Westford, MA – Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN), a global software leader in secure and intelligent cloud communications solutions, today announced that its Session Border Controller 5400 (SBC 5400) has been certified by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and is now available for deployment by DoD agencies within their communications network. The Ribbon SBC 5400 was specifically designed to deliver high performance and scale while protecting large enterprise networks such as the DoD. In addition, the SBC 5400 provides complete security, without any performance impact, via encryption, Denial of Service (DoS) and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack detection and prevention, and dynamic black-listing of rogue endpoints.
The DoD’s Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) certification is the culmination of a stringent process that tests solutions for quality, security, interoperability and reliability. Once solutions have achieved JITC certification, they are placed on the DISA Approved Products List (APL).