Telecom Egypt and Juniper partner on network transformation
The service provider could also become Juniper's authorised resale partner of in Egypt
Telecom Egypt is to extend its partnership with Juniper Networks that will see the country’s longest established telecom operator deploy Juniper MX Series 5G Universal Routing Platform, QFX Series Data Centre Switches and SRX Series Next-Generation Firewalls.
The products will help the telco create an infrastructure platform that stretches from the core and data centres to the network edge and designed to carry fixed, mobile, voice and data services traffic for domestic and business connectivity, including 5G services when launched. Telecom Egypt has also deployed Juniper’s single operating system, Junos OS.
“Telecom Egypt appreciates the collaboration with Juniper Networks because Juniper’s technology is highly reliable and scalable and it also provides an excellent return on investment. It’s a key partnership for us on the journey to help deliver our strategy toward digital transformation and specifically for Egypt’s enterprises,” said Adel Hamed, managing director & chief executive officer, Telecom Egypt
The service provider will also have the option to become an authorised resale partner of Juniper’s products in Egypt.
“Digital transformation in Egypt is moving at an extremely fast pace, setting an impressive example for other emerging markets to follow. Telecom Egypt rightly views network infrastructure as a strategic asset that helps to underpin and shape the country’s economic development, while enabling individual enterprises to differentiate and grow their businesses. Coupled with the high calibre of ICT talent available in Egypt, I am confident that this approach will drive great success. Juniper is extremely proud to be a long-standing partner of Telecom Egypt,” said Rami Rahim, chief executive officer, Juniper Networks.