Leading international cable company Liberty Global plc has made a strategic investment in Guavus, Inc., a provider of real-time big data analytics applications for operational intelligence.
Built on the Guavus Reflex ® operational intelligence platform, Guavus products allow cable operators to gain a holistic, cohesive view of network state and business context in real-time. It uniquely breaks down the barriers between Operational Support Systems and Business Support Systems to enable customers to more efficiently plan network capacity, improve service operations and deliver a better customer experience.
Guavus is committed to providing Multiple System Operators (MSOs) with analytics applications that break down silos of data and correlate network events with subscriber data for new innovative offerings. These big data applications provide the necessary operational intelligence to pinpoint network issues at a granular network level before they impact service levels.
Ankur Prakash, Vice President, Liberty Global Ventures, comments: “Guavus offers one of the industry’s most innovative operational intelligence platforms and their suite of big data analytics applications are well deployed across service providers worldwide. We are pleased to be backing this exciting business as it embarks on the next stage of its development and couldn’t be more positive about the company’s prospects and its ability to execute.”
Anukool Lakhina, Founder and CEO of Guavus, comments: “We are thrilled to have Liberty Global not just as a customer, but also as an investor and strategic partner. This is a testament to our best in class products and innovation in the cable industry. With this partnership we will be able to accelerate our innovation and thought leadership in real time streaming analytics and continue to create industry firsts for enterprises and service providers globally.”