NEC and Juniper Networks deployment

– Network automation tools deployed to ensure assured user experience –

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and TOKYO, May 25, 2022 – (JCN Newswire) – NEC Corporation (TSE:6701), a global leader in IT and network transformation services, and Juniper Networks (:JNPR), a leader in secure AI , announced today that they have worked with Algérie Télécom, the Algerian telecommunications market leader, to deploy its modernized national IP metropolitan commercial network to meet current demand for increased capacity as well as future needs induced by the 5G and FTTx.

Algérie Télécom has drawn up a medium-term strategic plan to set up a transport network with a homogenized and optimized topology as well as automation capacities which guarantee the bandwidth and the sustainability of its infrastructure in a growing market. NEC and Juniper successfully delivered Algeria Telecom’s next-generation IP metro network while ensuring quality of service to deliver the best possible user experience at scale.

As the innovative foundation of the new platform, Algérie Télécom has selected secure and high-performance solutions from the Juniper Networks portfolio for SDN-enabled, cloud-grade networking and feature-rich, simple and secure connectivity at scale, deployed as access nodes to create separate pre-aggregation, aggregation, and access domains for optimal reliability. Elements of the Juniper Paragon Automation, Paragon Pathfinder and Paragon Planner suite of cloud-native solutions have been deployed, enabling Algérie Télécom to achieve deep visibility and simplified operations of its network and services. This paves the way for assured user experiences within complex 5G and multi-cloud services. All Juniper platforms run on a single operating system, Junos OS, to create an easy-to-manage, simplified, and open solution.

NEC leveraged its extensive transport network engineering and integration capabilities to expertly deliver best-in-class solutions, dynamically tailored to Algeria Telecom’s needs. Additionally, NEC orchestrated the entire project as a “one-stop network integrator”, capitalizing on its professional services based on global and local experiences ranging from network analysis and consulting to design, implementation, migration and operation of high capacity networks.

In addition, the strong partnership between NEC and Juniper, based on experience in providing innovative networks to hundreds of customers around the world, has enabled close coordination between the parties to achieve Algérie Télécom’s objective of providing a innovative high-capacity network to cope with increasing data traffic and a future of diverse 5G use cases.

“The successful completion of the IP Metro Network Modernization Project by our partners, NEC Corporation and Juniper Networks, will allow us to migrate to IPv6 and initiate digital transformation, as well as implement the ‘Broadband Internet, as we wish best. meet the needs of Algérie Télécom customers,” said Mr. Adel Bentoumi, CEO of Algérie Télécom.

“The rapid growth in network traffic is a clear indication of the need for modernization and expansion of network capacity,” said Allahoum Hocine, IP Core Manager, Algérie Telecom. “NEC and Juniper have been extremely responsive to our needs, both technical and business, working as an extension of our team with their exceptional local engineering capabilities, as well as their tireless efforts to ensure quality of experience and On-time delivery. Overall, Juniper’s innovative solutions to enable this automated metro cloud architecture have helped us achieve our strategic goals and thrive as we pave the way to 5G.”

“Networks have always been a key asset for service providers, but in the future they will form the foundation for all aspects of business transformation in the era of 5G and the cloud. Algérie Télécom takes a length ahead by investing in an open, agile, and automated network architecture that can simplify operations, improve cost efficiency, and improve the end user experience,” said Brendan Gibbs, senior vice president, Automated WAN Solutions, Juniper Networks.

“Our customer-centric approach and uncompromising quality are values ​​deeply embedded in our culture,” said Hideyuki Ogata, General Manager, Service Provider Solutions Department, NEC Corporation. “This, combined with our accumulated domain expertise at the NEC 5G Transport Network Center of Excellence (CoE) in EMEA, makes us confident that our continued commitment to this partnership will help ensure the success and continuous advancement of Algérie Télécom’s activities.”

About Algerie Telecom

Algeria Telecommunications Corporation (French: Algérie Télécom) is the public telecommunications operator in Algeria. It is a public company active in the fields of fixed telephony and the Internet. Algérie Télécom was created on August 5, 2000.

For more information, visit Algérie Télécom at www.algerietelecom.dz.

About Juniper Networks

Juniper Networks is dedicated to dramatically simplifying network operations and delivering superior experiences to end users. Our solutions deliver industry-leading insights, automation, security, and AI to drive real business results. We believe that making connections will bring us together while empowering us to solve the world’s greatest challenges to well-being, sustainability and equality. Additional information is available on Juniper Networks (www.juniper.net).

Juniper Networks, the Juniper Networks logo, Juniper, Junos, and other marks referenced herein are registered trademarks of Juniper Networks, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

About NEC Corporation

NEC Corporation has established itself as a leader in the integration of information technology and networks while promoting the brand statement “Orchestrating a Brighter World”. NEC enables businesses and communities to adapt to the rapid changes occurring both in society and in the marketplace, as it provides the social values ​​of safety, security, fairness and efficiency to promote a more sustainable world where everyone has the chance to reach their full potential. For more information, visit NEC at https://www.nec.com.

Source: NEC Corporation

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