BEDFORD, MA, July 24, 2012 – Acme Packet® (NASDAQ: APKT), the leader in session delivery networks, today announced that Telefónica Germany, a leading provider of fixed and mobile services, is deploying Acme Packet’s solutions for the next-generation signaling core, including the Net-Net® Session Router and Net-Net Diameter Director, to support its fixed-line voice over IP (VoIP), 3G mobile network, and future Long Term Evolution (LTE) services.
- Acme Packet’s Net-Net Session Router and Net-Net Diameter Director provide a solution for Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and Diameter routing for Telefónica Germany’s current fixed VoIP and mobile network, as well as its future LTE network.
- Telefónica Germany chose the recently announced Net-Net 7000 platform, which delivers high-performance processing through a highly scalable solution.
- The solution protects Telefónica Germany’s core IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) and Diameter servers from overloads, assuring service availability, while solving incompatibility challenges between vendors and networks with programmable interworking features.
- This deployment also builds on Acme Packet’s IMS service delivery and SIP interconnect solutions, which were previously chosen by Telefónica Germany.
- Cost-effective scalability and reduced complexity for the next-generation signaling core
- Protected network and high service availability
- Fast time-to-market for LTE and IMS services
- Reduced costs by seamlessly unifying distinct parts of the network
“We, like many service providers around the world, are rapidly expanding or building out next-generation LTE and IMS networks to meet growing communications needs,” said Dr. Marius Moise, Manager Mobile Voice Services, Telefónica Germany. “The new Net-Net 7000 series is on track to meet the demanding signaling needs that these new networks present, and help us deliver new, revenue generating services in a cost-effective manner.”
“Acme Packet’s unrivaled feature set, IP signaling expertise, and scalable platform made it a perfect solution for solving Telefónica Germany’s SIP and Diameter signaling challenges,” said Mario Oliveira, vice president of Europe, Middle East, and Africa, and Caribbean and Latin America sales, Acme Packet. “Telefónica Germany is looking to the future by smartly investing in bringing innovative, next-generation services to market through Acme Packet’s session delivery network solutions, delivering a quick time-to-market and high cost savings for an LTE and IMS infrastructure.”
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About Telefónica Germany
Telefónica Germany GmbH & Co. OHG, together with its brand O2, is part of Telefónica Europe and is a company of the Spanish telecommunications group Telefónica S.A. The company offers both its private and business customers in Germany post- and prepaid mobile communications products, along with innovative mobile data services on the basis of GPRS, UMTS an LTE technology. As an integrated communications provider, the company also offers DSL landline telephony and high-speed Internet services. Telefónica Europe has more than 105 million mobile and landline customers in Spain, the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Germany.
About Acme Packet
Acme Packet (NASDAQ: APKT), the leader in session delivery network solutions, enables the trusted, first-class delivery of next-generation voice, data and unified communications services and applications across IP networks. Our Net-Net product family fulfills demanding security, service assurance and regulatory requirements in service provider, enterprise and contact center networks. Based in Bedford, Massachusetts, Acme Packet designs and manufactures its products in the USA, selling them through over 220 reseller partners worldwide. More than 1,600 customers in 107 countries have deployed over 16,000 Acme Packet systems, including 88 of the top 100 service providers and 41 of the Fortune 100. For more information visit www.acmepacket.com.
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