STC Leverages Affirmed Networks vEPC for M2M Deployment

12 November 2015
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Affirmed Networks, Wednesday announced that Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has successfully deployed its virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) solution with geo-redundancy to support the delivery of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) services across the Kingdom. The delivery of M2M connectivity enables STC's customers to gain real-time information on their respective services and will help reduce costs and improve the productivity and safety of their various assets.

Affirmed Networks said that the solution which is part of its Mobile Content Cloud portfolio for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) significantly transforms and advances the state of mobile networks by moving away from legacy infrastructure into a more agile and flexible virtualized architecture. 

Eng. Abdullah Al Zmame, STC Network Sector VP
As the leading provider in our region, we are strategically committed to deploying innovative solutions and services to meet the demands and needs of our valued customers. This new M2M service offering on a virtualized platform, has demonstrated STC's commitment and continued leadership in driving technology trends and innovation.

Mohammed Shanableh, Vice President of Global Operations of Affirmed Networks
Through every stage of this deployment process (from lab trial to live deployment carrying customers' traffic), STC has consistently put its customers first, a fact that strengthens their pioneering position in the region.

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