Survivable Branch Appliances (SBA) for Microsoft Lync 2010 and 2013

Survivable Branch Appliances

AudioCodes’ family of Survivable Branch Appliances (SBA) is a line of enterprise-class integrated CPEs designed to ensure access to data and voice services in the event of a WAN outage. AudioCodes SBAs are an essential element in multisite Microsoft Lync Unified Communications deployments, and are fully certified by Microsoft for use with Lync Server 2010 and 2013.

A Survivable Branch Appliance (SBA) is a hardware device that ensures the availability of enterprise-wide voice service and voice mail. It also contains a public switched telephone network (PSTN) gateway for use in the event of VoIP failure.

As part of our One Voice for Lync portfolio, AudioCodes offers Survivable Branch Appliances that fit any enterprise location size, providing branch office voice resiliency for up to 1000 users.

SBA Product Family Matrix by Branch Size

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  • Uninterrupted Lync functionality for branch offices in the event of lost WAN connectivity
  • Lync migration support for branch offices with advanced call routing capabilities, such as Call Forking and Active Directory look-up
  • Supports emergency calling standards, including E911 and Emergency Location Identification Number (ELIN)
  • Capable of hosting additional enterprise communications applications (specific models only)