Thursday, November 5, 2009

Nortel Cites Recent Govt Wins in Asia-Pacific

Nortel said it has recently won significant public sector deals in several countries across the Asia Pacific region for its Unified Communications (UC), Ethernet Routing Switches, contact center deployments and virtual collaboration solutions. These contracts include:

  • New Zealand Public Service Association, the nation's largest union with more than 57,000 registered members, will migrate to a unified communications network from Nortel, Microsoft and implementation partner Gen-i.

  • Taiwan Post, the largest postal, banking and insurance services provider in Taiwan , is implementing a Nortel Metro Ethernet solution.

  • Shanghai Metro Line 1 has deployed a Nortel Metro Ethernet solution to transmit information relating to wireless access systems, electronic monitoring, digital television and broadcasting, including comprehensive network monitoring and alerting tools. All operational and management information - voice, data and video - will be securely and accurately transmitted and monitored, ensuring seamless communications among train staff and access to the PIS (Passenger Information System) at all times.

  • The Commonwealth Youth Games 2008, which were held in Pune , India from October 12 to 18, ran on a next-generation data network infrastructure set up by Nortel. The always-on, highly available network supporting 1,000 users, ran multimedia applications including real-time schedule updating, statistical analysis, resource coordination and media coverage helping ensure the Commonwealth Youth Games 2008 ran smoothly.

  • Japan 's Kyushu University Hospital has a new medical information network based on Nortel's clinical-grade Healthcare Solutions portfolio.