Founded in 1982 and operated under the watchful eye of CEO Shuky Sheffer, Amdocs is a leading US software and services provider to communications and media companies. The company’s solutions, services, and technology help its customers to create seamless digital experiences across the globe.
With its market-leading portfolio of software products and services, it aims to empower customers to provide them with next-generation communication and media experiences for both the individual end user and enterprise customers.
Its 29,000 global employees help to accelerate service providers’ migration to the cloud, enable them to differentiate in the 5G era, and digitalise and automate their operations. Listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, Amdocs had revenue of US$4.3bn in 2021.
Opening its 5G lab in Dallas, Texas
The company most recently announced this week that it had opened a new 5G lab in Dallas, Texas. The lab aims to enable creative organisations to create innovative services leveraging the power of 5G networks.
The broader monetisation potential of 5G lies in the ability to leverage its capabilities in different ways. This includes onboarding partner applications, slicing the network for enterprises and application providers and enabling software developers to reimagine–the “one size fits all” experiences that exist today.
The 5G Experience Lab is a sandbox where industry-leading service providers, enterprises, Amdocs and its 5G edge applications stretch the limits of connected experiences, unlocking new opportunities across industries. Amdocs’ 5G solutions and services provide a platform for network access and capabilities “as-a-service,” ensuring ecosystem components from diverse partners are interoperable and scalable and can be brought to market quickly and monetised effectively.
Enterprises can experiment in various areas, including Private Wireless Networks, premium 5G services, cloud services, the future of work, Industry 4.0, and security. The lab embraces industry standards and organisations such as OpenRAN, Telecom Infrastructure Project (TIP), 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), TM Forum and more.
Amdocs’ 5G solutions are consistently expanding to serve the 5G Value Plane, ensuring communications service providers can innovate, launch, execute and monetise amazing new experiences for their customers. With an end-to-end, automated approach encompassing lifecycle management, service and network orchestration, data analytics, API exposure, policy and charging, the 5G Value Plane acts as a powerful and distributed “brain,” empowering the seamless integration of business, IT, enterprises, and partners across the network.
Anthony Goonetilleke, Amdocs Group President of Technology and Head of Strategy, said: “The building blocks of our future society are more than just an advanced network; it’s the evolution of everything around the network that will drive innovation in a connected society. With the launch of our 5G Experience Lab, we’re creating a setting where industry-leading enterprises can work together to unlock a limitless number of amazing experiences and re-imagine the future. Historically, the Dallas Fort-Worth Metroplex has been a rich contributor to the telecommunications industry and a source of technology innovation, and we’re excited to continue that trend with our expanded investment in cutting-edge capabilities.”