SERVER VIRTUALIZATION

TELUS has Selected Ekinops to Provide Virtualized Access Network Functions

Ekinops | April 08, 2021

TELUS has Selected Ekinops to Provide Virtualized Access Network Functions
EKINOPS a main provider of optical vehicle and venture availability arrangements, today declares it has been chosen by TELUS, a world-driving correspondences and data innovation organization, to convey network work virtualization (NFV) and cutting edge programming characterized network (SDN) capacities to improve its honor winning organization.

TELUS picked the OneAccess-marked ONE2501, which conveys a "one-box-fits-all" approach. The ONE2501 depends on OneOS6, the secluded programming arrangement empowering a full scope of inherent programming administrations that can be enacted distantly and on-request, outfitting TELUS with a SD-WAN-prepared, transporter grade and multi-administration business information switch. The smaller and force proficient plan of the ONE2501 likewise lessens TELUS' natural impression in the conveyance of its venture administrations.

"Our work with TELUS represents Ekinops' worth to specialist organizations in giving them both opportunity and control, along with a large group of cost investment funds and operational proficiency gains," remarked Kevin Antill, Ekinops' gathering VP of deals for North America. "We are amazingly satisfied to be working close by this significant level one administrator in North America."

"Conveying the availability and quality organization experience our clients have generally expected requires a SDN methodology that carries out access and optical items that are both interoperable and open," said Walter Miron, Director, Technology Strategy, SDN and Business Solutions DevOps at TELUS. "Ekinops' joint effort and adaptability permits us to improve our organizations in an imaginative and versatile manner that decreases our ecological impression and scales our complete expense of proprietorship."

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