Athens, 10 March 2011 - INTRACOM TELECOM, a part of SITRONICS, announced today a key partnership with Aricent, a global innovation, technology and services company focused exclusively on communications, with the objective of providing a bundled WiMAX access solution to its customers that seeks simplicity and reliability while benefiting from the scalability advantages of the solution.
More specifically, INTRACOM TELECOM will include Aricent in the company's 802.16e compliant and WiMAX Forum certified ecosystem of partners, expanding its end-to-end OmniMAX offering and incorporating top performing products that are proven and acknowledged by major operators worldwide.
The flexibility of Aricent's WING (WiMAX INtegrated Gateway) software framework for a wide variety of configurations and capacities helps support both rapid growth and CAPEX reduction at the same time by leveraging cutting edge broadband wireless technologies. At the heart of it, WING consists of a profile C ASN-Gateway software integrated with a AAA server and Home Agent (HA) server on the same physical node,that can be deployed in localized areas of service deployment.
Mr. Christos Xynogalas, Marketing Head of the Wireless Network & Systems Business Division of INTRACOM TELECOM commented: "Working with Aricent allows us to enhance our OmniMAX ecosystem optimizing our end-to-end offering. We have selected to partner with Aricent for its quality, flexibility and experience in the WiMAX core network solutions."
"WiMAX continues to deliver on the promise of 4G communications across multiple countries, and Aricent's WING software framework helps equipment manufacturers accelerate product development while reducing risk." said Rakesh Vij, vice president at Aricent. "We are excited to work with Intracom Telecom to help expand its OmniMAX offering for various market segments."
INTRACOM TELECOM is an international telecommunication systems vendor operating in Eastern Europe, the Middle East & Africa, Russia, the CIS and Asia-Pacific. Over 100 customers in more than 50 countries choose INTRACOM TELECOM for its state-of-the-art products and solutions. INTRACOM TELECOM has 2,300 employees, operates subsidiaries in 16 countries and is amongst the largest European companies leading in R&D investments. Since June 2006, INTRACOM TELECOM is controlled by JSC SITRONICS (Russia) with 51%. JSC SITRONICS is the technology subsidiary of JSFC SISTEMA, the largest consumer services company in Central and Eastern Europe. INTRACOM HOLDINGS Group (Greece) retains a 49% stake.
Aricent is a global innovation, technology, and services company focused exclusively on communications. Aricent combines the leading innovation capabilities of frog design with unparalleled domain expertise in communications as a strategic supplier to the world's foremost infrastructure, application, and service providers. The company's investors include Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Sequoia Capital, The Family Office, and The Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board. For more information, visithttp://www.aricent.com