'Telstra' to Deliver Cloud Services with Greater Speed and Security

By CIOReview | Thursday, March 20, 2014

FREMONT, CA: Telstra, a telecommunication company, will now leverage Cisco’s cloud platform for enhanced services according to the new agreement formed between the two enterprises.

With this association, Telstra will build a cloud infrastructure that provides cloud and network services in real-time with a greater speed, security and performance.

“Cisco is honored to expand its longstanding partnership with Telstra to deliver global cloud services that uniquely address customer requirements in a world of hybrid clouds,” says Rob Lloyd, President, Development and Sales, Cisco.

Cisco’s cloud and systems management software solutions are optimized to support innovative Cisco architectures that include cloud computing, IP next-generation networks and data center infrastructure.   The company’s cloud management software solutions like self-service portal, orchestration engine, and advanced cloud management capabilities enables highly secured, on-demand, and automated IT operations for cloud computing.

Erez Yarkoni, Executive Director of Telstra says “Applications are critical to delivering business value and we believe we can offer our customers a differentiated solution for managing their applications across clouds. The Cisco relationship allows us to offer deeper and broader service capabilities to help our customers manage their critical applications, making the transition to the cloud simpler and more cost effective.”

Reportedly, Telstra will be also make use of Cisco’s Evolved Services Platform to build its networking infrastructure, and enables highly secured delivery of cloud applications to customers, across the network and cloud.

“Our customers will now have the choice of cloud infrastructure from global leaders, allowing them to select the cloud service to meet their requirements and scale network and cloud resources to deliver service agility, security and performance. We are excited to be developing an intelligent network enabled cloud with Cisco,” adds Yarkoni.