Aylus Networks, a Leading Provider of Video Communications Infrastructure Software, Appoints Prakash Iyer VP of ProductsNovember 18, 2011
Aylus Networks(TM), the leading provider of infrastructure software for enabling video communication services over mobile and between network-based and OTT video calling services, announced today that they have appointed Prakash Iyer VP of Products. Prakash Iyer brings to Aylus Networks almost 20 years of experience in mobile, digital media, Internet and telecom technologies, as well as the management of local and remote engineering teams.
“We are pleased to welcome Prakash to our management team,” said Mark Edwards, CEO of Aylus Networks. “Prakash has a very strong background in developing highly scalable and high-availability switching software, as well as mobile software for client and server solutions. His expertise in product development will be a great asset as we expand our suite of highly monetizable solutions for mobile operators and deliver interoperable video calling between disparate services.”
Prior to joining Aylus Networks, Iyer founded and served as CTO of envIO networks, inc., a social marketing platform for mobile content. Before founding envIO networks Prakash led the engineering effort for Push-to-Talk over Cellular (PoC) at Winphoria, which was acquired by Motorola. Prior to Winphoria, he served as a department head and a distinguished member of the technical staff at Lucent Technologies’ Bell Labs and led the development of the world’s first voice soft-switch.
“I am very excited to join the Aylus Networks management team,” said Prakash Iyer. “Aylus is responsible for many firsts in the marketplace and is leading the way to the widespread mass-market adoption of high-quality mobile video calling and live video streaming over mobile networks. Aylus Networks provides the only integrated media platform that enables rich media communications, service interconnect, RAN optimization and QoE management. Their rich media infrastructure software delivers video communications at scale and in a way that can be monetized by both service providers and OTT providers. Aylus is the only company to date to offer video calling services that are interoperable between networks, communities of interest and a variety of different mobile video apps.”
Prakash has co-authored eight issued patents, and has a number of pending patent applications in the telecom infrastructure and applications space. He earned his Master of Science, Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Delaware, and his Bachelor of Technology, Computer Science and Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India.
About Aylus Networks Aylus Networks, Inc. helps mobile operators and over-the-top (OTT) service providers transform their business models so that they can take back control of their networks and find new and innovative ways of monetizing the mobile broadband Internet. Aylus’ unique, innovative, software-based core infrastructure technology provides a competitive edge for mobile video and multimedia communication service offerings. As video overtakes voice & data on mobile networks, products from Aylus Networks help mobile operators and service providers increase revenues and grow ARPU with new media services, while also enabling them to proactively manage the quality of the multimedia services they deliver. With Aylus, video and other rich media can become an integral part of the voice call or communication session. Aylus helps OTT providers extend their offerings with Premium services that help monetize their business. For more information visit www.aylus.com .