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The Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE) is a session border controller, which provides session control, security, interworking, and demarcation. CUBE is a software product available for licensing on the Cisco IOS® and Cisco IOS XE Software which runs on Cisco enterprise routers, but is also available for licensing as a software load for a virtual container.Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE) ReviewWe have a few CUBEs in production. We land our ITSP connections on them and interconnect our sites. This prevents from buying expensive carrier PRI circuits. We believe this brings in savings over time and make the product more valuable.,Interconnects VoIP networks, H.323 and SIP Security (encryption, toll fraud prevention) Ability to hide network topology,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.,9,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.,
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October 17, 2018

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We have a few CUBEs in production. We land our ITSP connections on them and interconnect our sites. This prevents from buying expensive carrier PRI circuits. We believe this brings in savings over time and make the product more valuable.
  • Interconnects VoIP networks, H.323 and SIP
  • Security (encryption, toll fraud prevention)
  • Ability to hide network topology
  • 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.
Great for interconnecting sites with data connections (ITSP). Potential to save money on massive PRI expenses. Cube is more for medium to large enterprises. Cisco makes an appliance for all needs but I personally don't think you need one if you are under the 10+ call per second mark. With call volume that low you should find a different solution that is more designed for small business.
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About Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE)

The Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE) is a session border controller, which provides session control, security, interworking, and demarcation. CUBE is a software product available for licensing on the Cisco IOS® and Cisco IOS XE Software which runs on Cisco enterprise routers, but is also available for licensing as a software load for a virtual container.

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