01 Aug SD-WAN: Amdocs Partners with Comcast Business
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ST. LOUIS, July 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Amdocs (NASDAQ:DOX), a leading provider of software and services to communications and media companies, today announced it is supporting Comcast Business’ commercially available software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) service. Comcast Business’ SD-WAN solution offers enterprises a powerful and scalable, yet cost-effective, alternative to multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) running over T1 lines.
Comcast Business SD-WAN combines secure IP-VPN, application-aware routing, and a stateful network firewall. This software-defined service is delivered over the public internet via a carrier-class IP-backbone, leveraging Comcast’s broadband and fiber-based connectivity solutions. With Comcast Business SD-WAN on its ActiveCore software defined networking (SDN) platform, customers can augment or replace their existing network with an alternative providing bandwidth, reliability and flexibility. With firewall-secured, branch-level internet connectivity to a public cloud, Comcast Business SD-WAN accelerates performance across the enterprise data network and can reduce the cost of backhauling data traffic through corporate data centers.
Comcast Business’ SD-WAN offering leverages Amdocs leading NFV portfolio. The Amdocs NFV portfolio brings agility to service providers including orchestration, fulfillment and automation capabilities while integrating a wide array of virtualized service functions from a vibrant partner ecosystem. Amdocs powers many service providers’ virtualized network roadmaps as they transition to new generation, service aware networks.
“With its SD-WAN service, Comcast Business is making great strides in helping organizations increase business efficiencies and agility, which is so critical in today’s digital age,” said Gary Miles, chief marketing officer at Amdocs. “Comcast is leading the industry by rapidly on-boarding innovative NFV use cases. Amdocs is proud to support Comcast Business as it reinvents the enterprise customer digital experience and provides enterprises with the capabilities necessary to build their own cloud-based network and design the services they require.”
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About Comcast Business
Comcast Business offers Ethernet, Internet, Wi-Fi, Voice, TV and Managed Enterprise Solutions to help organizations of all sizes transform their business. Powered by an advanced network, and backed by 24/7 customer support, Comcast Business is one of the largest contributors to the growth of Comcast Cable. Comcast Business is the nation’s largest cable provider to small and mid-size businesses and has emerged as a force in the Enterprise market; recognized over the last two years by leading industry associations as one of the fastest growing providers of Ethernet services.
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Amdocs is a leading software and services provider to communications and media companies of all sizes, accelerating the industry’s dynamic and continuous digital transformation. With a rich set of innovative solutions, long-term business relationships with 350 communications and media providers, and technology and distribution ties to 600 content creators, Amdocs delivers business improvements to drive growth. Amdocs and its 25,000 employees serve customers in over 85 countries. Listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, Amdocs had revenue of $3.9 billion in fiscal 2017. For more information, visit Amdocs at www.amdocs.com.