Today more than 90% of firms worldwide are classified as a small-medium business. These businesses are looking looking for a “zero-IT” solution to not only save costs but also increase business productivity and profitability.
Benu is focused on providing a Managed Business solution with the following major attributes:
- Service Provider owns the customer experience and information
- Designed to be deployed in the operators network, with an open architecture that allows Service Providers to integrate the offering with their existing products (residential, homespot, Wi-Fi)
- Contains end-to-end business and service logic for deployment of cloud-managed Wi-Fi offerings, or alternatively supports a ‘pluggable’ approach for Service Providers to use hooks and interfaces to blend their own components
- Supports a cloud managed Wi-Fi offering for mass market customers with a single site, allowing Service Providers to offer premium “Zero-IT” services to this market.
- Supports multiple access points per site, and customers with multiple sites and interconnection (VPN) requirements
- Utilizes an overlay and abstracted architecture that supports a success-based spending model – the components can be centralized and used to deploy services across a large logical and physical footprint.
- Provides detailed network, device session stats to analyze & improve existing services and formulate new ones
Additionally, the Benu Managed Business solution will allow for Service Function Chaining (SFC), allowing deployment of network based services on a per-device and per-business basis. These services can be delivered using best of breed technologies that allow independent scaling of services, based upon the take rate.