Sandvine Joins The Cisco Solution Partner Program
Waterloo, ON; July 13, 2016 – Sandvine, (TSX:SVC) a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today announced that it has joined the Cisco® Solution Partner Program as a Solution Partner. As a member of the Cisco Solution Partner Program, Sandvine is able to quickly create and deploy solutions to enhance the capabilities, performance and management of the network, including capturing value in Internet of Everything (IoE). IoE continues to bring together people, processes, data and things to enhance the relevancy of network connections, and is a key area of focus for Cisco.
“Joining the Cisco Solution Partner Program enables Sandvine’s Virtual Series products to be deployed on the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) which serves as yet another channel for us to deploy our network policy control solutions virtually, for all of our use cases, including IoE” said Tom Donnelly, Chief Operating Officer, Sales & Global Services, Sandvine.
Supporting industry open source and open standards, the Sandvine Virtual Series delivers all the features of the traditional Sandvine platform as an elastically-scalable virtual network function (VNF) for NFV-ready networks. NFV is a carrier-led effort to move away from proprietary hardware, motivated by the desire to dramatically increase agility, enable faster service launches, and dramatically reduce the cost of deployment.
The Cisco Solution Partner Program, part of the Cisco Partner Ecosystem, unites Cisco with third-party independent hardware and software vendors to deliver integrated solutions to joint customers. As a Solution Partner, Sandvine offers a complementary product offering and has started to collaborate with Cisco to meet the needs of joint customers. For more information on Sandvine go to: https://marketplace.cisco.com/catalog/companies/sandvine
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.
* Compatibility certification via Interoperability Verification Testing and Cisco Validated Design is designed to simulate typical customer configurations and does not replace the need for on-site testing and interoperability validation in conjunction with actual implementation.
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