Wednesday, July 21, 2010

GENBAND to Resell Procera's DPI Platform

GENBAND and Procera Networks announced an OEM agreement under which GENBAND will incorporate Procera's PacketLogic DPI technology into its portfolio.

GENBAND also unveiled the P Series product family, which leverages Procera's PacketLogic advanced DPI technology to help operators decrease network congestion, eliminate malware or non-compliant applications and lay the foundation to deliver a wide range of new communication applications that significantly improve the subscriber experience and increase service providers' network efficiency.

Procera's DPI technology, integrated with GENBAND's data products on the ATCA-based GENBAND GENiUS™ platform, will deliver new broadband data solutions for enhanced business intelligence, traffic management and security protection, as well as enable new applications and business models.

"Integrating DPI technology into our product portfolio is an important part of our product strategy, as it further enables us to help service providers better understand and manage their networks, avoid costly network upgrades and create new revenue opportunities," said Charlie Vogt, President and CEO of GENBAND. "This agreement allows us to offer market-leading DPI products and enables future innovation as we integrate DPI capabilities on the GENBAND GENiUS platform to deliver best-of-breed mobile and fixed broadband data solutions."

Separately, Procera Networks announced that Charles D. Vogt, President and CEO of GENBAND, has joined Procera's board of directors. Prior to joining GENBAND in September 2004, Vogt was instrumental in the operational and financial growth of five standard-setting technology companies that either became public companies or were acquired.

  • In June 2010, following its acquisition of Nortel's CVAS business, GENBAND outlined its vision and roadmap for next generation and IP Multimedia Subsystems (IMS) networks. The product set is focused on IP multimedia applications, switching and security solutions based on open, standards-based architectures. Key elements of the product portfolio include: GENBAND GENiUS Platform -- Described as a cornerstone of the roadmap, the all-IP ATCA "GENiUS" will encompass GENBAND's application, call control, session border and security product lines. The GENBAND GENiUS platform will incorporate high-performance, high-density computing hardware and sophisticated Service Availability Forum (SAF) compliant middleware.

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