Alcatel-Lucent provides IP portfolio to BT Ireland

Telecom Lead Europe: Alcatel-Lucent is providing its IP
portfolio, including 7750 Service Router and 5620 Service Aware Manager to BT


BT Ireland has selected Alcatel-Lucent’s IP portfolio to
strengthen its recently launched IP Connect Ireland service as part of its
extensive network infrastructure in Ireland.


”Irish business and public sector organizations are
facing very significant business challenges in a rapidly evolving world. Our BT
IP Connect service, together with the BT Ethernet Connect portfolio, add
intelligence and extensive capabilities to a customer’s network ensuring
optimum and cost efficient performance while enabling a business to streamline
and accelerate their network,” said Colm McVeigh, Head of Marketing, Product
& Strategy, BT Ireland.


BT Ireland is already using Alcatel-Lucent platform for
cost-effective and feature-rich Ethernet delivery. With the selection of IP
portfolio, Alcatel-Lucent is now become a supplier of both carrier-class
Ethernet and IP VPN services to BT in Ireland.


“Our IP products offer BT Ireland a stable and
scalable platform upon which to innovate new services and we look forward to
working with them on further service enhancements in the future. It is further
recognition of the industry leadership position our IP portfolio has gained
over recent years,” said Lucy Dimes, CEO Alcatel-Lucent UK & Ireland.


The latest generation of Alcatel-Lucent’s platform
hardware and software will empower BT’s IP Connect Ireland to deliver
business-critical features cost-effectively via a wide range of access methods.


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then watch their recordings on any connected screen.


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