Deploying voice communications over the Internet can create quality and
security issues that do not normally exist with traditional phone systems. To
overcome these issues, Intelligent Edges are deployed on the customer network
edge to ensure successful VoIP implementations. VoIP service providers deploy
an Intelligent Edge in the form of an enterprise session border controller (ESBC)
to improve voice quality and visibility into the customer environment, supporting
both SIP trunking and hosted unified communications.
Edgewater Networks’ EdgeMarc 2900e Intelligent Edge is ideally suited for
Hosted PBX or SIP Trunking applications that do not require analog lines. The
solution supports bi-directional data rates up to 1Gbps and up to 300 concurrent
The EdgeMarc 2900a brings the same functionality of the EdgeMarc 2900e
while adding support for FXS and FXO connections for fax lines, overhead paging
systems or PSTN lifeline.