TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2016 /CNW/ - Redknee Solutions Inc. (TSX: RKN), a leading provider of real-time monetization and subscriber management software, is pleased to announce that Redknee's monetization and subscriber management solution, Redknee Unified, was certified as part of the HPE OpenNFV Partner Program. Redknee and HPE tested the capabilities of Redknee Unified to deploy, operate, upgrade and scale Virtual Network Functions (VNF's) on the HPE Helion OpenStack Carrier-Grade platform, including Redknee Unified and Redknee's policy management software, Redknee PCS. The HPE OpenNFV certification of Redknee Unified comes at a time when Redknee continues to invest in its NFV capabilities, providing clients with a best of breed solution that is adaptable and can be used on multiple NFV platforms to enhance operational efficiency and to support new revenue streams and business models.
Redknee Unified and Redknee PCS are cloud and NFV ready and offers clients 'one click deployment' for fast integration with IT infrastructure and core networks. This, coupled with automated testing and robust configuration management, greatly simplifies operational complexity and accelerates time to market for virtualization based solutions. Redknee is committed to innovation on virtualization and driving the adoption of new cloud technologies to enhance business performance and to support new offerings, revenue streams and business models. Redknee's solution brings increased scalability with real-time charging and policy applications available as virtual network functions to meet the evolving needs of communications service providers (CSP's) as they evolve into digital service providers (DSP's).
The HPE OpenNFV Program provides an open standard–based Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) reference architecture, offering CSPs ready-to-deploy solutions that can enable the transformation from legacy networks to NFV. Redknee joins over 83 partners who have now completed validation of their solutions on HPE's NFV System.
"Redknee's solution is validated on HPE NFV System with Helion Carrier Grade, HPE's OpenStack distribution for operators, said Werner Schaefer, VP Sales & GTM, Communications Solutions Business, Hewlett Packard Enterprise. "We are pleased to have Redknee as a partner of our open and evolving ecosystem."
Lucas Skoczkowski, Redknee's CEO commented:
"With more operators leveraging cloud and virtualization technologies to simplify operations, reduce cost and increase efficiency, Redknee is committed to delivering the highest quality and most agile product to best meet their needs. Our partnership and testing with HPE will ensure that our clients receive best of breed technology that is fully compliant on open source NFV platforms."
Redknee monetizes today's digital world. We provide a complete portfolio of mission-critical monetization and subscriber management solutions and services that allow communications service providers, utility companies, auto makers and enterprise businesses of all types to charge for things in new and innovative ways. Redknee's real-time billing, charging, policy and customer care offerings provide the agility and scalability to drive a unique user experience, increase profitability and support any new product or business model. Available on premise, cloud-based, or as a Software-as-a-Service, Redknee's low-risk, flexible solutions power more than 250 businesses across the globe. Established in 1999, Redknee Solutions Inc. (TSX: RKN) is the parent of the wholly-owned operating subsidiary Redknee Inc. and its various subsidiaries. References to Redknee refer to the combined operations of those entities. For more information about Redknee and its solutions, please go to www.redknee.com.
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