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Press Release -- February 1st, 2012
Source: Cisco Systems
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FiberCorp Provides Virtualization Services With Cisco Technology

The company will offer virtual private services to 25,000 customers in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, February 1, 2012 - FiberCorp announced today that it will offer virtual private services (VPS) to its customers as part of a cloud services family of services based on Cisco networking technology. The VPS initiative is scheduled to launch in 2012.  FiberCorp offers integral telecommunications solutions to large, medium-sized and small companies as well as stores, professional organizations and governmental entities.

Unlike a traditional server, this new service gives the client access to a virtual infrastructure where processing, memory and disk space are combined according to need. Companies will be able to run their applications, perform activities, and host their data in a virtual infrastructure with a high degree of security without the expense of acquiring and maintaining equipment.

Key Facts

  • This first cloud service offered by FiberCorp is mounted on an operating platform called FlexPod, which combines networking, computing and storing in a shared infrastructure. This platform is formed by Cisco network products (Nexus® 7000, 5000 and 2000 Series solutions and Cisco UCS™ servers), VMware virtualization solutions and NetApp storage.
  • No equipment is installed; it is hired as a service, called IaaS (infrastructure as a service).
  • Desca was the Cisco Gold Certified Partner in charge of the implementation.

Supporting Quotes

Ignacio Ardohain, commercial manager, FiberCorp

 "Virtualization is part of our constant way to innovation, which allows us to share the process of expansion of our customers and the technology of the future. Cisco helps us create the technological structure which supports our services."

"Today, any company in Argentina, despite its size, can access the latest technology without an investment in equipment; it just needs to hire our service, which will surely help it optimize its business."

Hernan Piñero, account manager, Cisco Service Providers

"With FiberCorp we are working to develop an effective model on the long term to offer its customers competitive cloud services in the local market. Currently with the IaaS service, FiberCorp offers flexibility and capacity on demand to its customers without the need of investing in equipment."

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About FiberCorp

FiberCorp is a trademark of the Corporate Business Unit of Cablevisión, which offers integral telecommunication solutions to large, medium-sized and small companies as well as stores, professionals and governmental entities. Started in 2010, it offers access solutions dedicated to Internet, Broad Band Internet access, multipoint dedicated networks for data transmission, virtual private networks (VPNs), voice and video services and data center solutions, among others. In addition, it has the technological resources and professional equipment to be able to offer the proper solution for every kind of company.

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