NEC Corporation and Netcracker Technology has announced that Etisalat has selected NEC/Netcracker´s Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) to deploy a complete virtual customer premises equipment (vCPE) solution for enterprises. Etisalat´s use of NEC/Netcracker´s NaaS solution is part of the service provider´s larger virtualization initiative and builds on its recent deployment of the NaaS platform for residential vCPE, the company said.
Etisalat is the communications provider in the Middle East, offering a wide range of 3G, 4G and fiber-to-the-home services to more than 142 million customers across the region.
As part of the enterprise vCPE program and larger cloud initiative, called the Sahaab program, Etisalat is using NEC/Netcracker´s full-stack Network-as-a-Service solution comprised with Self-Service Portals, Service Orchestration and MANO offerings. The initial service includes security virtual network functions selected from NEC/Netcracker´s Ecosystem 2.0 marketplace.
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. For more information, visit www.netcracker.com.