Array platform selected by Tier-1 global service provider as foundation for WAF-as-a-Service

Array Networks Inc., the network functions platform company, has announced that its AVX Series Network Functions Platforms have been selected by a one of the world´s largest telecommunications service providers to serve as the basis for a new Web Application Firewall managed service, the company said.

This global, Tier-1 service provider operates multiple International Data Centers (IDCs) and hosts thousands of websites for multiple organizations across a broad range of industries, including government, finance, manufacturing, online gaming, and e-commerce.

The AVX series of network functions platforms are hyperconverged appliances that are designed specifically to run networking and security Virtual Appliances (VAs) while addressing the most difficult challenges of network services virtualization that face managed service providers (MSPs) of all sizes.

The hybrid architecture of Array AVX platforms is unique in the industry and provides significant service differentiation. AVX platforms (a) provide the software-centric agility of a COTS server while retaining the guaranteed hardware performance of a network appliance, (b) abstract and automate complex VA provisioning tasks to reduce deployment time from months to minutes, (c) provide a vendor-neutral platform that supports Array VAs, third-party VAs and OpenSource VAs at scale, and (d) drive down the cost of HW and SW, as well as space, power, cooling and provisioning.

Array Networks, the network functions platform company, solves performance and complexity challenges for businesses moving toward virtualized networking, security and application delivery. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Array addresses the growing market demand for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), cloud computing, and software-centric networking. Proven at more than 5,000 worldwide customer deployments, Array is recognized by analysts, enterprises, service providers and partners for pioneering next-generation technology that delivers agility at scale. To learn more, visit: www.arraynetworks.com.