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Edgewater Networks Skype for Business Edition offers an optimized customer user experience through a unique combination of hybrid cloud and premises-based solutions to deliver voice, video and data related unified communications for Skype for Business deployments.  

Edgewater Networks Skype for Business Edition EdgeMarc Intelligent Edge provides the features and functionsSfB Neo Sketch.png necessary to rapidly and cost-effectively deploy Skype for Business to enterprise customers. Building upon nearly 15 years of experience in VoIP, security, and voice quality assurance, Edgewater Networks is the vendor of choice for service providers looking to deliver, monitor, and maintain business-grade communication solutions. Skype for Business Edition extends those capabilities even further to support the market leading unified communications platform.

Edgewater Networks Skype for Business Edition includes the EdgeMarc Intelligent Edge solution line with built-in enterprise session border controller functionality.

Key features of the Skype for Business Edition EdgeMarc include:

  • Fully verified Skype for Business platform for IP-to-IP based SIP trunking
  • TLS/SRTP encryption for signaling and media streams
  • Support for up to 150 simultaneous SIP sessions, translating into thousands of end users
  • Provides protection against cyber attacks such as denial of service events
  • Full control of Header Manipulation Rules, allowing for rapid deployment and troubleshooting
  • Availability in both a physical appliance or Virtual Network Function (VNF)

Edgewater Networks Skype for Business Edition is a highly economical solution, costing a fraction of other SBCs. Service providers can save as much as 60% as compared to competitive solutions.

As with all EdgeMarc Intelligent Edges, the Skype for Business Edition is managed with Edgewater Networks’ industry leading EdgeView Service Control Center. EdgeView provides a comprehensive view of key performance parameters, enabling service providers to quickly diagnose issues and proactively solve them, minimizing escalations and truck rolls. EdgeView also features user management and reporting capabilities along with menu driven configuration and provisioning tools to make set-up and internetworking simple and intuitive.

  • Provision and Manage: Configuration management and security updates
  • Monitor and Alert: real-time visibility and event based triggers
  • Troubleshoot and Remediate: Issue recognition/remediation and root cause ID
  • Report and Analyze: Service quality analytics, key performance indicators, and analysis


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Additional Benefits of Edgewater Networks Skype for Business Edition EdgeMarcs include:

  • Complete Customer Site Visibility
  • Reduction of Network Security Vulnerabilities
  • Vendor Agnostic Interoperability
  • Lower Support Costs
  • Configuration Consistency
  • Eliminate Need for On-site Technical Troubleshooting

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