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Nokia Siemens Networks Completes Acquisition of Carrier Ethernet Specialist Atrica Inc.
Munich, Germany, January 07, 2008
The completion of the previously-announced acquisition strengthens Nokia Siemens Networks’ Carrier Ethernet expertise and gives the company a comprehensive, end-to-end Carrier Ethernet product portfolio, covering demarcation, edge, access, aggregation, metro core, core and ASPEN, the award-winning, industry-leading services management and provisioning platform.
The Atrica product portfolio will be fully integrated into the portfolio of Nokia Siemens Networks, giving Atrica customers access to the worldwide support team of Nokia Siemens Networks and existing customers of Nokia Siemens Networks access to Atrica’s leading solutions.
Nokia Siemens Networks has more than 70 deployments worldwide that span the full spectrum of Carrier Ethernet applications (wireless backhaul, residential backhaul, business Ethernet services). With an engineering team of 500 Carrier Ethernet professionals, Nokia Siemens Networks is a top tier vendor in this market.
“Carrier Ethernet is an ideal technology to handle growing traffic demands and to decrease the cost of bandwidth,” said Bernd Schumacher, Head of IP Transport at Nokia Siemens Networks. “With the completion of this acquisition, Nokia Siemens Networks now has a powerful, end-to-end solution. Our Carrier Ethernet platforms feature unique end-to-end management and offer carrier-grade reliability, security and scalability. They help network operators reduce the cost and complexity of data-optimized transport networks and fully realize the revenue opportunities that the Carrier Ethernet services market presents.”
About Nokia Siemens Networks
Nokia Siemens Networks is a leading global enabler of communications services. The company provides a complete, well-balanced product portfolio of mobile and fixed network infrastructure solutions and addresses the growing demand for services with 20,000 service professionals worldwide. Nokia Siemens Networks is one of the largest telecommunications infrastructure companies with operations in 150 countries. The company is headquartered in Espoo, Finland. www.nokiasiemensnetworks.com
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