June 01, 2015 02:00 ET

JDSU at TM Forum Live! 2015: Innovative Collaboration for Next Gen Networks and Services

Active Role in TM Forum Catalyst Projects and Summits Help Maximize Profitability for Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Digital Video, Big Data Analytics, and More

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 1, 2015) - JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) announced today that it will participate in several TM Forum Catalyst Projects and technology panels during TM Forum Live! 2015, showcasing its proven expertise enabling and optimizing next generation networks and services. JDSU will cover NFV (network functions virtualization), multi-screen video services, and big data analytics, addressing these major trends driving advanced communications. TM Forum Live! 2015 takes place June 1-4 at the Acropolis in Nice, France.

JDSU actively collaborates with global service providers and ecosystem partners, as evidenced in current TM Forum projects, to demonstrate the power of value-added visibility in transforming the quality and profitability of future networks and services. JDSU delivers real-time intelligence across the end-to-end service path and actionable insight to differentiate quality of experience, improve efficiency, and diversify revenue. These benefits are driving new investment in JDSU solutions, as announced recently with Partner Communications and SoftBank Mobile.

"JDSU and the other Catalyst participants this year have proven an innovative approach to addressing common business challenges and opportunities for next generation network and services," said Nik Willetts, chief digital officer, TM Forum. "JDSU has provided many valuable contributions to industry reference documents and proof-of-concept demonstrations in our ZOOM and Customer Experience Management projects, particularly in the areas of network function virtualization, service assurance and data analytics."

"JDSU applauds TM Forum for hosting productive collaboration projects taking on the industry's most impactful issues," said Richard Piasentin, vice president and general manager of Visibility, Intelligence and Analytics in JDSU's Network and Service Enablement business segment. "Delivering dynamic networks and differentiated services demands a more holistic and real-time view of end-to-end network performance, service performance and customer experience -- all areas where JDSU can make a real difference with experience and perspective."

Working closely with the largest digital and communications service providers in the world, JDSU's role in TM Forum Live! 2015 Catalyst Projects includes the following:

Maximizing Profitability with Network Functions Virtualization. Instantiate, monitor and scale virtualized network functions (VNF) based on real-time technical parameters and business metrics to optimize both cost and customer experience.

Operations Transformation and Simplifications Enabled by Virtual Customer-Premises Equipment (vCPE). Automate the setup, configuration and management of customer premises equipment to support services without manual intervention or specialized equipment, and improve the speed and scale of deployment.

Ensuring the Best Multi-Screen Customer Experience. Improve customer retention and lower operational costs through proactive real-time analytics, correlation of key performance indicators (KPIs) in end user devices, and enhanced quality of experience functionality.

Analytics Big Data Repository. Speed time to insight and end-user quality of experience with an innovative Analytics Big Data Repository (ABDR) approach for video multiscreen applications.

Attendees are also invited to the following that will include JDSU thought leaders:

  • Tuesday, June 2. Managing NFV & SDN Summit: "State of the Union -- Update on TM Forum's ZOOM project and major achievements," Alistair Scott, CTO Office for Assurance & Analytics, JDSU, 4:45 pm
  • Wednesday, June 3. Customer Centricity Summit: "Analytics Lead Customer Engagement," Per Kangru, CTO Office for Assurance & Analytics, JDSU, 11:15am
  • Wednesday, June 3. Customer Centricity Summit "Real-time access to data and insights for growth," Michael Orzessek, Director of Solution Consulting, JDSU, 4:15pm

In addition, JDSU co-hosted a recent webinar with TM Forum and a major mobile operator: "Maximum Value (Zero-Touch) NFV Requires Operational Assurance Tools." Click for replay.

About JDSU
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