Sandvine announced a "..virtual offering that provides Communications Service Providers (CSPs) the ability to offer Sandvine’s entire suite of network policy control solutions as managed services to their business customers.
The new offering is made possible by Sandvine’s fully virtualized policy control platform – the first of its kind [see "Sandvine: 'leading edge CSPs around the world are currently working with Sandvine on virtualization pilot projects'" - here]. Virtualization allows Sandvine’s DPI-based policy enforcement (PCEF) and policy decision (PCRF) elements to be deployed as Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware at a business’s premise, or in a multi-tenant environment at the CSP’s data center
CSPs will be able to offer their business customers .. Analytics as a Service (AaaS), Traffic Management as a Service (TMaaS) and Network Security as a Service (SECaaS).
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See "Sandvine to Empower Network Operators with Managed Business Services" - here.