From the Wires
Sandvine launches routing efficiency dashboard
By: PR Newswire
Nov. 20, 2012 07:38 AM
Business Intelligence for reduced transit costs and increased quality of experience
WATERLOO, ON, Nov. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Sandvine, (TSX:SVC; AIM:SAND) a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today announced the launch of its Routing Efficiency Dashboard, the latest dashboard in its Network Analytics library. Sandvine's Routing Efficiency Dashboard provides a detailed look into the costly routing and transit links and interconnect relationships that affect operational expenses on fixed and mobile networks.
The Routing Efficiency Dashboard highlights high-demand traffic using high-cost transit links, allowing communication service providers to reroute traffic toward more appropriate routes such as private peering. Identifying the most efficient links for high-demand traffic creates an immediate cost savings and helps ensure a consistent quality of experience for subscribers. Operators can also measure the quality of links based on their ability to carry rich media and consequently make routing decisions based on quality.
"Sandvine's Network Analytics product has been instrumental in highlighting business-critical application and quality metrics on our network," Harris Miller, Director of Network Services, EATEL. "As a family company, EATEL prides itself on delivering top applications like YouTube, Skype and Netflix at the highest quality to our subscribers across Louisiana."
"Large CSPs have many complex peering and transit arrangements and their Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) designates the best available routes for subscriber traffic. Linking route-knowledge to application, cost and quality is an essential part of optimizing network operations, reducing costs and improving subscriber quality of experience," said Don Bowman, CTO, Sandvine. "Sandvine's Routing Efficiency Dashboard paints a bullseye on the inefficient and over-worked transit links so CSPs can manage their investments to enhance network performance and increase quality of experience for subscribers."
The Routing Efficiency Dashboard is one of many executive dashboards in Sandvine's Network Analytics library. Sandvine's Network Analytics is a comprehensive business intelligence tool that analyzes network traffic and performance to help gain insight into network trends and subscriber usage.
For more information visit Sandvine at Broadband Traffic Management Latin America, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Nov. 27-28, 2012 or www.sandvine.com
EATEL has been a Sandvine customer since 2005.
SOURCE Sandvine Incorporated
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