Openwave Mobility Strengthens Integra Platform with Qosmos ixEngine

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Integration of Qosmos DPI technology in the Integra Layer 7 SDN/NFV platform brings an understanding of application traffic in real-time, to improve quality for mobile services.

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Application level visibility is essential for telecom operators to optimize, protect and monetize mobile services.

Qosmos®, the market leader in Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) and network intelligence technology for use in physical, SDN and NFV architectures, today announced that Openwave Mobility, a software innovator enabling operators to manage and monetize encrypted and unencrypted mobile data, has embedded Qosmos ixEngine® into its Integra Layer 7 SDN/NFV platform, used by operators to orchestrate value added services for mobile data.

Integra allows operators to dynamically insert value-added services such as real time video, audio and web optimization, innovative data quota, pricing and promotion options based on subscriber information, device, charging details, network congestion and content. This enables operators to differentiate from their competitors, maximizing potential revenues while minimizing infrastructure cost.

Integra has the unique capability of addressing SDN at the service and application level, compared to the more common approach through Layer 2 - 4. Based on real-time traffic intelligence from Qosmos ixEngine, Integra manages mobile traffic (included encrypted) in different ways:

  •     Directing traffic to specific services like firewall, caching, or video optimization
  •     Blocking traffic in the case of suspected fraud or security threats
  •     Shaping and enforcing quality of service according to the application identified
  •     Understanding and managing quota and promotion based on application intelligence

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Matt Halligan, CTO and VP of Engineering at Openwave Mobility: “The rapidly increasing diversity of mobile data traffic is a challenge for service providers, who strive to deliver high quality user experience and to operate a profitable business. Thanks to Qosmos best in class flexible classification, the Openwave Mobility Integra platform is able to understand application traffic in real-time, to ensure a smooth and improved quality for mobile services.”

Thibaut Bechetoille, CEO at Qosmos: “Application level visibility is essential for telecom operators to optimize, protect and monetize mobile services. The partnership between Qosmos and Openwave Mobility is based on our shared vision that Layer 7 visibility is crucial for future networks based on SDN and NFV”.

For more information about Qosmos ixEngine, see http://www.qosmos.com/products/deep-packet-inspection-engine/

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About Qosmos
Qosmos leads the market for Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) and network intelligence technology used in physical, SDN and NFV architectures. The company supplies software to vendors who embed real-time application awareness in their products for traffic optimization, service chaining, quality of service, analytics, cyber security and more. Qosmos brings fast time to market for network intelligence and continuous protocol signature updates inside physical, SDN and NFV networking products. As the leading supplier of network intelligence software, Qosmos contributes actively to open source projects and international standards, and serves 75% of the market.

For more information, please visit http://www.qosmos.com

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Madeleine Renouard
Phone: +33 1 70 81 19 00

About Openwave Mobility
Openwave Mobility empowers operators to manage and monetize both encrypted and unencrypted mobile traffic. Based on the industry's most scalable NFV platform, its virtualized solutions eliminate RAN congestion, maximize value from subscriber data and create new revenue opportunities. The company provides solutions for mobile data optimization, subscriber data management and targeted promotions.

The company provides true carrier class solutions, working with over 40 of the world’s most innovative service providers including AT&T, Du, KDDI, Meditel, Orange, Rogers, Sasktel, Sprint, Telstra, Telus, and T-Mobile. Openwave Mobility is owned by Marlin Equity Partners, a leading investment firm with over a billion dollars of capital under management that has publicly committed to building the company through expanded investment in R&D. The company has built a robust portfolio of Intellectual Property, which is growing month by month. Openwave Mobility has a global presence and is headquartered in California.

Openwave Mobility and the Openwave Mobility logo are trademarks of Openwave Mobility Inc. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.

Company Contact:
For US Inquiries
Sonus PR for Openwave Mobility
Jenna Becker
Jenna.Becker(at)sonuspr(dot)com
Tel: +1-415-200-8294

For APAC and EMEA Inquiries
Sonus PR for Openwave Mobility
Chevaan Seresinhe
Chevaan.Seresinhe(at)sonuspr(dot)com
Tel: +44 20 3751 0332

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