Tech Intelligence Bulletin (HG Insights) — Dimension Data has been chosen by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise to deliver a next generation agile, scalable and high performing digital infrastructure project for its worldwide operations.
Implementation will enable the
global enterprise networking, communications and services provider to securely
move its existing network into a faster and easily manageable infrastructure by
leveraging less expensive Internet transport, dynamically reallocating network
resources and using software-defined policies to manage network traffic. The
resulting 300% bandwidth availability increase will enable ALE to adopt a
seamless and multi-tenant Cloud environment that supports its evolving
business. It will also facilitate the company’s Vision 2020 Strategic Plan to
harness the power of the Cloud to help ALE customers compete in a digital
Dimension Data was selected for its vast industry experience and expertise spanning over 30 years in the field of designing and building enterprise-class networks. In addition to implementing the solution, Dimension Data will provide managed software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) services, including the hardware, licenses, technical team of professionals and managed services. The global control system will be centrally deployed on the Dimension Data Cloud platform, which leverages a Global Delivery Centre to procure, deploy and manage the SD-WAN-based WAN infrastructure.
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Bhagwanani, CEO, Dimension Data South Asia, Japan and New Zealand said, “In
this digital era of software defined, cloud delivered solutions, enterprises
are becoming attuned to the many benefits of SD-WAN. It enables enterprises
like ALE to connect users to applications in a cost-efficient manner. Through
this deployment, ALE will optimize traffic routing across multiple carriers to
achieve maximum cost-efficiency and network resilience. Additionally, Dimension
Data will monitor and manage third-party circuits procured by ALE, ensuring the
service is extensive with end-to-end service level agreements.”
“In an ever-changing digital world, our clients are increasingly looking for cloud-based solutions. Thanks to Dimension Data’s SD-WAN, ALE teams across the globe will have the tools to deliver on customer expectations. We have found a strong technology partner in Dimension Data, as they offer a best-in-class differentiated solution and maintain the highest levels of certification. Partners like Dimension Data help achieve ALE’s Vision 2020 Strategic Plan”, commented Piotr Pyszkowski, EVP Digital Transformation and Quality at ALE.
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