Sandvine’s Network Analytics Product Reveals Network Business Intelligence For Ten Customers
Broadband World Forum – Paris, France; September 27, 2011 –Sandvine, (TSX:SVC; AIM:SAND) a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions, today announced that ten customers have implemented Sandvine’s Network Analytics product for sophisticated network insight and business intelligence. Several of these customers have also selected Sandvine’s newly-released Real-Time Entertainment Dashboard that enhances the analytics platform with insight into the quality and impact of over-the-top video traffic.
Since the initial product launch in May of 2010, Sandvine’s Network Analytics has been giving mobile and fixed broadband service providers in North America, Central America and Europe, unprecedented visibility into their networks. With this intelligence, network operators have been making key decisions regarding service plans, management policies, capital investments and premium offerings. These network decisions are implemented through the scripting of policies, enforced in real-time by Sandvine’s Network Policy Control platform.
Sandvine’s Network Analytics product delivers advanced capabilities including statistical analysis, trend projection and parameter-based predictive modeling. All this information is presented in a vibrant, intuitive dashboard format for ease-of-use and maximum context. The result is actionable data and measurable business impact for any corporate department including executive, marketing and operations.
Network Analytics Dashboards enable users to:
- Network Summary - View the network’s high-level key performance indicators.
- Usage Management - Examine service plans to identify opportunities for revenue generation and new services.
- Traffic Management – Detect congestion hotspots, plan congestion management policies, and monitor the impact on traffic in order to further optimize management policies.
- Real-Time Entertainment– Gain an understanding of how subscribers are using over-the-top services and analyze subscriber quality of experience for streaming audio and video, including viewing duration and video quality score.
“The success of Sandvine’s Network Analytics in the marketplace underscores service providers’ increasing need for credible and reliable network data in the face of growing and evolving Internet and application usage,” said Tom Donnelly, COO, Sales and Global Services, Sandvine. “Network Analytics is both driving new and follow-on sales, as existing customers seek to fine-tune their policy control deployments.”
Sandvine will be hosting demonstrations of Network Analytics and the Real-Time Entertainment Dashboard at Broadband World Forum (stand B3), September 27-29 in Paris, France.
ABOUT NETWORK ANALYTICS
Sandvine’s Network Analytics business intelligence solutions help get data out of the network and into the boardroom by offering unique insight into broadband network usage and trends. This data, presented in a series of handy, organized dashboards, help ISPs make informed operations, executive and marketing decisions. Sandvine’s network-wide visibility is unparalleled and offers unique insight into Internet activity and trends.
Sandvine’s network policy control solutions focus on protecting and improving the quality of experience on the Internet. Our award-winning network policy control equipment and software helps fixed and mobile operators better understand network traffic, manage network congestion, create new services and revenues, mitigate traffic that is malicious or undesirable to subscribers, deliver QoS-prioritized multimedia services and increase subscriber satisfaction. With over 200 service provider customers in over 85 countries, serving hundreds of millions of broadband and mobile data subscribers, Sandvine is enhancing the Internet experience worldwide. For more information, please visit: www.sandvine.com.
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