SOURCE: Vasona Networks

Vasona Networks

February 17, 2015 08:00 ET

Vasona Networks Tackles Congestion Management Issues Caused by Rise of Encrypted Traffic on Mobile Networks

Newest Platform Capabilities Include Solving Mobile Operations Challenges That Stem From HTTPS Traffic Sent by Streaming Media, Social Networking and Other Popular Apps

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 17, 2015) - Vasona Networks, Inc.®, a provider of platforms for intelligent management of mobile network capacity and resources, today announces the latest feature set for its SmartAIR™1000 edge application controller and SmartVISION™ analysis suite. Mobile operators gain a much-needed solution for managing the rising share of encrypted applications and content, which already accounts for nearly 25 percent of traffic on networks1. In addition, the company is rolling out the SmartCONNECT feature to share real-time data collected by its platforms with third-party systems, and a SmartVISION Daily Dashboard feature that provides regular network performance and user experience reporting.

"With HTTPS on the rise, operators need better visibility and management of live encrypted traffic to deliver the best experiences for all users when networks are congested," says John Reister, vice president of marketing and product, Vasona Networks. "The latest enhancements to SmartAIR and SmartVISION are direct results of our close collaboration with customers who stress the need to better manage HTTPS traffic and gain more actionable analysis about network conditions that can be shared with relevant teams and systems."

SmartAIR now assesses characteristics of encrypted content from application types such as streaming, social media, email and file transfer, and can intelligently manage their resource usage during periods of network congestion. As the share of encrypted traffic rises, this is vital for delivering the best experiences across all users. With this functionality, Vasona Networks achieves a key distinction, since encrypted traffic can be completely opaque for other approaches to bandwidth management.

Additional functionality being announced today includes:

  • SmartCONNECT: Third-party analytics or policy systems can gain access to crucial user QoE (quality of experience) and cell performance data via API-based communication. This insight can guide a broad range of activities such as network management, marketing and customer support.
  • SmartVISION Daily Dashboard: Regular distribution of reporting and analysis to key mobile network operator personnel about levels and trends in traffic across applications and cells.

HTTPS-compatibility and Daily Dashboard are being made available for all deployments, while Vasona SmartCONNECT is an option customers can elect to activate. Vasona Networks will show its latest solutions at its booth in Hall 2 at Stand 2D50 during Mobile World Congress, March 2-5 in Barcelona.

About Vasona Networks
Founded in 2010, Vasona Networks, Inc. works with global mobile network operators to achieve better mobile broadband experiences. The company's pioneering edge application controller, the SmartAIR™1000, and the SmartVISION™ analysis suite, elevate operator capabilities to deliver better subscriber experiences on 3G and 4G networks, and to understand network activities for better long-term planning. The technology is based on comprehensive perspective of all data activity within every cell at any time. The company has received investments from Bessemer Venture Partners and New Venture Partners. Vasona Networks is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with offices around the world. For more information, visit www.vasonanetworks.com.

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