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June 21, 2012

Italy Based Infracom Selects Ekinops



By Anil Sharma
TMCnet Contributor



Italy based Infracom has selected optical transport equipment from Ekinops (News - Alert) to further to improve its metro and access networks.

Ekinops is a supplier of next generation optical transport equipment for telecommunications service providers.

Officials with Ekinops said that the Ekinops 360 transport system allows service providers optimize the aggregation and transport of a broad range of service types and rates.

Thanks to this capability, Infracom would now be able to provide additional service offerings to its end customers while optimizing the bandwidth utilization of its core network.

Company officials said that Infracom, an Italian telecom and data service provider, is using the Ekinops 360 platform to achieve more efficient and cost-effective service delivery.

According to company officials, the Ekinops 360 transport system provides CWDM and DWDM (coarse and dense wave division multiplexing) capability in a single platform, allowing Infracom to bring an even wider variety of services, including Ethernet and fiber channel, to its customers.

"We are committed to constantly upgrading our infrastructures in order to provide better and more efficient services to our customers. We were looking for a more robust and scalable metro and access solution and we found that in the Ekinops 360," said Roberto Grazzini, CIO, network and DataCenters, for Infracom, in a statement.

"It is a very optimized solution that allows us to enlarge our offering to enterprises and service providers. Moreover, the responsiveness and support from Ekinops has been excellent," said Grazzini.

Company officials pointed out that to manage its network; Infracom is using the Ekinops MPSN (Multi-Protocol and Service Network management software) which provides a single platform for management of all service types and rates delivered by the Ekinops 360.

"The breadth of service types and capabilities offered by the Ekinops 360 allows service providers like Infracom to stay ahead of their competition," said Rob Adams (News - Alert), vice president of marketing for Ekinops.

Adams said that the Ekinops 360 is designed to allow companies to grow each segment of their network very easily, as customer demand evolves.

He said that it is easy to install and configure, and is proving a very cost-effective solution for Infracom.

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Edited by Brooke Neuman
 
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