DZS buys core assets of ASSIA to add data analytics and network intelligence

DZS, a global leader in access networking and cloud software platforms, announced its cash deal to buy core assets of ASSIA.
DZS InnovationASSIA’s assets include CloudCheck WiFi experience management and Expresse access-network optimization solutions deployed by tier 1 operators globally.

DZS will gain a team of cloud and AI software engineers, architects and business leaders. The acquired software solutions will add data analytics and network intelligence capabilities to DZS Cloud, including managed WiFi solutions, access-network optimization and intelligent automation tools.

“With over 125 million broadband and WiFi connections under contract, CloudCheck and Expresse will elevate the DZS Cloud platform and expand our customer base to include brands such as Bouygues Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, Liberty Latin America, Lumen, TalkTalk Group, Telefonica, TELUS and approximately 60 other service providers,” said Charlie Vogt, president and CEO of DZS.

CloudCheck and Expresse deliver incremental revenue opportunities, an optimal consumer experience and operational efficiencies for service providers.

John Cioffi, ASSIA CEO and Chairman, said: “The DZS global deployed base of over 20 million ONTs, access points, gateways and subscriber devices will readily incorporate Expresse and CloudCheck.”

The newly acquired customer relationships represent over 125 million broadband and WiFi connections. The Expresse and CloudCheck solutions support over 150 unique residential gateways from a wide array of equipment suppliers, further extending the DZS commitment to open standards and interoperability.