GlobalData Ranks Ribbon the Leader in Network Slicing In 5G Transport Competitive Landscape Assessment
Ribbon's 5G Native solutions for Service Provider Networks and Private Enterprise Networks leverage transport technology from ECI, Now a Part of Ribbon
WESTFORD, Mass., Aug. 3, 2020 /CNW/ -- Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN), a global provider of real time communications software and network solutions to service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure sectors, today announced that renowned research firm GlobalData has ranked Ribbon the only leader in the network slicing and programmability category of its 5G Transport Competitive Landscape Assessment report. Ribbon was also ranked as a leader in timing & synchronization and power & physical characteristics and rated very strong in 5G Xhaul support and capacity & scale.
"Networks require a new breed of transport technology to enable and deliver on the potential of 5G," said Emir Halilovic, Principal Analyst, GlobalData. "Network slicing is a critical component of these new networks, particularly for services requiring strict Service Level Agreements and robust isolation, and Ribbon's capabilities in network slicing and programmability were the most advanced of those we reviewed."
The report praised Ribbon's comprehensive 5G-native solutions, highlighting the following strengths:
"Widespread adoption of 5G networks will be transformative for both individuals and industries, improving existing services and enabling the introduction of exciting new ones," said Bruce McClelland, CEO, Ribbon. "A 5G-native solution with a comprehensive set of slicing capabilities is critical to unleashing the power of these advanced private and public networks."
Ribbon's advanced packet Optical Networking portfolio includes a number of state-of-the art solutions:
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