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Mavenir™ Virtualized RCS Solution Wins Best RCS at 2014 IMS Industry Awards

Mavenir Systems®, a leading provider of software-based mobile communications solutions, today announced that its virtualized Rich Communication Services (RCS) platform designed for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) environments received the award for Best RCS Package at the Informa IMS Industry Awards, which took place at the IMS World Forum 2014 in Barcelona.

Mavenir’s virtualized RCS solution conforms to GSMA Blackbird v3 and provides a complete suite of services and capabilities including:

  • Real-time interactive instant and multimedia 1:1 and group messaging
  • Real-time voice and video calling and conferencing
  • Rich contextual communications and content delivery
  • Personalized social presence, location sharing and multi-device availability
  • Persistent user content storage and message archival
  • Security features including anti-spam filtering

Mavenir’s RCS platform enables mobile operators to offer fully interoperable OTT-like (Over-The-Top) services that are native to the phone and not tied to any specific community of users or social network. Mavenir’s virtualized RCS platform includes Mavenir’s Rich Messaging Server (RMS), mStore™ and Presence and Resource List Server (PRS), which are flexibly deployed on cloud-based infrastructure and provide a seamless evolution path to NFV architectures.

“Top tier operators globally are leveraging virtualization to evolve into software defined operators with efficient and simplified networks,” said Ian Maclean, Vice President of Strategy and Marketing, Mavenir Systems. “Mavenir’s solutions provide our customers improved service agility, greater deployment flexibility, time to market advantage, and capex/opex savings. This award is recognition of our unique approach to providing innovative virtualized solutions that transform mobile networks to 4G LTE.“

This technology leverages Mavenir’s expertise in RCS solutions gained from working with 14 mobile operators globally.

Also shortlisted for the IMS Awards this year were Mavenir’s Web RTC Gateway and IMS Mobile Core. Along with the virtualized RCS platform, these products leverage NFV to optimally scale and deploy on mobile operators’ cloud-based infrastructure. They are based on Mavenir's mOne® Convergence Platform and proven technology including Unified Access Gateway (UAG), Call Session Control Function (CSCF) and Session Border Controller (SBC) products.

About Mavenir:

Mavenir Systems (NYSE: MVNR) provides software-based networking solutions that enable mobile service providers to deliver next generation services over 4G LTE networks. Mavenir™ has a fully virtualized end to end portfolio of Voice/Video, Messaging and Mobile Core products that include IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS), Evolved Packet Core (EPC) and Session Border Controller (SBC). Mavenir’s solutions, based on the award-winning mOne® software platform, leverage NFV and SDN technologies for deployments on cloud-based infrastructure.

www.mavenir.com

© 2014 Mavenir Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.

Mavenir Systems®, AirMessenger, Mavenir™, mOne®, mStore™ and mCloud™ are trademarks and registered trademarks of Mavenir Systems, Inc.

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