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EKINOPS (Euronext Paris - FR0011466069 – EKI),a leading provider of open, future-proof and flexible network solutions to service providers, has been recognised with a Technology Solutions Award at the 2019 MEF Awards, which took place during the leading industry conference, MEF19 in Los Angeles.

Ekinops’ solution was ranked first in the Network Function Virtualization (NFV) category, attesting to the company’s clear leadership in the virtualization of customer premise equipment.

MEF is a global industry association and its prestigious awards programme is the largest in the world covering emerging dynamic network services. The 2019 MEF Awards program recognizes service, application, technology, and professional excellence in the global community committed to delivering innovative solutions that are optimized for the digital economy.

Commenting on the award win, Didier Brédy, Chief Executive Officer at Ekinops, said: “We are extremely proud that our virtualization software technology has been recognized by the industry. MEF received dozens of submissions from leading-edge vendors, and we are delighted to see that our solution stood out.  Innovation is at the heart of our strategy and we have invested early in the virtualization space. We spend around 20% of our revenue on research and development (R&D).This award acknowledges the vision and the quality of innovation delivered by our outstanding R&D team.”

The award puts the spotlight on Ekinops’ enablement of Virtual Network Functions (VNF)-based business services through its programmable OneAccess Open Virtualization Platform (OVP) and its OneOS6 software suite, which have been designed to enable operators to take charge of their migration to virtualized services, free from vendor lock-in and at a pace they dictate.

Didier Brédy adds: “Major service providers around the world have already selected our OVP and OneOS6 solutions. They rely on us to provide the solutions that enable them to launch new and innovative enterprise services to meet the needs of businesses operating in a digital economy. Our objective is to be the operators’ partner of choice for next-generation virtualization solutions. This recognition from MEF reaffirms our position as an industry leader in this area.”

EKINOPS is at MEF19 until 22 November, meet at booth 302 in the Networking Hall, Diamond Ballroom.

For more information visit: www.ekinops.com

About Ekinops

EKINOPS is a leading provider of open and fully interoperable Layer 1, 2 and 3 solutions to service providers around the world. Our programmable and highly scalable solutions enable the fast, flexible and cost-effective deployment of new services for both high-speed, high-capacity optical transport as well as virtualization-enabled managed enterprise services.

Our product portfolio consists of three highly complementary product and service sets: EKINOPS 360, OneAccess and Compose. EKINOPS 360 provides optical transport solutions for metro, regional and long-distance networks with WDM for high-capacity point-to-point, ring and optical mesh architectures, and OTN for improved bandwidth utilization and efficient multi-service aggregation.

OneAccess offers a wide choice of physical and virtualized deployment options for Layer 2 and Layer 3 access network functions.

Compose supports service providers in making their networks software-defined with a variety of software management tools and services, including the scalable SD-WAN Xpress. As service providers embrace SDN and NFV deployment models, EKINOPS enables future-proofed deployment today, enabling operators to seamlessly migrate to an open, virtualized delivery model at a time of their choosing.

A global organization, EKINOPS (EKI) - a public company traded on the Euronext Paris exchange - is headquartered in Lannion, France, and EKINOPS Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary, is incorporated in the USA.

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