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Alcatel-Lucent Announces New Network Infrastructure

By CIOReview | Thursday, May 12, 2016
Philippe Camus, Chairman, Alcatel Lucent

Philippe Camus, Chairman, Alcatel Lucent

FREMONT, CA: Alcatel-Lucent, a provider of enterprise communication solution and services announced all-new network infrastructure products that will support mobility and IoT services. With the growing adoption of enterprise mobility and IoT there is a need for businesses to reconsider the performance, reliability and security of their network infrastructure. The present network infrastructure is struggling to carry the load caused by employees increasingly using mobile devices and or unique applications in their place of work, and the implementation of IoT in different departments.

This new network infrastructure will provide an edge for products like Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Unified Access, Smart Analytics and Intelligent fabric technologies. The new product range consists of three versions of Wave 2 Wi-Fi access points supporting the growth in mobile device density. A new multi-Gig stackable LAN access switch—Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch(R) 6860E-P24Z8—offering 2.5G ports, high-power Power over Ethernet (75W), and deep packet inspection potential to sustain the increasing traffic from the new access points and offering IoT traffic suppression.

The products will also include an industrial grade, compact, ruggedized Gigabit Ethernet LAN access switch—Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch 6865—supporting the growing requirement of IoT device connectivity in callous surroundings. There will also be a new, versatile chassis based LAN switch, the Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch 9900, congregating the necessity of the network traffic growth while delivering high performance and reliability from the edge to the core.

Acting as the forefront of global communication, Alcatel-Lucent is dedicated to present products and transformations in IP and cloud networking across world. Underpinning Alcatel- Lucent in driving transformation across industry is Bell Labs, an essential part of Alcatel-Lucent and one of the world’s foremost technology research institutes. Alcatel-Lucent provides a huge range of services in areas of analytics, cable MSO networks, cloud, content delivery and management, data center IMS communication, mobile packet core, and optics among many others.