Telecom operator Telepak Networks has reportedly selected Alcatel-Lucent to deploy Internet Protocol/ Multi Protocol Label Switching (IP/MPLS) for its packet-based network to offer wireless Ethernet backhaul services and IP services to customers in parts of Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Tennessee.
Alcatel-Lucent’s solution is expected to enable Telepak Networks to offer flexible IP-based backhaul services. The regional service provider will also be equipped to meet anticipated future growth requirements.
“At Telepak we are committed to our customers and to maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction,” said Gregg Logan, vice-president, Telepak Networks, in a statement. “Since our customers operate in extremely competitive markets, it’s imperative that we have the ability to enhance our services while keeping operating costs low.”
Alcatel-Lucent, a provider of telecom equipments and solutions to service providers and enterprises, is deploying its IP/MPLS portfolio, including Alcatel-Lucent 7750 Service Router, 7450 Ethernet Service Switch, Alcatel-Lucent 7210 Service Access Switch, and Alcatel-Lucent 5620 Service Manager.
“Network reliability is of the utmost concern for service providers, whether they be a Tier 1 carrier or regional operators,” said Charles Marsh, vice president of Sales for Major Accounts in North America, Alcatel-Lucent.
“Our work with Telepak highlights that Alcatel-Lucent’s solution works equally well with all carriers as we help operators focus on the need for growth and the ever-increasing demand for quality, reliable and flexible IP-based backhaul services,” Marsh added.
Alcatel-Lucent platform is expected to enable Telepak to meet the growing demand for mobile backhaul services and expand its service portfolio to offer advanced services to both new and existing customers.
According to Infonetics Research, Alcatel-Lucent holds the number two position in the IP/MPLS Edge.
Recently, Alcatel-Lucent announced its new data center switching solution blueprint for enterprises. The new switching solution enables an enterprise to leverage its IT resources and optimize application delivery to employees across sites and devices.