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Telefonica, Cisco set up converged network testing platform

Wednesday 17 September 2014 | 14:38 CET | News
Telefonica and Cisco have joined forces to create an advanced testing platform to jointly explore and capitalise on the benefits of converged IP and optical networks. The partners explained that the convergence of IP and optical networks based on IETF standards makes it possible to unify the planning, management and engineering of optical network layers and IP network layers, resulting in improved efficiency and cost savings. Over the next two years, Cisco and Telefonica will be jointly using Cisco's WAN Automation Engine software, which automates and optimises the WAN network, provisioning

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Countries: Spain / World
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