ZyXEL Enables Smart Home with Dynamic Architecture

In Partnership with World’s Leading Solution Providers for Diversified Development Needs

March 1, 2012; Hsinchu, Taiwan – ZyXEL Communications, a world-class broadband networking company that provides leading Internet solutions for customers ranging from telecommunication service providers, businesses to home users, announces its partnership with Hitachi, ProSyst and ROCKETHOME (by alphabetic order) to offer a full-spectrum smart home solution for multiple servicing application development needs. With combined efforts, ZyXEL’s smart home solution enables service providers and carriers develop a vast array of differentiated and premium applications and services for optimal revenue generation. The Solution will be presented at the 2012 CeBIT, taking place from Mar 6th to 10th in Hannover, Germany, with simulated smart home scenarios live for visitors to experience the future-proven excitement. 

The ZyXEL smart home solution is an OSGi enabled architecture with high development flexibilities. By bundling with partners’ leading software and application solutions, it has become an omnipetent system, with feature-rich high performance hardware platform, robust software solution for diversified application developments as well as high performance cloud server function which enables service providers and carriers to offer multiple differentiated service contents for subscribers, customizing differentiated or premium services to sustain not only higher ARPU (average-rate-per-user) but also customer satisfaction for loyalty. With the additional support of the cloud server service, service providers and carriers are able to develop more innovative and dynamic cloud-based applications and services to prompt advanced smart digital lifestyles for home users.

ZyXEL is one of the broadband networking products and solutions providers leading the progression and integration of smart home architecture and solutions. Built-upon leading-edge technology architecture and in collaboration with industrial leading software, middleware and application solution developers, ZyXEL’s performance- and application-intensive smart home architecture is an ideal solution for service providers and carriers to enable true smart-living experience.
To witness and experience ZyXEL’s ‘home smart home’ solution live, please visit ZyXEL at Booth No.58, Hall 13 in CeBIT 2012.

For those not attending the show, please visit www.zyxel.com for all information in detail.

ZyXEL Communications Corp.
ZyXEL Communications Corp., founded in 1989, is a world-class networking company providing innovative and reliable Internet solutions. As one of the early modem manufacturers, ZyXEL has gone through transformations in the fast-paced networking industry. Today, ZyXEL is one of the few companies in the world capable of offering complete networking solutions for Telcos, small to medium-sized businesses, and digital home users for a wide range of deployment scenarios. Telco solutions include Central Office Equipments, Customer Premises Equipments, Wired and Wireless Access Network Devices, and Carrier Switches. SMB and Enterprise solutions include Unified Security Gateways, LAN Switches, WLAN, and IP Telephony. Digital Home solutions include Network Connectivity Devices and Multimedia Solutions. 

Hitachi Solutions, Ltd.
Hitachi Solutions, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a solutions provider with approximately 10,000 employees. Hitachi Solutions was formed in the merger of Hitachi Software Engineering Co., Ltd. and Hitachi Systems & Services, Ltd. on October 1, 2010. Hitachi Solutions provides value-driven services throughout the IT life cycle, from systems planning to systems integration, operation, and maintenance. For more information on Hitachi Solutions, please visit the company’s website at http://www.hitachi-solutions.com.

Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc.
Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., develops, manufactures and markets solutions for communications service providers in the Americas. The company offers high-speed optical networking equipment for long haul, metro and access applications, software platforms for multi-applications deployment and management in the connected home and M2M environments, and products and technologies for wireless network operators, including 4G evolved packet core solutions. For more information about Hitachi Communication Technologies America and Hitachi’s OSGi-enabled application platform for the Americas market, please visit www.hitachi-cta.com.

ProSyst is an OSGi and Java pioneer. The company is entirely focused on open standards technology and open and neutral software platforms for Service Providers to deploy apps via the Cloud and local gateways.
ProSyst offers products and services for all vertical markets that use OSGi technology, such as Smart Home, Automotive Telematics, and M2M Applications.
ProSyst brings together recognized OSGi and Java experts, professional processes and the ability to meet the technical requirements of commercial OSGi adopters. ProSyst provides a complete range of products from device runtime stacks, tools and SDKs to remote management/ provisioning platforms.
The company was founded in 1997. Headquartered in Cologne, Germany ProSyst is a privately held company and employs 120+ Java/OSGi engineers.

ROCKETHOME is a rapidly growing internet and technology company which offers innovative data management solutions for smart metering and smart home applications to energy and service providers. Using the latest internet technology, ROCKETHOME combines access to efficient data analysis tools with providing comfort and security for your clients’ homes to give them an improved experience with a measurable increase in value.
The technological basis for ROCKETHOME products is a robust data management combined with a unique "Rule and Role" technology. By creating a smart connection between data and applications, we can deliver a convincing system that can be managed flexibly. Through our web-based control center (syndication platform for multiple channels), the user can access all information and tools easily, speedily and safely via internet.