Nakina Systems and Alcatel-Lucent Announce Turk Telekom Deployment

  Nakina Systems and Alcatel-Lucent Announce Turk Telekom Deployment

Business Wire

OTTAWA, Ontario -- April 2, 2013

Nakina Systems, the leading provider of carrier grade management and network
integrity solutions, has announced that, along with our partner,
Alcatel-Lucent, Nakina’s NI-Collector product has been customized and deployed
for Türk Telekom’s IP/MPLS network. NI-Collector is in service and
reconciliation is executing in Türk Telekom’s live network according to the
staged plan.

Nakina’s NI-Collector provides discovery of all physical, logical and services
within the IP/MPLS network. The powerful reconciliation engine distributes and
corrects this information against key OSS systems within Turk Telekom’s
management domain, helping streamline service delivery and identifying process

Sabri Alyakut of Turk Telekom said, “Achieving this milestone is critical to
Turk Telekom’s commitment to its customers for accuracy and prompt service
delivery. Nakina’s NI-Collector is an important part of our overall OSS
architecture ensuring the actual network configuration is properly reflected
in other key OSS systems. Reconciliation process is still going on in
cooperation of Türk Telekom, Alcatel Lucent and Nakina. This stage is
extremely important to gain the real output of the project to satisfy the
business requirements and achieve the business goals. We are now moving on to
further deployments and expanding the footprint of this solution across other
deployed technologies.”

Mary O’Neill, Nakina CEO, said, “We have enjoyed working with another
prestigious Tier 1 service provider like Türk Telekom along with our partner,
Alcatel-Lucent to deliver customer value and acceptance. The success of the
project has shown us the value in partnerships and how working closely with
customers is key.”

Cenk Kivilcim, Alcatel-Lucent TR CSO, said, “We are particularly thrilled to
play such a critical role in this project. Enhancing network operations
efficiency and enabling our customer to better optimize their network is our
primary target.“

About Nakina Systems
Nakina Systems provides Network Integrity Management solutions to the
telecommunications industry worldwide. Our solutions enable service providers
to introduce new services and grow networks more rapidly and with fewer
outages by automating the discovery of network equipment, reconciling with
inventory systems, auditing software in the network, and centralizing
management of network security. Nakina’s solutions power integrity in the
world’s largest networks, and they are provided in partnership with the
world’s largest and most advanced equipment manufacturers.

Nakina’s solutions work in next generation of networks – whether LTE,
Ethernet, IMS, or optical – where network complexity has increased. Our Tier I
credentials have been earned by deploying solutions that achieve extreme
limits of scalability, resiliency, and adaptability to changing requirements.

About Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU)
The long-trusted partner of service providers, enterprises and governments
around the world, Alcatel-Lucent is a leading innovator in the field of
networking and communications technology, products and services. The company
is home to Bell Labs, one of the world's foremost research centers,
responsible for breakthroughs that have shaped the networking and
communications industry.

Alcatel-Lucent innovations are regularly recognized by international
institutions for their positive impact on society. In 2012 and for the second
year running, Alcatel-Lucent was named one of the Thomson Reuters Top 100
Global Innovators, recognition for the company’s continued addition to its
world-class patent portfolio, one of the largest in the telecom industry.
Alcatel-Lucent has also been recognized for its sustainability performance. In
2012 the company was ranked Technology Supersector Leader by the Dow Jones
Sustainability Index. Through its innovations, Alcatel-Lucent is making
communications more sustainable, more affordable and more accessible as we
pursue our mission of Realizing the Potential of a Connected World.

With operations throughout the world, Alcatel-Lucent is a local partner with
global reach. The Company achieved revenues of Euro 14.4 billion in 2012 and
is incorporated in France and headquartered in Paris.

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