Benu Networks’ Virtual Service Edge 6.0+ Platform Achieves VMware Ready Status

Benu Networks’ Virtual Service Edge (VSE) 6.0+ has achieved VMware’s highest level of endorsement and is now supported on the VMware vSphere 6.5 U1, VMware vSAN 6.6.1, VMware NSX for vSphere 6.3.3, VMware vCloud Director, and VMware Integrated OpenStack 4.0 platforms for production environments.

Benu Networks’ carrier-grade Virtual Service Edge (VSE) software platform would enable the rapid creation and delivery of next-generation IP services over a converged infrastructure for service providers.

“Achieving the VMware Ready for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) certification assures global service providers that Benu Networks’ Virtual Service Edge platform will effortlessly integrate within a VMware environment,” said Ajay Manuja, vice president of engineering, Benu Networks. “This supports our long-standing commitment to NFV technology and our dedication to developing leading-edge service provider solutions to accelerate new service delivery, optimize network performance, and reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO).”

By using Benu Networks’ Virtual Service Edge (VSE) platform, which is deployable on either native VMware utilizing NSX or a VMware Integrated OpenStack (VIO) environment, organizations would be able to:

  • Rapidly introduce new, profitable features and services
  • Scale value-added IP services across the network edge, core, and data center
  • Simplify network operations and efficiency
  • Achieve a faster time-to-market, resulting in a tangible competitive advantage

“We are pleased that Benu Networks’ Virtual Service Edge Platform qualifies for the VMware Ready logo, signifying to customers that it has met specific VMware interoperability standards and works effectively with VMware cloud infrastructure,” said Kristen Edwards, director, Technology Alliance Partner Program, VMware. “This signifies to customers that the Virtual Service Edge can be deployed in production environments with confidence, and can speed time to value within customer environments.”

Benu Networks’ Virtual Service Edge can be found within the online VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) here. The VMware Solution Exchange is the online marketplace where VMware partners and developers can publish rich marketing content and downloadable software for our customers.

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