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Jumbo Electronics updates data centre infrastructure

Alcatel-Lucent infrastructure solutions used for data centre, LAN and Wi-Fi

Jumbo Electronics updates data centre infrastructure
Jumbo has refreshed its data centre and network infrastructure with solutions from Alcatel-Lucent.

Jumbo Electronics has signed a deal with Alcatel-Lucent and Al Futtaim Technologies to refresh the data centre and network at its Dubai headquarters.

Under the agreement, Al Futtaim will deploy and maintain new Alcatel-Lucent switching, LAN infrastructure and Wi-Fi solutions, which are intended to reduce costs, lower energy consumption and improve workflow.

Alcatel-Lucent has implemented its 9702e core switch into the Data Centre, with Omniswitch 6900 used as the TOR Switch (Top of Rack), in addition there are 6450 switches in the LAN to which the users are connected and a AP105 with a 6000 series Wireless LAN controller, along with an Omnivista Network Management system.

Vikram Dhar, enterprise sales manager of Alcatel-Lucent stated: "We are delighted to have the opportunity to work with Jumbo Electronics here in the region. It gives ALUE the ideal opportunity to showcase our innovative technologies especially in the data centre space."

V Suresh, head of the Management Services Division at Jumbo Electronics added: "It has been an absolute pleasure to have been associated with Alcatel-Lucent. Their frequent customer visits to the Jumbo offices and focused commitment into training our staff easily makes them our ideal IT partners. Their support will indeed add great value to Jumbo's IT networks; and we look forward to a long standing and successful relationship."

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