Redback Networks Inc.
 
 
Company
     Founded in 1996 and headquartered in San Jose, Calif., Redback Networks Inc., enables carriers and service providers to build profitable next-generation broadband networks by reducing operational expenses and increasing potential revenue per subscriber. The company offers industry-leading solutions for the edge of the network - subscriber management, edge router, next-generation SONET/SDH transport, and a comprehensive set of network provisioning and management software.

Products
     The Redback SMS platform, Redback’s industry-leading family of subscriber management systems, has established a new category of solutions that enables service providers and carriers to provision, aggregate and manage broadband, leased-line and dial-up subscribers and services via a single, unified platform.The SmartEdge? 800 Router is a platform purpose-built for the network’s edge with a keen focus on establishing high availability, scalability and flexibility. This is the first platform in the industry that boasts a true operating system for the aggregation layer of the network – the Aggregation Operating System (AOS),
built from the ground up at Redback. Redback’s NetOp? Element Management System (EMS) provides a graphical user interface (GUI) to ease the management burden. Together the products can help service providers build User Intelligent Networks – networks that are user aware for the delivery of value-added services.

Differentiation
     Redback’s solutions enable carriers and service providers to build the User Intelligent Network? (UIN) — a unified, user intelligent, highly efficient infrastructure for provisioning and managing high-margin services. Redback’s products greatly simplify network operations and service delivery while enhancing network reliability and performance. Redback offers carriers, MSOs and service providers the following advantages:
Rapid time-to-market through seamless integration with the existing operations model
Highly scalable deployment and configuration of services allowing carriers to serve more customers with less equipment
Low cost of operations by enhancing the reliability of the existing infrastructure and offering the ability to dynamically manage subscribers, bandwidth, and destinations
High return on investment by offering flexible platforms that can adapt to the evolving data network and offer innovative service creation capabilities