three6five is first in Africa to achieve Advantage Partner Status with Sandvine

three6five are pleased to announce that they have become the first Sandvine partner in Africa to achieve Advantage Partner Status within Sandvine’s partner programme.

November 17, 2014

three6five, the Internet Protocol (IP) networking experts and value added reseller, are pleased to announce that they have become the first Sandvine partner in Africa to achieve Advantage Partner Status within Sandvine’s partner programme.

Sandvine (TSX-SVC) is a global leader in providing network policy control solutions that add intelligence to fixed, mobile and converged communications service provider networks. Sandvine’s networking equipment provides end-to-end policy control functions including traffic classification and policy decision and enforcement across the data, control and business planes.

Sandvine’s global Channel Partner Program helps Sandvine extend its reach across a customer base of more than 250 operators across the globe. Sandvine’s success in Africa is equally impressive, with more than 30 networks in approximately 20 African countries having selected Sandvine to improve quality of experience, control costs and drive service innovation.

Advantage partners are recognised for their broader technical expertise, including integrated solutions, policy development and advanced troubleshooting. They are heavily invested in Sandvine skillsets, have access to Sandvine laboratory equipment and have the means and skills to provide high levels of local support and professional service.

“three6five achieved Advantage partner status within its first two years of partnership with Sandvine. With a team of more than 67 industry leading engineers we have the technical expertise and know how to effectively implement Sandvine technology and to maintain the high levels of support and professional service that such business mission critical solutions require” says Tyrone Carroll, Chief Executive Officer of three6five

“We are greatly appreciative of the effort and investment that three6five has made in the Sandvine Partner Program. It is a highly respected organisation that has proven itself to be invaluable in the support of our mutual customers and in their contribution towards business strategies that have helped our customers gain the edge they need in a competing marketplace. We are proud to have three6five as an advantage partner of Sandvine and are looking forward to a continued successful working relationship” says Sybren van der Leij, Alliances Manager – Africa