ACTON, Mass., Dec. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Affirmed Networks, the leader in virtualized mobile networks, today announced that it has been selected by TELUS, Canada's fastest growing national telecommunications provider, to support the delivery of their innovative Internet of Things (IoT) service offerings.
As these types of new services are introduced, the challenge for operators lies in economically scaling to address the influx of traffic from IoT interactions across their networks. Meeting these demands enables operators to capitalize on a large and profitable market of increased connections and value-added services designed specifically for IoT applications.
"IoT represents a tremendous opportunity for Canadian businesses and TELUS is committed to providing our customers with innovative solutions that enhance their productivity and profitability," said TELUS' CTO Ibrahim Gedeon. "After extensive testing we selected Affirmed Networks to help us ensure we provide an exceptional network experience for our customers' IoT solutions."
Affirmed Networks' Mobile Content Cloud solution allows TELUS to economically scale its network to meet IoT workload and usage demands. Additionally, the network can seamlessly scale capacity up or down to address the changing traffic patterns that are inherent in IoT services.
"TELUS' IoT offerings represent a powerful set of services that provide business customers with a wide range of productivity and efficiency gains," said Hassan Ahmed, Chairman and CEO, Affirmed Networks. "Innovative operators like TELUS are leading a market disruption in new services, such as IoT, that provide exciting new areas for growth and profitability. NFV solutions like Affirmed's MCC provide the necessary shift in network economics and service agility to make this disruption a reality."
Affirmed Networks currently has more than 28 customers worldwide, and more than 40 trials with operators evaluating the benefits of moving to a virtualized mobile network infrastructure.
About Affirmed Networks, Inc.
Affirmed Networks has achieved significant attention as its Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) solution has become the standard for the world's top mobile operators. Currently, the company has been deployed commercially, including in Tier 1 and Tier 2 mobile networks, and is engaged in many trials worldwide. For more information, please visit: www.affirmednetworks.com.
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