North American Satellite Operator Places $4 Million Order For Sandvine’s PTS 32000, Business Intelligence, Traffic Optimization
Waterloo, ON; May 5, 2016 – Sandvine, (TSX:SVC) a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today announced that it has received an order from a North American satellite operator for approximately $4 million.
After a highly competitive technical evaluation, the satellite operator chose Sandvine’s market-leading 100GE Policy Traffic Switch (PTS) 32000 to displace their existing network policy control solution. Sandvine’s network policy control platform will be used by the operator to enable business intelligence and traffic optimization solutions that will ensure their subscribers enjoy a high quality of experience when using the Internet.
In its 2 rack unit (RU) form factor, the PTS 32000 delivers PCEF/TDF functionality for fixed, mobile, and satellite operators at the highest scale, with the best performance density (Gbps/RU) and performance efficiency (Gbps/watt) of any 100GE network policy control device.
“Sandvine’s Traffic Optimization solutions are well-suited to address satellite operators’ challenges in dealing with network latency,” said Tom Donnelly, Sandvine’s COO, Sales and Global Services. “This order further demonstrates the success we have had in the satellite market and how operators recognize the role Sandvine can play in improving the overall Internet experience for their subscribers.”
Sandvine’s network policy control solutions add intelligence to fixed, mobile and converged communications service provider networks, to increase revenue, reduce network costs and improve subscriber quality of experience. Our networking solutions perform end-to-end policy control functions, including traffic classification, policy decision and enforcement. Deployed as virtualized network functions or on Sandvine’s purpose built hardware, the products provide actionable business insight, and the ability to deploy new consumer and business subscriber services, optimize and secure network traffic, and engage with subscribers.
Sandvine’s network policy control solutions are deployed in more than 300 networks in over 100 countries, serving hundreds of millions of data subscribers worldwide. www.sandvine.com.
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