Virtual Session Border Controller (SBC) Market Size & Share, by Type (Enterprise, Hybrid, Service Provider SBC); Function (Security, Connectivity, Quality of Service, Regulatory, Media Service, Revenue Optimization); Session Capacity (Upto 300, 300-1000, 1001-5000, 5001-10000, Above 10000); Enterprise Size (Small and Medium Enterprises, Large Enterprises); End User (BFSI, IT & Telecom, Transportation, Healthcare) - Global Supply & Demand Analysis, Growth Forecasts, Statistics Report 2024-2036

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  • Published Date: Apr 03, 2024
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Global Market Size, Forecast, and Trend Highlights Over 2024-2036

Virtual Session Border Controller Market size is anticipated to reach USD 910 million by the end of 2036, growing at a CAGR of 8.27% during the forecast period i.e., 2024-2036. In the year 2023, industry size of virtual session border controller was over USD 330 million. New product launches, mergers, and acquisitions, obtaining investments from well-known companies to improve and bring safe and innovative offerings to the consumer base, growing the clientele, fortifying the company's position in the market, and broadening its geographic reach are examples of growth strategies. There is a current trend in the industry that emphasizes these techniques more and more. A new addition to the company's acclaimed lineup of cloud-based virtual session border controllers, ProSBC+ was released in March 2022 by TelcoBridges, a top designer and manufacturer of carrier-grade VoIP gateways and virtual session border controllers. TelcoBridges' SBC offering gains ProSBC+'s high-availability capabilities and round-the-clock support services, which are commonly requested by service providers. ProSBC+'s launch is a part of a reorganized product range that more effectively meets customer needs.

The rapid advancement of communication technology has brought about a total transformation in the way telecom providers provide their services. In contemporary communication networks, one of the most crucial components is the Virtual Session Border Controller. SBCs are a crucial part of today's telecom infrastructure because they ensure that voice and multimedia communications over IP networks are compatible, reliable, and secure. Offering SBC as a service can benefit telecom operators in a number of ways, particularly given the growing demand for cloud-based applications.

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Virtual Session Border Controller Sector: Growth Drivers and Challenges

Growth Drivers

  • Increasing Demand for Virtual Session Border Controllers in the Healthcare Sector - Advancements in digital technology that benefit society and the healthcare industry are called "digital transformation." Healthcare businesses need to leverage digital technology to come up with unique solutions for medical problems and enhance the quality of treatment that they offer. The internet and digital technology are key components of the rapidly developing digital revolution in healthcare, as is their link to cutting-edge therapies and best practices for enhanced health management protocols. Session border control, strict authentication procedures, and access control strategies are typical components of virtual session border controller systems for the healthcare sector. These characteristics work together to give healthcare systems a safe foundation for communication.
  • Adoption of Cloud Communication in Virtual Session Border Controller - In order to be more effective in reaching a wider audience, companies that used to rely on landlines and face-to-face meetings have opted for the use of digital technologies. Cloud communication with virtual server rooms, which provide enterprises with a scalable, reliable, and secure way to collaborate and communicate, is driving this transition.


  • Risk Associated with the Integration of Virtual Session Border Controller - For organizations wishing to secure SIP trunking solutions, the establishment of a Virtual Session Border Controller has become imperative. The problem is that most of the SBCs are viewed as a one-time deployment and a one-time investment. There are several threats to SIP trunking, e.g. denial of service attacks and toll fraud, which have continued to evolve and increase in severity. One of the many dangers associated with inadequately secured SIP trunking is called hijacking.
  • Lack of skilled labor is set to hinder the market growth in the forecast period
  • Lack of awareness is set to pose a limitation on the market growth in the forecast period.

Virtual Session Border Controller (SBC) Market: Key Insights

Base Year


Forecast Year

2023 - 2036



Base Year Market Size

USD 330 Million

Forecast Year Market Size

USD 910 Million

Regional Scope

  • North America (U.S., and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
  • Asia-Pacific (Japan, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, NORDIC, Rest of Europe)
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC North Africa, South Africa, Rest of the Middle East and Africa)
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Virtual Session Border Controller Segmentation

Type (Enterprise, Hybrid, Service Provider SBC)

Based on type, the enterprise SBC segment in the virtual session border controller market is anticipated to surpass USD 660 million by the end of 2036. Enterprise SBCs are a border element on the premises and manage NAT and firewall traversal, interworking among different VoIP protocols in case of the need to protect corporate networks from intruders via the service provider's network. Enterprise SBCs shall be located at the boundary between trustworthy and untrustful networks. They use real-time communication protocols such as SIPs to manage traffic.

