|By Business Wire||
|May 20, 2014 03:00 AM EDT||
Benu Networks announced today that in response to rapidly-increasing demand for their solution, it has expanded its international presence with the opening of a London office.
The London office is responsible for engagement with the regions fixed and mobile operators as well as interfacing with highly qualified European channel partners to drive next generation solutions around carrier Wi-Fi residential deployments.
The London office is headed by Alkesh Patel, the former head of Network Infrastructure Solution Sales EMEA at Motorola where he was responsible for growing the international division of the company into a multi-million Euro revenue business. With over 20 years of highly successful international sales experience holding positions such as Regional Vice President Sales at MetSolv and Global Vice President of Sales role at Orchestream, makes him ideally qualified to drive Benu Networks continued rapid growth in Europe.
“Wi-Fi is becoming an essential part of both fixed and mobile operators strategy all throughout the European region”, said Alkesh Patel, Head of European sales for Benu Networks. “Benu Networks Virtual Service Edge enables the aggregation of large-scale residential Wi-Fi as well as the ability to seamlessly roam between mobile and fixed operators networks”
Wireless LAN market revenues are forecast to exceed $11 billion in 2017, nearly 50 percent greater than 2012 revenues. Emerging trends expected to drive this growth include deployment of Service Provider Wi-Fi (SP Wi-Fi), the 802.11ac upgrade cycle, cloud-managed WLAN, consumer video over Wi-Fi, and the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend.
For more information, please visit the Benu website: www.benu.net
About Benu Networks
Founded in 2010, Benu Networks Inc. is a privately held telecommunications company led by an experienced team of telecommunications veterans headquartered in Billerica, Massachusetts, USA. Benu’s Virtual Service Edge offers fixed and mobile operators a scalable, access-independent real-time subscriber management platform that changes the paradigm from competing on speed and price to enabling revenue-generating public and private cloud-based services at the edge of the IP network. The company received funding from Spark Capital Partners LLC, Comcast Interactive Capital, and Arris. For more information, please visit: www.benu.net