Solution leverages Ribbon’s virtualized, container-ready solution, delivered by Odine, for expanded interconnect capacity, flexibility, and automation
Ribbon Communications Inc., a global provider of real time communications software and IP optical networking solutions to service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure sectors, announced that it has partnered with Odine, a leading virtualized and containerized infrastructure and solution integrator, to enable next-generation voice interconnect services for Turkish converged telecommunication and technology services provider Turkcell.
“Virtualization and cloudification of existing services is a foundational step in our digitalization journey and also helps us lower costs and simplify operations through centralized management while enabling real-time resource allocation,” said Dr. Gediz Sezgin, Turkcell’s Chief Technology Officer. “We selected Ribbon and Odine based on their domain expertise, innovation, and disruptive solutions.”
The comprehensive solution, deployed in Turkcell’s core network, includes Ribbon’s SBC SWe, which delivers the features and capabilities of appliance-based SBCs in a virtual software footprint, PSX SWe, a virtualized version of our centralized policy and routing solution and a best in class, virtualized Element Management System (EMS).
“Our aim is to provide best of breed solutions with our expertise to the operators as they evolve to a software-based environment, which is driven by agile vendors. We are extremely pleased to be part of Turkcell’s digital transformation journey,” said Alper Tunga Burak, CEO, Odine.
“We’re proud to partner with Odine and Turkcell to enable virtualization of interconnect services for mobile and fixed networks, helping drive increased agility and reduced capital and operational expenditures over the solution lifecycle,” said Steve McCaffery, Ribbon’s EVP, EMEA & APAC Sales. “Our SBC SWe delivers key benefits including elasticity and high availability without compromising scale or performance over Turkell’s global IP network infrastructure. We look forward to further supporting Turkcell in its digitalization journey.”