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Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE)

If you are in an environment that is primarily Cisco and switching from PRI circuits or other non-SIP circuits and are generally considered to be on an enterprise-grade platform, CUBE is likely a solid choice for you. From my experience, I cannot speak to the video handling that CUBE offers as we do not employ that, so hopefully other reviews will provide insight on that.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer


Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE)

  • Call accounting (Integration with 3rd party applications for ease of use and comprehensive CDR's)
  • Address hiding (Keeping your internal network secure with PSTN calls)
  • Internetworking between multiple protocols
  • SIP profiles (message/header customization)
  • Billing, cost counting
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer


Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE)

  • Price. These things are expensive if you get into using multiple appliances.
  • Advanced setup. If you are unfamiliar with Cisco collaboration products it may be extremely difficult for you to provision.
  • License management.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE)

Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE) 9.1
Based on 1 answer
I've been using Cube for years and I like the way Cube handles a call. Minimum administration required once everything is set up correctly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE)

To be fair to CUBE and AudioCodes, my experience with AudioCodes was over 4 years ago, so their interfaces and CLI may have seen some revisions/updates. CUBE provides a unified CLI experience with the rest of your existing enterprise Cisco environment, whereas AudioCodes blend of a UI and CLI feel a little "90's" in comparison. It certainly can be a tad more friendly to someone just getting a feel for network devices, but the actual feature set felt harder to use as a result.I didn't have any reliability issues or stability issues with either device, though and the AudioCodes solution is less costly, generally speaking, if it will work for your environment.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE)

  • Saving money on PRI cost by switching to ITSP connections. Massive savings.
  • TAC support is great. Having maintenance with Cisco gear is game changing for small IT shops.
  • Streamline security. Great place for a Demarc.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE)


Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?

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