SOURCE: PeerApp Ltd.

PeerApp Ltd.

February 16, 2016 08:15 ET

PeerApp Announces Availability of Mobile Edge Computing Solution

Edge-Based Open CDN & Caching Solution to Be Showcased at Mobile World Congress 22-25 February in Barcelona

BARCELONA, SPAIN--(Marketwired - Feb 16, 2016) - PeerApp, the market leader in helping operators accelerate delivery of streaming video and other Internet content, announces the availability of its MEC-compliant edge-based OpenCache solution. Fully virtualized OpenCache hosts and accelerates delivery of mobile video and other content based at the Mobile Network Edge, either at backhaul aggregation points or in the RAN.

PeerApp's OpenCache solution enhances end-user quality of experience and increases RAN utilization, saving 20-25% on backhaul traffic and expenses, while supporting edge-based, mobile content monetization.

"Streaming video consumption, a main driver of mobile traffic growth, is straining mobile networks," commented Chief Executive Officer, Gadi Tamari. "As a leader in content-aware acceleration and service delivery optimization, it was a natural evolution of our portfolio to bring content hosting and acceleration 'to the edge'. In addition to improving end-user quality of experience, PeerApp's solution is instrumental in the reduction of mobile backhaul congestion, providing Mobile Network Operators with cost savings and generating monetization opportunities."

Building on the success of its core and edge-based local content-delivery solutions, PeerApp Mobile Edge nodes are deployable across a range of mobile edges ranging from multi-Gbps backhaul aggregation links to LTE base stations, bringing multi-media content and services closer to end-users. As a fully virtualized solution, it can share hardware and software resources with virtualized edge services and solutions. Key benefits include:

  • 20-25% reduction in mobile backhaul traffic and costs
  • Delivery of superior end-user Quality of Experience (QoE)
  • Increased RAN and eNB utilization
  • Network monetization via an edge-based content monetization platform
  • Mobile-Edge probing with enhanced visibility

The OpenCache solution will be showcased at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 22 - 25. PeerApp will be presenting at two locations: Meeting Room 5M8MR as well as the Dell stand in Hall 3, Stand 3K30. To request a meeting, please visit http://www.peerapp.com/events.

About PeerApp Ltd.
More than 500 mobile, cable, broadband and campus network operators in 100 countries use PeerApp's award-winning, open, content delivery and analytics solutions to accelerate the delivery of streaming video. With PeerApp, mobile video delivery is accelerated by bringing it closer to end-users, significantly improving quality of experience while reducing network costs - especially, Mobile backhaul. PeerApp's solutions can also play a service delivery and monetization role, helping operators generate new revenue opportunities. A proud and active member of ETSI's MEC working group, PeerApp is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, USA.

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