MANSFIELD, Massachusetts and NAIROBI, Kenya, March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
New infrastructure and innovative technologies from Telco Systems will enable Internet Solutions Kenya to expand network capacity and improve services
Telco Systems, the leading provider of innovative CE 2.0, MPLS, IP and SDN & NFV solutions, and Internet Solutions Kenya, a Pan-African communications service provider of cloud, communication, connectivity and carrier services within Kenya and connecting outside Kenya, today jointly announced the selection of Telco Systems to upgrade Internet Solutions Kenya's entire fiber network infrastructure to 10GB.
Internet Solutions Kenya provides advanced cloud, communication, connectivity and carrier services to public and private sector organizations in Kenya and across East Africa. With its newly-upgraded network, Internet Solutions Kenya will serve thousands of enterprises in its country and across the region with advanced business services.
Telco Systems will provide Internet Solutions Kenya with a fully-automated software-defined network with the capacity to support 10GE. This new network will also be fully orchestrated, benefiting Internet Solutions Kenya with rapid service provisioning and simplified network deployment and maintenance activities. To facilitate this network upgrade project, Telco Systems will supply Internet Solutions Kenya with its EdgeGenie Orchestrator service management system along its T-Metro 7124, T-Marc 3348 and T-Marc 3308 demarcation devices.
By upgrading its network capacity to 10GE, Internet Solutions Kenya will improve of the quality of its services, support more data traffic and meet the growing bandwidth requirements of its customers.
This network upgrade will also provide Internet Solutions Kenya with full MPLS services across all parts of the fiber network all the way to the customer. In addition, this network upgrade will include the latest MEF 2.0 standards, which will allow Internet Solutions Kenya to deliver more robust services to their customers.
"In the last two years, we have been experiencing a growing demand for higher capacity and other layered services from our customers," said Richard Hechle, Managing Director of Internet Solutions Kenya. "We are pleased to be expanding our long-standing relationship with Telco Systems and we are confident that the company's innovation networking technologies will enable us to deliver more capacity and will allow us to better utilize our infrastructure in order to better serve customers with new and improved services."
"For Internet Solutions Kenya, this network upgrade is a major step forward in creating one of the highest quality and most reliable networks not only in Kenya, but across Africa," explained Ariel Efrati, CEO of Telco Systems. "This world-class network that we are building for Internet Solutions Kenya is in line with global trends across the telco industry and an example of one of the many similar major network upgrades that we have recently delivered, enabling our service provider customers to take on more business and expand their service offerings."
Telco Systems will be exhibiting its entire portfolio of networking solutions at the MPLS+SDN+NFV World event at Booth # 201 in Paris, France during March 21 to March 24.
About Telco Systems
Telco Systems delivers an industry-leading portfolio of Carrier Ethernet and MPLS-based demarcation, aggregation, NFV and vCPE solutions, enabling service providers to create intelligent, service-assured, CE 2.0-compliant networks for mobile backhaul, business services and cloud networking. Telco Systems' end-to-end Ethernet, SDN/NFV-ready product portfolio delivers significant advantages to service providers, utilities and city carriers competing in a rapidly evolving telecommunications market. Telco Systems is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BATM Advanced Communications (LSE: BVC).
About Internet Solutions Kenya
Internet Solutions Kenya (Formerly AccessKenya Group) is a Pan-African communications service provider of cloud, communication, connectivity and carrier services within Kenya and connecting outside Kenya.
In September 2013, AccessKenya Group was acquired by the Dimension Data Group at a cost of Ksh. 3.05 Billion and is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Dimension Data Group which is owned by NTT Group. IS Kenya leverages infrastructure and global footprint to support organizations with the rapid deployment of emerging technologies.
The company holds four licenses from the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) including DCNO, ISP, PDNO, and Local Loop Operator licenses in addition to being a shareholder of TEAMS Ltd; having additional capacity on the Seacom international cable and in partnership with TATA Communications for a Tier 1 PoP, offering four connections to the rest of the world.
For Telco Systems
+1 617 418 3024
For Internet Solutions (IS) Kenya
+257 733 158 457
SOURCE Telco Systems & Internet Solutions Kenya