Amdocs demonstrates fully virtualized real-time charging

Amdocs (NYSE: DOX) said it has announced the performance results for the industry´s first virtualized, real-time charging.

Tested in a production-like environment1, the solution demonstrated carrier-grade charging performance, with a five millisecond latency and sub-second failover (switching between servers) to ensure business continuity. The results show that service provider mission-critical, real-time charging processes, supportingms of subscribers, can run in virtualized environments.

Conducted at Amdocs´ labs, the benchmark ran Amdocs Convergent Charging using VMware vSphere2, VMware´s market-leading virtualization solution. Amdocs and VMware worked together to develop the testing methodology and to deliver carrier-grade, virtualized real-time charging.

For more than 30 years, Amdocs has ensured service providers´ success and embraced their biggest challenges. With revenue of USD3.2bn in fiscal 2012, Amdocs and its 20,000 employees serve customers in more than 60 countries. For more information, visit Amdocs at