March 23, 2010 – GENBAND Inc today announced a suite of mobile data offload solutions to support service providers as they tackle the exponential growth of mobile data consumption driven by the inc
March 23, 2010 – GENBAND Inc today announced a suite of mobile data offload solutions to support service providers as they tackle the exponential growth of mobile data consumption driven by the increase in smart phones and intelligent wireless devices. By offloading data traffic from 3G networks through Wi-Fi and femtocell infrastructure, GENBAND offers mobile operators secure, multi-access network solutions to reduce network congestion.
“GENBAND’s field-proven, intelligent data offload solutions with Wi-Fi or femtocells are tailored to meet specific requirements of mobile operators who want to alleviate network traffic congestion and optimize services across their different access networks,” said Dr. Natasha Tamaskar, Vice President of Product Marketing at GENBAND. “By providing multiple options for data offload with our security and converged gateways, we are uniquely positioned to help operators deliver a seamless customer experience, regardless of network type.”
For Wi-Fi offload solutions, GENBAND’s S-Series(TM) Security Gateways can be configured as IWLAN Tunnel Termination and Packet Data Gateways that work in conjunction with AAA servers and policy controllers to provide intelligent control of data and multimedia traffic. In addition, data session mobility is provided through support for MOBIKE and Mobile IP.
GENBAND’s S-Series Security Gateways and G9(TM) Converged Gateways also support Generic Access Network (GAN) and femtocell-based data offload solutions simultaneously, providing operators maximum deployment flexibility. The S-Series’ blade-based architecture provides flexibility and scale to keep pace with the growth of mobile data markets, handling the largest FMC deployments of up to 1.2 million tunnels per platform. The S-Series platform controls and manages the IPSec tunnels that securely transport voice, multimedia and data traffic between the femtocell or Wi-Fi access point and the mobile core. The G9 gateway provides advanced media and signaling adaptation with unmatched scalability for FMC solutions, reducing the total cost of ownership for operators. Together with its ecosystem partners, GENBAND’s S-Series Security Gateways and G9 Converged Gateways are deployed in multiple tier 1 service provider networks across the globe.