Exact Ventures Ranks Ribbon as SBC Market Share Leader for Q4 2018

Number One

PRESS RELEASE — CHANNEL PARTNERS CONFERENCE & EXPO — April 10, 2019 — Ribbon Communications (Nasdaq: RBBN) (Booth 1761), a global software leader in secure and intelligent cloud communications, today announced that market research firm Exact Ventures has ranked its Session Border Controller (SBC) as the number one market share leader during the fourth quarter of 2018 with a 20.3 percent revenue market share. SBCs ensure that voice, video and data communications flow smoothly and securely over IP and SIP-based networks.

“We are experiencing strong performance from our SBC portfolio across various market sectors and getting great traction from the service provider and enterprise markets, so we are delighted that Exact Ventures has recognized our market leadership in this important category,” said Ribbon spokesperson. “Delivering sustained results quarter after quarter not only instills greater confidence in our customers, but also reinforces to our Channel Partners that they have a trusted brand and proven solutions they can offer their customers.”

Ribbon spokesperson added, “As we continue to add enhanced AI-based analytics and security features to our market leading SBCs, our partners will be able to customize solutions even more to offer further value added options to their customers.”

“Ribbon was the overall market share leader for SBCs in the fourth quarter of 2018” said Greg Collins, Principal Analyst and Founder of Exact Ventures. “The depth and breadth of Ribbon’s SBC portfolio allows them to meet a variety of customers’ needs and deliver a number of deployment options (premises, cloud, virtual, hybrid, etc.), from small branch offices to large core networks and that will be important as service providers and enterprises increasingly seek solutions that can be customized for their specific needs.”

Key Takeaways:

  • Market research firm Exact Ventures ranked Ribbon Session Border Controllers as the #1 market share leader during the fourth quarter of 2018 with a 20.3 percent revenue market share.
  • Ribbon is experiencing strong demand for its SBCs across the service provider and enterprise markets.
  • Ribbon’s comprehensive SBC portfolio provides its partners and Value Added Resellers with a variety of deployment options from small branch offices to very large core networks.
  • As Ribbon continues to add enhanced AI-based analytics and security features to its market-leading SBC portfolio, it will provide its partners with even more solutions to offer their customers.

About Ribbon Communications
Ribbon Communications delivers market-leading software solutions that secure and power many of the world’s leading service provider and enterprise communications environments. Built on world-class technology and intellectual property, the company’s cloud-native solutions deliver intelligent and secure real-time communications solutions for the cloud, network and enterprise edge. Ribbon’s Kandy Cloud real-time communications software platform delivers advanced and embedded CPaaS and UCaaS capabilities enabling service providers to rapidly create and deploy high-value communications services. To learn more, visit

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