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By introducing Redknee’s Unified product into Vodafone’s private cloud environment, we have the ability to launch services faster to the market, reduce hardware costs, cater to increasing traffic flexibly, and support existing and future requirement.

The Advantages of Virtualization

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Rui Frazao, Director Network Engineering of Vodafone Germany

providers to test and launch new offers

supporting transparent virtualization,

quickly, to manage capacity growth, and to

Redknee allows the CSP to focus its energies

By leveraging a long term strategy that

hand off legacy offers that over-complicate

on providing the types of services and

focuses not only on the cost savings

operations without failing regulatory

packages of pricing and policy that enable

associated with virtualization but also the

compliance, virtualized systems actually

it to compete rapidly without having to tie

real business benefits of risk reduction,

reduce overall business risk for the Tier 1

software strategy to hardware strategy.

scalable performance and agile marketing,

provider.

This true software approach provides unique value to the CSP, giving the IT and

Redknee is helping CSPs worldwide, like Vodafone Germany, compete using

For Tier 1 service providers, cloud-based

network departments the freedom to

virtualized systems and agile business

BSS provides both an additional test bed

source hardware and operating systems

models. By recognizing that this strategy

and a means to respond more rapidly

independently of their mission critical

plays out in an evolving, complex IT

to competitive threats. As new offerings

applications.

operations environment, and maintaining

become mainstream, service providers can

focus on software agility and simplified

choose to migrate them from the cloud to

Gartner’s Hype Circle for Virtualization 2013

integration points, Redknee is helping its

their mainline systems according to their

commented that virtualization changes

customers perform in a more agile and

own timeline.

how IT is acquired, managed and used, and challenges how software is supported

competitive manner. Experience shows that virtualized BSS,

Unlocking New Capabilities with Virtualization

and licensed. It influences new forms of applications and has become an enabler of cloud computing and other delivery

whether deployed in private clouds, public clouds or a hybrid configuration, can be

By providing fully product-based solutions,

models for providers and consumers alike.

used to increase operating rhythm, thus

using systems configuration rather than

Virtualization can drive companies to treat

reducing business risk. By allowing service

a customization/services approach, and

IT like a business service.

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Virtualization changes how IT is acquired, managed and used, and challenges how software is supported and licensed. It influences new forms of applications and has become an enabler of cloud computing and other delivery models for providers and consumers alike. Virtualization can drive companies to treat IT like a business service.

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Gartner Hype Cycle for Virtualization 2013

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