Etisalat chooses NEC, Netcracker for infrastructure platform

NEC Corporation and Netcracker Technology have announced that Etisalat has selected NEC/Netcracker as the prime solution provider for its multivendor telecom cloud program, the companies said.

NEC/Netcracker will provide systems integration services, operational tools, NFV orchestration and full automation in a DevOps mode to “cloudify” its network. As the prime integrator, NEC/Netcracker will also provide third-party hardware, VIM, SDN control and network equipment to create a full end-to-end cloud platform.

Etisalat´s companywide program, called the Sahaab initiative, will leverage NEC/Netcracker´s NFVI solution to make its network more agile, responsive, scalable and efficient, enabling the deployment of advanced digital services.

NEC Corporation is a provider of the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. By providing a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company´s experience and global resources, NEC´s advanced technologies meet the complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC brings more than 100 years of expertise in technological innovation to empower people, businesses and society. For more information, visit NEC at http://www.nec.com.

Netcracker Technology, a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, is a forward-looking software company, offering mission-critical solutions to service providers around the globe. Our comprehensive portfolio of software solutions and professional services enables large-scale digital transformations, unlocking the opportunities of the cloud, virtualization and the changing mobile ecosystem. With an unbroken service delivery track record of more than 20 years, our unique combination of technology, people and expertise helps companies transform their networks and enable better experiences for their customers.