BILLERICA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Benu Networks, a leading provider of innovative virtual network solutions that enable service providers to rapidly create and deliver next generation IP services, today announced that its Virtual Service Edge (VSE) platform has achieved VMware Ready status. This designation indicates that after a detailed validation process, Benu Networks’ Virtual Service Edge (VSE) 6.0+ has achieved VMware’s highest level of endorsement and is supported on the VMware vSphere 6.5 U1, VMware vSAN 6.6.1, VMware NSX for vSphere 6.3.3, VMware vCloud Director 188.8.131.52, and VMware Integrated OpenStack 4.0 platforms for production environments.
“We are pleased that Benu Networks’ Virtual Service Edge Platform qualifies for the VMware Ready logo, signifying to customers that it has met specific VMware interoperability standards and works effectively with VMware cloud infrastructure. This signifies to customers that the Virtual Service Edge can be deployed in production environments with confidence, and can speed time to value within customer environments,” said Kristen Edwards, director, Technology Alliance Partner Program, VMware.
By using Benu Networks’ Virtual Service Edge (VSE) platform, which is deployable on either native VMware utilizing NSX or a VMware Integrated OpenStack (VIO) environment, organizations can:
- Rapidly introduce new, profitable features and services;
- Scale value-added IP services across the network edge, core, and data center;
- Simplify network operations and efficiency; and
- Achieve a faster time-to-market, resulting in a tangible competitive advantage.
“Achieving the VMware Ready for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) certification assures global service providers that Benu Networks’ Virtual Service Edge platform will effortlessly integrate within a VMware environment,” stated Ajay Manuja, vice president of engineering, Benu Networks. “This supports our long standing commitment to NFV technology and our dedication to developing leading edge service provider solutions to accelerate new service delivery, optimize network performance, and reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO).”
The VMware Ready program is a co-branding benefit of the Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program that makes it easy for customers to identify partner products certified to work with VMware cloud infrastructure. Customers can use these products and solutions to lower project risks and realize cost savings over custom built solutions. With thousands of members worldwide, the VMware TAP program includes best-of-breed technology partners with the shared commitment to bring the best expertise and business solution for each unique customer need.
Benu Networks’ Virtual Service Edge can be found within the online VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) at https://marketplace.vmware.com/vsx/solutions/benu-networks-virtual-service-edge-vse-6-0. The VMware Solution Exchange is the online marketplace where VMware partners and developers can publish rich marketing content and downloadable software for our customers.
About Benu Networks:
Benu Networks’ carrier-class Virtual Service Edge (VSE) software platform enables the rapid creation and delivery of next generation IP services over a converged infrastructure, and empowers service providers to increase revenue, expand market leadership, and meet the dynamic needs of their business, residential and mobile customers. For more information, please visit the Benu Networks’ website: https://www.benunetworks.com. Follow us on Twitter @benunets.
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