San Francisco, CA – June 9, 2015 – Swisscom, Switzerland’s leading telecommunications provider, is now utilizing ProVision, 6connect’s unique Dynamic Network Provisioning (DNP) platform, for provisioning automation of key segments of their core network infrastructure.
Swisscom ranks as one of the leading Swiss providers specializing in the integration and operation of complex IT systems, with 6.4 million mobile customers, more than one million Swisscom TV customers, and approximately two million retail broadband connections.
Utilizing ProVision allows Swisscom to decrease the required provisioning time for core network elements and increase the scalability of their API-driven management tools, which are especially crucial for maintaining accurate records of related IPv4 and IPv6 address information.
“Deploying the ProVision platform at Swisscom is an exciting project for 6connect,” said Aaron Hughes, CEO/CTO of 6connect, “Given the aggressive timeline for implementation and the magnitude of the deployment, we were both happy to see the move to production happen as planned.”
For Swisscom, the shift to a unified provisioning platform like 6connect ProVision was driven by the need to centralize infrastructure provisioning tasks and increase the availability of API-driven workflows for efficient scalability.
According to Stephan Massalt, Head of Cloud Services at Swisscom,
“Working with 6connect fits the vision and strategy of Swisscom to develop API-driven services and be able to highly automate the integration. ProVision’s unique API-driven architecture made deployment straightforward for our internal teams and provided a clear path for future integrations.”
This partnership will allow 6connect to further deploy its ProVision platform into other network infrastructure elements in addition to giving Swisscom additional flexibility as they explore other SDN/NFV technologies in the future.
Swisscom is Switzerland’s leading telecoms provider, with its headquarters in Ittigen, near the capital city, Berne. With over 21,000 employees, it generated turnover of CHF 2,893 million in the first Quarter of 2015. Swisscom is one of the most sustainable companies in Switzerland and Europe. Swisscom’s Enterprise Customers division is the biggest provider of integrated ICT solutions for corporate customers in Switzerland. Its core competencies are in the provision of integrated communication solutions, IT infrastructure and cloud services, workplace solutions and SAP services as well as a comprehensive range of outsourcing services for the financial sector. With a 4,500-strong workforce, Enterprise Customers serves some 6,000 customers.
6connect is the leader in network resource provisioning and automation. 6connect’s unique Dynamic Network ProVisioning (DNP) platform enables centralized API-based provisioning of network resources across distributed and mobile networks, cloud platforms, software defined networks, and data centers. Innovative customers like Dell, PCCW, Swisscom, Terremark, iLand Cloud Infrastructure, and CyrusOne utilize DNP to accelerate service delivery time, accurately provision complex network protocols, and dramatically reduce network complexity and costs, while achieving industry change management and compliance requirements.
6connect is based in Silicon Valley and employs an engineering team that includes some of the world’s foremost experts in IPv4/IPv6 technology, network architecture design, and systems automation. To learn more about the company, visit 6connect at: https://www.6connect.com