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on 8 June 2015

Expeto joins the Charm Partner Programme


Canonical is excited to announce that Expeto has joined the Charm Partner Programme. Canonical’s Charm Partner Programme helps solution providers make best use of Canonical’s universal service modeling tool, Juju; enabling instant workload deployment, integration, and scaling at the click of a button. Juju makes it easy to deliver complete solutions in minutes, on virtually any public or private cloud through the use of Charms. The Juju Charm Store has over 300 cloud based applications ready to be deployed, scaled and managed on most public and private clouds, as well as bare metal.

Expeto offers the entire LTE core network stack in a Platform as a Service model. Using NetworkFunction Virtualization as a base, the on ­demand, cloud environment can be scaled in milliseconds where, and when needed. The PaaS solution ensures more revenue is retained by the communications service provider and not distributed to proprietary hardware and software vendors. The core service offering from Expeto is called EPIC. This stands for “Evolved Packet core Integrated Cloud”. It is a fully virtualized, on-demand cloud-based offering which virtualizes the core network components within a wireless operators LTE deployment.

Ryley MacKenzie, CEO of Expeto said “By joining the Charm Partner Programme, we become a part of Canonical’s well established cloud ecosystem, and bring their users NFV agility through automation and orchestration.”

“The addition of Expeto to our programme further demonstrates Canonical’s leadership in the telco space. Our users demand technology that is both reliable and cutting edge and with Expeto,we are giving them both,” said Stefan Johansson, Global Software Alliances Director atCanonical.

To learn more about Canonical’s partner programmes, including the Charm Partner Programme, please visit http://partners.ubuntu.com/.

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