Brocade Virtual Packet Broker and Mobile Edge Virtual Infrastructure Offering Recognized for Exceptional Innovation
SAN JOSE, CA–(Marketwired – May 4, 2016) – Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) today announced that the BROCADE® VIRTUAL PACKET BROKER and its mobile edge virtual infrastructure offering, Brocade’s solution for MOBILE EDGE COMPUTING (MEC), were each recognized with a 2016 INTERNET TELEPHONY NFV Pioneer Award.
“Brocade continues to push the envelope in developing innovative mobile networking solutions that help solve the unique challenges faced by mobile network operators and mobile virtual network operators. We’re honored to be awarded for Brocade’s leadership in NFV,” said Ken Cheng, chief technology officer, Brocade. “The Brocade Virtual Packet Broker and the mobile edge virtual infrastructure for MEC each provide a future-proof, New IP technology foundation for network operators well in advance of 5G availability.”
The Brocade Virtual Packet Broker is the industry’s first full-featured packet broker for virtualized environments in service provider and data center networks, scaling to the demands of IoT and 5G and enabling the only open network visibility solution aligned to VNF workload deployments.
Powered by the Brocade Vyatta Network OS, Brocade’s mobile edge virtual infrastructure offering provides integrated virtual hosting of functions including routing, IPsec termination and network firewall — all contained within the host operating system. This approach enables mobile network operators to capture new revenue by extending the cloud services to the edge of the mobile network.
“Congratulations to Brocade for receiving two 2016 INTERNET TELEPHONY NFV Pioneer Awards,” said Rich Tehrani, chief executive officer, TMC. “Both the Brocade Virtual Packet Broker and the company’s mobile edge virtual infrastructure offering for MEC have demonstrated true innovation and are leading the way for network function virtualization. I look forward to continued excellence from Brocade in 2016 and beyond.”
The INTERNET TELEPHONY NFV Pioneer Award honors products that have demonstrated innovation, unique features, and noteworthy developments toward improving network function virtualization. Winners of the NFV Pioneer Award will be featured in the June 2016 issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY MAGAZINE.