SOURCE: Active Broadband Networks

Active Broadband Networks

December 17, 2014 10:00 ET

Active Broadband Networks Joins Intel Network Builders Program

Unites With Industry Leaders to Accelerate the Development of Advanced SDN and NFV Solutions for Service Providers

FRAMINGHAM, MA--(Marketwired - Dec 17, 2014) - Active Broadband Networks, an innovative supplier of software-defined networking (SDN) solutions for broadband service providers, today announced that it has joined the Intel® Network Builders program. This program brings together leading ecosystem vendors to showcase solutions that make it easier to deploy software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) solutions.

"Intel's technology has enabled Active Broadband to reimagine, develop and deliver a completely new Service Provider Edge platform delivering on the promise of SDN and NFV," said Adam Dunstan, CEO of Active Broadband Networks. "We are excited to join Intel's program and grateful for Intel's support of the SDN and NFV ecosystem."

Active Broadband recently introduced the industry's first Software-Defined Broadband Network Gateway (SD-BNG), a platform that leverages SDN and NFV technologies to dramatically reduce the cost and complexity of broadband service delivery. The SD-BNG provides simplified orchestration, proactive Quality-of-Experience (QoE) management and simple virtual network functions (VNF) deployment, allowing operators to significantly increase operational efficiencies, slash capital outlays, and rapidly create, deploy and modify new services that increase market penetration and improve customer satisfaction.

"The Intel Network Builders program is designed to accelerate the adoption of SDN and NFV," said Renu Navale, manager of the Intel Network Builders program. "By working together with forward-thinking companies like Active Broadband, we are helping to make new solutions available to customers, while driving innovation into service provider networks and applications."

About Active Broadband Networks
Active Broadband Networks is the leader in software-defined networking and network function virtualization for broadband service providers, allowing operators to leverage these emerging technologies today to streamline operations, introduce new services and applications, and manage and meet customers' QoE needs while addressing capital and operating costs. Founded in 2005, Active Broadband has the unique blend of core competencies, intellectual property and proven experience necessary to reduce the cost and complexity of the existing broadband service delivery infrastructure. Active Broadband's products have been successfully deployed in networks supporting millions of customers by broadband providers in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East and Latin America.

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