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TELUS has Selected Ekinops to Provide Virtualized Access Network Functions

Ekinops | April 08, 2021

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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UNICA is the network virtualization programme of the Telefonica Group, which enables the CSP to run the same platform and infrastructure for virtualised network functions across the multiple countries in which it operates. Every single regional operation in Telefonica now has its own UNICA domain, which is currently able to support and deploy around 40 different VNFs, depending on the specific needs of each country. UNICA is now being rolled out to the network edge and central offices, where the virtualisation requirements are very different. The next challenge is to create a common information model, and for this Telefonica will build on work it is currently doing with ETSI OSM (open source MANO).

Spotlight

UNICA is the network virtualization programme of the Telefonica Group, which enables the CSP to run the same platform and infrastructure for virtualised network functions across the multiple countries in which it operates. Every single regional operation in Telefonica now has its own UNICA domain, which is currently able to support and deploy around 40 different VNFs, depending on the specific needs of each country. UNICA is now being rolled out to the network edge and central offices, where the virtualisation requirements are very different. The next challenge is to create a common information model, and for this Telefonica will build on work it is currently doing with ETSI OSM (open source MANO).

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