The International Engineering Consortium (IEC) and the Broadband World Forum Asia 2007 team have selected Operax Bandwidth Manager 5500 as winner of prestigious InfoVision Award for the category Access Network Technologies and Services. The InfoVision Award recognizes technologies, applications, products, advances, and services judged to be the most unique and beneficial to the telecommunications industry.
Chris Merrick, CMO Operax, commented: “This welcome recognition from the IEC for our products and technology validates Operax’s position as a leader for QoS control and Bandwidth Management solutions in the converged all-IP network environment.”
IEC Vice President of Conference Development, Tom Costello, commented: “The IEC’s InfoVision Awards program gives tribute to the paramount broadband innovations in deployment today in the Asia-Pacific region. We are pleased to recognize Operax Bandwidth Manager 5500 as an InfoVision Winner, which we appreciate as a significant contribution to the industry.”
In converged broadband networks, providing guaranteed Quality of Service is a key capability, and essential for the successful commercial deployment and operation of new solutions. Operax Bandwidth Manager 5500 is a standards-based carrier-grade QoS Control product for telecommunications network service providers that operate a multi-service Next-Generation Network. It provides real-time guaranteed Quality of Service (QoS) per session in access and aggregation networks and enables operators to deploy and mix services such as VoIP, IPTV, Video on Demand, and IMS-based services, with guaranteed service performance, on a shared infrastructure. Operax Bandwidth Manager 5500 supports multiple services and works across multiple vendor solutions and network technologies.
Operax is an Independent software vendor offering innovative products and solutions for dynamic Bandwidth Management and guaranteed Quality of Service (QoS) in IP-based networks.Operax has made extensive contributions, and continues to participate, in the forums for next-generation network standards. The company been granted many patents for its technology and has many applications pending. Operax customers are network operators and service providers, along with defense organizations and leading telecommunications system vendors.
Founded in 2000, Operax is a privately held company with headquarters in Stockholm and offices in Washington DC, London, Rome, and LuleÃ¥ – Sweden. The company is owned by Nordic Venture Partners, Innovacom, Nomura and Emano, along with its founders. For more information, visit www.operax.com.
The International Engineering Consortium (IEC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to catalyzing technology and business progress worldwide in a range of high-technology industries and their university communities. Since 1944, the IEC has provided high-quality educational opportunities for industry professionals, academics, and students. In conjunction with industry-leading companies, the IEC has developed an extensive, free on-line educational program.
The IEC conducts industry-university programs that have a substantial impact on curricula. It also conducts research and develops publications, conferences, and technological exhibits that address major opportunities and challenges of the information age.
More than 70 leading universities are IEC affiliates, and the IEC handles the affairs of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association and Eta Kappa Nu, the honor society for electrical and computer engineers. For more information, visit www.iec.org.