New opportunities for partners to provide strategic services to
prospective customers and Sandvine's current customer base of 250+
WATERLOO, ON, Dec. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Sandvine, (TSX:SVC) a leading provider of intelligent broadband network
solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today announced that
Sandvine's Global Channel Partner Program now includes partners in 70
countries across the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Asia
Pacific regions. Sandvine's Global Channel Partner Program includes
leading edge local and international telecommunication organizations
such as: CIS Group, Core2Africa, SMS Global Technologies and Wisespot.
Sandvine's Global Channel Partner Program recently launched an Engineer
Accreditation Program that enables solution architects and advanced
support engineers to install and commission Sandvine products. This
program introduces a path for qualified Sandvine partners to move
beyond reselling products into professional service delivery to
increase their revenues in the short and long term. Over the twelve
months up to August 31, 2013, Sandvine earned approximately $75 million
in revenue through its global channel partners.
"Sandvine is the market share leader in network policy control. A large part of that success is generated
through the strong relationships we have with our reseller and
integrator partners." said Dan Byron, Vice President, Global Alliances,
Sandvine. "We fulfill over 70% of Sandvine's revenue through our Global
Channel Partner Program and we continue to attract and recruit new
partners that deliver the right technology and service solutions with
proven business acumen and best practices."
Sandvine's partnerships have grown specifically in the African and
Asia-Pacific regions to deliver Network Policy Control to these high
growth, populous regions.
"Partnering with Sandvine, the market leader in Network Policy Control,
extends CIS Group's portfolio and reach with African operator networks.
Sandvine's products enable CIS Group to provide end-to-end customized
solutions for network monitoring, service creation and business
intelligence to improve subscriber quality of experience. With better
segmentation of their subscribers our operator customers can increase
their revenues to new levels," said Samy Lalileche, Business
Development Manager, CIS Group.
"Sub-Saharan Africa, the market that we focus on, has the lowest
Internet penetration and youngest population on the planet. We believe
the transformational power of the Internet will be more significant in
Africa than anywhere else and will require unique and innovative
services, and specialized business models to sustain these high growth
environments. Sandvine provides us with a rich and powerful tool box
that enables us to empower our customers and provide services that we
believe will ultimately transform network access across the continent,"
Stanley Freiman, CEO, Core2Africa Networks.
Asia Pacific is a high growth area for Sandvine, representing roughly a
quarter of the company's revenue during the twelve months leading up to
August 31, 2013.
Anthony CS. Angeles, President, SMS Global Technologies Inc., noted,
"Together with Sandvine we offer fixed and wireless operators in the
Philippines the benefits of a truly visible and managed network
infrastructure. Our partnership with Sandvine has increased our value
and credibility among operators as a best-of-breed network solutions
"We are very pleased to participate in Sandvine's Global Channel Partner
Program and provide operators in Greater China with industry-leading
policy control solutions" said Barry Yen, COO at Wisespot Company Ltd.
"Sandvine's channel program is complementary to Wisespot's on-going
product strategies, and gives us the flexibility we need to leverage
our own development and support expertise in order to meet the strict
demands and rapidly-evolving business needs of our tier-one customers."
For more information on Sandvine's Global Partner Program visit https://www.sandvine.com/company/partner-program.html
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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These risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, changes in
internal deployment strategies or plans by specific customers; the
growth of broadband internet usage and levels of capital spending on
broadband network management systems; the timing of orders and
manufacturing lead times; changes in customer order patterns or
customer mix; insufficient, excess or obsolete inventory; increased
competition in the broadband network equipment industry; dependence on
the timely development and market acceptance of new product offerings
and standards; rapid technological and market change; manufacturing and
sourcing risks including dependence on key suppliers and key
technologies; dependence upon indirect channel sales and resellers;
factors such as business and economic conditions and growth trends in
the broadband network equipment industry and in various geographic
regions; global economic conditions and uncertainties in the
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