Volubill and Sandvine Team Up to Deliver Fully Tested and Pre-Integrated Real-Time Policy Management and Policy Enforcement Engine for Communications Service Providers
Interoperable Solution Reduces Cost of Deployment, Improves Speed of Implementation and Offers Proven Functionality
London & Atlanta – Thursday 3 March, 2011—Volubill, the leading provider of real-time policy management and charging solutions, today announced that the company has completed interoperability testing with Sandvine, (TSX:SVC; AIM:SAND), the leading provider of Network Policy Control solutions for fixed and mobile operators, to create a best-of-breed solution that gives network operators the understanding of network traffic required to deliver more dynamic and contextualized data service plans.
The fully tested and pre-integrated solution will allow operators to rapidly put in place real-time policy enforcement and policy management engine with proven capabilities, while benefiting from deployment cost reduction and higher speeds of implementation. The announcement builds on the successful deployments of Volubill’s online charging system at various Orange subsidiaries and at Movistar Venezuela, to support prepaid charging models.
“Volubill is focused on providing solutions that will enable network operators to take advantage of the mobile data services revenue opportunity,” said John Aalbers, CEO Volubill. “By delivering an interoperable solution that optimizes 3GPP standards, we can help network operators to better understand network traffic behavior and to use that information to improve the personalization of subscriber services and pricing plans while enhancing customer quality of experience.”
Volubill’s CONTROL IT™ policy management solution has been tested and pre-integrated with Sandvine’s Policy Traffic Switch policy control and enforcement solution to meet 3GPP Diameter Gx and 3GPP Diameter Gy protocol requirements.
“Deploying the joint Sandvine and Volubill solution gives network operators better visibility and understanding of network traffic, and the means to dynamically manage that traffic with full context-awareness. These capabilities are critical to a network operator’s ability to implement optimized, differentiated, and easy-to-manage customer offerings,” said Tom Donnelly, EVP Marketing and Sales, Sandvine.
Sandvine’s network policy control solutions focus on protecting and improving the quality of experience on the Internet. Our award-winning network policy control equipment and software helps DSL, FTTx, cable, fixed wireless and mobile operators better understand network traffic, manage network congestion, create new services and revenues, mitigate traffic that is malicious or undesirable to subscribers, deliver QoS-prioritized multimedia services and increase subscriber satisfaction. With over 200 service provider customers in more than 80 countries serving hundreds of millions of broadband and mobile data subscribers, Sandvine is enhancing the Internet experience worldwide. For more information, please visit www.sandvine.com
Volubill provides policy management, policy enforcement and charging solutions to telecommunications service providers. With the exponential growth in the volume of mobile data traffic and increasing customer expectation, Volubill’s solutions enable operators to maximize revenues, and eliminate revenue leakage and fraud whilst delivering a personalized service experience. Volubill’s CHARGE IT™ and CONTROL IT™ manage bandwidth based on subscriber and service centric usage policies & quotas; offer real-time granular charging for any data, content, VoIP or messaging service; and enable service providers to differentiate themselves through innovation. Volubill is global, with over 80 operator customers worldwide. www.volubill.com
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