Procera Joins Alcatel-Lucent's CloudBand Ecosystem
FREMONT, Calif. -- Procera Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: PKT), the global Internet Intelligence company, today announced that it has joined the CloudBand Ecosystem Program created by Alcatel-Lucent to accelerate network functions virtualization (NFV) deployments. Procera will integrate its NFV solutions into the CloudBand NFV Platform for orchestration, automation, and optimization of virtual network functions across a service provider's distributed network. The initial use case will deliver solutions for fixed and mobile operators that leverage NFV to deliver highly targeted and personalized parental control.
"Alcatel is delivering market-ready solutions for deployment by network operators," said Michael Kay, vice president of strategic partnerships for Procera Networks. "We consider the CloudBand NFV Platform one of the premier orchestration and automation solutions available today, and have designed our NFV portfolio for easy integration with NFV orchestration systems."
"CloudBand is about delivering solutions to the NFV community," said Valerie Noto, director of Alcatel-Lucent's CloudBand Ecosystem. "Procera adds Internet intelligence and parental control capabilities to the CloudBand Ecosystem that enhance the solutions for operators building smarter networks using NFV and software-defined networking."