Global systems integrator to transform disaggregated market with IP Infusion open networking solution on white box hardware
IP Infusion, a leading provider of open network software and solutions for wireline and mobile network operators, today announced a strategic partnership with NTT DATA, a global digital business and IT services leader headquartered in Tokyo that offers consulting, industry solutions, business process services, IT modernization, and managed services. NTT DATA and IP Infusion are collaborating for go-to-market open networking solutions to bring enhanced disaggregation, scalability, and choices to network operators.
Thorough this partnership, both companies will offer products based on network disaggregation solutions, which allows the vendor to simplify complex networks with open standards, reducing operating costs while enabling a better ecosystem and leveraging automation to reduce time-to-market and new services introduction.
This collaboration for expanding broad connectivity was initiated by the Telecom Infra Project (TIP), including TIP solutions for Disaggregated Cell Site Gateways (DCSG) or Cell Site Routers and Cassini for Routed Optical Networking projects. Both NTT DATA and IP Infusion are members of TIP, which is driving development and deployment of open, disaggregated, and standards-based technology solutions to advance global connectivity.
“We are deeply committed to accelerating network disaggregation throughout our global ecosystem of customers and partners,” said Teodoro López, Head of Telco at NTT DATA. “IP Infusion is a proven leader in open networking, providing award-winning and field-tested solutions that reduce total cost of ownership while expanding services. We are thrilled to contribute to advancing innovation, expanding access, and enhancing network outcomes for a broader audience.”
“The systems integrator role is critical for the TIP community, and the IP Infusion and NTT DATA alliance is a big step forward for bringing disaggregated solutions to a diverse range of use cases,” said Kristian Toivo, Executive Director of Telecom Infra Project. “NTT DATA is one of the world’s largest systems integrators, and IP Infusion has long demonstrated deep expertise in open network solutions. Their collaboration will help create a stronger, more flexible supply chain and support high-quality connectivity for a sound digital future.”
“We are pleased to partner with NTT DATA to drive further market penetration for open networking,” said Atsushi Ogata, President and CEO of IP Infusion. “It’s great to be working with NTT DATA, a trusted global innovator for business IT solutions, which clearly understands the powerful potential of network disaggregation. We are proud to be furthering TIP’s ideals for expanding open networks and paving the way for a connected future.”
In addition, TIP recognized IP Infusion’s Disaggregated Cell Site Gateway (DCSG) solution with the TIP Validated Solution Gold Badge in 2022. IP Infusion’s software was recognized for satisfying the stringent requirements set by the TIP Open Optical Packet Transport Project (OOPT) group for the DCSG.
About IP Infusion
IP Infusion manufactures open network software and solutions for carriers, service providers and data centers. With hundreds of customers and thousands of deployments, IP Infusion is a market leader in Network Operating Systems. Our flagship software platform OcNOS® allows network operators to disaggregate their networks, streamline operations, and reduce Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Network OEMs may also disaggregate network devices to expedite time to market, offer comprehensive services, and achieve carrier grade robustness.
IP Infusion is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., and is a wholly owned and independently operated subsidiary of ACCESS CO., LTD. Additional information can be found at http://www.IPInfusion.com .
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