Primus Telecom powers Australian Power & Gas telecommunications needs

By Telecom
Lead Team:
Primus Telecom has been selected by Australian Power & Gas to
provide a voice and data network solution that will scale with the company as
it heads towards its ‘Vision 2015’ objective of servicing 700,000 net


The Primus
deployment will include a national voice network along with a Primus Inbound
Intelligent Network for all 1300 and 1800 services. It also includes a Primus
Private IP Network (PIPN) to connect its two offices and two data centres in
Melbourne and Sydney.


“We recently
reached a milestone of 300,000 net customers, which is a great achievement in
our evolution as one of Australia’s fastest growing companies. We are now
looking to implement and utilize technology that will help us to improve
efficiencies and keep our staff numbers relatively low as we continue our rapid
growth over coming years,” said Joseph Gullotta, CIO of Australian Power &


The Australian
Power & Gas Company said that Primus’ Inbound services will help the
company enhance the delivery of its energy services to the customers.


services delivered via the Primus Inbound Intelligent Network, will give
Australian Power & Gas’ customers an attractive and cost effective means of
keeping in contact with the energy retailer.


Power & Gas has enormous growth plans requiring a solid foundation for both
its voice and data needs now, with the flexibility and scope to support its
future growth requirements. Primus has the right infrastructure, support and
expertise in place to deliver an efficient and flexible solution to the energy
retailer and its customers,” said Andrew Sims, general manager of Marketing and
Products for Primus Telecom.


In order to
improve the speed and efficiency of its WAN environment, Primus’ PIPN solution
will provide Australian Power & Gas with a fully integrated and managed
private IP network based on an MPLS.


A few months
back,Primus Australia completed the first stage of its fiber network transformation,
introducing Optical Transport Network (OTN) capabilities.


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