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Affirmed Networks™ Earns Plaudits from Frost & Sullivan for Creating Innovative Network Function Virtualization Solutions

The Affirmed Mobile Content Cloud™ significantly transforms and advances the state of mobile data networks

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the subscriber aggregation and content monetization market, Frost & Sullivan is presenting Affirmed Networks™ with the 2013 North America Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation, recognizing the importance of the Affirmed Mobile Content Cloud™ solution. The Affirmed Mobile Content Cloud greatly benefits mobile operators seeking virtualized solutions by allowing the scaling of networks based on user demand for mobile data.

Affirmed Networks recently announced the release of enhanced capabilities for its Affirmed Mobile Content Cloud, such as content management and monetization capabilities, integrated policy management and enhanced charging, unique service orchestration, as well as a commercially deployed virtualized packet core. Currently, the Affirmed Mobile Content Cloud has been awarded multiple customer contracts and trials with mobile operators around the world.

"The Affirmed Mobile Content Cloud enables mobile operators to implement the network function virtualization paradigm and deliver a truly virtualized mobile core network," said Frost & Sullivan Sr. Research Analyst Swapnadeep Nayak. "This helps mobile service operators orchestrate capabilities with existing network elements for better performance and flexibility, as well as vastly improved network economics."

The Affirmed Mobile Content Cloud, implements security databases for web categorization, supports geographic redundancy, and delivers enhanced networking capabilities in order to significantly improve the safety, stability, and scalability of the mobile network. In addition to the above, it also provides a more efficient capital and operational model for the mobile operators to be able to deploy new services.

"Continuously building on its capabilities, Affirmed Networks is equipped to deliver optimized voice solutions to support long-term evolution (LTE) deployment for operators," noted Swapnadeep. "The Affirmed Networks Mobile Content Cloud can also be used for better management of M2M traffic and creation of MVNO architectures to create new business models for improving the average revenue per user."

Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the company that has developed an innovative element in a product by leveraging leading-edge technologies. The award recognizes the value-added features/benefits of the product and the increased ROI it offers customers, which, in turn, increases customer acquisition and overall market penetration potential.

Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis and extensive secondary research to identify best practices in the industry.

About Affirmed Networks, Inc.

Affirmed Networks™ is transforming and advancing intelligence in the mobile data networks. The company's solution bundles gateway functionality with rich application and content delivery services into an industry-leading, virtualized solution.

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Mireya Espinoza
P: 210. 247.3870
F: 210.348.1003
E: mireya.espinoza@frost.com

Affirmed Networks Contact:
Amit Tiwari, Vice President Product Management (media@affirmednetworks.com)
Affirmed Networks
35 Nagog Park
Acton, MA 01720 USA
TEL: +1 978-268-0839   

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