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About EneaEnea is a world-leading supplier of innovative software components for telecommunications and cybersecurity. Focus areas are cloud-native, 5G-ready products for mobile core, network virtualization, and traffic intelligence. More than 3 billion people rely on Enea technologies in their daily lives. For more information:


  • Enea AB
    P.O. Box 1033 Jan Stenbecks Torg 17 SE-164 21 Kista Sweden
    +46 8-507 140 00
  • Jan Häglund

    President and CEO

    +46 8-507 140 00
  • Erik Larsson

    SVP Marketing & Communications

    +33 1 70 81 19 00
  • Quotes

    Managing the video experience is vital for operators to ensure end-user quality of experience
    Indranil Chatterjee, Senior Vice President of Products, Sales & Marketing at Enea Openwave
    Within hours of its launch, our machine learning-based technology detected and optimized Apple TV+. Conventional technology is not fit for purpose, as it requires manual configuration – time operators just don’t have. Our solution works across OTT streams and takes into account user device, application, radio congestion and ultimately delivers streaming video to mobile devices at a higher quality with reduced stalling
    Indranil Chatterjee, Senior Vice President of Products, Sales & Marketing at Enea Openwave
    Enterprises trust us for our reliable solutions, and with Enea as a partner, our customers’ confidence has increased. Enea NFV Access provides a foundation for our managed services offering and allows us to provide cost-effective and customized solutions in line with our clients’ requirements
    Mohammed Adil, Technical Director, TForce
    We are very proud that TForce choose Enea NFV Access for their managed service offering. This validates our strategy to provide an open and flexible uCPE virtualization platform. TForce customers will benefit from a future-proof and extensible platform for enterprise networking
    Adrian Leufvén, SVP OS Business Unit, Enea
    Cyber security solutions providers are looking for innovative NTA-based approaches that both deliver better protection for their clients and optimize costs. The the Qosmos Probe offers a perfect solution to these challenges.
    Jean-Philippe Lion, Senior Vice President of the DPI Business Unit at Enea
    Jan Häglund will help Enea strengthen and develop its position as a reference supplier and trusted partner when it comes to innovative network software.
    Anders Lidbeck, Chairman of the board at Enea
    The CDM InfoSec Awards winners are some of the most innovative and proactive cyber security companies and service providers on the planet.
    Pierluigi Paganini, Editor-in-Chief of Cyber Defense Magazine
    The Qosmos Probe is used to complement existing cyber threat detection tools. The granular traffic visibility provided by the DPI-based sensor allows faster, more accurate detection of anomalies in network traffic and reduces the number of false positives.
    Jean Philippe Lion, SVP at Enea’s DPI Business Unit
    When used in networks as a complement to existing threat detection tools, the granular traffic visibility provided by the DPI-based probe allows faster, more accurate detection of anomalies with fewer false positives.
    Jean Philippe Lion, SVP at Enea’s DPI Business Unit
    By embedding Qosmos ixEngine in our ZyWALL UTM, we are able to deliver unprecedented levels of security.
    Nathan Yen, AVP of the Gateway Business Unit at Zyxel
    Qosmos ixEngine provides the foundation for accurate application visibility and QoS. By integrating ready-to-use DPI software, our development teams can devote more time to their own areas of expertise, bringing advanced solutions to market faster and better serving our customers.
    José Losada, CTO, JSC Ingenium
    With Qosmos ixEngine, JSC Ingenium now benefits from best-in-class traffic classification technology and their operator customers get detailed traffic understanding to enhance their business. I am delighted that our partnership has enabled JSC Ingenium to strengthen their offering in this way.
    Jean-Philippe Lion, Senior Vice President, DPI Business Unit, Enea
    Leading TEMs are designing in commercial-grade technology into their 4.5G and 5G RANs right now. They need performance and portability to support an evolutionary path, and this is exactly what they get with Enea OSE.
    Karl Mörner, SVP of Product Management at Enea
    uCPE provides on-demand deployment of multiple network functions previously each implemented as its own purpose built appliance, plus virtualization software platform in cost effective single-box COTS systems. Cavium’s highly integrated OCTEON TX ARMv8 processor SoC families, with high performance processing, exceptional power efficiency, hardware accelerators abstracted by standard APIs like DPDK, standard software eco-systems and cost effective and scalable white box hardware eco-systems, offer highly optimized uCPE processing solutions.
