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NOKIA : Nokia and Jiangsu Telecom to deploy Carrier WAN-SDN core network to improve efficiency and flexibility of Internet Data Centers in China

  • The commercial Carrier WAN-SDN project helps Jiangsu Telecom make optimal use of urban data centers and WAN resources
  • Nokia's Network Service Platform (NSP) and 7950 Extensible Routing System (XRS) core routers provide flexibility and efficiency required to support rapidly-changing and ever-increasing data demands

Jiangsu, China, Sept. 1, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nokia and Jiangsu Telecom, a regional branch of China Telecom, are deploying China's first commercial Carrier WAN-SDN project in data centers in Yangzhou, Changzhou and other cities in Jiangsu, a neighboring province of Shanghai. The deployment will help Jiangsu Telecom achieve seamless, transparent and flexible management of Internet Data Centers (IDC) in a unified manner.

The popularity of cloud technologies has revealed the limitations of previous IDC router technology, showing that it fails to support a seamless connection with the WAN and meet ever-growing data demand. Older technology also keeps IDC management and maintenance efficiency at a low level, hindering the development of Internet services.

Jiangsu is deploying Nokia's Networks Services Platform (NSP) to program...