Nuage Networks strikes Middle East and Africa SD-WAN deal with OmniClouds

building blocks
OmniClouds is deploying Nuage Networks' SD-WAN 2.0 network in its Middle East and Africa regions. (Pixabay)

OmniClouds has tapped Nuage Networks' SD-WAN solution for deployment across the Middle East and Africa to help its customers' cloud migrations.

Nokia's Nuage Networks will build and operate its SD-WAN 2.0 network to help OmniCloud's customers connect to its enterprise customers over a large coverage area.

Among the various flavors of SD-WAN vendors, Nuage Networks has designed its SD-WAN platform to be used by service providers that want to white label it in order to offer SD-WAN to their own end customers.

Sponsored by Ribbon

Webinar: Identity Assurance – Restoring Your Customer’s Trust in the Phone

Learn about Ribbon Call TrustTM, an identity assurance solution that encompasses STIR/SHAKEN and on a per-call, real-time basis will: determine caller intent and identify bad actors from network and call data analytics; provide multi-dimensional reputation scoring using Machine Learning algorithms; and recommend optimal call validation treatment. And will do this for both IP and TDM phone calls. With Ribbon Call Trust™ you can defeat robocalls and fraud attacks, truly restoring your customer’s trust in the phone.

Paired with Nuage Networks’ SD-WAN 2.0 solution, OmniClouds' customers will have a secure and scalable way to connect with data centers, private clouds, software-as-a-solution (SaaS) and infrastructure-as-a-solution (IaaS) providers. All of which will be particularly useful in a region where enterprises have historically lacked connections to their cloud environments, data centers and remote locations.

RELATED: Nuage Networks unveils SD-WAN 2.0 for enterprise play

OmniClouds will also use Nuage Networks' SD-WAN 2.0 platform, which was announced last month, as an overlay for existing connectivity technologies, such as IP-MPLS, microwave, satellite or public internet, to automate operations and improve connectivity over large geographic regions.

To help lower costs and speed up the adoption of cloud services, OmniClouds will use Nuage Networks’ SD-WAN gateways at each of the region’s main cloud service providers, which connect with SD-WAN customer premises equipment gateways at the enterprises’ data centers, headquarters and branch offices.  


Suggested Articles

Employers used to give some workers a company phone; now they have the option to offer company internet.

CenturyLink is not a wireless company, but the company expects to be an important player in 5G and IoT.

Verizon Business’ Chief Product Officer Aamir Hussain said four categories of Verizon Business services are hot commodities during Covid.