Sonus Centralized Policy and Routing Server Receives TMC's 2011 Communications Solutions Product of


Sonus Centralized Policy and Routing Server Receives TMC's 2011 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award

Recognized for Innovation and Quality; Solution Enables Lower Cost VoIP Calls, Simplified Network Management and More Reliable Policy Enforcement

Key Takeaways:

  • Sonus® Centralized Policy and Routing Server receives TMC's 2011 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award

  • Award recognizes communications solutions that display exceptional innovation and a commitment to quality

  • Product serves as the centralized SIP policy and routing engine for Sonus' industry-leading session border control (SBC), media gateways and soft-switch solutions

WESTFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sonus Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONS) , a global leader in SIP communications, today announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Sonus' Centralized Policy and Routing Server, the Sonus PSX, a winner of its 2011 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award. The award is presented in recognition of solutions that demonstrate vision and leadership in the communications industry and is based on field performance during the 2011 calendar year.

The Sonus PSX Centralized Policy and Routing Server is a central element in Sonus' industry-leading session border controller (SBCs), VoIP media gateways and soft-switch solutions that are deployed in enterprises and service providers around the globe. The Sonus PSX Centralized Policy and Routing Server offers industry-leading features, exceptional scalability and centralized policy/traffic control for both SIP and legacy network elements, including SBCs, media gateways and soft-switches. These features allow the Sonus PSX Centralized Policy and Routing Server to deliver a host of real-world benefits to service providers and enterprises, including lower cost VoIP calls, intelligent routing, simplified network management and more reliable policy enforcement.


"We're pleased to select Sonus as a 2011 Product of the Year Award winner," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "Sonus' Centralized Policy and Routing Server demonstrated all of the characteristics of an industry leader, including superior innovation and clear benefits to its customers. We look forward to more innovative ideas from Sonus in the coming year."

"It is an honor for Sonus to be recognized by TMC as a Product of the Year award recipient," said Tony Scarfo, Senior Vice President, Technology Development at Sonus. "Innovation is a cornerstone attribute of Sonus and the Sonus PSX Centralized Policy and Routing Server solves sophisticated technology challenges by optimizing the cost of communications."

Other Facts:

  • The Sonus SBC 5200 Session Border Controller was named a winner in TMC's 2010 Communications Solution Product of the Year.

  • A complete list of TMC's 2011 award winners appears on its INTERNET TELEPHONY and CUSTOMER websites.

Additional Resources:


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About Sonus:

Sonus helps the world's leading communications service providers and enterprises embrace the next generation of SIP-based solutions including VoIP, video and Unified Communications through secure, reliable and scalable IP networks. With customers around the globe and 15 years of experience transforming networks to IP, Sonus has enabled service providers and enterprises to capture and retain users and generate significant ROI. Sonus products include session border controllers, policy/routing servers, subscriber feature servers and media and signaling gateways. Sonus products are supported by a global services team with experience in design, deployment and maintenance of some of the world's largest and most complex IP networks. For more information, visit or call 1-855-GO-SONUS.

About TMC:

TMC is celebrating its 40th anniversary as a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes the Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Next Gen Mobility and Cloud Computing magazines. TMC is the producer of ITEXPO, the world's leading B2B communications event., which is read by two million unique visitors each month, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. In addition, TMC runs multiple industry events: Cloud Communications Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; CVx (ChannelVision Expo); DevCon5; HTML5 Summit; LatinComm Conference & Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Mobility Tech Conference & Expo; MSPAlliance MSPWorld; StartupCamp; Video World Conference & Expo and more. For more information about TMC, visit

Important Information Regarding Forward-Looking Statements:

The information in this release may contain certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 regarding future events that involve risks and uncertainties. Although Sonus believes that its expectations are based on reasonable assumptions, readers are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are only predictions and are subject to inherent uncertainties, risks and changes in circumstances that are difficult to predict. All statements other than statements of historical facts contained in this report are forward-looking statements. Our actual results may differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements. For further information regarding risks and uncertainties associated with Sonus' business, please refer to the "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" and "Risk Factors" sections of Sonus' filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Any forward-looking statements represent Sonus' views only as of the date on which such statement is made, and should not be relied upon as representing Sonus' views as of any subsequent date. While Sonus may elect to update forward-looking statements at some point, Sonus specifically disclaims any obligation to do so, except as required by law.

For Sonus Networks:
Wendy Tullo, +1 972-301-4978
Lois Paul & Partners
Anastasia Efstratios, +1 617-986-5873
For TMC:
Jan Pierret, 203-852-6800, ext. 228
Marketing Manager

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