Imtech Telecom Partners with Turin Networks to Offer Metro Service Edge Solutions to ISPs
September 23, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology NewsSeptember 2007 – Imtech Telecom, a technical services provider that specialises in the design, build and maintenance of next generation networks and Turin Networks, a global provider of metro transport and switching solutions for wireline, wireless, MSO and private networks, have today announced an exclusive partnership. Under the terms of the agreement, Imtech will resell, deploy and manage Turin Networks’ leading metro service edge network equipment as part of its best of breed network solution. The new offering will enable Internet Services Providers (ISPs) and network operators to cost-effectively roll out Ethernet- based services.
By combining Imtech Telecoms’ technical expertise and industry experience with Turin Networks’ cutting edge metro service edge equipment, European wireless and wired ISPs as well as private network operators such as universities, schools and utility companies, can meet customer demand for Ethernet services such as VoIP and triple-play. The partnership will also see Imtech Telecom provide full support services for Turin Networks existing customers across Europe as well as operate a Turin Networks training centre.
James Morgan, managing director, Imtech Telecom UK said: “As demand for bandwidth continues to increase exponentially, service providers are moving away from legacy systems to an Ethernet-based solution that can handle increased traffic. Imtech’s partnership with Turin Networks ensures we can offer service providers robust and versatile hardware and software platforms at the metro service edge, to guarantee reliable and secure Ethernet that will enable operators to meet customer demand for new services but at the same time reduce CapEx and OpEx while increasing revenues.”
Chris Stark, President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing, Turin Networks, commented: “Imtech Telecom has a proven capability in designing, deploying and supporting best of breed network solutions and is the obvious partner to help our customers optimise their investment in Turin Networks technology. They understand the importance of customer service and we look forward to working together to provide top-class Ethernet solutions.”
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About Imtech Telecom - www.imtechtelecom.co.uk
Imtech Telecom is a leading technical services provider in telecoms and broadcasting and specialises in the design, build, installation and maintenance of carrier class networks for Service Providers. The technical services provider combines consultancy expertise, technical knowledge, industry experience and best of breed technologies to optimise next generation networks for Service Provider customers, enabling them to increase ARPU, lower operating expenditure and develop new revenue streams.
Imtech Telecom UK works with some of Europe’s leading service providers, cable operators, carriers and private operators, such as NTT, FLAG Telecom, PIPEX, Easynet, Plusnet, Bulldog, ntl:, Telewest, and Lancaster University. The company partners with best of breed network vendors including Juniper Networks, Lucent Technologies, Ciena, World Wide Packets, StreamShield and Ellacoya.
Imtech Telecom is headquartered in The Netherlands, with offices in the UK, Sweden, Belgium and Germany. The company is a subsidiary of Imtech N.V., Imtech N.V. is a European technical services provider in the field of electrical engineering, ICT and mechanical engineering. With approximately 14,500 employees, Imtech realizes annual revenues of 2,4 billion euro. Imtech holds strong positions in the buildings, industry, marine, infrastructure and telecoms markets in Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain, and the UK and is also active in Eastern Europe. Imtech shares are listed on the Euronext Stock Exchange (Amsterdam), where Imtech is included in the Amsterdam SmallCap Index (AScX) and the Next 150 index.
About Turin Networks
Turin Networks Inc. is a global provider of metro transport and switching solutions for wireline, wireless, MSO and private networks. Turin’s iConnect™-based solutions facilitate migration to end-to-end Carrier Ethernet over any media for all types of network operators. Turin’s products have been deployed by more than 300 customers worldwide to increase revenue through expanded optical network capacity and efficient delivery of new Ethernet/IP-based services. Turin is headquartered in Petaluma, California with R&D facilities in Petaluma, Dallas and Boston, and sales offices throughout the world. For more information, visit www.turinnetworks.com or call +1.707.665.4400.