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Benu Networks' Virtual Service Edge Platform Achieves VMware Ready™ Status for Network Functions Virtualization
[May 11, 2017]

Benu Networks' Virtual Service Edge Platform Achieves VMware Ready™ Status for Network Functions Virtualization

BILLERICA, Mass., May 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Benu Networks, a leading provider of innovative virtual network solutions that enable service providers to rapidly create and deliver next generation IP services, today announced that its Virtual Service Edge (VSE) platform has achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that after a detailed validation process, Benu Networks’ Virtual Service Edge (VSE) 5.1 has achieved VMware’s highest level of endorsement and is supported on the VMware vCloud® NFV™ platform for production environments.

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VMware Ready: Network Functions Virtualization

“Adhering to VMware’s stringent interoperability standards, we are pleased to have achieved VMware Ready™ certification for NFV,” stated Mads Lillelund, CEO, Benu Networks. “Service providers throughout the world can easily deploy Benu Networks’ VSE solutions within their VMware cloud environment to leverage the benefits of network functions virtualization and enable rapid, agile service innovation while lowering CAPEX and OPEX costs.”

“We are pleased that Benu Networks’ Virtual Service Edge qualifies for the VMware Ready™ logo, signifying to customers that it has met specific VMware interoperability standards and works effectively with the VMware vCloud NFV platform.  This signifies to customers that Benu Networks’ Virtual Service Edge can be deployed in production environments with confidence and can speed time to value within customer environments,” said Gabriele Di Pizza, Vice President of Solutions, Telco NFV Group at VMware.

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.

Benu Networks’ Virtual Service Edge can be found within the online VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) at The VMware Solution Exchange is the online marketplace where VMware partners and developers can publish rich marketing content and downloadable software for our customers.

About Benu Networks:
Benu Networks’ carrier-class Virtual Service Edge (VSE) software platform enables the rapid creation and delivery of next generation IP services over a converged infrastructure, and empowers service providers to increase revenue, expand market leadership, and meet the dynamic needs of their business, residential and mobile customers. For more information, please visit the Benu Networks’ website:  Follow us on Twitter @benunets.

About Virtual Service Edge (VSE):
Leveraging an open, tiered, software-centric architecture, and standards-based network functions virtualization (NFV) technology, Benu Networks’ Virtual Service Edge (VSE) platform moves critical network functions from the customer site into the service provider network, creating a fully programmable network layer on a highly virtualized service delivery platform to deliver optimal network economics. The VSE allows service providers to create different network service slices on the same platform to enable Carrier Wi-Fi, Managed Business Networking and Managed Home Networking services. 

By using Benu Networks’ VSE platform with VMware, service providers can:

  • rapidly introduce new, profitable features and services;
  • scale value-added IP services across the network edge, core, and data center;
  • simplify network operations and efficiency; and
  • achieve a faster time-to-market, resulting in a tangible competitive advantage.

VMware, vCloud, and VMware Ready are registered trademarks or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other marks and names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies.

For Benu Networks, please contact:
Kelly Friedland
Director of Marketing

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