Accedian Wins MEF17 Award

By November 16, 2017 2017, Awards No Comments

Recognized for excellence and innovation in the network functions virtualization (NFV) space

Accedian’s SkyLIGHT virtualized performance assurance solution won the Service Virtualization Award at this year’s MEF Awards.

SkyLIGHT is the mobile industry’s first fully virtualized performance assurance platform. It employs network functions virtualization (NFV)-based, standard-based monitoring and remote packet capture. As a virtualized platform, SkyLIGHT offers high scalability, agile deployment, and broad geographical reach. It uses NFV to extend advanced monitoring capabilities across the entire network to directly deliver, enforce, and optimize quality of service from end to end.

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In her role as Senior Marketing Writer at Accedian, Mae blogs, manages social media strategy, and produces a variety of collateral focused on thought leadership around telecom industry news and trends. She has more than 15 years of journalism and marketing experience, covering business-to-business technology, including telecom, for a variety of organizations including and Ziff Davis. Mae holds a B.A. in communications from Thomas Edison State College.

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    Second Generation
    A cellular telecom network that uses second-generation wireless technology. Such networks digitally encrypt phone conversations, and allow data services including SMS text messages.


    Third Generation
    A cellular network that uses third-generation wireless technology based on standards that support wireless voice telephony, mobile and fixed internet access, video calls, and mobile TV. Such networks are capable of data transfer rates of at least 200 Kbps and as fast as 21 Mbps.


    Third Generation Partnership Project
    International collaboration among telecommunications associations, with the purpose of developing and maintaining the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) specification for 3G mobile networks.


    Fourth Generation
    A cellular network that uses fourth generation wireless technology to deliver mobile broadband internet access in addition to voice and text messaging. Two synonymous 4G systems are commercially deployed: Mobile WiMAX an Long Term Evolution (LTE). LTE is the predominant system in the U.S.

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