MTN Cyprus Leverages Acme Packet Solutions to Enable SIP
MTN Cyprus Leverages Acme Packet Solutions to Enable SIP Trunking Service
Acme Packet SBCs Streamline Service Deployment by Solving Interoperability, Reliability, and Security Challenges
BEDFORD, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/18/12 -- Acme Packet(R) (NASDAQ: APKT), the leader in session delivery networks, today announced that MTN Cyprus Ltd., one of the largest telecommunications providers in Cyprus, is using Acme Packet's Net-Net Session Director session border controllers (SBCs) to deliver SIP trunking services to business customers, and to enable SIP interconnects to other service providers. Intracom Telecom, a global telecommunication systems vendor -- with unparalleled system integration capabilities -- has undertaken the provision of consulting, integration, and support services for the solution. This solution will enable MTN to accelerate time-to-market, as well a s deliver highly-scalable, secure, and reliable SIP trunking services.
-- Acme Packet's Net-Net Session Director resolves SIP interoperability issues, allowing MTN to turn-up business customers quickly and efficiently, while supporting a wide range of end-customer equipment and endpoints. -- The solution mitigates interoperability risks and optimizes network performance and service uptime by guarding against malicious attacks, load-balancing SIP traffic, and re-routing SIP sessions around equipment or network failures. -- The Net-Net Session Director protects and controls customer-facing SIP trunks, as well as SIP interconnects to other service providers. -- Acme Packet technology enables MTN to offer its business customers all the benefits of SIP trunking -- lower costs and access to new business-enhanced applications -- without compromising security or service quality.
-- Rapid time-to-service for new end-customers -- Ability to support an extensive variety of end-customer IP-PBX and Unified Communications platforms -- Highly-scalable, reliable, and secure services
"MTN continuously strives to deliver innovative, cost-effective, high-quality services to our customers," said Spyros Spyrou, Core Switching Networks Planning M anager, MTN Cyprus. "The Acme Packet SBC's flexible routing and failover capabilities enable us to deliver the high service levels our customers expect, while keeping operating expenses in check."
"Businesses all over the world are implementing SIP trunks to reduce telecommunications cost and complexity," said Mario Oliveira, vice president of Europe, Middle East, and Africa, and Caribbean and Latin America sales, at Acme Packet. "The Net-Net Session Director lets MTN's customers enjoy all the benefits of SIP trunking, while maintaining the high service levels to which they are accustomed."
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About MTN Cyprus
MTN Cyprus Ltd is one of the largest telecommunications providers in Cyprus, offering integrated mobile, fixed and broadband services. MTN has the biggest fully-owned retail network amongst telecommunications companies in Cyprus, with 21 ΜΤΝ Stores. MTN is a member of the MTN Group, a multinational telecommunications group, operating in 24 countries in Europe, Africa and Asia and connecting 150 million customers. MTN Cyprus is a major contributor to the economic and social developments in the country, both through its 400 employees, and also as a responsible corporate citizen in the fields of sport, education, health and culture.
Incorporated in 1994, MTN Group Limited is a multi-national telecommunications group offering voice and data communications products and services to individuals and businesses. MTN has GSM licenses in 21 countries and internet service provider businesses in 13 countries, spanning three continents. At the end of December 2010, it had 141.6 million total subscribers.
About Intracom Telecom
Intracom Telecom is a global telecommunication systems vendor operating for 35 years in the market. The company innovates in the wireless access and transmission field, offers a competitive telco software solutions portfolio and combines its offerings with a complete range of professional services. Intracom Telecom has over 2,000 employees in 16 countries and invests significantly in developing cutting-edge products and solutions while exploiting its advanced in-house R&D center. Over 100 customers in more than 50 countries choose Intracom Telecom for its state-of-the-art offerings. The company's clientele consists of fixed and mobile telecom operators, public authorities and large enterprises. Intracom Telecom's major shareholders are Intracom Holdings and Sitronics.
About Acme Packet
Acme Packet (NASDAQ: APKT), the leader in session delivery network solutions, enables the trusted, first-class delivery of next-generation voice, data and unified communications services and applications across IP networks. Our Net-Net product family fulfills demanding security, service assurance and regulatory requirements in service provider, enterprise and contact center networks. Based in Bedford, Massachusetts, Acme Packet designs and manufactures its products in the USA, selling them through over 220 reseller partners worldwide. More than 1,600 customers in 107 countries have deployed over 16,000 Acme Packet systems, including 88 of the top 100 service providers and 41 of the Fortune 100. For more information visit www.acmepacket.com.
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