Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Alepo Launches a Packaged Solution for MNOs

Alepo announced its "new Mobile Broadband Accelerator – a packaged solution that enables wireless network operators to readily introduce more advanced and differentiated mobile data offerings .. from bandwidth on demand to data rollover plans to prepaid data models and well beyond. The solution also provides tools to enhance the customer experience, to gain business insights and analytics, and to explore new revenue models and untapped markets for mobile broadband services – all key factors in growing revenues and market share"

Alepo MBBA solution modular building blocks 

Alepo’s Mobile Broadband Accelerator solution brings together best-of-breeds IT and core network software from Alepo and Alepo partners and professional services on a single, pre-integrated platform, oriented towards the operator’s mobile broadband business needs and priorities. An open, flexible solution, it is highly adaptable to any type of network environment. The solution can be deployed as an “overlay” platform that extends the functionality and feature-richness of an operator’s existing mobile broadband network while avoiding unnecessary replacement, complexity, and disruptions to existing services. Conversely, the packaged solution can serve as a complete core network and CRM for Greenfield or startup operators. In any case, operators benefit from Alepo’s constantly evolving collection of out-of-the-box capabilities and business use cases as well as over a decade of industry expertise in “all things data.

See "Alepo Reveals New Solution to Accelerate Growth in Revenue and Market Share on Mobile Broadband Networks" - here.

ManageEngine Enhances NetFlow Analyzer w/Traffic Shaping

ManageEngine announced the "latest versions of NetFlow Analyzer, its real-time bandwidth and security analysis software, and Network Configuration Manager, its network change and configuration management (NCCM) solution. Available immediately, NetFlow Analyzer pricing starts at $3,750 USD for 50 interfaces. Network Configuration Manager version 11 starts at $1,195 USD for 25 devices":
  • NetFlow Analyzer gains traffic shaping to ensure critical apps are served on priority, device discovery and one-click flow export to add devices from the web GUI itself, and email and SMS notifications for DoS attacks .. it shapes network traffic by reconfiguring the bandwidth allocated to various apps via CBQoS and access control list (ACL). Now, admins can not only monitor the traffic trends but also configure a guaranteed percentage of bandwidth to critical apps and serve them on a priority basis
  • DeviceExpert has been renamed as Network Configuration Manager and adds reports that help service providers who deal with customer card data comply with PCI DSS 3.0 requirements. It also includes a configuration review feature.
See "ManageEngine Adds Traffic Shaping, PCI DSS 3.0 Compliance to Network Management Solutions" - here.