Samsung Research America Announces Networks Open Innovation Event Winners

samsung-winners-as-Smart-Object-120th July, 2015 – Samsung Research America hosted its first Networks Open Innovation Event (OIE) to help Samsung find innovative partners to grow business together. This year Networks OIE focusing on three domains:

  • Next-Generation Operations Support Systems (NG-OSS)
  • Software Defined Networking & Network Functions Virtualization (SDN & NFV)
  • Internet-of-Things (IoT)

Networks OIE called for disruptive technologies and innovative business models to help shape the future of the telecommunications industry. After meeting over 90 companies, reviewing 24 applications, Samsung Research America and Samsung Networks Business Unit chose seven finalists for the Demo Day, where two winners were named. Samsung Networks OIE provided an opportunity for all the seven finalists to pitch their innovative ideas to Executives from various divisions of Samsung such as Samsung Research America, Samsung Networks, Samsung Ventures, Samsung Corporate Development, Samsung Global Innovation Center (GIC) and Samsung Strategy and Innovation Center (SSIC). The two winners are in deep discussion with the Samsung R&D team for potential collaboration opportunities.

Networks OIE Winner: Prelert is the leading provider of machine learning anomaly detection for IT security and operations teams. By using automation and machine intelligence to eliminate manual effort and human error, the company’s software finds security breaches and service disruptions that legacy tools miss. Hundreds of progressive IT organizations rely on Prelert’s advanced analytics to automatically mine huge volumes of IT data in real time, enabling them to identify security threats and performance issues before they impact business.

Networks OIE Winner: Saisei designs scalable solutions for organizations of any size, from the smallest local branch office up to large carrier networks consisting of 100’s of millions of subscribers. The company’s SDN and NFV solutions for Traffic Management and visualization scale to fit any need. Saisei delivers costs savings and worry free network operations to organizations of any size.

More details about the event can be found at:


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