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Affirmed Networks’ 5G EPC Receives Top Ratings by GlobalData

Affirmed Networks’ 5G EPC Receives Top Ratings by GlobalData

January 10, 2019 by

We are pleased to announce that, in a research report released this week by analyst firm GlobalData, Affirmed Networks’ 5G vEPC received an overall rating of “very strong.”  Authored by lead analyst, Glen Hunt, the report evaluated Affirmed Networks’ capabilities and offerings across several categories, including: Technology, Go-to-Market, Market Momentum, and Service and Support. The research effort, which evaluated several...

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2018 – What a Year!

December 19, 2018 by

2018 has been quite a year for Affirmed Networks. As we usher in the New Year, we wish to thank our customers and partners for all your support, and we look forward to a prosperous 2019! Here’s a quick look at 2018 by the numbers: 90 customers worldwide have deployed Affirmed Networks vEPC Our Affirmed Networks/Intel joint solution delivers 150...

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The Importance of Performance in a 5G World

The Importance of Performance in a 5G World

December 10, 2018 by

The industry is racing to the next generation – 5G – which will be virtualized, replacing the costly, legacy, hardware-based infrastructure that has been in place for decades with common off the shelf (COTS) servers that offer a host of cost and operational advantages. But did you know they also offer performance benefits as well? As network operators transform existing...

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10 Tips for a Successful NFV Deployment

10 Tips for a Successful NFV Deployment

November 29, 2018 by

Over the past eight years, Affirmed Networks has helped leading service providers successfully transition to NFV based architectures and realize exceptional returns. Along the way, we’ve learned some valuable lessons on how providers can avoid underwhelming NFV results and realize the technology’s full transformative benefits. To help CSPs across the world ensure success for NFV deployments as they prepare for...

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Three UK Deploys NFV to Get Ready for 5G

Three UK Deploys NFV to Get Ready for 5G

November 15, 2018 by

Are you ready for 5G? Bryn Jones, CTO, Three UK, chatted with Hassan Ahmed, CEO, Affirmed Networks, about the steps they are taking to improve their overall customer experience and prepare for the arrival of 5G. This video case study provides a look into how Three UK is using Affirmed’s GiLAN (optimization, DPI, CGNAT, Content Filtering) and virtual probe offerings...

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Why CSPs Should be “Open” to New Architectures

Why CSPs Should be “Open” to New Architectures

November 5, 2018 by

By now it’s clear that that Communications Service Providers (CSPs) are facing considerable competition from a new breed of market entrants.  To make matters worse, these new players are not playing by the same rules, or are held to the same standards, as those who have provided reliable services to all of us for decades.  With today’s field of play...

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Maximize your speed

The Importance of Performance as Operators Race to 5G

October 24, 2018 by

Today, Communications Service Providers (CSPs) are facing competition on many fronts while continuing to operate in an industry in the midst of one of its most significant transformations it has ever faced. While industry pundits have many ideas in terms of what is needed to compete in this changing environment, the un-ending growth of data on networks globally is making...

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Affirmed Networks Awarded Highest Honor as Part of Intel Network Builders Program

Affirmed Networks Awarded Highest Honor as Part of Intel Network Builders Program

October 16, 2018 by

Last year Intel announced the Intel® Network Builders Winners’ Circle—a program for partner companies working to accelerate network transformation using Intel technology to optimize their solutions. Last week at the SDN NFV World Congress event, Intel announced the first finalists of the program at the Intel Network Builders Summit, which coincided with the SDN NFV World Congress event, attracting more...

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Winning the Race

Affirmed Networks Outlines How Communications Service Providers can Win the Race to Revenue

October 10, 2018 by

With Communications Service Providers (CSPs) facing competition from all fronts – traditional service providers, cloud providers and over-the-top (OTT) providers –to effectively compete they need to transform both their networks AND their business. To help them address these challenges, Affirmed Networks has published a new whitepaper that outlines the ways CSPs can leverage the latest technologies and architectures to accelerate...

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Affirmed Networks Executive Speaks at ONS Europe on How Automation & Open Source are Paving the Way for 5G Services

Affirmed Networks Executives Speak at ONS Europe on How Automation & Open Source are Paving the Way for 5G Services

September 26, 2018 by

This week at the ONS Europe event in Amsterdam, Affirmed Networks’ VP Product Management and Marketing, Angela Whiteford, and Affirmed Networks' Senior Product Manager, Dejan Leskaroski, spoke on the importance of automation and open source technologies as 5G services become available. Focusing on how operators can achieve profitability in an era where bandwidth continues to grow exponentially while revenue remains...

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