Cisco in small cell deal with EE, services contract with Telecom Italia

Cisco today announced its small cell deal with EE and managed business services contract with Telecom Italia.

EE, the UK’s largest mobile network operator, will deploy Cisco small cells to support its enterprise customers for better coverage in buildings.

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“Cisco small cell solution works with all sizes and shapes of enterprise buildings, and its leadership in networking makes it an ideal partner for our continued growth in this market,” said Rakesh Murria, product director at EE.

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Meanwhile, Cisco announced that Telecom Italia will deliver new Cisco-enabled managed business services, including Cisco Meraki, to organizations throughout Italy as part of its LAN management offering.

Telecom Italia will offer a modular and complete set of services for managing and operating business customer networks, while providing deep application control for a superior end-user experience.

Telecom Italia and Cisco will also work on the development of additional cloud managed services based on Cisco’s  virtualization and orchestration software platform that creates, automates and provisions services in real time across compute, storage and network functions.

“Innovative service providers like Telecom Italia have the opportunity to create significant new value over the next 10 years through the Internet of Everything (IoE),” said Kit Beall, area vice president of worldwide architectures, Cisco.

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