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Italtel Readies New Entrants in SDN and NFV for Upcoming Exhibition

October 06, 2016

Italtel has long been known as a force to be reckoned with in all-IP communications, and it's stepping up its presence in software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) as well. This expanded effort is set to bring some new products to show off at an upcoming exhibition, and help secure Italtel's place near the top of the heap for SDN and NFV.

The new products set for demonstration included Italtel's Netwrapper, an SDN application, and the improved version of its Session Border Controller NetMatch-S Cloud Inside with Virtual Network Function (VNF) Manager. Netwrapper offers an excellent value for SDN users, as a part of its Dynamic Admission Control (DAC) solution.

With Netwrapper, companies can change how network resources are allocated in such a fashion that critical applications are met first, and then other applications get in on the network resources later. Since it's been certified as “Cisco Compatible” with the APIC-EM Enterprise SDN Controller, as well as the Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM), it adds extra capability in quality of experience and makes the overall system much better as a result.

Meanwhile, the NetMatch-S Cloud Inside SBC, which recently got that aforementioned boost from Italtel's VNF Manager system, delivers a slate of new value for NFV users, improving availability and elasticity in the system to make a better user experience. Called a “full-featured SBC” by Italtel's senior technical marketing engineer for NFV Giuseppe Monteleone, it also delivers a “...virtualized network function in line with the process of network transformation based on the progressive adoption of the NFV paradigm.”

Italtel also has some presentations planned for said upcoming event, delivering talks on network functions in real time communications, as well as the value of SDN-WAN and NG-VPN systems, illustrating not only the new product line but also a lot of the expertise that went into the product's development.

It would have likely been enough by itself for Italtel to show off the new product lines, but throw in the presentations the company has planned and it's a double whammy in the marketplace. It's showing off the material, illustrating first-hand just what it can do in the market, but for those who might still be considering something else, Italtel can drive the point home by showing off the expertise. That's a comforting move for some companies, knowing that the same people who developed these products are delivering addresses on these topics only improves the situation.

In the end, Italtel is not only delivering a high-end product, it's also making it clear it knows how to make that high-end product by exhibiting its skills and knowledge as well. That's an impressive value proposition, and one that may catch more than its share of interest.

Edited by Alicia Young

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