Frontier serves up AI-based Network-as-a-Service for business customers

Jan. 29, 2024
Telco leverages Nile’s AI-driven networking platform.

Frontier is furthering its bond with business customers with its Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) debut. The new service offering, which leverages Nile’s AI platform, is an effort by the service provider to expand its business offering product suite. 

Already, Frontier delivers fiber connectivity to businesses, including healthcare providers, universities, and state and local government entities in 25 states.

Frontier said the Nile platform enables businesses to fully utilize secure connectivity while spending less time and resources operating their networks.

Frontier will now provide a cloud-based solution that improves security and simplifies network management. Nile's NaaS platform has built-in security features and uses AI to conduct automatic upgrades and proactively detect and resolve service issues, ensuring better network performance.

This new offering saves Frontier’s business customers time, money and resources by reducing the operational burden of managing their networks. Additionally, it provides Frontier’s customers the flexibility to add or subtract services like switches, firewalls and wireless access points, which are all included in a monthly subscription with zero upfront cost.

Pankaj Patel, Nile’s CEO and co-founder, said the platform unburdens a business from having to manage their wireline and wireless networks so they can focus on their core competency.

“The Nile Access Service is ideal for service providers like Frontier, as it provides a complete wired and wireless Local Area Network (LAN) offering that enables them to deepen their partnerships with their enterprise customers but doesn’t add to their operational burden,” he said. “It also eliminates the need for network lifecycle management for Frontier and its customers, enabling everyone involved to focus on mission-critical applications and services the enterprise network was built to support.”

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