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US comms giant Verizon has chosen Qwilt’s Open Caching solution as a next-generation content and application delivery platform as it looks to enable new applications like augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR), and 4K live streaming.

qwilt 7 Feb 2017Qwilt’s solution is delivered as a fully managed service to speed deployment and streamline ongoing operations. The broader operator organisation — including network planning, engineering and operations teams — gain access to comprehensive analytics, which offer insights into growth trends and network performance.

“As demand for data and video services increases, Qwilt’s Open Caching solution helps our network meet today’s demand as well as creates the scalable network necessary for the future,” said Lee Hicks, vice president of network planning for Verizon. “In fact, we’ve already seen a 20% reduction in core traffic in markets where the Qwilt solution is deployed.”

“ISPs are looking for solutions to scale their networks in response to the phenomenal growth of online video,” added Alon Maor, CEO and co-founder of Qwilt. “Qwilt’s Open Caching solution results in an open architecture and an intelligent network for content and application delivery. We’re excited to work with Verizon to extend the reach and scale of our open caching solution and meet growing demand for online video services.”