Syniverse, Affirmed Networks Launch Cloud-based Virtual Network Solution to Power IoT for Enterprises

Syniverse | April 09, 2019

Syniverse, Affirmed Networks Launch Cloud-based Virtual Network Solution to Power IoT for Enterprises
Syniverse and Affirmed Networks announced they have launched a secure, cloud-based virtual network solution to enable enterprises to quickly deploy new Internet of Things (IoT) services. The Affirmed virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) provides enterprises with the connection to the outside world via the Syniverse Secure Global Access network. The Syniverse and Affirmed solution supports long-term evolution (LTE) for businesses' secure network connections, 'global SIM resources' for internet access, and IoT for connected devices and smart cities. The solution allows enterprises to create their own network, similar to a mobile operator, to improve agility while reducing network complexities and costs. Affirmed's vEPC enables enterprises to have increased freedom to orchestrate how their own network operates. Additionally, Syniverse provides protection on these networks with its Syniverse Secure Global Access network. This private, secure network functions separate from the public internet to prevent cyberattacks. Combining these technologies into one solution benefits mobile operators and enterprises seeking more flexible and secure connections.

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An IoT solution ingests data from sensors and devices, the analytics component then uses this data to arrive at conclusions (i.e. it analyzes), and the results trigger actions which allow the business to engage with infrastructure or their customer. “Ingest, Analyze, Engage” is therefore being used by businesses to constantly improve their products and services by active or passive feedback. Such feedback could come from myriad sources, such as humans, computers, sensors on trucks, or assembly lines.

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