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Patton eSBC for Teams Wins 2021 Communication Solution Product of the Year


SmartNode eSBC for Teams Direct Routing Recognized for Exceptional Innovation

2021 Communication Solutions Product of the Year: SmartNode eSBC for Teams Direct Routing

"SmartNode products have been certified for interoperability with the Microsoft communication platform since 2007."

Burton A. Patton
Executive Vice President
Patton Electronics

SmartNode™ VoIP...  More than just talk!

GAITHERSBURG, MARYLAND: PattonUS manufacturer of Unified Communications (UC), ALL-IP, and cloud communications products and services—announces the SmartNode series of enterprise session border controllers (eSBCs) has won the 2021 Communication Solutions Products of the Year Award from TMC for its certified Microsoft Teams Direct Routing solution.

>>Visit the Patton Microsoft Partner Certification Page

>>Get the SmartNode Teams Solution Datasheet (PDF)

“We feel deeply honored to accept this award from TMC,” said Burton A. Patton, EVP at Patton Electronics. “Patton has a long history of providing universal interoperability with Microsoft.”

eSBC Solutions for Teams Direct Routing - CERTIFIED for Microsoft TEAMS

“Starting with OCS, then Lync 2010, Lync 2013, Skype for Business, and now Teams, our SmartNode products have been certified for interoperability with the Microsoft communication platform since 2007,” Mr. Patton said.

Pedigreed Depth of Knowledge
Based on that time-honored pedigree, Patton has demonstrated the depth of knowledge required to provide a comprehensive array of robust and proven Microsoft Teams devices, including complementary hardware, software, and cloud products—all boasting proven interoperability with Microsoft Teams.

Connect Anything!
Patton offers direct SIP and TDM connectivity between Microsoft UC platforms and existing voice infrastructure, including PSTN and SIP networks. 

Patton SmartNode enables customers to connect legacy telephony equipment, PSTN lines, and non-compatible SIP endpoints to Microsoft Teams, Office 365 and Skype for Business.

Patton Makes It Easy…
Patton's virtual SBC for Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Gateway, and other related options help to make Microsoft telephony integrations easier and less costly to implement, monitor, manage and support.

Suitable for all UC architectures, Patton’s solutions deliver efficient adoption, management and control for on-premises, cloud, and hybrid calling scenarios. 

Coveted Award
The Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award is among TMC’s most coveted awards. The honor recognizes exceptional products and services announced during the last twelve months that enable first-rate ALL-IP voice, data, and video communications.

“I am thrilled to congratulate Patton for earning our Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “The SmartNode eSBC is truly an innovative product family. Patton’s solution for Teams Direct Routing is amongst the best communications products and services available on the market today. I look forward to continued excellence from Patton in 2021 and beyond.”

Prior Awards
Earlier this year, Patton claimed the 2021 Product of the Year by Internet Telephony Magazine for its SmartNode SN4740 High-Density Analog VoIP Gateway

Last year, Patton won Product of the Year for its virtual CPE, the virtual SmartNode (vSN).

About Patton

Patton is all about connections. In today’s fast-moving All-IP market, Patton has been diligently innovating, leading the future of communication. It is our joy to connect with our customers and business partners in this mission of network transformation, building on more than four decades of technology expertise in Unified Communications, Network Access, and Network Connectivity. Incorporated in 1984, Patton designs and manufactures high-quality, right-priced products and services that connect you to the cloud and the Internet of Things, leveraging virtualization, SDN, NFV, and SD-WAN. Patton is uniquely qualified to help connect carrier, enterprise and industrial networks to these advanced new-generation technologies, while preserving investments in legacy TDM and serial communications equipment. Patton’s world-class customer and technical support is eager and able to help you get your solution connected and running smoothly. Headquartered in Gaithersburg, MD, USA, Patton is connected with an ever-growing network of technology, business, and sales-channel partners. To connect with local-market requirements, Patton operates training and support centers in locations spanning the globe.

About TMC
Global buyers rely on TMC’s content-driven marketplaces to make purchase decisions and navigate markets. Leading technology vendors turn to TMC for unparalleled branding, thought leadership and lead generation opportunities. 

Patton Contact: Glendon Flowers | +1 301 975 1000 |

TMC Contact: Michelle Connolly | Marketing Manager | 203-852-6800 |



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