Sandvine Virtual Series Achieves Certification With Red Hat Openstack Platform 8.0
Waterloo, ON; January 31, 2017 – Sandvine, (TSX:SVC) a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today announced that Sandvine Virtual Series products are now certified for use on Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8.0.
The Red Hat® OpenStack® Platform combines the power of Red Hat Enterprise Linux® with Red Hat OpenStack technology to deliver a scalable and secure foundation that allows Communications Service Providers to build and manage a virtualized carrier network.
Supporting 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 Network Functions Virtualization (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.
“By achieving the Red Hat OpenStack Platform certification, Sandvine is giving communications service providers additional choice in how they deploy Sandvine virtualized solutions,” said Don Bowman, CTO, Sandvine. “Sandvine’s goal is to have the most open and highest performing virtualized network policy control platform in the market, and working with companies like Red Hat is just one of the ways we are achieving that goal.”
To learn more about Sandvine’s Virtual Series and the variety of hardware and software platforms on which it can be deployed, visit Sandvine in Hall 5, Booth #5I51 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain from February 27 - March 2.
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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