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Affirmed Networks adopts VMware cloud platform

Affirmed Networks, a virtualization of mobile network
provider announced collaboration with VMware to enable the rapid deployment of
its Mobile Content Cloud solution for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV).

Affirmed Networks, a virtualization of mobile network
provider announced collaboration with VMware to enable the rapid deployment of
its Mobile Content Cloud solution for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV).

Underscoring this collaboration, Affirmed Networks has
signed a global OEM agreement with VMware, enabling the company to offer a
channel for operators to procure VMware’s industry-leading virtualization and cloud
platform. Affirmed Networks will use VMware vSphere and VMware vCloud
management framework for automated provisioning and distribution of its
virtualized packet and control plane processing in a software-defined data
center.

Hassan Ahmed, Chairman and CEO of Affirmed Networks said, “Virtualization
of the mobile network has arrived. The true potential of NFV will finally be
realized as Affirmed Networks’ products, using VMware solutions, deliver
powerful and stable virtualized mobile networks.”

“VMware is pleased to collaborate with Affirmed Networks to
bring cloud technology to mobile operators. With the use of vSphere 5.5 and the
Mobile Content Cloud solution, we can empower mobile operators to lower capital
and operational expenditures, while driving greater agility,” stated Sanjay
Katyal, Vice President, Global Strategic Alliances, VMware.

By CIO staff

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