Vendor Information


Ribbon


 


About Us

Ribbon Communications is a global technology company with more than two decades of leadership in real-time communications. Built on world-class technology and intellectual property, Ribbon delivers secure, embedded and engaging real-time communications for today’s world. The company transforms fixed, mobile and enterprise networks from legacy environments to secure IP and cloud-based architectures, enabling highly productive communications for consumers and businesses.

With locations in 27 countries around the globe, Ribbon’s innovative, market-leading portfolio empowers service providers and enterprises with rapid service creation using fully virtualized environments and network infrastructure, along with a new level of security for real-time communications.

The company’s Kandy Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) delivers a comprehensive set of advanced embedded communications capabilities that enables this transformation.


What’s in a Name?

The Ribbon name reflects the company’s mission to deliver an unparalleled suite of best-in-class solutions and services to its growing list of global customers and partners. Ribbon Communications embodies the company’s ambition to continue moving the real-time communications industry forward. Ribbon isn’t just about connecting point “a” to point “b.”  It is about encompassing the ability to ensure our contact points are elegantly and seamlessly simple to create, manage and monitor.  With the world more complexly woven together than ever before, the real-time communications we rely on must become a more comprehensive, engaging, contextual and all-encompassing experience. That is what Ribbon stands for. Born to serve as the real-time communications pivoting point for our lives, Ribbon serves as the connection across all of our worlds.


What We Do

Ribbon provides network software products to the world's leading communications service providers and enterprises that helps embrace the next generation of cloud communications technology including Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and 4G/VoLTE (Voice over Long Term Evolution)-based solutions,  Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), Voice over WiFi (VoWiFi), video, Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and Unified Communications (UC) by securing and enabling reliable and scalable Internet Protocol (IP) networks.  With customers around the globe and 20 years of experience transforming networks to IP, Ribbon enables service providers and enterprises to transform their communications networks, quickly deploy new communications services, and capture and retain customers and generate significant related return on investment. 

Ribbon’s industry-leading solutions portfolio ranges from applications platforms and clientscall controllersmedia gateways,  session border controllers (SBCs), policy and routing,  to cloud communications “as a Service” solutions, all of which are supported by a global services team with extensive experience in design, deployment and maintenance of some of the world's largest IP networks.

Ribbon is also focused on providing secure carrier-class enterprise communications capabilities to the financial, government, education and healthcare sectors.  All of these industries already benefit from Ribbon’s secure embedded and contextual communications capabilities, which enhance their ability to collaborate and improve productivity.

The Kandy CPaaS is Ribbon’s disruptive cloud communications platform that allows anyone to easily add voice, video, messaging, presence, and collaboration capabilities directly into their mobile and web applications. It is a real-time software development platform built from Ribbon’s core communications, presence, security and real-time technologies. It enables service providers, enterprises, software vendors, systems integrators, partners and developers to enrich their applications and services with real-time contextual communications, providing a more engaging user experience. With Kandy, companies of all sizes and types can quickly embed real-time communications capabilities into their existing applications and business processes.

 



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Your Channel Team

Mandre Stander
Tel: +27 11 848 9325
mandre.stander@westcon.co.za