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by Angela Whiteford

Honoring the Affirmed Legacy & Continuing the Evolution

June 8, 2015 by

When Affirmed Networks was founded to revolutionize the way mobile networks were built, we sought a name that would reflect the type of success the company would have in the coming years.  Ultimately, the team decided to go with “Affirmed Networks” based on the success of a thoroughbred racehorse of similar name that won the United States Triple Crown of...

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Light Reading CEO-to-CEO Video: “Digging into NFV”

May 29, 2015 by

As one of the companies driving the evolution of today’s networks, Affirmed Networks continues to be recognized as a market leader of the ever-changing telecommunications market. Most recently, Affirmed Networks’ Chairman and CEO, Hassan Ahmed, participated in one of Light Reading’s “CEO-to-CEO” interviews hosted by Stephen Saunders, CEO, Light Reading. Joining the likes of Cisco, Ericsson, HP and Ciena –...

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Industry Comes Together Around NFV

May 26, 2015 by

Many experts believe that a clear sign of when a technology evolution has reached a critical point of maturity is when vendors and customers come together to ensure it “goes mainstream.” If these experts are right, the recent industry gathering at NFV World Congress is proof that NFV has crossed the chasm.  Held in San Jose, CA from May 5-8,...

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Affirmed: Finalist in Two Categories for Leading Lights Awards

May 15, 2015 by

The team at Affirmed Networks is honored to be named a finalist in not one, but two categories as part of Light Reading’s annual Leading Lights Awards ceremony.  Specifically, Affirmed Networks has been listed as a finalist in both the “Private Company of the Year,” and “Most Innovative NFV Solution,” categories. The annual awards ceremony, which will take place on...

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Affirmed Networks Honored for Innovation

May 8, 2015 by

If there’s one attribute that distinguishes Affirmed Networks in the marketplace it’s our commitment to innovation.  It’s allowed us to develop a solution that is truly disruptive and leading the market.  It’s part of everything we do.  It’s in our DNA. Over our four years as a company, our customers have recognized our commitment to innovation, which has helped us...

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How NFV Paves the Way for Continued iPhone Adoption

April 28, 2015 by

I’m not sure if you are like me but I use my iPhone for everything – it’s my alarm clock, my camera, my concierge, my GPS, and a source of entertainment (for me and my kids). Yes, I admit it, I take it for granted. Sorry Siri. I think this is something we can all relate to, as we have...

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Gartner Names Affirmed Networks as a 2015 “Cool Vendor”

April 21, 2015 by

Affirmed Networks is pleased and honored to share that it has been recognized in a recent report by Gartner as one of five “Cool Vendors in Communications Service Provider Infrastructure” for 2015. 1 In the report, Gartner recognized five companies “whose products have an impact on communications service providers (CSPs) infrastructure and other emerging markets with newer software-defined network (SDN) control...

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How Virtualization Helps Break Down the Barriers of Wi-Fi

April 16, 2015 by

While the industry is already discussing plans for 5G, the future of wireless carrier services probably looks a lot more like your existing (and admittedly less exciting) Wi-Fi router. The reality is that 4G/5G is ideal when you’re on the move, but not so much when you’re sitting in a chair indoors—which is what most of us are doing, most...

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Affirmed Named to Forbes’ “Next Billion Dollar Start-Ups” List

April 15, 2015 by

All of us at Affirmed Networks are incredibly honored to have been included in Forbes’ recent list outlining the “the Next Billion Dollar Start-Ups,” a compilation that is available on line and will be featured in the company’s print edition in May. According to Karsten Strauss of Forbes, to create the list Forbes went “in search of young companies with enough momentum...

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NFV Tipping Point: China Mobile Outlines Phased Approach for NFV

March 27, 2015 by

As we have previously shared, Affirmed Networks continues to experience significant traction with Tier 1 operators worldwide. This is reflective by our 20+ customers, our more than 40 trials, and by the strong interest we saw at Mobile World Congress 2015 as operators now fully realize that the adoption is not a “if” but a “when.” There is no doubt, the...

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