Tuesday, May 27, 2008

New Zealand's Orcon Selects Juniper for Carrier Ethernet

New Zealand's Orcon has deployed Juniper Networks MX960 Ethernet Services Routers and E120 Broadband Services Routers to increase the capacity and performance of its network infrastructure. Orcon will also deploy the SRC and C-series Controllers, part of Juniper's Session and Resource Control portfolio, to enable policy based control over network resources. Orcon is offering or planning to offer--including high-speed transport and VPN services, next-generation broadband multiplay services and high-volume Internet data center internetworking. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Juniper's MX960 platform offers up to 960 Gbps of switching and routing capacity for the network core. At the network edge, Orcon will upgrade its existing E-series routers with the newer, high capacity Juniper Networks E120 Broadband Service Router. Orcon broadband customers will connect to the E120 across a variety of access technologies including wholesale DSL, ADSL2+, metro Ethernet and wireless connectivity.

Orcon is New Zealand's fourth largest telecommunications provider, providing calling and Internet services to residential and business customers.The company is owned by Kordia, one of the largest telecommunications networks in New Zealand. Kordia is a major provider of television and radio broadcast facilities.http://www.juniper.nethttp://www.orcon.net.nz/


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