18 Oct VP Jonathan Cartu Says – Vodafone Idea, Mavenir to Extend Network as a Platform –…
Mavenir, the industry´s only end-to-end cloud-native 4G and 5G network software provider for CSPs has announced the extension of its partnership with Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL), India´s telecom operator, to extend VIL Network as a Platform, reaching distributed presence across all the major Industrial, Commercial, and Services clusters in India, the company said.
This partnership will focus on three thrust areas. First, building a universal secured Cloud capable of hosting multiple tenants and third-party applications. Second, building a fully automated platform that enables self-provisioning of various workloads. Third and most importantly, setting up a joint innovation lab and team that will consistently innovate on Chipset, Operating System, and work at Application level to offer unique APIs and enable new use cases and delightful experience to VIL customers.
The partnership has led to contextualization of software algorithms, to unprecedented efficiencies. VIL and Mavenir partnership has been extended to include collaboration with chipset manufacturers and Operating System providers. The stack being deployed is all open sourced and benefits from consistent innovation led by global open community.
Mavenir has partnered with VIL in IMS-VOLTE deployments. In future, the partnership aims to extend the platform being deployed for IMS-VOLTE applications to host other Captive and third-party workloads. Mavenir will partner with VIL to extend its distributed Network cloud as secured platform to multiple retail, SME users and start-ups.
Mavenir is the industry´s only end-to-end, cloud-native network software provider. Focused on accelerating software network transformation and redefining network economics for Communications Service Providers (CSPs) by offering a comprehensive end-to-end product portfolio across every layer of the network infrastructure stack. From 5G application/service layers to packet core and RAN — Mavenir leads the way in evolved, cloud-native networking solutions enabling innovative and secure experiences for end users. Leveraging industry-leading firsts in VoLTE, VoWiFi, Advanced Messaging (RCS), Multi-ID, vEPC, and Virtualized RAN, Mavenir accelerates network transformation for more than 250+ CSP customers in over 130 countries, which serve over 50% of the world´s subscribers.