    Raj Singh Vice President & General Manager of the Network & Communication Group at Cavium
    Enea NFV Access offers out-of-the-box VNF management and service function chaining for orchestrating on-demand agile VNF deployment - without the overhead that solutions originally developed for data centers carry with them. Enea NFV Access is a versatile virtualization software platform streamlined for high networking performance and minimal footprint, and contributes to uCPE agility and innovation, reducing cost and complexity for computing at the network edge.
    Karl Mörner, SVP Product Management, Enea
    Qosmos ixEngine is the preferred software for IP classification and metadata extraction among networking and security vendors. This new record in protocol recognition reaffirms our leadership and reflects our technical expertise.
    Thibaut Bechetoille, President, Qosmos Division of Enea
    We see tremendous opportunities at the edge, and we have purpose built Enea NFV Access for common vCPE use case challenges. Enea NFV Access is deployment ready, contributing to CapEx and OpEx savings, and offers proven solutions for standards based service orchestration and model based network function management systems.
    Karl Mörner, SVP Product Management
    Enea Element ODM is a network management agent for physical and virtual network functions (PNF/VNF), and is a compelling alternative to commercial competitors and solutions developed in-house. It provides standard northbound interfaces such as NETCONF, REST and SNMP for configuration, monitoring and control. It is model driven, fully leveraging the benefits of YANG , and supports auto-rendering of northbound interfaces from the data models.
    Karl Mörner, SVP Product Management, Enea
    Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC is the world’s foremost all programmable MPSoC, providing unrivaled performance and flexibility. The multicore performance and scalability of Enea OSE matches the performance of the Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC devices. Together they provide a computing platform for applications that are extremely demanding in terms of computing power, reliability, and scalability.
    Simon George, Director, Product Marketing – Embedded Software, Xilinx.
    ARM and its ecosystem of partners have been committed to enabling OPNFV to bring efficient and cost-effective compute power for the world's data networks. The network pipeline must be expanded, at scale, to support new computing across all markets, in the most efficient way possible. Our ecosystem delivers this efficiency through well-integrated solutions that demonstrate the performance-per-watt, density, and TCO advantages provided by ARM technology.
    Noel Hurley, Vice President and General Manager, Networking and Servers, Business Segments Group, ARM
    We are very pleased to collaborate with China Mobile to enable key NFV functionality and to drive NFV towards large scale industry deployment with diversified and interoperable eco-systems. Telco applications with various compute, I/O, and real time processing requirements demand highly scalable and optimized processing solutions. The use of advanced COTS hardware such as Cavium’s ThunderX workload optimized datacenter server processors allows us to provide highly scalable NFV solutions utilizing standard software platforms and eco-systems for meeting these requirements.
    Raj Singh Vice President & General Manager of the Network & Communication Group at Cavium
    With a strong legacy and expertise in the access network outside the data center, Enea focuses its solutions and engagements on the edge market segment. Enea NFV Core is ready for deployment and is configured, integrated, optimized, tested and verified especially for edge use cases, saving customers time and effort.
    Karl Mörner, SVP Product Management, Enea
    As the market and performance leader in multicore processor SoC’s for cloud, datacenter, intelligent networking and security applications, we engineer and manufacture optimized multicore SoC’s with rich integration of compute, I/O, and hardware accelerators under standard APIs for ARM based platforms. Cavium and Enea deliver solutions optimized for next-gen hybrid NFV architecture and help accelerate time-to-market for service providers and telecom equipment manufacturers.
    Raj Singh, Vice President and General Manager, Network and Communications Group, Cavium
    Product vendors can expand their own signature coverage in an efficient way, getting regular updates of frequently changing signatures of key web and enterprise applications, while keeping their internal DPI competency and technology. They can benefit from more than 2500 signatures with a worldwide coverage, to accelerate their development of solutions embedding network traffic and application visibility.
    Thibaut Bechetoille, President, Qosmos.
    Enea is a committed contributor to the OPNFV community and launched the first ARM based Pharos Lab last year to enable cross-platform flexibility and architectural choice to the ecosystem. Our Colorado integration delivers an NFV-ready infrastructure configuration, which makes it easier for users to take their functions and services to market faster - on a variety of hardware architectures.
    Daniel Forsgren, SVP Product Management
    This customer selected Enea OSE in competition with other proprietary embedded operating systems, thanks to its performance and scalability on multicore processors. We are thrilled to see a stronger commitment in our business relationship, and that we are expanding our engagement into new strategic areas with this customer.
