|ARRIS Introduces Carrier-Class Platform for Wi-Fi Deployments|
ARRIS's Service Provider Wi-Fi Systems Design and Integration combines key service components— Authentication Authorization and Accounting (AAA), policy enforcement, web portals, wireless access gateways, radio resource management, access point controllers, and access points—for delivering a single, unified customer experience regardless of device, location or transport technology.
The platform's turnkey, carrier-class capabilities integrate seamlessly into operators' delivery network and back-office systems as a result of ARRIS's integration with Aptilo Networks, Benu Networks and
The Aptilo Service Management Platform™ centralizes user authentication, billing, policy enforcement, and captive portals to the operator's cloud, supporting a wide range of Wi-Fi business models. Benu's wireless access gateway enables seamless mobility between access networks, terminating tunnels from Wi-Fi access points and providing a consistent user experience across the network. Ruckus ZoneFlex™ access points as well as their SmartCell™ Gateway (SCG) and virtual SCG (vSCG) carrier scale WLAN controllers provide carrier-class Wi-Fi access plus self-organizing and self-optimizing capabilities, and are available in a broad range of indoor and outdoor models, including wall-plate units designed specifically for the MDU and hospitality sectors.
The Service Provider Wi-Fi solution also provides a full set of Wi-Fi services including business case analysis, lab proof of concept and validations, OSS/BSS integrations, managed services and field design and deployment—allowing businesses to create solutions tailored specifically for their customers' needs.
"ARRIS is inventing the future of broadband by meeting service providers' needs today, while anticipating how they will evolve," said
Aptilo Networks is a leading provider of carrier-class systems to manage data services with advanced functions for authentication, policy control and charging. The Aptilo Service Management Platform™ (SMP) boasts pre-integrated functions to maximize functionality and fast-track deployments while minimizing impact on existing systems. It has become synonymous with Wi-Fi service management and Wi-Fi offload in large-scale deployments with 100+ operators in more than 70 countries, and is a critical component of Wi-Fi calling. For more information, please visit http://www.aptilo.com.
Benu's mission is to transform the Network Operator's business model from providing a pipe as a service to offering revenue generating services to subscriber devices and sessions, creating a unique subscriber experience. Benu is a venture funded company, led by
ARRIS is a global innovator in IP, video and broadband technology. We have continually worked with our customers to transform the experience of entertainment and communications for millions of people around the world. The people of ARRIS are dedicated to the success of our customers, bringing a passion for invention that has fueled our history: We created digital TV, delivered the first wireless broadband gateway and are pioneering the standards and pathways for tomorrow's personalized, Ultra HD, multiscreen, and cloud services. We are dedicated to meeting today's challenges and preparing for the tasks the future holds. Collaborating with our customers, ARRIS will continue to solve the most pressing challenges of 21st century communications. Together, we are inventing the future. For more information: www.arris.com.
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Kalia Farrell, ARRIS, +1.215.323.1059, Kalia.Farrell@arris.com