Oct 22, 2015
Saudi Telecom Company Deploys High-Capacity International Mesh Network Powered by Ciena
STC deploys the latest technology based solutions in the area of global and local communication networks through the use of a reliable and resilient next-generation network developed by Ciena. This cutting edge communication network solution is based on Ciena’s converged packet-optical platforms and Geomesh networking technology. This network solution maximizes the potential use and value of STC’s current global submarine and terrestrial network by enabling the offering of high-capacity , flexible and reliable wholesale services to local and regional telecom- companies as well as data center interconnect and high-bandwidth cloud services. Commenting on the project, DR. Homoud Al kussyar STC’s wholesale Vice President states that continued efforts to develop and transform our network to offer comprehensive and reliable services indicates STC’s commitment and dedication to its clients. Such commitment is seen through the offering of innovative and high-quality services over its industry leading state-of-the art network infrastructure. The project use of Ciena’s converged packet-optical platforms and GeoMesh networking technology underscore STC’s commitment and regional leadership. The project allows the offering of next-generation network solutions and speed of services deployment along with lowering operating costs. Additionally, the project support STC’s strong evolution toward new generation technology services For his part, Mr. Benoit de la Tour, Vice President and General Manager EMEA At Ciena, indicates that this deployment strengthens Ciena’s leadership in the submarine market. Mr. Benoit de la Tour also believes that the strategic network approach and vision of STC along with Ciena’s innovative solutions guarantees that it has the ability, flexibility and reliability needed to support current and future web-scale demands.