WATERLOO, ON, Nov. 10, 2016 /CNW/ - Sandvine, (TSX:SVC), a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today announced that several products in the Sandvine Virtual Series (PTS version 7.30.01, SDE version 6.30.03, and SPB version 6.60.04) have achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that after a detailed validation process the Sandvine Virtual Series products have achieved VMware's highest level of endorsement and are supported on VMware vSphere® 6.x for production environments.
"We are pleased that Sandvine's Virtual Series products qualify for the VMware Ready™ logo, signifying to customers that they have met specific VMware interoperability standards and work effectively with VMware cloud infrastructure. This signifies to customers that Sandvine's Virtual Series products can be deployed in production environments with confidence and can speed time to value within customer environments." said Kristen Edwards, Director, Technology Alliance Partner Program, VMware.
"By achieving VMware Ready certification, the Sandvine Virtual Series can be deployed via VMware vSphere, allowing communications service providers greater choice in how to deploy Sandvine's Network Policy Control platform in their networks," said Don Bowman, CTO, Sandvine.
The VMware Ready program is a co-branding benefit of the Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program that makes it easy for customers to identify partner products certified to work with VMware cloud infrastructure. Customers can use these products and solutions to lower project risks and realize cost savings over custom built solutions. With thousands of members worldwide, the VMware TAP program includes best-of-breed technology partners with the shared commitment to bring the best expertise and business solution for each unique customer need.
More information on Sandvine's Virtual Series products can be found on Sandvine's VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) page at https://solutionexchange.vmware.com/store/companies/sandvine. The VMware Solution Exchange is an online marketplace where VMware partners and developers can publish rich marketing content and downloadable software for our customers.
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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