Satnews Daily
February 22nd, 2018

Coriant and Affirmed Networks Partner to Expand Innovative 5G Offerings at Mobile World Congress

Coriant is partnering with Affirmed Networks to expand their 5G customer offerings.

Building upon its recently introduced Multi-Sided Platform Partner Program, Coriant will feature an integrated, software-defined, 5G offering in collaboration with Affirmed Networks as part of its innovation showcase at Mobile World Congress 2018.

With a common vision for open, disaggregated, and virtualized networks, Coriant’s partnership with Affirmed brings proven mobile expertise and innovation to its multi-sided platform ecosystem, including the industry’s first cloud native 5G mobile core solution that provides advanced capabilities such as network slicing, integrated virtual probes, end-to-end service automation, and delivers industry-leading performance with 10X performance gains.

According to Hassan Ahmed, Chairman and CEO, Affirmed Networks, mobile operators deploying 5G solutions will gain unprecedented performance and accelerate their ability to efficiently deliver customized services. The company is focused on creating a seamless 5G adoption experience for the firm's customers with end-to-end solutions delivered through partnerships with leaders such as Coriant.

Shaygan Kheradpir, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, Coriant, noted that the combination of best-in-class ecosystem partnerships and lifecycle management capabilities is critical to accelerating end-user service innovation as mobile networks evolve to 5G. The company sees tremendous opportunity in this partnership with Affirmed, whose 5G mobile core offerings are a perfect complement to the company's Hyperscale Carrier Architecture and expanded portfolio of software-defined, virtual transport and routing solutions.