    Anders Lidbeck, President and CEO, Enea
    The open source model lacks defined support and customer-specific adaptations, but Enea takes on the typical challenges faced by customers who build the distribution themselves. Enea provides distribution and build systems with customer-tailored Linux kernel configurations and BSPs, and offers a range of services addressing unique customer requirements on embedded Linux. Enea also provides prompt help with world class support, and best-in-class trainings in partnership with the Linux Foundation.
    Daniel Forsgren, SVP Product Management, Enea
    Enea OSE has evolved significantly in recent years, improving both scalability, performance, footprint, and response time. Ever increasing demands on memory size and computational performance, coupled with the hardware evolution in general, drives requirements on the operating system itself. Enea OSE is well positioned to serve demanding use-cases and carrier-grade applications both today and tomorrow.
    Daniel Forsgren, SVP Product Management, Enea
    NFV has redefined how communications infrastructure is architected and how services are deployed, and development requires access to modern hardware, and far from trivial integration and configuration of software platform components. Our NFV lab provides a rich set of NFV-ready hardware, supported by experienced engineers that can help you assemble an infrastructure configuration enabling real-world VNF deployments, or even build fully-fledged carrier-grade NFV platforms.
    Bogdan Putinica, Senior Vice President, Global Services, Enea
    Service providers are now facing new and tougher challenges, and exponential traffic volumes together with an evolving infrastructure make network management more complex and costly. Using Enea’s end-to-end platform infrastructure, customers can focus on their core competencies, which are the network applications and services themselves.
    Daniel Forsgren, SVP Product Management, Enea
    Enea’s commitment to the ecosystem manifests itself in Enea Linux remaining the most open commercially available embedded distribution on the market, and Enea will start upstreaming CGL functionality and software immediately. As one of few remaining independent Linux vendors, Enea drives the evolution of networking centric functionality, with focus on high performance networking.
    Daniel Forsgren, SVP Product Management, Enea
    I am happy to announce the acquisition of a small but very interesting extension of our offering in the area of management and orchestration of physical and virtualized networks. Together with our existing Enea Element product line, ElementCenter will add to the capabilities of our Enea COSNOS platform for developing and managing next generation network functions.
    Anders Lidbeck, President and CEO, Enea
    We are very excited to become a part of Enea. We believe the model-based architecture of the ElementCenter platform is a powerful and complementary addition to Enea’s suite of products for the networking industry, providing its customers with a unique end-to-end solution to challenges in management, virtualization and orchestration.
    John Wagner, CEO of Centered Logic, LLC
    We are excited to be able to provide our open-source based security solutions for OSE to one of our leading customers.
    Anders Lidbeck, President and CEO, Enea
    We are thrilled to witness the successes of our customers, and are proud to be a contributing factor to that equation. It is also pleasing to see that close partnership with this industry leader in one of our stronghold markets results in continued business.
    Anders Lidbeck, President and CEO, Enea
    As co-founder of and contributor to the OFP project, we help bringing amazing functions to the connected society. But we also complement the OFP mission in a very hands-on way, through tailored services, or as packaged open source software and services delivered as a product.
    Daniel Forsgren, SVP Product Management, Enea
    Supporting ARM-based hardware and the OPNFV project is central in our strategic direction as a company. Opening up the world’s first ARM Pharos lab offers tremendous value to the ecosystem as it now has a compliant environment for OPNFV testing and validation on ARM-based equipment.
    Daniel Forsgren, Senior Vice President Product Management, Enea
    By pioneering the world’s first ARM-based OPNFV Pharos community lab initiative, Enea has opened up a more diverse ecosystem for equipment providers, operators and ISVs tasked with creating next-generation networks. Together, Enea and the ARM ecosystem will deliver choice and a uniquely compelling value proposition for energy-efficient and workload–optimized infrastructure in the NFV space.
    Bob Monkman, marketing manager, enterprise segment, ARM
    We are thrilled that Enea is joining the Pharos lab community and increasing the variety of architectures available for testing in our federated testing environment. The goal of the OPNFV Pharos testbed project requires a collection of diverse labs and a broad range of hardware, which helps ensure OPNFV’s applicability across architectures, environments and vendors. Inclusion of ARM-based servers in these testing environments helps further this goal and benefits the larger ecosystem.
