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Ping Communication selects IOPSYS as software partner for broadband gateways

by Kajsa Arvidsson

Ping Communication Group and IOPSYS Software Solutions AB announce today that IOPSYSWRT, an open-source enterprise software SDK for gateway and IoT products, has been selected by Ping.

This announcement marks an important step in IOPSYS’ continuous drive towards open-source and standardization in the broadband industry as well as Ping Communication’s clear ambition to evolve and expand their gateway business.

The software IOPSYSWRT is based on OpenWrt and provides a full enterprise triple play solution including functions such as Life Cycle Management, EasyMesh, remote management including the new BBF standard, USP/TR-369. IOPSYSWRT is based on the best from the open-source community combined with knowledge gained from building innovative gateway solutions for more than a decade. IOPSYS is a member of the prpl Foundation and an active contributor to prpl projects such as prplWrt and the High-Level API.”We are very excited to form this partnership with Ping Communication”, says IOPSYS CEO Joakim Bennerholt. “The open-source hardware-independent nature of the IOPSYSWRT will allow Ping Communication to take control of their gateway development, driving innovation and reduced time to market.

Thanks to open source, the residential gateway is transforming into a service delivery platform at the center of the connected home.”

“We have been looking for a standardized, yet cutting-edge software platform across our products so we can be more effective in software development, and more easily enable our value-added services in IoT, AI, and security for our telecom and retail customers. We see strong synergies, and after evaluating potential partners we found that IOPSYS is very unique in developing hardware independent open-source software for gateways. We are excited about this cooperation with IOPSYS, and our customers around the world can look forward to the launch of PingcomOS in mid-2021, where we together will increase customer value”, says Ping Communication CTO Kristian Kvammen.

About IOPSYS Software Solutions AB

IOPSYS is a fully owned subsidiary to Inteno Group AB and has its headquarter with R&D and sales located in Stockholm, Sweden. IOPSYS is the company behind IOPSYSWRT, an open source-based hardware independent software for customer premises equipment (CPE), enabling for next generation service offerings independently across platforms. IOPSYSWRT will reduce total cost of ownership, enable for value ad applications and drive standardization improving the overall industry for CPE software. The customers are service providers and equipment manufacturers within broadband and IoT, believing in the open source approach.

For more information on IOPSYS please visit: www.iopsys.eu

About Ping Communication Group

Ping Communication is fully owned by Eltek Holding and has its headquarter in Switzerland. Having office and partners all around the world, Ping is an international player with the ambition to deliver leading-edge products and solutions that creates value add for our customers. We are a pioneer in high-quality fiber gateways, WiFi mesh, ATA, and Fixed Wireless Access for telecom operators.

About OpenWrt

The OpenWrt Project is a Linux operating system targeting embedded devices (typically wireless routers). Instead of trying to create a single, static firmware, OpenWrt provides a fully writable filesystem with package management.

About openwrt.org

OpenWrt is a trademark owned by software in the public interest, Inc.

About prpl

The prpl Foundation enables high-velocity, service-driven innovation on customer-premises equipment (CPE) by harmonizing interfaces in open APIs and delivering open-source reference implementations of common infrastructure.

Prplfoundation.org

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