Disk space
10 GB
Virtual NICs
2 (Standalone) / 3 (High Availability)
Virtual CPUs
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