|[November 12, 2012]
Affirmed Networks Unveils Disruptive Platform to Drive the Economic Capacity of Mobile Networks
ACTON, Mass. --(Business Wire)--
Affirmed Networks today emerged from stealth mode to announce the
availability of its currently-deployable AN3000 solution. The AN3000's
disruptive architecture is poised to significantly transform mobile data
networks. Operators can dramatically simplify their network deployments
allowing them to manage cost and scale. Using Affirmed's industry first,
service orchestration technology, operators can serve user needs with
advanced services and thereby enhance revenue. This currently-deployable
platform is poised to significantly advance the state of mobile data
networks with value-added services that can be created, maintained and
monetized at the pace of the Internet with Affirmed's unique service
Affirmed Networks is led by a team of top executives and technologists
from the mobile telecommunications industry's most successful companies,
such as Cisco, Sonus, Cascade, Airvana (News - Alert), Starent, Ascend and AT&T.
"I'm very proud of the team we have assembled to execute our company's
vision," said Hassan M. Ahmed, Chairman and CEO of Affirmed Networks.
"The very people who previously led innovation for the top operators and
vendors have come together to drive innovation into the new wireless
era. Our philosophy of being creative, bold, and pragmatic is creating
solutions that are significantly enhancing the economic capacity of
Affirmed Networks is backed by the top vnture capital firms Matrix
Partners, Charles River Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and two
strategic investors T-Venture and Vodafone (News - Alert) Ventures. The AN3000 enables
operators to manage both subscribers and advanced services in an
industry-leading solution that bundles gateway functions with rich
application and content delivery services. The AN3000 is generally
available and in trials with operators around the world. The platform
provides unsurpassed performance, excellent scalability, high resiliency
and content delivery capabilities that flexibly adapts to changing user
demands and far surpasses incumbent vendor solutions. The AN3000 is
generally available and in trials with operators around the world.
The AN3000 is designed to overcome the major challenges operators face
in economically scaling their networks to meet subscriber usage and
quality of experience demands, as well as to intelligently treat
multiple traffic streams - sometimes from the same subscriber - with
dynamic policy, individually tailored services and adaptable charging
profiles. The solution uniquely combines true voice grade reliability
for data networks with the ability for mobile operators to orchestrate
services at the speed of today's Internet applications.
The AN3000's virtualized software operates on industry standard hardware
including both ATCA and blade servers. The advanced parallel
architecture enables operators to define and control services and
applications to maximize flexibility and hardware utilization.
"Mobile users are placing incredible new demands on networks. Not only
are they consuming capacity faster than ever before, but the diversity
of their applications is also exploding. The industry-leading AN3000 was
designed to meet these demands head on and provide a platform suited to
the current and future needs of operators," concluded Ahmed.
For more information, please visit the Affirmed Networks web site: www.affirmednetworks.com.
About Affirmed Networks, Inc.
Affirmed Networks is transforming and advancing intelligence in the
mobile data networks. The company's solution bundles gateway
functionality with rich application and content delivery services into
an industry-leading, virtualized solution. For more information, please
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