Qosmos Joins The CloudBand(TM) Ecosystem Program to Advance Industry Adoption of NFV

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Paris, France, 20 May 2014  – Qosmos®, the market leader in embedded Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) and network intelligence technology for use in physical, virtualized and in SDN architectures, today announced that it has joined the CloudBand™ Ecosystem Program, an open community of Service Providers, NFV Platform Partners and Virtual Network Functions Vendors created by Alcatel-Lucent to advance industry adoption of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV).

The CloudBand Ecosystem opens access to the first NFV management platform providing multi-vendor products and services support to accelerate service provider transition to NFV and advance transformation to carrier cloud and revenue-generating services.

Qosmos is a pure-play OEM vendor of DPI-based Network Intelligence technology. Its software development kit and probes recognize thousands of communication protocols and metadata attributes, creating an information layer that gives an accurate picture of real-time data activity on networks. Equipment makers and software vendors use Qosmos to get real-time traffic intelligence, accelerate time to market and ensure continuous protocol signature updates.

“Carrier cloud services and network functions must have access to continuous, detailed, real-time information about network traffic,” said Erik Larsson, Vice President of Marketing at Qosmos. “Our technology creates this application-awareness and therefore constitutes an essential innovation enabler for NFV applications.”

“The CloudBand Ecosystem Program provides a hub, where application providers, platform partners and service providers can share information and collaborate on everything related to NFV,” said Valerie Noto, Director for the CloudBand Ecosystem Program at Alcatel-Lucent. “We are delighted to welcome Qosmos in our ecosystem and are looking forward to seeing how their technology can contribute to accelerate the realization of NFV”.

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About Qosmos
Qosmos turns networks into information sources, making them application- and service-aware. The company’s award-winning Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) and Layer 7 Network Intelligence (NI) technologies recognize thousands of communication protocols and metadata attributes, creating an essential information layer that gives the most accurate picture of real-time data activity on networks.

Market-leading equipment makers, specialized software vendors and cloud service providers embed Qosmos in telco and enterprise solutions where real-time service awareness is critical, such as traffic optimization, policy management, quality of experience, analytics, cyber security and more. Qosmos software development kit and soft probes can be used in all environments – physical, virtualized and in SDN architectures – to accelerate time to market and ensure continuous signature updates.

A pioneer in embedded Network Intelligence software, Qosmos is the leading independent OEM provider on the market today, serving more than 60 companies worldwide. Based in Paris, Qosmos has offices in the Silicon Valley, Singapore and London.

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Qosmos Media Contact
Madeleine Renouard, Marketing Communications Manager
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