GENBAND Joins Intel Network Builders Program

Ecosystem designed to accelerate Network Virtualization with Software Defined Infrastructure solutions

Frisco, TX, August 5, 2014 – GENBAND, a leading developer of multimedia and cloud communications solutions, today announced that it has joined the Intel® Network Builders program, which is designed to accelerate deployment of software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) solutions. The Intel Network Builders program is an ecosystem of leading solutions providers that provides access to a comprehensive reference architecture library of proven solutions that are ready for implementation in production environments. The program focuses on building and simplifying software-defined network infrastructure; enhancing security; and improving efficiency in networking, computing and storage.

“NFV provides telecom operators with dramatic reductions in operational and capital expenditures, as well as enables them to significantly decrease time-to-market for new and compelling real-time communications services,” said B.G. Kumar, Chief Product Officer at GENBAND. “We are delighted to join the Intel Network Builders program and help accelerate NFV market solutions that will enable operators to effectively evolve their networks to gain service velocity and maintain their dominant position in the communications value chain.”

 GENBAND’s NFV solutions, which span its Virtual Network Functions (VNF) portfolio including Session Border Control and Session Routing applications, fully support the key elasticity, scalability and orchestration tenets for cloud and virtualized environments as specified by various standards bodies. GENBAND’s VNF portfolio consists of high-performance, distributed or co-located signaling, control and media communications solutions.

“Our goal is to help operators realize the benefits of NFV by working with leading technology providers, so we welcome GENBAND to the Intel Network Builders program,” said Renu Navale, Manager of the Intel Network Builders program. “By fostering collaboration, the Intel Network Builders program seeks to increase ecosystem alignment, leading to the design of world-class solutions.”

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FROM THE CORE TO THE EDGE TO THE EXPERIENCETM, GENBAND is a global leader in smart networking solutions for service providers and enterprises in over 80 countries. The company’s technology improves IP networks by making them more scalable, secure, profitable and efficient. GENBAND’s market-leading technology supports multimedia voice, data and video sessions and fixed-mobile unified communications applications that scale on public and private networks. With a flexible, cloud-ready platform, GENBAND’s IMS, edge and application solutions help its customers compete effectively by increasing revenues, improving profitability, and attracting and retaining customers. To learn more, visit us on the web at

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