Session Capacity (Upto 300, 300-1000, 1001-5000, 5001-10000, Above 10000)

Virtual session border controller (SBC) market from the 1001-5000 segment is expected to cross USD 230 million during the projected period. Up to 5,000 simultaneous SBC sessions can be supported with an SBC capacity of 1001-6000. These SBCs offer a high level of perimeter security for fraud, eavesdropping, DoS and DDoS attacks, as well as cyberattacks and service theft Service resilience in combination with PSTN fallback and local branch survivability. For example, the SBC 2000 service from Ribbon Communications protects SIP trunks and Cloud UC services such as Microsoft Team.

Our in-depth analysis of the global virtual session border controller market includes the following segments:


  • Enterprise
  • Hybrid
  • Service Provider SBC


  • Security
  • Connectivity
  • Quality of Service
  •  Regulatory
  • Media Service
  • Revenue Optimization

          Session Capacity

  • Upto 300
  • 300-1000
  • 1001-5000
  • 5001-10000
  • Above 10000

         Enterprise Size

  • Small and Medium Enterprises
  • Large Enterprises

          End User

  • BFSI
  • IT & Telecom
  •  Transportation
  • Healthcare

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Virtual Session Border Controller Industry- Regional Synopsis

North American Market Forecasts

The virtual session border controller market in the North America region is anticipated to cross USD 360 million by the end of 2036. There's been a complete change in the environment at work in the region, as it is more adaptable and flexible than it used to be. Any compatible device can be used by professionals to work remotely from anywhere in the world. There's just been a breakdown of boundaries in the regions. SIP communications traffic is constantly growing as more businesses adopt BYOD policies. Session border controllers can help businesses manage the growing volume of SIP traffic by providing them with appropriate tools. Virtual session border controllers that provide VoIP communication security and management can be used to support bringing a personal device into the network in the North America region. A large share of BYOD is expected in North America. The reason is that 442.73 million people are expected to be using smartphones in North America this year.

APAC Market Statistics

The virtual session border controller market in the Asia Pacific region is predicted to surpass USD 300 million by the end of 2036. Virtualization is a key area of concern within the world of computer technology that has been increasingly adopted by the growing population. Virtualization enables customers to use a single device while giving the impression that they are using several devices, to reduce costs by not requiring as many physical devices.

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Companies Dominating the Virtual Session Border Controller Landscape

    • NEC Enterprise Solutions
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      • Key Product Offerings
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Performance Indicators
      • Risk Analysis
      • Recent Development
      • Regional Presence
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Nokia
    • Oracle
    • Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    • ZTE Corporation
    • TelcoBridges Inc
    • AudioCodes Limited
    • Ribbon Communications Operating Company, Inc.
    • Cisco Systems Inc.
    • Shenzhen Dinstar Co.,Ltd.


In The News

  • The leading designer and manufacturer of carrier-grade VoIP gateways and virtual session border controllers, TelcoBridges, has announced a new addition to its award-winning line of cloud-based virtual session border controllers, ProBC+. By bundling available features and 24x7 support services, as often requested by service providers, ProSBC+ is expanding the portfolio of TelcoBridges SBC products.
  • An SBC as a Service offering based on Verizon-owned or virtual SBCs has been announced by Verizon Enterprise Solutions in partnership with Ribbon Communications. This service enables Verizon's customers to buy the functionality of a Small Business Computer without having to incur upfront capital costs or manage their own computers.

Author Credits:  Abhishek Verma, Hetal Singh

  • Report ID: 5992
  • Published Date: Apr 03, 2024
  • Report Format: PDF, PPT

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The growing demand in healthcare sector and integration of cloud communication are some of the major factors anticipated to drive the growth of the virtual session border controller market.

The market is anticipated to attain a CAGR of ~8.27% over the forecast period, i.e., 2024-2036.

The major players in the market are of ZTE Corporation, TelcoBridges Inc, AudioCodes Limited, Ribbon Communications Operating Company, Inc., Cisco Systems Inc., Shenzhen Dinstar Co.,Ltd., and others.

The enterprise SBC segment is anticipated to garner the largest market size by the end of 2036 and display significant growth opportunities.

The market in North America is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2036 and provide more business opportunities in the future.
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