Sandvine and Clearsky Technologies Power Industry’s First Virtualized Network Policy Control Offering
Waterloo, ON; February 19, 2014 – Sandvine, (TSX:SVC) a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today announced that ClearSky Technologies is offering its customers hosted network policy control solutions based on Sandvine’s virtualized Policy Traffic Switch (PTS). ClearSky Technologies is a leading provider of hosted infrastructure mobile infrastructure and managed services to more than 50 wireless operators across the Americas.
“While other network policy control vendors are talking about providing virtualized solutions, Sandvine can help forward-thinking network operators deploy virtualized solutions today,” said Don Bowman, Chief Technology Officer, Sandvine. “In October 2013, Sandvine was the first company to publicly demonstrate a fully virtualized network policy control solution and ClearSky’s new offering demonstrates that we will continue to be at the forefront of the coming Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) revolution.”
ClearSky Technologies will be using virtualized Policy Traffic Switches to make it easy for carriers to rapidly deploy customized services for their end subscribers, enabled by Sandvine’s Service Creation and Traffic Management software.
“To compete effectively in the marketplace, it is critical that regional operators have access to the same advanced technology as national carriers,” said Dean Fresonke, Senior Vice President of Business Development for ClearSky. “We have incorporated Sandvine’s virtual PTS platform into our Total Traffic Manager (TTM) solution so our operators will have access to the most advanced policy control services in the Cloud, with minimal capital expense. Rolling out new services to increase data revenue, and managing the rapid growth in data traffic, just got easier.”
ABOUT CLEARSKY TECHNOLOGIES
For more than a decade, ClearSky Technologies has been a leader in providing hosted infrastructure to mobile operators. ClearSky’s powerful array of products and services includes hosted LTE services, traffic and policy management, small cell as a service, multi-generation SMS, MMS and mobile Internet access. Headquartered in Orlando, ClearSky currently provides mobile data services to more than 50 wireless operators across the Americas. For more information, visit www.clearskytechnologies.com.
Sandvine’s network policy control solutions add intelligence to fixed, mobile and converged communications service provider networks to enable services that can increase revenue and reduce network costs. Powered by Sandvine’s Policy Engine and SandScript policy language, Sandvine’s networking equipment performs end-to-end policy control functions including traffic classification, and policy decision and enforcement across the data, control and business planes. Sandvine’s products provide actionable business insight, the ability to deploy new subscriber services and tools to optimize traffic while enhancing subscriber Internet quality of experience.
Sandvine’s network policy control solutions are deployed in more than 250 networks in over 90 countries, serving hundreds of millions of data subscribers worldwide, www.sandvine.com.
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