SingTel and Cisco Launch Next-Generation High-Speed Global Carrier
Ethernet Network for Business Customers
SINGAPORE -- (Marketwire) -- 11/27/12 -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) --
SingTel has announced that it is the first service provider in the
Asia-Pacific region to globally deploy Multiprotocol Label
Switching-Transport Profile (MPLS-TP) technology for its ConnectPlus
E-Line service, providing its multinational corporation (MNC)
customers with scalable high-speed connections worldwide. Using the
Cisco(R) MPLS Transport Profile (MPLS-TP) suite of Carrier Packet
Transport technologies -- SingTel's customers can now enjoy data
bandwidths of up to 10 gigabits per second to support
bandwidth-intensive applications with high service reliability across
their global offices.
In the coming year, SingTel will use this platform to deliver
dedicated point-to-multipoint and electronic Bandwidth-On-Demand
(eBOD) for ConnectPlus E-Line services.
-- Cisco Carrier Packet Transport solution provides SingTel with a
network that unifies both packet and transport domains. This converged
network is highly manageable, scalable and flexible to support current
as well as new services.
-- One of the industry's first standards-based MPLS-TP technology
solutions, SingTel can allow business enterprises to easily scale up
connectivity requirements even for short-term use.
-- With MPLS-TP, SingTel is able to serve its customers with a greater
degree of freedom in terms of network topology demands regardless of
its customers' locations, traffic conditions and bandwidth
requirements. MPLS-TP also brings predictable resiliency and
simplicity to service provisioning. This allows SingTel to respond
faster to customers' business needs and fulfil stringent service level
-- SingTel's customers will enjoy highly flexible, resilient and
cost-effective high-speed connectivity services while it embarks on
building next-generation enterprise architecture which supports video
and cloud services across the globe.
-- The Cisco Carrier Packet Transport solution provides SingTel with an
industry-leading space and power footprint, high density and
pay-as-you-grow architecture. The standards-based platform provides
key features to meet the strictest requirement in industries such as
finance and transportation.
-- Cisco's MPLS-TP based solution allows SingTel to better serve its ever
increasing customer base, to help its key customers meet challenging
ICT requirement, and to capture new market transitions and
-- According to Cisco's Visual Networking Index, Internet traffic will
reach 12 gigabytes per capita in 2016, and business Internet Protocol
traffic will grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 22 per cent
from 2011 to 2016.
-- Jeff White, Vice President for Cisco's Service Provider Business in
Asia Pacific, Japan and China
"The video, cloud, and mobile services
are defining new meshed traffic patterns and placing unprecedented
demands on the transport network architecture. In deploying the Cisco
Carrier Packet Transport solution, SingTel is able to simplify service
fulfilment complexity and evolve the ConnectPlus suite of services
into a new generation converged transport architecture ready for
enabling future services."
-- Mr Goh Boon Huat, SingTel's Vice President of Business Products
SingTel, customers' business priorities have always been our key
focus. With the implementation of these latest technologies in our
network, customers' networks will be future-ready for the delivery of
ICT services across multiple geographies. We can help our customers
achieve greater business advantage by allowing them to deploy
data-intensive applications such as video conferencing, multimedia,
data analysis and business continuity planning."
-- Whitepaper: Understanding MPLS-TP and Its Benefits
-- Cisco Carrier Packet Transport: The Foundation for the Next-Generation
-- Cisco's Service Provider Blog: SP360
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