Now a leading mobile network operator in Turkey has selected Affirmed Networks, specialist in virtualized mobile networks, as the provider of a virtualized GiLAN solution and system integrator for Turkcell network transformation initiative.
Meanwhile Affirmed Networks is responsible for developing a cohesive strategy on boarding its own and third party virtual network functions and ensuring the overall success of programme.
Affirmed Networks has more than 65 customers across five continents
Turkcell has deployed Affirmed Networks virtualized GiLAN solution to enable rapid delivery of new revenue generating services with optimized use of NFVi. The GiLAN solution provides a rich set of features and capabilities including proxy services, TCP optimization, security services, DPI, and video optimization.
Executive VP of Turkcell’s-Network Technologies, Gediz Sezgin, said:
“With such a large transformation initiative before us, we needed to ensure that we had a sound strategy in place and that the effort would occur as quickly and efficiently as possible.”
Further that Our selection of Affirmed Networks as a strategic partner was critical to success of our transformation as they provided a level of expertise and innovation across a wide range of areas that allowed us to exceed our milestones and experience significant savings.
Chairman and CEO, Affirmed Networks, Hassan Ahmed, said:
“Mobile operators see the clear path that exists between network transformation and business growth, yet many are unaware of the many technical and organizational considerations that accompany the move to virtualized architectures,”
Although we have gained invaluable deployment expertise which accelerates the time to revenue for operators. Such as Turkcell allows us to best assist their teams as they transition to a new way of designing, deploying and managing the next-generation of mobile networks.