Alcatel-Lucent will now deliver IP services for BT’s business customers
BT Ireland will deploy Alcatel-Lucent’s IP portfolio including, 7750 Service Router and 5620 Service Aware Manager, to strengthen its IP Connect Ireland service.
The Ireland’s telecommunications firm is already using Alcatel-Lucent platform for cost-effective and feature-rich Ethernet delivery and the addition of IP portfolio of Alcatel-Lucent will allow BT to deliver IP services to its business customers.
IP Connect Ireland will utilise the new Alcatel-Lucent’s platform hardware and software to deliver business-critical features cost-effectively via several access methods.
The Ethernet-based and MPLS-based networks are used by businesses for mission-critical business applications, site-to-site VoIP, high-definition video conferencing/telepresence facilities and services, CCTV and related security related applications.
BT Ireland Marketing, Product & Strategy head Colm McVeigh said, "Our BT IP Connect service, together with the BT Ethernet Connect portfolio, add intelligence and extensive capabilities to a customer’s network ensuring optimum and cost efficient performance while enabling a business to streamline and accelerate their network."
Alcatel-Lucent UK & Ireland CEO Lucy Dimes said, "Our IP products offer BT Ireland a stable and scalable platform upon which to innovate new services and we look forward to working with them on further service enhancements in the future."