Aire Networks Chooses Affirmed Networks to Achieve Transformational Business Results

By CIOReview | Friday, December 18, 2015

ACTON, MA: Every enterprise aims at using services that minimize their costs at the same time maximize their profit. With Network Function Virtualization (NFV), that virtualizes network functions previously carried out by a dedicated hardware enterprises can cut down high costs from hardware. To explore the growing benefits of NFV, Aire Networks is going to deploy Affirmed Networks’ NFV solution.

Affirmed Networks will provide a virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) platform to Aire Networks that will enable operators to virtualize their mobile networks. Aire Networks will leverage the Mobile Content Cloud solution of Affirmed Networks for this process, which will act as a foundation for virtualizing Aire Networks’ mobile network infrastructure.

The Mobile Content Cloud solution is a consolidated Evolved Packet Core (EPC) solution that runs on a single virtual hardware for improved performance, scalability and cost. It features mobile entity management functions to support large scale network services; serving gateway , PDN gateway functions with broad protocol support for external networks; service workflow orchestration that enables operators to create multi service offerings quickly and trusted WLAN access point functions for secure access to WiFi networks.
"The virtualization of our mobile infrastructure permits Aire Networks to reduce our overall network costs, allowing us to offer our customers more flexible and economic services, while also opening new revenue streams for the company. Our evolution toward this new architecture was greatly enhanced by the strength of Affirmed Networks' team and technology which enabled us to move quickly and successfully with our NFV deployment," says Miguel Tecles, CTO, Aire Networks.