Ipanema Technologies Announces Version 5 of Its SALSA Platform for Telcos, Managed Service Providers and Large Enterprises


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Ipanema Technologies Announces Version 5 of Its SALSA Platform for Telcos, Managed Service Providers and Large Enterprises

Key Features Include Ability to Manage 5,000+ Sites per Server,
Control of 100+ Servers for Nearly Unlimited Scalability

WALTHAM, Mass., March 10, 2008—Ipanema Technologies, a leader in application traffic management systems for wide area networks (WANs), today announced Version 5 of its Scalable Application Level Service Architecture (SALSA) platform.

SALSA has already been deployed by major Telco and managed service providers such as BT, Cable&Wireless, Orange Business Services, Swisscom, Telindus, Vanco and others. SALSA is a unique multi-network and multi-server platform designed to support centralized operations for scalable and repeatable application-centric service offerings over WANs. The SALSA platform transcends actual VPN services and enables the shift from a network-centric SLA model to an application-centric one.

New Features
SALSA v5 brings many new key advanced features to the current platform. It offers a new reporting server, a new web portal, a new GUI, fully redundant Radius interface, inventory management, fully integrated flexible license management and more.

SALSA v5 also brings an impressive capacity improvement, allowing the management of 5,000+ sites per server. Each SALSA platform can control 100+ servers, providing nearly unlimited scalability to support widespread application-centric managed services. Examples of such services are: application performance monitoring, critical application performance guarantees, application performance acceleration, network governance features like rightsizing, smart billing, application SLAs, tele-consulting, etc.

Houda Chabir, VP North America for Ipanema Technologies, said, “Ipanema is committed to offering the best service platform that fully meets the needs of Telco and managed service providers. Our solutions not only offer scalability and reliability but also provide outstanding automation to simplify the operational team’s daily work as well as easily integrate into their OSS/BSS systems. The SALSA platform is a unique in supporting Telco and managed services initiatives to increase their market share, revenues and profits. With our solution, Telco and managed service providers are now capable to deliver better services to serve the business needs of their customers’ enterprises.”

Thierry Grenot, CTO, Ipanema Technologies said, “SALSA is a key component in achieving our mission of enabling Telco and managed service providers to serve all their enterprise customers anywhere, any time, with high-value, user-centric application services. This is an amazingly large market that is mostly unexplored. Other major advancements in that direction are already under progress at Ipanema, so stay tuned.”

About Ipanema Technologies (www.ipanematech.com)
Ipanema is a provider of advanced application traffic management solutions that align the network with business goals. Network integrators market Ipanema’s Business Network Optimization solutions to enterprises, while telecom service providers and network managed service providers offer those as a service.

The Business Network Optimization solution is simple, automated and scalable and allows enterprises to easily control, guarantee and accelerate their critical application performance regardless of network conditions. It relies on Ipanema’s Autonomic Networking System to provide: full Visibility of application flows over the network, global and dynamic Optimization of network resources, transparent application Acceleration, Network Application Governance functions and Scalable Service Delivery capabilities. Ipanema’s Business Network Optimization solutions are deployed in more than 75 countries. Its customers include large organizations such as Leroy Merlin, Sodiaal, Altadis, Sephora, Brittany Ferries, Bongrain, Michael Page, NH Hoteles, SGS, Nespresso, Clariant, TNT, L’Oréal, Cap Gemini, Henkel, the French Army, Europcar, Rhodia, Lexmark etc.


For additional information, contact:
Elyse Familant
GCC, Inc.
[email protected]

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