Sunday, November 9, 2008

Alcatel-Lucent Develops "Sustainable Power" Professional Services Suite

Alcatel-Lucent will begin offering a professional service to help mobile and wireline service providers, independent telecommunications providers, government agencies, corporations, municipalities and campuses implement eco-friendly, sustainable network energy solutions in order to reduce their current energy consumption and costs.

The Alcatel-Lucent "Sustainable Power" practice is a multi-vendor solution designed for. It ranges from detailed power and battery assessment, grounding survey, power design order, equipment engineering, material sourcing services, equipment installation and equipment and battery removal and disposition. The solution also supports planning and design services, which mitigate the risk of a network outage, and business contingency plans when implementing network power solutions.

Alcatel-Lucent will now offer the following services:

  • Energy assessment service to analyze existing network power infrastructure and upgrade current systems to meet new environmental requirements

  • Expanded multi-vendor power product and services portfolio with alternative energy systems including wind, solar and fuel cell

  • Expanded equipment removal service that includes recycling capabilities to dispose of assets in a eco-friendly way that complies with U.S. federal and local regulations

"Today, energy consumption is a global business challenge dramatically impacting the bottom-line of virtually every organization. We believe energy system assessments and improvements will be critical to maintaining a competitive advantage in an era where resources are increasingly expensive and constrained," stated Andy Williams, President of Alcatel-Lucent's Services business activities.