Nokia Networks and Allot Communications to Deliver Swisscom a Cloud Access Optimization Solution
December 8, 2015 – Hod Hasharon, Israel – Allot Communications Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: ALLT), a leading global provider of intelligent broadband solutions that empower communication service providers to optimize and monetize their networks, enterprises to enhance productivity and consumers to improve their digital lifestyle, announced today together with Nokia Networks, that Swisscom is deploying Allot Cloud Access Optimization. The solution is designed to assure application Quality of Service (QoS) and improve user productivity by overcoming the performance degradation challenges associated with cloud data centers and application delivery.
“The Allot solution, delivered together with Nokia Networks, has the ability to virtualize and flexibly manage physical access resources so our enterprise customers can match cloud application performance to user and business requirements and enjoy a better overall user experience,” said Thomas Wacker, Team Leader Datacenter Core Networks at Swisscom.
Swisscom is the leading telecommunications provider in Switzerland, providing a range of advanced fixed and mobile communications services to consumers and enterprises across the region. Swisscom worked with Nokia Networks to integrate the Allot Cloud Access Optimization platform into their new data center architecture to support higher performance service delivery to customers. Using Allot, Swisscom can help enterprises overcome degradation challenges such as real-time video transaction loads, unified communications, file transfers, and endpoint upgrades, as well as Denial of Service and other malicious attacks by offering high quality dynamic data center services based on documented service level agreements (SLAs).
“Enhanced cloud application visibility, control, security, end-user experience and productivity are all top concerns for communications service providers delivering cloud services today. Nokia Networks is a world-class player in telco cloud and is committed to helping operators deliver telco-grade cloud services. With our cloud domain aggregation expertise, we unlock the cloud’s numerous benefits to deliver innovative services that drive differentiation and value,” said Josef Fuhl, Country Director Switzerland at Nokia Networks. “Through our partnership with Allot, we are able to provide Swisscom with a solution that fits its business users’ specific needs and meets stringent enterprise SLAs.”
Allot enables Swisscom to offer enhanced high quality, differentiated, and flexible data center services to their enterprise customers based on comprehensive reporting and self-provisioning capabilities.
“By visualizing, controlling and securing applications, Allot is able to eliminate the weak link in the cloud delivery path and overcome the performance degradation challenges associated with cloud application delivery to ensure high user quality of experience and productivity,” said Gary Drutin, Chief Customer Officer, Allot Communications.
By focusing on the human possibilities of technology, Nokia embraces the connected world to help people thrive. Our three businesses are leaders in their fields: Nokia Networks provides broadband infrastructure, software and services; HERE provides mapping, navigation and location intelligence; and Nokia Technologies provides advanced technology development and licensing.
Nokia Networks, which provides broadband infrastructure, software and services, operates at the forefront of our industry. From the first ever call on GSM to the first call on LTE, we have set the pace of innovation, a record that continues with future technologies such as 5G. Together with our operator customers, who serve close to 5 billion subscribers, we are embracing the opportunity of the connected world and helping to solve its challenges.
About Allot Communications
Allot Communications Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: ALLT) empowers service providers to monetize and optimize their networks, enterprises to enhance productivity and consumers to enjoy an always-on digital lifestyle. Allot’s advanced DPI-based broadband solutions identify and leverage network intelligence to analyze, protect, improve and enrich mobile, fixed and cloud service delivery and user experience. Allot’s unique blend of innovative technology, proven know-how and collaborative approach to industry standards and partnerships enables network operators worldwide to elevate their role in the digital lifestyle ecosystem and to open the door to a wealth of new business opportunities. For more information, please visit www.allot.com.
Swisscom is Switzerland’s leading telecom provider and one of its foremost IT companies, headquartered in Worblaufen, close to the capital city, Bern. Outside Switzerland, Swisscom offers broadband Internet in Italy with Fastweb. Around 21,000 employees generate revenue of approx. CHF 11.4 billion annually. Swisscom is one of the most sustainable companies in Switzerland and Europe. For more information: www.swisscom.com
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