Wednesday, October 29, 2008

About my company

Co-creating the world’s most innovative communications products and services.


Aricent is a global innovation, technology and outsourcing company focused exclusively on communications. Aricent is a strategic supplier to the world's leading application, infrastructure and service providers, with operation in 19 countries worldwide.

Company Highlights

  • One of the largest privately-held companies in Silicon Valley;
  • 550+ customers;
  • 8,000+ employees, 33 offices worldwide;
  • Product portfolio of more than 125 licensable products;
  • Owned by KKR, Sequoia Capital, The Family Office and Flextronics.

Market & Vision

Today's trillion dollar "mile wide inch deep" outsourcing market is transitioning to very large, vertically oriented segments as customer look for deep domain expertise, innovation and implementation from a single strategic supplier. Gartner estimates the market opportunity in communications industry, with its massive scale and unprecedented period of change, to exceed $100B in 2009. Aricent is the first company to combine both innovation and implementation to capitalize on this significant market transformation and opportunity.

The Aricent Difference

Aricent offers its customers a fundamentally unique combination of attributes. These include an exclusive focus on the communications industry, leading innovation capabilities, and a broad set of products, technology, and services resources available via a scalable global delivery model. We believe these three ingredients are essential to co-creation with our customers, and that they are a key reason why Aricent has become a strategic supplier to the world's leading communications equipment manufacturers and service providers. Aricent's products and services span the entire communications ecosystem including user experience design and consulting, research, development and testing for devices and infrastructure, as well as operational and billing systems.

Rich History of Success

  • 9 of the top 10 telecommunications equipment suppliers are Aricent customers
  • 8 of the top 10 mobile phone manufacturers are Aricent customers
  • 1.5B mobile users connected to industry leading base station powered by Aricent
  • Media gateways hosting 70% of the world's IP traffic are powered by Aricent
  • 400M handsets shipped with Aricent middleware
  • Co-Developed world's first commercially available Femtocell solution
  • Approximately 70% of GSM/GPRS calls goes through Aricent Software
  • Approximately 85% of the DSLAM ports & routing solutions deployed worldwide are powered by Aricent
  • Co-developed first ever in-flight broadband roll-out for American Airlines, Air Canada, Delta and Virgin America
  • Co-developed one of the industry's first WiMAX Base Stations


Aricent is owned by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Sequoia Capital, The Family Office, Flextronics and Aricent management.

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