Telco Systems and AAEON partner on uCPE offerings
Joint offering introduces plug-and-play, service ready uCPE running SD-WAN, Firewall and additional managed network services
MANSFIELD, MA and TAPEI, TAIWAN, September 14, 2017 — Telco Systems, the leading provider of innovative CE 2.0, MPLS, IP, SDN/NFV solutions, and AAEON, the leading designer and manufacturer of network appliances, today announced that the two companies will partner to offer joint uCPE solutions for telcos and managed service providers.
AAEON is a prominent global manufacturer of computer hardware systems and a subsidiary of ASUS. As part of this partnership between the two companies, Telco Systems will make its optimized NFVTime solution available on white box appliances from AAEON’s FWS series. AAEON’s FWS series are SDN/NFV-ready network appliances built on Intel® x86 architecture in desktop and rackmount form factors. The platforms are designed to enable network function virtualization and deliver flexibility and cost advantages for the creation of agile and profitable service management.
NFVTime provides a complete service environment to rapidly launch and manage NFV services. NFVTime runs on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) white box hardware and includes a carrier-class NFVi-OS and a broad portfolio of certified VNFs that are centrally managed and orchestrated. NFVTime gives telcos and managed service providers the service agility to smoothly deploy any VNF service chain, including SD-WAN, vRouter, vFirewall, vProbe, vSecurity and much more, remotely and at any time with zero touch, plug-and-play provisioning.
“The market for uCPE devices is growing rapidly and strategically important to us,” said Howard Lin, CEO at AAEON. “We have been impressed with Telco Systems’ innovations and technology leadership in this space and this new partnership will enable us to rapidly expand into this space.”
“We are pleased with the strong demand that we are experiencing for our NFVTime solution from both service providers and enterprises,” said Ariel Efrati, CEO at Telco Systems. “Partnering with AAEON will enable us extend our NFVTime offering using AAEON high quality white box appliances and contribute to fulfilling the promise of NFV technologies and virtualized services for service providers.”
About Telco Systems
Established in 1972, Telco Systems is a market leader in designing and delivering advanced, high-performance, network and NFV solutions for service providers, enterprises and utility companies. The company is leading the telecom market virtualization revolution, providing NFV, uCPE, uCPE manager and SDN solutions. Telco Systems’ NFVTime suite is an open, service-ready, plug-and-play uCPE solution that delivers a complete service environment to smoothly and rapidly launch NFV services. NFVTime integrates x86 white box hardware, a carrier-class NFVi-OS and a broad portfolio of certified VNFs that are centrally managed and orchestrated by NFVTime-Central uCPE manager solution. NFVTime is part of a broad solution portfolio that includes field-proven Carrier Ethernet (CE), MPLS, Layer2 and Layer 3 solutions that are managed by advanced orchestration. To learn more, visit Telco Systems at www.telco.com.
Established in 1992, AAEON is one of the leading designers and manufacturers of professional intelligent IoT solutions. Committed to innovative engineering, AAEON provides reliable and high quality computing platforms, including industrial motherboards and systems, industrial displays, rugged tablets, embedded controllers, network appliances and related accessories, as well as integrated solutions. AAEON also has the hardware and services for premier OEM/ODMs and system integrators, worldwide. Being an Associate Member of the Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance, AAEON offers customized end-to-end services from the initial product conceptualization and board product development to mass manufacturing and after-sales service programs. To learn more, visit AAEON at www.aaeon.com.