DALLAS, TX–(Marketwired – Jul 10, 2015) – Masergy Communications Inc., a global leader in managed networking and cloud services, today announced that its Cloud f(n) Router has received a TMC 2015 INTERNET TELEPHONY TMC Labs Innovation Award. Presented by INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine, Cloud f(n) Router achieved accolades for its SDN capabilities that reduce the capital expenses of proprietary routing hardware and the administrative costs associated with managing physical routers in corporate and branch offices.
The INTERNET TELEPHONY TMC Labs Innovation Award honors products that display innovation, unique features, and significant contributions toward improving communications technology. The awards are bestowed to those companies demonstrating ground-breaking contributions to the industry. Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC, added, “The INTERNET TELEPHONY TMC Labs Innovation Award represents the best and the most unique products and services that this industry has to offer. Masergy has proven their commitment to quality and the further development of the IP communications industry through its SDN Cloud f(n) Router.”
“The Cloud f(n) Router is another example of how Masergy’s innovations are reducing the complexity of running global networks,” said Tim Naramore, CTO, Masergy. “We are honored that TMC continues to validate our SDN and NFV innovations as ground-breaking contributions.”
Masergy is the first managed network service provider to offer a cloud routing service. The award-winning Cloud f(n) Router provides customers with a fully managed alternative to a premise-based router by reducing the hardware, software licenses, space and power requirements associated with on premise equipment, but also the personnel needed to manage it. Additional features include:
- Cloud-based routing for global enterprise networks
- Automatic updates for device operating systems
- Supports marking quality of service (QoS) values for latency-sensitive applications
Cloud f(n) Router is offered in Standard and Advanced service levels with a Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery option available for the Advanced service. Customers can use both Cloud f(n) Router and on-premise Managed Router solutions to optimize cost and performance by location and application environment.
The 2015 TMC Labs Innovation Award winners will be highlighted in the July/August issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine.