Cardinality joins Elisa Polystar, bringing comprehensive data ingestion and cloud-native capabilities

Following the signing of the agreement at the beginning of July, Elisa Polystar has now completed the acquisition of the UK-based Cardinality Ltd. The acquisition is consistent with Elisa Corporation’s strategy to grow digital services internationally and accelerate the development of its telecom software business under Elisa Polystar.

Cardinality is a supplier of cloud-native data management (DataOps), service assurance and customer experience analytics for communications service providers (CSPs) globally.

Driven by a shared desire to exploit the full potential of the data available to network operators, Elisa Polystar and Cardinality offer a powerful, telco industry-leading data management and AI-driven analytics and automation portfolio with comprehensive data ingestion and cloud-native capabilities, enabling simultaneous top- and bottom-line improvements for network operators.

Anssi Okkonen, CEO of Elisa Polystar: “We are excited to welcome the experts from Cardinality to Elisa Polystar. Cardinality’s skillset enables us to offer more effective data management at scale, allowing operators to fully exploit the opportunities of the cloud. In our view, success begins with a flexible data management platform, it is complemented by AI-driven analytics and completed with automation software. Our combined portfolio accomplishes all of this. With this transaction, Elisa Polystar is taking tangible steps on our journey to make self-driving networks happen.”

Elisa Polystar is a world-leading network automation and service assurance solutions provider, serving over 120 CSPs globally. With its background as an international business of Elisa, Finland’s largest CSP, Elisa Polystar’s solutions are proven and tested in live networks. The technologies from Cardinality complement and strengthen Elisa Polystar’s service assurance and automation portfolios.

Read more on the initial announcement (5 July 2022):  Elisa Polystar acquires Cardinality Ltd, strengthening its portfolio with comprehensive data ingestion and cloud-native capabilities

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