Telco Systems | November 08, 2021
Telco Systems, a leading provider of edge compute solutions, today announced that it has been selected by e-Qual to transform the management and orchestration (MANO) platform for its managed enterprise services with Telco Systems' "Edgility" – for improved control and flexibility.
e-Qual is a global Managed Services Provider (MSP), managing the network and security for medium to large organizations in the private and public sectors . The company is based in France and operates in 55 countries. E-Qual's experienced gaps in the Management and Orchestration (MANO) system of their SD-WAN platform, which impacted their ability to serve their clients. Seeking an alternative, e-Qual examined various solution in the market and selected Edgility for its "All in One" set of tools for its Edge Compute needs, real Service Lifecycle Management, from initialization phase through monitoring and ongoing maintenance.
Telco Systems Edgility is a proven edge compute platform that optimally addresses e-Qual objectives. Specifically, e-Qual will benefit from Edgility's ability to easily launch chain and monitor multiple VNFs using templates, remotely manage multiple VNF's via console and IP connectivity, and easily monitor, manage and upgrade multiple hosts. With Edgility, e-Qual will be able to seamlessly onboard additional SD-EDGE platforms, and practically any future service, based both on VM's and Containers. The agreement's initial phase includes a commitment to use minimum of over 50,000 monthly licenses throughout thousands of e-Qual managed sites. These volumes are expected to further grow significantly in the near future.
"Our main expertise is to run the network edges of our customers, and we truly value the need for a powerful MANO system", said Philippe de LUSSY, CEO of e-Qual, "We selected Telco Systems' Edgility for its distinctive superiority over all the alternatives we examined. Edgility gives us flexibility and full control over our VNF's and CNF's, as well as significant operational tools that speed up and streamline our work."
"We are extremely proud to partner with e-Qual on their MANO transformation and see our solution addressing all their key objectives", A powerful, flexible, and efficient MANO is a critical component for every successful business, and moreover – at global and advanced corporates like e-Qual. We are happy to have e-Qual joining our growing Edgility Edge Compute customer base. Edgility literally revolutionizes the customer experience in the modern enterprise WAN environment".
Ariel Efrati, CEO of Telco Systems
About Telco Systems
Telco Systems is a leading vendor of innovative communications software products, for the new generation of edge computing and enterprise networks. Telco Systems enables global enterprises, communications service providers and system integrators to build and operate sophisticated virtual networks, with powerful edge devices, and endless application schemes. Telco Systems products are successfully deployed at large carriers and enterprises around the world, delivering a resilient, secured, and flexible connectivity between thousands of branches, and the cloud.
TNS | December 13, 2021
With 5G roaming and interworking on the horizon, US-based Transaction Network Services (TNS) will collaborate with Irish solutions provider, Cellusys, in research, development, and testing of roaming and security solutions for 5G networks.
Utilizing the TNS 5G Innovation Lab, the team will combine TNS’ expertise in steering of roaming and other services for regional and national US carriers for 3G, 4G, and soon 5G traffic with security solutions from the Cellusys portfolio, including Signalling (Diameter, GTP, SIP, SS7) and SMS Firewall.
“We see 5G as a pivotal component within every roadmap and are confident we will be able to offer first-rate solutions to our customers as 5G roaming and security continue to evolve,” said Bill Versen, President of TNS’ Communications Market business. “Developing new technologies requires creativity and competence, but also a flexible and agile approach, which is why we are excited to embark on this journey with Cellusys.”
5G NSA, based on 4G infrastructure, has become prevalent in much of the country and is gaining traction around the world. Over 500 million 5G handsets are forecast to be sold in 2021, according to Gartner, signalling an appetite for faster download speeds. However, when 5G SA roaming is more prevalent, it may also bring new security threats to mobile operators’ networks.
“Our multi-tenant solutions are designed with worldwide leading organizations like TNS in mind, as signalling is increasingly centralized,” said Daniel McTague, Cellusys CTO. “TNS shares our zeal in having the best 5G solutions available to our customers and we are looking forward to working closely with them, as well as continuing our expansion into the Americas.”
Cellusys introduced the Signalling Firewall to the telecom industry in 2014 and are consistently recognized as a Tier-1 provider, focusing on the flexibility and agility of signalling-based solutions to offer mobile network groups and operators solutions for 5G, VoLTE, signalling security, anti-fraud, A2P monetisation, roaming, analytics, and IoT. Cellusys systems improve the quality of service and security for over 880 million subscribers worldwide and make communication service providers more secure, intelligent, and profitable.
About Transaction Network Services
TNS is a leading global provider of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions to the communications, payments and financial markets. Established more than 30 years ago, its extensive portfolio of innovative, value-added services now supports thousands of organizations across more than 60 countries to interact efficiently, conduct mission critical processes securely and adopt new technologies flexibly. TNS’ pioneering Communications Markets business has been a continuous innovator interconnecting carrier networks efficiently, securely and reliably. The Communications Market’s IaaS solutions support the demanding needs of carriers, from call analytics which identify unwanted robocalls while enabling enhanced mobile identity for legitimate callers, to interoperability, clearing, settlement and analytics for LTE and 5G.
CoreSite | March 02, 2022
CoreSite, a leading hybrid IT solutions provider and subsidiary of American Tower Corporation (NYSE: AMT) (“American Tower”), today announced it has secured approval from Santa Clara’s Planning Commission to commence building its 34 critical megawatt, 200,000 square foot data center – known as SV9 – along with a substation on the site at 2905 Stender Way. This new purpose-built data center will expand the company’s Silicon Valley market footprint, complementing its existing SV3, SV4, SV5, SV6, SV7 and SV8 data centers.
CoreSite’s Silicon Valley data center campus is the IT environment of choice for a multitude of industry leading technology companies and digital platforms. The company provides a rich ecosystem of networks and direct access to leading public and private cloud providers – including AWS, Alibaba, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure – to improve application performance, reduce total cost of ownership and expedite time to market.
“Our Silicon Valley campus uniquely provides a variety of colocation options and native cloud onramps in the heart of one of the largest concentrations of internet and technology companies in the world,” stated Maile Kaiser, SVP, Sales and Marketing. “With more than 205 cloud, network and IT service providers available within our data centers, as well as continual investment toward in-market campus expansions, CoreSite is equipped to meet the infrastructure needs of tomorrow, today.”
In addition to providing a rich and diverse ecosystem for companies to interoperate, CoreSite’s extensive Silicon Valley campus enables customers to:
Create outstanding digital experiences
Lower latency and improve performance
Reduce overall TCO associated with power and cooling while maintaining uptime
Improve application performance by interoperating workloads
Increase security by limiting points of network access
Gain lights-out capabilities, 24/7 security, field operations, remote hands and real-time provisioning via the MyCoreSite service delivery platform
“Our approach to data center design and construction is purposeful, CoreSite’s campus model is driven by customer demand and requirements. This Silicon Valley market expansion is further testament that leading enterprises and service integrators require modern and efficient data centers that can provide native access to the leading cloud providers and a comprehensive interconnection ecosystem to ensure an exceptional customer experience.”
Rob Dean, CoreSite’s VP of Design and Construction
CoreSite, an American Tower company (NYSE: AMT), provides hybrid IT solutions that empower enterprises, cloud, network, and IT service providers to monetize and future-proof their digital business. Our highly interconnected data center campuses offer a native digital supply chain featuring direct cloud onramps to enable our customers to build customized hybrid IT infrastructure and accelerate digital transformation. For more than 20 years, CoreSite’s team of technical experts have partnered with customers to optimize operations, elevate customer experience, dynamically scale, and leverage data to gain competitive edge.