Virtual Probe (vProbe): Why it has to be “Native”?

Security, health, and performance of the mobile network are critical for operators. Real time access to this information in a quick, intelligent, and cost- effective way is equally important. Traditionally, this is solved by installing a hardware- based TAP/fiber splitter and network probe/packet broker. But with tremendous growth in number of subscribers, devices, and data usage on the network,

Angela Whiteford

Meeting Connectivity Expectations

Over the past few years, internet connectivity has become nearly ubiquitous. Anywhere from a highway in the middle of nowhere to a city in a foreign country, consumers expect that they can pull out their smartphone and access the internet. It’s really quite amazing. However, sometimes that small screen and touch keyboard are not the

Angela Whiteford

Happy New Year from Affirmed Networks!

Looking back on 2015, it’s safe to say that the year was one to remember. From the start, it was increasingly clear that the change in the telecommunications market was going to increase rapidly, and we at Affirmed have been very excited to to play a vital part in strengthening and driving this growth. When Forbes

M2M:- Rise of the machines

The internet as we all understand is a network of computers capable of exchanging information between one and another. With the smartphones, tablets, and netbooks, the mobile internet now has an enormous amount of devices that are connected to one another. It is evident that humans are well connected through these networks of computers and smartphones and the

What it means to be Carrier Grade

Today, Affirmed Networks and HP announced their collaboration to deliver a carrier grade OpenStack NFV solution for mobile networks. This collaboration helps to bring NFV deeper into the carrier networks by allaying any concerns about the stability, performance, and technical understanding of open source technologies that are at the foundation of NFV today. According to

Affirmed Networks’ Hassan Ahmed Recognized for Innovation and Entrepreneurial Vision by Goldman Sachs

We are proud to share that Affirmed Networks’ Chairman and CEO, Hassan Ahmed, was honored by Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) as one of the “100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2015” at the investment giant’s “Builders and Innovators Summit” taking place in Santa Clara, CA this week. While we as a company are constantly amazed by Hassan’s talent and

The time is now for NFV

Network Function Virtualization (NFV) has emerged as a potentially revolutionary new architecture for building fixed and mobile networks. Offering a host of financial and operational benefits, this approach has quickly moved from Proof of Concept, to field deployments carrying traffic for some of the world’s largest network operators. While the benefits of this technology have been understood by those