Juniper Networks and Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) announced that
ADAC has awarded Juniper Networks with a 10-year infrastructure frame contract
to support its expansion program designed to transform Abu Dhabi Airports into
ADAC has embarked on a large-scale transformation program, including
upgrading its existing network infrastructure to build an MPLS network and
cloud-ready data centers, while lowering capital and operating expenditure.
After a two year evaluation process, ADAC selected Juniper Networks EX Series Ethernet Switches and MX Series 3D Universal Edge Routers from
Juniper Networks’ Universal Edge portfolio, creating the infrastructure to
underpin its innovative new services and facilities.
“Our overall goal was to enable the provisioning of world-class
facilities by implementing a service provider-grade network while reducing cost
of ownership and capital and operational expenditure,” said Michael
Ibbitson, vice president, information & communications systems, Abu Dhabi
The Juniper Networks wired infrastructure will provide a number of
services to ADAC’s multitenant environment. Wireless networks, unified
communications, multicast video streams and virtual private data will be
converged on the Juniper Networks MLPS infrastructure, delivering Layer 2 and
Layer 3 services to meet the need of any application running within the
“ADAC’s demanding multitenant environment requires unmatched
flexibility and reliability to support advanced services and
applications,” said Mike Marcellin, vice president, product marketing and
business strategy, Platform Systems Division, Juniper Networks.
ADAC is also using EX4200 Ethernet switches with Virtual Chassis fabric
technology, which enables up to 10 interconnected switches to operate as a
single, logical device. Virtual Chassis fabric technology helps ADAC to reduce
the number of managed devices in the network, lowering capital and operating
expenses while providing the highest levels of availability for demanding
converged data, voice and video environments.
The EX4200 with Virtual Chassis fabric technology also delivers the most
reliable platform for unifying enterprise communications.
By Telecomlead.com Team