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Light Reading: Vodafone Egypt virtualizes analytics with Procera

Procera's PacketLogic will be put into the carrier's mobile packet core to deliver a virtualized analytics solution to improve subscriber experience.
21.04.17 | Interesting article at Light Reading

Procera is hoping the multi-year, multi-million-dollar deal it landed with Vodafone Egypt leads to broader business across its parent company, Vodafone Group, and elsewhere. The deal puts its PacketLogic product into the carrier's mobile packet core to deliver a virtualized analytics solution to improve subscriber experience. (See Vodafone Egypt Taps Procera.)

The deal is a significant step for Procera Networks, which is being credited with helping Vodafone Egypt accelerate its NFV deployment timelines. In the announcement, Osama Siad, technology director for Vodafone Egypt, says Procera's PacketLogic, with its ScoreCard capability, "enables us to dynamically deploy analytics capacity to ensure our customers are receiving a high quality broadband experience across our entire network footprint.”

Cam Cullen, vice president of global marketing at Procera, tells Light Reading it was his company's product maturity that won over Vodafone Egypt. What PacketLogic and ScoreCard are providing is the ability to identify traffic signatures using a virtualized solution. That allows the mobile operator to deliver a quality of service tailored to subscribers based on a number of factors, including their subscription level, their location and the kind of application being delivered.