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Swisscom Selects AudioCodes Virtualized Session Border Controller for Microsoft Teams Direct Routing

Jan 08, 2019


  • Swisscom, the largest telecoms service provider in Switzerland, is a long-time system integrator partner of
    AudioCodes and has achieved Platinum partner status
  • Swisscom offers hosted Microsoft UCC services, including Skype for Business and now Teams, to its business
    customers throughout Switzerland
  • Swisscom is deploying AudioCodes Mediant VE SBC to enable seamless Direct Routing connectivity between its
    customers and its SIP trunking network
  • AudioCodes SBCs’ support for multi-tenancy allows the same SBC to serve multiple customers, simplifying
    operations and reducing costs
  • Swisscom also deploys AudioCodes’ full One Voice portfolio of product and services (including SBCs, gateways, IP
    phones, management and professional services) for its existing Skype for Business services


AudioCodes Mediant VE SBC delivers seamless voice connectivity for business customers of Swisscom’s hosted unified communications solution

Lod, Israel - January 8, 2019 - AudioCodes (NASDAQ: AUDC) Press Release>

AudioCodes (NASDAQ: AUDC) , a leading vendor of advanced voice networking and media processing solutions for the digital workplace, today announced that Swisscom, the largest telecoms service provider in Switzerland, has selected AudioCodes virtualized session border controllers (SBC) to deliver Direct Routing services for customers of its hosted Microsoft Teams offering. Swisscom is a long-standing, platinum-certified AudioCodes partner, deploying a wide range of AudioCodes One Voice portfolio of products and solutions for its Microsoft-based UCC solutions, which include both Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams.

The AudioCodes Mediant VE SBC is a highly scalable solution supporting broad SIP interoperability, powerful media handling capabilities (including transcoding) and robust security. AudioCodes Mediant SBCs support Direct Routing for Microsoft Teams, enabling simple connectivity between Teams customers and Swisscom’s SIP trunk services. Advanced media optimization mechanisms help improve voice quality and reduce bandwidth consumption. In addition, support for multi-tenancy allows the same SBC to serve multiple customers, simplifying operations and reducing costs.

“Our close collaboration with AudioCodes has been an important factor in the success of our Microsoft-based UCC offerings for business customers,” said Simon Smith, Senior Product Manager at Swisscom. “AudioCodes SBCs’ support for Direct Routing means that our customers can now adopt Microsoft Teams not just as a tool for collaboration and messaging, but also as a full business communications solution.”

“We are delighted that our Direct Routing SBCs have been selected by Swisscom for its hosted Microsoft Teams offering,” commented Nimrode Borovsky, VP of global marketing at AudioCodes. “Thanks to their scalability, flexibility and interoperability with Microsoft, our One Voice products and solutions enable service providers such as Swisscom to deploy hosted Microsoft Intelligent Communications services for their business customers rapidly and cost-effectively.”

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