    Heather Kirksey, Director, OPNFV
    Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM) is pleased to partner with ARM and Enea to support the Pharos Lab initiative at Enea, working together we have been able to bring up key OPNFV subcomponents on our ThunderX™ platforms that are required for the most demanding NFV software applications. Cavium’s 48 core ARMv8 based ThunderX Networking (NT) sku of Workload Optimized Processors with dual socket support, provides a cost effective NFV platform optimized with a range of acceleration for packet processing, crypto and DPI.
    Larry Wikelius, Director of Ecosystems and Partner Enablement, Cavium
    Offering industry-leading multicore processors based on ARM technology, Freescale® is committed to creating a vibrant, open and competitive NFV ecosystem. Enea's OPNFV Pharos Lab will provide an important proving ground to demonstrate the ability of ARM processor technology to meet the demanding functional and interoperability requirements carriers have set for NFV.
    Sam Fuller, Director of Strategy for Freescale’s Digital Networking group
    With the addition of the NETCONF protocol, Enea’s framework now supports the relevant northbound protocols. NETCONF is the emerging standard for device management, and Enea utilizes it to manage, configure, control, and deploy functions within a cloud infrastructure. It allows network administrators to automate tasks across heterogeneous devices in software defined networks – all in the data modeling language YANG.
    Daniel Forsgren, SVP Product Management, Enea
    Integrating and configuring these NFV building blocks on ARM in an early developer release is an industry first, and will likely jump start integration and application development. We will upstream as much as possible to the OPNFV baseline, giving the community an ARM-based open source NFV platform supporting a set of example Virtualized Network Function (VNF) applications.
    Daniel Forsgren, SVP Product Management, Enea
    This is a tremendous leap forward in delivering the NFV vision across a wide range of highly-integrated, workload-optimized ARM networking SoCs, available via the common OpenDataPlane® (ODP) interface layer. This application-ready platform is also the enabling layer for the Intelligent Flexible Cloud framework that will transform the network infrastructure over the next decade.
    Charlene Marini, vice president of embedded marketing, ARM.
    As a founding member of the Linaro Networking Group and contributor to the OpenDataPlane and OPNFV initiatives, Enea is committed to working together with leading hardware vendors and customers on SDN- and NFV-enabling technologies. We are proud to be delivering an initial configuration of NFV infrastructure building blocks to jump-start integration and application development within the ARM stakeholder community in OPNFV.
    Daniel Forsgren, senior vice president of product management at Enea
    NFV and SDN will represent a significant revolution in the way networks are built and managed in the future, and open collaborative software initiatives such as OPNFV accelerate innovation to realize this vision. Demonstrated by our first NFV demo on a 64-bit ARM-based SoC, AMD is moving forward with new ARM and the rest of the ecosystem to deliver compelling platforms for application development and deployment in this new paradigm.
    Scott Aylor, corporate vice president and general manager of AMD’s embedded solutions
    As a founding member of OPNFV, CableLabs is committed to encouraging the emergence of a competitive ecosystem for NFV based on open source and referencing international standards. The OPNFV project enables the industry to create NFV integration platforms according to a common baseline thereby accelerating collaboration and shared learning. We welcome this initiative by ARM which will level the playing field for underpinning technologies and increase competitive choices for users.
    Chris Donley, director of virtualization and network evolution at CableLabs and member of the OPNFV Board.
    We are proud to be a key contributor to the OpenDataPlane (ODP) and OPNFV projects and part of this important milestone for the ARM ecosystem. Cavium’s unique technology capabilities demonstrated in both our OCTEON III and ThunderX product lines, with a common software interface in ODP, bring tremendous value to the network infrastructure community. Working within the Open Platform for NFV (OPNFV) project will help accelerate the evolution of Network Function Virtualization (NFV) initiatives.
    Imran Badr, vice president of software engineering at Cavium
    Freescale® is a major contributor to the development of ODP, and is very active in driving innovative solutions in OPNFV, including significant advancements in data plane acceleration. Freescale looks forward to demonstrating its unique value and expertise in optimized NFV solutions leveraging our ARM-based QorIQ® multicore communications processors.
    Raja Tabet, Vice President of Software and Systems for Freescale Semiconductor’s Digital Networking Group
    OPNFV is focused on fostering and strengthening a strong open ecosystem with a wide variety of hardware architectures and environments. We are excited for initiatives like the ARM-based reference platform for the OPNFV integration project as it provides more choices for users.
    Heather Kirksey, director, OPNFV.
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