Saudi Telecom Company deploys NFV with Juniper Networks

Contrail Networking creates an automated cloud services for Saudi Telecom Company's customers

Tags: Cloud computingJuniper Networks IncorporatedSaudi Telecom Group (http://www.stc.com.sa/cws/portal/en/stc)Saudi Arabia
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Saudi Telecom Company deploys NFV with Juniper Networks Dr. Tarig M. Enaya: "At STC, we have a ‘customer-first' approach. We aim to earn our customers' trust and enrich society with comprehensive, innovative services and solutions."
By  Aasha Bodhani Published  July 18, 2016

Juniper Networks has announced that Saudi Telecom Company has implemented Juniper Networks Contrail Networking to create automated cloud services for its customers.

STC is using Network Function Virtualisation (NFV) in the region, enabling it to offer customers accessible online services and applications rapidly. This approach is also expected to increase STC's business agility and revenue growth.

With dedicated cloud services powered by Contrail Networking, STC now has a fully scalable, flexible resource to sell to subscribers and customers' on-demand as its IT requirements evolve and change. Contrail Networking enables full automation, scalability, security and flexibility for STC's NFV-based cloud computing services.  

Dr. Tarig M. Enaya, senior vice president for enterprise at Saudi Telecom Company, said: "At STC, we have a ‘customer-first' approach. We aim to earn our customers' trust and enrich society with comprehensive, innovative services and solutions. The network, underpinned by advanced NFV and automation capabilities, can deliver substantial value to our customers by providing the agility, speed and simplicity that today's businesses require. Juniper is an ideal partner with the same customer-centric approach, providing us with state-of-the-art technology for our cloud-based offerings."

Adrian Pickering, vice president, Middle East and Africa at Juniper Networks, added: "Using virtualisation technologies to build a programmable NFV platform that creates agility and automation can provide the competitive edge for service providers operating in an increasingly competitive market. Juniper Networks is committed to supporting STC at the forefront of the telecom industry in the Middle East by helping to create a differentiated customer experience."

STC's new Contrail Networking-based service platform reduces time-to-market for new customised services, applications and functions by connecting virtual resources located across private and public clouds. STC is expecting increased international growth opportunities with the simplified roll-out of new virtualised services.

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