PLANO, TX and LOS GATOS, CA, July 22, 2010 – GENBAND, a leading developer of IP solutions and services, and Procera® Networks Inc. (AMEX: PKT), a developer of evolved Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) solutions providing awareness, analysis, and control for network service providers, today announced that the companies have signed an OEM agreement under which GENBAND will incorporate Procera’s PacketLogic™ DPI technology into GENBAND’s industry-leading portfolio and enable further innovation with GENBAND’s current and future products.
GENBAND also today unveiled the P Series™ product family, which leverages Procera’s PacketLogic advanced DPI technology to help operators decrease network congestion, eliminate malware or non-compliant applications and lay the foundation to deliver a wide range of new communication applications that significantly improve the subscriber experience and increase service providers’ network efficiency.
“Integrating DPI technology into our product portfolio is an important part of our product strategy, as it further enables us to help service providers better understand and manage their networks, avoid costly network upgrades and create new revenue opportunities,” said Charlie Vogt, President and CEO of GENBAND. “This agreement allows us to offer market-leading DPI products and enables future innovation as we integrate DPI capabilities on the GENBAND GENiUS™ platform to deliver best-of-breed mobile and fixed broadband data solutions.”
Based on Advanced Telecommunications Computing Architecture (ATCA), Procera’s DPI technology, integrated with GENBAND’s data products on the ATCA-based GENBAND GENiUS™ platform, will deliver new broadband data solutions for enhanced business intelligence, traffic management and security protection, as well as enable new applications and business models. Procera’s market-leading technology, coupled with GENBAND’s evolving IP portfolio and innovative design, will empower operators to quickly deliver new, revenue-generating services such as time-based video streaming, more efficient mobile roaming and personalized data service plans.
“Our companies share a flexible and standards-based software approach which enables GENBAND to utilize the full capabilities of our DPI technology,” said James F. Brear, President and CEO of Procera Networks. “GENBAND’s broad product portfolio, strategic customer base and commitment to innovation will allow PacketLogic to be an essential component in existing and new solutions that significantly expand the current scope of DPI. This agreement positions our technology well to serve Tier-1 service providers by leveraging GENBAND’s global presence and extensive installation and professional services capabilities.”
According to recent market research reports from Infonetics, Synergy, and Dell’Oro, GENBAND is the #1 supplier in the global service provider VoIP market which includes softswitches, media gateways, session border controllers, media servers and application servers. In addition, according to Infonetics, GENBAND is the leading carrier IP softswitch supplier in North America, with more than 60% revenue share.
GENBAND’s comprehensive P-Series portfolio is designed to be a flexible platform that can be tailored to specific traffic and network requirements. The P-Series includes both compact appliance form factors and a high capacity ATCA-based chassis. For more information on GENBAND’s P Series, see http://www.genband.com/Home/Products/Deep-Packet-Inspection/P-Series-DPI....
About Procera Networks Inc.
Procera Networks Inc. delivers Evolved DPI solutions that give service providers awareness, control and protection of their applications and networks. Its core product suite, the PacketLogic line of platforms, leverages the company’s advanced identification engine, DRDL™ (Datastream Recognition Definition Language), to provide accurate identification of network traffic in real-time. PacketLogic is deployed at more than 600 broadband service providers, telcos, governments and higher education campuses worldwide. Founded in 2002, Procera (NYSE Amex: PKT) is based in Silicon Valley and has offices around the globe. More information is available at www.proceranetworks.com.
Procera Networks is a registered trademark, and PacketLogic and DRDL are trademarks of Procera Networks, Inc. All rights reserved.
GENBAND is a global leader of IP applications, switching and service solutions. The company offers the industry’s most comprehensive, open, standards-based switching portfolio, with products deployed in over 600 customer networks and two-thirds of the world’s marquee service provider networks spanning more than 80 countries. GENBAND is headquartered in Plano, Texas, has legal entities in nearly 50 countries and operates product, sales and service Centers of Excellence globally. To learn more, visit us on the web at www.genband.com.
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