Summary: Leading networking company ZyXEL Communications integrates Axiros’ AXESS.ACS software in its ZyXEL WLAN Management System (ZWMS) and succeeds in extensive WLAN deployment, furthering Axiros’ reach into the enterprise market
(Munich, Germany) – ZyXEL Communications, a world-class networking company, has integrated Axiros’ flagship product, AXESS.ACS software, into its business Wireless LAN solutions, offering advanced management capabilities for projects in large-scale deployment. The partnership is significant as it moves Axiros squarely into enterprise network management services, and more specifically, into the Wi-Fi arena in public sectors.
ZyXEL is a global leader in broadband networking technology. The company portfolio covers a wide range of wired and wireless solutions for customers ranging from telecommunications service providers to small- and medium-sized businesses and home users.
Crowley Wu, AVP of ZyXEL Networking Solution Business Unit, said ZyXEL has proven itself as a highly regarded solution provider, most notably with several recent nation-wide WLAN deployments in the education sector. “The Wi-Fi landscape is evolving rapidly, and demand for next generation capabilities is increasing,” Wu said. “We chose Axiros as our technology partner based on their experience and proven capabilities in large-scale deployment. These were key considerations for us as we considered fulfilling the management needs of extensive WLAN deployment.”
Of the deal, Axiros CEO Kurt Peterhans said, “ZyXEL is recognized worldwide as a technology leader, and their endorsement of the AXESS.ACS solution is significant, particularly as we increase our footprint into the enterprise arena. We look forward to extending our partnership following the success of this initiative.”
The AXESS.ACS platform leverages the TR-069 protocol and ensures seamless service deployment and interoperability across multiple vendors. AXESS.ACS is the leading subscriber device management system – deployed and productive at more than 35 percent of Europe´s top 50 operators and carriers. Return on investment (ROI) is high as it delivers a fast time to integration paired with a very short release cycle for new product introduction.
ZyXEL believes this will be a key success factor in positioning the product in large-scale WLAN AP and controller deployment. AXESS.ACS core functionality includes:
- Remote device management;
- Short-time monitoring – troubleshooting device monitoring;
- Zero touch provisioning;
- Customer self-service portal support; and
- Security management.
The ZyXEL WLAN Management System (ZWMS) includes all management functionalities (standards) as mandated by the Broadband Forum together with advanced functionality.
Axiros is a Munich, Germany-based software company focused on open service and device management for fixed line and mobile broadband. The company boasts significant experience and name recognition in TR-069 device management solutions.
Axiros products are open and interoperable (device agnostic), meaning they work with any device and/or service. Axiros deploys its products on premise, hosted or in the cloud, making it as much a software company as it is a product company. This unique approach has led Axiros to become the market leader in Europe. More than 120 service providers worldwide are currently using Axiros products to provision and monitor millions of devices in near real time throughout the world.
Axiros is global in scope with sales and service offices located in Milan, Zurich, New York and São Paolo, and development centers in Germany and Russia
Founded in 1989, ZyXEL Communications Corp. is a world-class networking company providing innovative and reliable Internet solutions. As one of the early modem manufacturers, ZyXEL has gone through many transformations in the fast-paced networking industry. Today, ZyXEL is one of the few companies in the world capable of offering complete networking solutions for telco’s, small- to medium-sized businesses, and digital home users for a wide range of deployment scenarios. Telco solutions include central office equipment, customer premises equipment, wired and wireless access network devices, and carrier switches. SMB and enterprise solutions include unified security gateways, LAN switches, WLAN, and unified network storage. Digital home solutions include network connectivity devices and multimedia solutions.