Packet, Inc. is engaged in providing session border controllers (SBCs)
that enable service providers, enterprises, and contact centers to deliver
interactive communications voice, video and other real-time multimedia
sessions, across Internet Protocol network borders. The service providers
include wireline, wireless, cable and Internet telephony service providers.
The Net-Net products, which consist of the hardware and software, serve
as a central element in unifying the separate Internet protocol (IP) networks.
SBCs are deployed at the borders between IP networks, such as between two
service providers or between a service provider and its enterprise, residential
or mobile customers. The Net-Net products support a range of communications
applications at multiple network border points, providing control functions
in the areas of security. In April 2009, Acme Packet, Inc. acquired Covergence,