|Description||Telecommunications Service Management|
|Series A, 3/06 |
Solidarity Fund QFL
|Series B, 2/08 |
Rho Capital Partners
Fonds de solidaritÃ© FTQ
|Series C, 8/10 |
Rho Capital Partners
Accedian Networks™ is an industry-leading provider of High Performance Service Assurance™ solutions for Carrier Ethernet and IP networks. Today, the Company is the number one provider of performance assurance solutions for Carrier Ethernet backhaul networks with an installed base of over 75,000 cell sites, and more than 100,000 platforms sold worldwide. Since its inception in 2004, Accedian’s award-winning platform has been successfully deployed by over 300 telecommunications providers, cable MSOs and mobile operators offering carrier-grade, packet-based applications in mobile backhaul, Ethernet business, wholesale access, and carrier exchange services.
Accedian was founded with a vision to help accelerate Carrier Ethernet deployments world-wide using a combination of product innovation, education and support. In 2006 Accedian launched its High Performance Service Assurance platform enabling service providers and operators to leverage the best of Carrier Ethernet, without sacrificing on network service quality or performance, while at the same time reducing overall capital and operational expenditures. A key differentiator of this platform has been, and continues to be, Accedian’s patented Fast-PAAs™ engine—the industry’s only Fast Performance Assurance Agent silicon processor that enables the measurement of Key Performance Indications of network health without adding delay to service traffic as it transits the demarcation device.
Accedian’s family of wire-speed service demarcation and performance monitoring equipment consistently outperforms switches or routers. Powered by the Company’s High Performance Service Assurance™ platform, the Accedian EtherNID®, MetroNID®, MetroNODE 10GE™ and V-NID Suite™ family of demarcation and OAM aggregation devices enable end-to-end service provisioning and assurance with carrier-grade performance. They feature the industry’s most comprehensive remote test and performance monitoring functionality, as well as advanced service creation and traffic management capabilities that enable premium services backed by assured service level agreements (SLAs). Accedian Networks’ VisionMETRIX™ performance portal service provides dashboard displays and reports performance metrics on over 100 unique Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to provide end-to-end actionable, real-time visibility of network performance. With Accedian’s unique hardware-based FastPAAs™ processor at the core of every product, they deliver the most precise in-service measurements available, without adding delay or delay variation to pass-through traffic.
Since its inception, Accedian has received numerous awards and accolades including most recently #1 fastest growing technology company on the 2011 Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ in Canada, and #2 on the Fast 500 across all North America. Company President was also named Ernst & Young’s 2011 Quebec Entrepreneur of the Year. Other awards include Frost & Sullivan’s 2010 North American Customer Value Enhancement of the Year Award in Service Assurance for Carrier Ethernet Mobile Backhaul Networks, Frost & Sullivan’s Best Practices Award, Broadband Gear Report’s Diamond Award, Canada’s Top 10 Award for two consecutive years, Supercomm ‘s 10 Hottest Technologies, as well as a spot on the Branham 300.
Accedian Networks is a privately held company, backed by Tier-1 US and Canadian growth equity and venture capital firms including Summit Partners, Skypoint Capital, BDR Venture Capital & RHO Capital Partners. The Company is headquartered in Montreal, Canada, with regional offices in the U.S., Europe, Latin America, Middle East and Asia. For additional information, visit: www.Accedian.com, or contact the Company at 2351 Alfred-Nobel, Suite N-410, St. Laurent,