Hardware and software supply chains and the cost benefits of a unified approach, saving 20% or more on procurement.
Organisations supporting global mid-size networks, such as governments, O&G companies and satellite communication resellers most always deploy infrastructure in different parts of the world.
In doing so they often use local suppliers to provide them with the required HW and support. This can be caused by the timing of the build out of a network or by the -perceived- notion support needs to be around the corner.
Also, your local supplier may not be authorized to sell a solution deployed in another part of the world due to licensing issues or other.
These local distributors of Cisco, Sandvine and the likes are therefore not necessarily experienced with the particular challenge of managing a global network with multiple Satellite and Mobile operators, thousands of mobile endpoints roaming freely over the globe and a number of pops with even more local internet break outs.
This fragmented consolidated approach leads to a number of potential problems.
It takes time to develop and design the ideal infrastructure, as you need to go through a number of learnings and iterations with the -various- local suppliers. Moreover, the infrastructure may not be optimised for the type of service you want to deliver to your customers as you are lacking the experienced outside global perspective.
Last but not least, you lose out on the price advantage of consolidated approach.
As such it is important to look for a supplier that understands your business and its requirements and has relationships with suppliers globally.
Now, there is -only- one company that has built proprietary global infrastructure for multiple resellers of remote communication solutions. These infrastructures encompass a dozen or so physical PoP’s on most all continents as well as many more virtual PoP’s. This company is iVent Mobile. Next to this the company manages its own infrastructure on which it hosts other players delivering -Managed – Networks as a Servise (NaaS).
In designing, building and delivering all of these networks and offerings iVent Mobile has developed close relationships with global players like Cisco, Sandvine, Equinix, Digital Realty, Microsoft and others.
As these relationships are based on global delivery of solutions, they can be leveraged for anybody that designs, builds, or maintains infrastructure in various parts of the world.
Thus, iVent typically can save you 20% on the procurement of HW and licensing by consolidating the global requirements. This includes the design, specifying the Bill of Materials, and -if required- the installation and support.
And you can always also contact iVent at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to learn more in a personal conversation.