Session Border Controllers (SBCs) are a vital part of any VoIP network. Deployed, as their name suggests, at the border between an enterprise and a service provider, SBCs provide connectivity, security, quality assurance, regulatory compliance and media services.
Author Archive for: Avi Grabinsky
About Avi Grabinsky
Avi Grabinsky is VP of Product Management at AudioCodes. In this current role, Avi is responsible for AudioCodes Session Border Controllers, Multi Session Business Routers, Media Gateways and IP Phones product lines.
Avi has been with AudioCodes since 1999. In his previous roles with the company, Avi held different positions in R&D including the management of different software teams and groups.
Avi holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (Cum Laude) and an MBA from Tel Aviv University.
In his spare time, Avi enjoys running and swimming and hanging around with his wife and three kids.
Entries by Avi Grabinsky
The AudioCodes Mediant SBC Configuration Wizard was designed with one thing in mind – to make the whole SBC configuration process quick and easy.
For most of us who grew up in the telecom industry, management protocols like SNMP, TR-69, and Command Line Interface (CLI) have been for many years the only management protocols we’ve known and used on telecom equipment. Telecom’s bigger (but younger) brother, the Internet, has developed its own set of management interfaces (APIs), mainly SOAP and REST.
Most SBCs are measured and sized by one prime resource – an SBC session. An SBC session is comprised of a SIP signaling dialog and a media stream. One would expect that the number of signaling sessions would be equal to the number of media streams, however, the advent of hosted services and unified communications are changing this paradigm. […]
Have you ever felt that your VoIP network management system is like a jigsaw puzzle requiring you to jump from one application to the other in order to complete a full cycle of handing an issue? Well, you are not alone. Meet Alice. Alice works in the IT department of a mid-size company with 3 […]
When I visited a 777 cockpit for the first time, what struck me most was all the buttons. I thought to myself, how on earth do the pilots know what to do with them all? Looking at an SBC configuration reminds me of that same experience and over the years I played aroundwith quite a […]