Procera Networks, a global provider of deep packet inspection (DPI) technology, Tuesday announced a record number of contract wins and deployments during the past 12 months.
The telecom software provider said that its global customer base was bolstered by 36 new tier one service provider contracts in 2016 alone. Procera claims that it also established a clear market leadership position with it's virtualized DPI technology in 2016, increasing it's deployment total to over 50 tier one and tier two operator installs and confirming it's become central to operator NFV strategies.
During 2016, Procera saw a 177% increase in virtualized commercial deployments compared to the year before. The company also expects this growth to continue and that it will far exceed IHS's prediction of 55% growth in the virtual DPI market during 2017.
Procera's technology is regularly used for traffic management, policy charging and control, IT and regulatory analytics among tier one and tier two fixed, mobile, Wi-Fi, and satellite providers. Its network management and DPI technology is also increasingly being deployed in a virtualized format, said the company.