Saguna Networks announced that the Saguna Open-RAN platform has been selected by ACS, a part of the $1.5Bn+ Pivot Group. ACS specializes in integrated solutions that align information technology, process and people with business goals. ACS’s new Smart Perimeter Enterprise solution leverages Saguna’s Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) software solution to provide locally provisioned value-added voice, data and video services to small-cell-enabled enterprises.
Saguna Open-RAN is a standard-based solution leveraging the new ETSI MEC standard to create an open ecosystem and growth engine inside the mobile Radio Access Network (RAN) in close proximity to mobile users. The Mobile Edge Computing platform enables mobile operators to quickly and effectively deploy new revenue generating services for content delivery, Internet-of-things (IoT) connectivity, retail and enterprise applications and more. With fully virtualized software architecture, Saguna Open-RAN enables enterprises to enjoy a local mobile-LAN environment with direct connectivity to the corporate PBX and web services. It ensures a high level of security and promotes effectiveness for today’s mobile BYOD workforce.
Bob Pike, CTO at ACS commented “ACS is excited to bring the promise of MEC to the enterprise market and deliver new services from the mobile network radio edge. With the Saguna Open-RAN software, creating a complete MEC solution was fast and simple. We have been able to bring to market a fully integrated and secure, managed MEC platform running multiple value-added services with more to come.”
ACS‘s Smart Perimeter Enterprise Solution™ locally provisioned voice, data and video services reduce Enterprise operating cost and can augment, and even replace, traditional tethered and unlicensed solutions. The MEC-based solution offers new revenue streams to the mobile operator, while saving the client money. It leverages the investment in an IP mobile network and licensed spectrum while improving coverage, reducing the cost of small cell deployment, and providing the analytic data required to ensure a consistently high quality of experience (QoE).
“At Saguna, we are proud that ACS selected the Saguna Open-RAN MEC platform to bring the promise of mobile edge computing to the Enterprise small-cell market”, said Randy Cook VP Sales & Business Development Americas at Saguna. “The standards-based Saguna Open-RAN provides a fast yet future-proof MEC platform. It is a powerful tool for mobile operators in the face of diminishing ARPU and increasing traffic loads and a unique opportunity for long-term growth within the mobile network.”
Saguna Networks Saguna, a pioneer of Mobile Edge Computing (MEC), makes mobile broadband faster, simpler and more economical with smart NFV software solutions. The Based on the ETSI MEC standard, the Saguna Open-RAN platform enables mobile operators to quickly and effectively deploy new revenue generating services. The Mobile Edge Computing platform has fully virtualized software architecture providing cost effective scalability and flexibility. Founded in 2008, Saguna Networks is a privately held company. The company’s headquarters are located in Israel. For more information visit our website http://www.saguna.net.