KPN selects Allot for data center to handle network traffic

Allot Communications, a provider of innovative network intelligence and security solutions for service providers and enterprises, announced its deal with Dutch telecom operator KPN for its data center.
KPN Dutch telecomKPN selected Allot’s Service Gateway (SG) solution to meet the service expectations of their business user base and its resulting increased network traffic.

The Allot Service Gateway prevents downtime by managing the KPN’s bandwidth across multiple IP addresses, while identifying bandwidth anomalies, and enforcing Service Level Assurance (SLA) requirements for application performance.

KPN has fixed, mobile and Internet subscribers in Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, France, and Spain with business network services and data transport throughout Europe. KPN selected Allot to meet a variety of service expectations, such as reducing time-to-market for new services and preventing any costly impact of malicious traffic.

Gert Heyblom, technical product manager at KPN, said the telecom operator faced several operational challenges including network outages due to poor performance and the inability to run supported cluster and custom advanced reports.

KPN – with the assistance of Allot Service Gateway solutions — aims to improve customer experience by troubleshooting network and application performance in real time, as well as enforcing SLAs while improving capacity-planning.