Colt picks NEC, Netcracker for virtualization

Staff writer
B/OSS Asia

Colt has selected NEC and Netcracker Technology to enable and support its large-scale OSS transformation and for support in the deployment of the next-generation of its infrastructure, including virtualization.

Colt will leverage Netcracker's future-proof, next-generation OSS and Service Orchestration solution, which is a part of NEC/Netcracker's Agile Virtualization Platform and Practice (AVP).

Colt is a global high-bandwidth connectivity provider that delivers services to metropolitan small, medium and large enterprises as well as wholesale carriers in nearly 30 countries, through its intelligent, purpose-built, cloud-integrated network known as the Colt IQ Network.

Netcracker's OSS and Service Orchestration solution, a component of NEC/Netcracker's AVP's Hybrid Operations Management solution, will enable Colt to optimize its physical network and quickly monetize new investments.

Also, Netcracker’s solutions will also prepare Colt's infrastructure for the use of both physical and virtualized environments.

NEC/Netcracker's Service Orchestration solution will give Colt the ability to enable new levels of provisioning automation. This will shorten the time it takes to deliver new services to customers, eliminate the risk of provisioning errors brought about by manual processes and give Colt more accurate views into the network in order to provide enhanced support.

"Our customers continue to expect new services to be delivered to them faster, which requires us to optimize our intelligent network and pave the way for fast-growing bandwidth requirements," said Rajiv Datta, CTO at Colt.

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