Etisalat has selected NEC/Netcracker as the prime solution provider for its multi-vendor telecom cloud program.
NEC/Netcracker will provide systems integration services, operational tools, NFV orchestration and full automation in a DevOps mode to cloudify its network. As the prime integrator, NEC/Netcracker will also provide third-party hardware, VIM, SDN control and network equipment to create a full end-to-end cloud platform.
Etisalat’s companywide program, called the Sahaab initiative, will leverage NEC/Netcracker’s NFVI solution to make its network more agile, responsive, scalable and efficient, enabling the deployment of advanced digital services.
NEC/Netcracker’s open, standards-compliant solution will introduce new levels of automation for Etisalat, enabling the speed and agility required for optimizing virtual network function (VNF) performance. NEC/Netcracker’s NFV Orchestration solution, will ensure that Etisalat’s cloud-based network can support new digital services such as 5G, IoT and smart cities.