GENBAND SIP Trunking, Enterprise SBC and Interconnect Solutions Selected by Aspire Technology Solutions to Help Fuel Rapid Growth

Frisco, Texas, Nov. 14, 2013 – GENBAND, a leading developer of multimedia and cloud communications solutions, today announced that its SIP Trunking, Enterprise Session Border Controller (SBC) and Interconnect solutions have been selected by Aspire Technology Solutions, an award-winning managed services company in the UK, to enhance their leading IP communications offerings for enterprise and government customers. By fortifying its data centers with GENBAND’s QUANTiX™ Q20 SBC, QUANTiX QFlex™ Enterprise SBC and Real-Time Session Manager, Aspire provides carrier-grade security, geographic resilience, interoperability, service level agreement (SLA) management, intelligence-based routing and Quality of Service (QoS)-based interconnect capabilities.

“GENBAND’s advanced solutions allow us to upgrade our SIP Trunking offerings while paving the way for new services for our enterprise and government customers,” said Chris Fraser, Technical Director for Aspire Technology Solutions. “In addition to being innovative and comprehensive, GENBAND’s QUANTiX and analytics solutions are backed by a global network of engineers and professional services teams that understand our business and regional requirements.”

To overcome security, interoperability, protocol mismatches, system complexity, service assurance and other network border issues and ensure seamless communications experiences, operators and enterprises require carrier-grade, intelligent SBCs and border gateways. GENBAND’s QUANTiX solutions unify disparate communication islands to bring a differentiated quality of experience to enterprises and operators’ consumer and business customers.

“This strategic deployment of our market-leading SBC and advanced analytics solutions extends our network reach even further in the UK, and we look forward to supporting Aspire’s rapid growth in the region,” said David Hiscock, GENBAND’s Senior Vice President of Sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa. “GENBAND’s end-to-end Smart Networking approach provides a full-service suite of security features and applications that enable Aspire customers to take full advantage of market opportunities.”

GENBAND’s QUANTiX Q20 SBC provides industry-leading scale, security, session management, policy control, and deployment flexibility in both service provider and enterprise networks.

The software-based QFlex Enterprise SBC creates a demarcation point to enable carrier-grade security, interoperability and session control for businesses of all sizes.  

The GENView Real-time Session Manager (RSM) enables Aspire to proactively monitor service level agreements (SLAs), provide QoS metrics, and enforce subscriber and network policies.

About Aspire Technology Solutions

Aspire is an award-winning managed services company specializing in hosted services, data center solutions, communications and traditional IT support. Established in 2006 as a two man business, Aspire has grown organically year on year and now has sites across the North East and London. At Aspire, we provide a personal service to our customers and avoid selling pre-packaged products. This customer-focused approach has enabled us to attract business from a wide range of prestigious organizations across the UK and Europe. For more information, visit

About Genband

FROM THE CORE TO THE EDGE TO THE EXPERIENCETM GENBAND is a global leader in smart networking solutions for service providers and enterprises in over 80 countries. The company’s technology improves IP networks by making them more scalable, secure, profitable and efficient. GENBAND’s market-leading technology supports multimedia voice, data and video sessions and fixed-mobile unified communications applications that scale on public and private networks. With a flexible, cloud-ready platform, GENBAND’s IMS, edge and application solutions help its customers compete effectively by increasing revenues, improving profitability, and attracting and retaining customers. To learn more, visit us on the web at

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