|[April 29, 2014]
Overture Announces Turnkey Virtual Enterprise CPE Solution Pack
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. --(Business Wire)--
today announced the introduction of a turnkey network functions
virtualization (NFV) solution for virtual managed enterprise CPE
(vE-CPE). The pre-integrated vE-CPE
Ensemble Solution Pack makes it easier for service providers to
create more flexible and cost-effective alternatives to today's managed
business services. The solution pack leverages Overture's strength in
Carrier Ethernet 2.0, with Ensemble OSA NFV orchestration and
control software, a set of third-party virtual network functions (VNFs),
Overture enablement services, and technical support to create a fully
"In our recent survey of 25 Tier 1 service providers and their NFV
strategies, virtual CPE was the top use case identified," said Lee
Doyle, principal analyst, Doyle Research. "Virtualizing the managed
business CPE addresses areal and immediate industry pain point. As
such, it is has the potential to be hugely disruptive in what is
currently a multi-billion-dollar market. "
The first in a series of Ensemble Solution Packs from Overture, the
virtual managed Enterprise CPE (vE-CPE) includes a virtual branch office
router, VPN and next generation firewall VNFs to support the most
popular managed service offerings. Additional pre-integrated VNFs are
available as options. Through the Overture Ensemble orchestration and
control software, the vE-CPE functions can be deployed in a centralized
environment, such as a datacenter or central office, or may be
distributed out to virtualization platforms on the customer premise.
"In a growing ecosystem of independent software vendors, communications
service providers (CSPs) that want to explore modern virtualization
options may be resource-constrained to adequately evaluate all of the
choices as well as perform all the required system integration work,"
said Mike Aquino, president and CEO, Overture. "The Overture vE-CPE
Ensemble Solution Pack provides an open, pre-integrated, fully-supported
NFV solution to help them accelerate their enterprise service
More information on the Overture vE-CPE Ensemble Solution Pack and Ensemble
OSA available at Overture's website at www.overturenetworks.com
or follow @OvertureNews
on Twitter (News - Alert).
About Overture Networks
Overture is the preferred provider of Carrier Ethernet solutions for the
metro service edge. By leveraging Overture's Carrier Ethernet expertise
and its new Ensemble Open Service Architecture™ for
software-defined services, network operators and service providers
worldwide are maximizing operational efficiencies and introducing new
revenue-generating services on a scale never before possible.
Overture is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC, with sales
offices around the globe. For more information, visit http://www.overturenetworks.com.
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