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Ooredoo's Engagement With Cisco NFV Innovations Will Include Future Offerings of Cloud-Based Virtual Services to Its Customers
BARCELONA, SPAIN--(Marketwired - Feb 25, 2016) - Today at GSMA Mobile World Congress, Cisco (
Ooredoo will trial the Cisco Cloud VPN, part of the Cisco Virtual Managed Service portfolio, which offers highly secure business connectivity and routing for site-to-site, remote access, and Internet gateway applications. Based on European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) management and orchestration, Cisco Cloud VPN delivers on the promise of automation and simplification for managed services and utilizes Cisco's best-in-class portfolio of enterprise virtualized networking functions (VNFs).
"Ooredoo continues to deliver cutting-edge technologies to Qatar in our role as an IT innovation engine for our nation. Supporting NFV and Virtual Managed Services with Cisco will provide another important resource for Ooredoo to increase operational efficiency and drive the growth of the knowledge-based economy," said Waleed Al Sayed, Chief Executive Officer, Ooredoo Qatar.
"We are pleased to work closely with Ooredoo on their transition to NFV and cloud-based services," said Kit Beall, vice president, service provider segment, cloud and managed services at Cisco. "We are committed in helping Ooredoo transform their network and prepare their business for the future."
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