Astellia and VOIPFUTURE join forces to provide VoIP monitoring for 3G and 4G networks
Rennes, France/Hamburg, Germany, April 24th, 2012 – Astellia and VOIPFUTURE today announced their partnership to complete Astellia’s network monitoring solution for 2G, 3G and LTE networks with VOIPFUTURE’s offering. Astellia, forerunner in monitoring solutions for optimization of mobile network QoS and QoE, and VOIPFUTURE, the leading provider of voice quality monitoring in IP networks, combine their best of breed technology for a superior QoS and QoE solution.
This answers the growing demand in the global market for Internet Protocol Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) and Long Term Evolution (LTE) monitoring solutions. The rapidly growing number of deployments in the next couple of years will open new avenues of opportunity for Astellia and VOIPFUTURE.
Astellia’s probe-based monitoring solution provides mobile network operators with a deeper understanding of E2E network efficiency (from radio access to core), subscriber behavior and experience, handset performance, voice and data services. Through relevant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) mobile network operators get precious information which helps them troubleshoot issues, identify high churn risk subscribers and improve user experience.
VOIPFUTURE’s technology is designed to control and improve voice quality in IP networks, such as modern IMS and LTE mobile networks. The solution uses a combination of packet flow analysis and deep packet inspection to monitor and analyze VoIP services. Its unique KPIs support mobile operators and carriers in their move to IP by providing essential information to management, customer care and operations.
“This partnership allows us to address our customer’s new challenges with IP-based voice transmission in 3G and 4G networks. Hereby we complete and strengthen Astellia’s Core solution in VoIP and VoLTE.” stated Emmanuel Audousset, EVP Business Development of Astellia. “Mobile operators will greatly benefit from Astellia’s profound mobile expertise and VOIPFUTURE’s innovative RTP and MOS monitoring technology.” he added.
“In joining forces, VOIPFUTURE and Astellia anticipate the strong demand of mobile operators for VoIP quality monitoring.” said VOIPFUTURE’s CEO Jan Bastian. “VOIPFUTURE and Astellia will give mobile operators the crucial data they need to control their network, secure service quality and optimize operations.”
Astellia is a global leader providing E2E mobile network monitoring and optimization solutions, presenting telecom operators with a clear, independent insight into their network performance and a near real-time visibility of the QoE of their subscribers. Astellia’s probe-based monitoring solution covers 2G, 3G and 4G technologies from radio access to the core network. Astellia delivers real business value by providing intelligence through a powerful product and expert service portfolio. Astellia partners with more than 180 worldwide telecom operators. Headquartered in France, Astellia has offices in Paris, New York, Reston, Singapore, Beirut, Rio de Janeiro, Prague, Saint Petersburg, Johannesburg and New Delhi. In order to help operators move faster towards more profitable network and services, the Astellia consultancy team shares its deep knowledge through a wide range of services such as network performance audits, telecom training and technical assistance.
VOIPFUTURE delivers carrier-grade leading edge technology to monitor and analyze voice quality in IP networks. Target customers include mobile operators, carriers, large enterprises, managed service providers and NGN vendors. VOIPFUTURE’s innovative RTP Monitoring solution is characterized by high performance, precision and vendor independence. Flexible deployment options and open interfaces provide for various applications including VoIP troubleshooting, network optimization, inter-provider peering and customer SLA monitoring. VOIPFUTURE was founded as a Siemens spin-off in early 2007 in Hamburg, Germany and major investors are Hasso Plattner Ventures and KfW Bank.