Tier 1 Asian Fixed Line Operator Places $5 Million Expansion Order For Sandvine’s PTS 32000, Service Creation, Traffic Optimization
Waterloo, ON; March 3, 2016 – Sandvine, (TSX:SVC) a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today announced that it has received an expansion order for more than $5 million from a Tier 1 fixed line operator customer in Asia. The operator, a long-time Sandvine customer, is upgrading to Sandvine’s market-leading 100GE Policy Traffic Switch (PTS) 32000 to enable traffic optimization and the creation of new revenue-generating service plans.
To allow an easy upgrade path for operators transitioning to 100GE, the PTS 32000 can ship with 10GE, 40GE and/or 100GE ports. This Tier 1 operator will be using exclusively 100GE ports, reflecting the high performance capabilities of its network. Sandvine’s solutions will sit in line to analyze traffic in real time and help the operator offer its customers various options for purchasing bandwidth and to support the optimization of network traffic.
“Tier 1 Asian operators continue to offer some of the world’s highest speed networks and they demand complete integrity from the underlying network solutions. Sandvine has built a reputation for excellence in traffic classification, with billing-grade accuracy that supports numerous innovative service plans globally. That reputation, the operator’s previous experience with our products, and a highly successful trial of the PTS 32000 under the most demanding circumstances have resulted in a major network expansion for Sandvine,” said Tom Donnelly, Sandvine’s COO, Sales and Global Services.
In its 2 rack unit (RU) form factor, the PTS 32000 delivers PCEF/TDF functionality for both fixed and mobile operators at the highest scale, with the best performance density (Gbps/RU) and performance efficiency (Mbps/watt) of any 100GE network policy control device. Announced competitive offerings with 100GE capabilities are 14 RU.
The order from the Tier 1 customer was received in Sandvine’s first quarter.
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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