Monday, February 21, 2011

Germany's Amprion Selects ECI for Next-Gen Evolution and Smart Grid Optimization

Amprion, an ultra-high voltage grid operator in Germany, has chosen ECI Telecom's BroadGate solutions to support its energy mission-critical operations.

The rollout includes BroadGate All-Native Packet Optical Transport (BG) family, including several hundred BG-64 platform. The BG-64 is a compact, all-native packet optical transport platform offering native support of both TDM and Ethernet, reduced footprint, minimized power consumption, and optimized operational expenses. The BG-64 also supports the specific requirements of utilities with strict reliability and resilience features necessary to support mission critical operations.

ECI is working on this project with 3M Services. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Amprion is Germany's largest , servicing more than 27 million customers over 11,000 kilometers of ultra-high voltage lines.