Saudi Telecom deploys Affirmed Networks’ vEPC solution

Saudi Telecom enterprise
Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has deployed Affirmed Networks’ virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) solution in its live network to support M2M services across the Kingdom.

The solution involves virtual geo-redundancy, and supports the delivery of M2M services in the region. The delivery of M2M connectivity enables STC’s customers to gain real-time information on their respective services and will help reduce costs and improve the productivity and safety of their various assets.

STC is investing in next generation networking solutions, such as network function virtualization (NFV) aimed at reducing costs and improving the customer experience.

Abdullah Al Zmame, STC Network Sector VP said: “We are committed to deploying innovative solutions and services to meet the demands and needs of our valued customers. This new M2M service offering on a virtualized platform, has demonstrated STC’s commitment and continued leadership in driving technology trends and innovation.”

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