Alcatel-Lucent and Burkina Faso to apply cloud networking technology to stimulate economic growth through digital public services
Paris, France, November 13, 2015
- Alcatel-Lucent is integrating its Cloudband Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) platform, with its IP/MPLS platforms.
- Alcatel-Lucent will deploy a high-speed, high-capacity network with links between locations and data centers by using its 1830 Photonic Service Switch (PSS). The 1830 PSS offers exceptional capacity, performance, agility and intelligence for the transport of very large amounts of data over long distances and can support a mixture of 10G, 40G and 100G channels on the same fiber pair, helping ensure support for future needs as demand grows and offers rapid deployment and necessary flexibility to spur economic development.
- Alcatel-Lucent will ensure a seamless transfer of knowledge by its operational support to the teams of MDENP in order that they can take over the full network operation responsibility by the end of the contract.
- Alcatel-Lucent also will provide a training and development program for more than 100 government employees.
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