American telecom operator AT&T today announced the launch of a new solution — riding on software-defined network (SDN) technology — for enterprises to manage their network services better.
The latest enterprise solution is available in India, among other countries.
The new telecom service called AT&T Network Functions on Demand enables businesses to deploy a single universal equipment, select virtualized functions and set them up in different countries. AT&T promises reduction in costs, easy set up and management of network. Enterprises will benefit from the integrated management experience – in locations around the globe.
AT&T Network Functions on Demand capabilities include:
Juniper Networks virtual routing
Cisco virtual router
Fortinet virtual security
Riverbed virtual WAN optimization
The telecom operator said AT&T Network Functions on Demand, a software solution, simplifies the process of buying and adding network functions. It reduces spending on hardware.
It’s available in 76 countries such as:
AMERICAS – Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Curacao, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, United States, Uruguay, U.S. Virgin Islands and Venezuela
ASIA PACIFIC – Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand
EMEA – Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom
“We’ve broken through traditional, cost-prohibitive barriers. Our software platform delivers a simple, flexible and efficient experience for any business, virtually anywhere and anytime they need it,” said Ralph de la Vega, vice chairman of AT&T Inc. and CEO of AT&T Business Solutions and International.
The company’s software-defined network (SDN) technology is behind the AT&T Network on Demand platform. The platform speeds ordering, simplifies network operations and helps improve total cost of ownership. This provides customers with a foundation to create flexible services that can grow as their needs change.
Since its launch in 2015, more than 1,200 enterprises across multiple industries have signed up for AT&T Network on Demand solutions.