WOW! selects ARRIS Group's E6000 Converged Edge Router
Oct 30, 2013 (MarketLine via COMTEX) --
ARRIS Group, Inc., a provider of video and broadband technology services, has announced that WOW!, a provider of internet, cable TV, and phone services, has selected the ARRIS E6000 Converged Edge Router, or CER, to deliver network coverage to its more than 700,000 subscribers.
WOW! chose the ARRIS E6000 CER to help solve today's network challenges - and to enable efficient and scalable expansion to meet this growing consumer demand for your media, your way experiences. This agreement follows WOW!'s successful deployment of the ARRIS Whole Home Solution with Moxi User Interface.
"Our subscribers need faster speeds and more entertainment and business services options than ever before," said Cash Hagen, Chief Technology Officer, WOW. "The ARRIS E6000 CER enables us to deliver popular services to meet our customers' needs today- as well as the assurance that it will grow and evolve with us as we continue to deliver new experiences in the future."
"The ARRIS E6000 CER delivers new levels of density and cost-effectiveness in a robust integrated architecture that enables converged services on broadband networks," said Bruce McClelland, President, Network & Cloud, Global Services, ARRIS. "The E6000 CER is scalable to deliver these efficiencies for the world's largest to small-and mid-sized service providers. WOW! has deployed an innovative solution to not only increase subscriber satisfaction and retention, but ultimately deliver game-changing entertainment and business services at faster speeds while using much less space and power."
The ARRIS E6000 CER provides a high-availability, high-performance solution with unmatched scalability. It supports a fully redundant design with no single point of failure.
The E6000 CER offers: integrated, hitless RF fail-over, hot-swapping of cards, and field-deployment ready IPv6 support; ability to maximize revenue off a single chassis, with one of the highest densities per rack unit available, to deliver more services at faster speeds while using much less space and power; increased subscriber satisfaction and retention with a self-healing design that minimizes service outages (designed for 99.999% system availability); preservation of capital investment with a flexible platform that offers a "wire-once" architecture with software upgradeability and easy expansion via a mid-plane design; and ability to mix and match ARRIS cable edge products to create the optimum network configuration for deploying tomorrow's services with today's hardware.
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