October 17, 2012
JDSU Introduces PacketPortal CONNECT Partner Program
By Jyothi Shanbhag
This program is aimed at associating best of breed partners from the communications industry in an ecosystem that offers superior applications, unmatched domain and solution expertise, and ongoing sales and marketing support.
JSDU has introduced PacketPortal to allow mobile, broadband, cable, and all types of network operators to leverage their unique position between content providers and customers. According to the company, this is a scalable, pervasive, and cost-effective approach to harvest valuable intelligence hidden within networks in order to optimize performance, minimize revenue leakage, improve troubleshooting time, introduce new services, and attract new customers.
Recently, technology specialist Empirix (News - Alert) joined the PacketPortal CONNECT program to expand their fixed line service assurance solution and also gain information enhance time-to-diagnosis and to improve customer experience with this new program.
"We are pleased to further our relationship with JDSU by becoming a new member of the PacketPortal application developer community," said John D'Anna, president and CEO of Empirix. "Our two companies have a long history of collaborating to bring innovative solutions to market. Now, we are excited by the opportunities created by enhancing the breadth and depth of these solutions with PacketPortal."
PacketPortal CONNECT boosts software applications by fueling them with rich intelligent data previously hidden deep within networks and inaccessible edge devices such as mobile base stations, switches and routers, and remote enterprise office equipment.
"Partnering with market leading application partners and system integrators has already enabled JDSU to quickly deliver unique solutions to Tier 1 service providers," said Doug Fantuzzi, vice president in JDSU's Communications Test and Measurement business segment. "The PacketPortal CONNECT program will further enhance our ability to integrate with the growing list of partners vying to leverage PacketPortal's unique access to edge data to quickly solve carrier problems."
A cloud-based technology, PacketPortal decouples data collection from intelligence processing, which can be located in a central location such as a data center.
Edited by Brooke Neuman
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