12 September 2022 Download this Press Release

Ekinops (Euronext Paris - FR0011466069 – EKI), a leading supplier of optical transport and network access solutions, is pleased to announce that Netalis, a subsidiary of the NASCA group formed by the merger of multi-regional telecommunication services operators Netalis and ASC, has chosen its DWDM solutions to meet the growing bandwidth needs of its business customers, enterprises and public institutions.

The DWDM backbone network is being launched in "patches" starting with the PACA region in France, and now offers a direct link to the point of presence (commonly known as PoP) in Marseille, a city that has become the world's 7th largest digital hub according to Telegeography*. This will enable Netalis to offer low-latency transport to the world's leading hosting companies and cloud providers operating locally. Companies in the PACA region can now access services with wavelengths from 10 to 100 Gbps. 

"The choice of Ekinops, a French sovereign equipment provider, is an obvious one," comments Eric Farnet, CEO of the NASCA Group. "We can count on Ekinops to support us in the development of new digital highways for several regions, starting with the next "patch" which should take shape this year in Bourgogne-Franche Comté and in Alsace."

"The demand from corporate and institutional customers for local cloud services that are demanding in terms of performance and lower latency continues to grow," comments Thierry Varona, Sales Director France at Ekinops. "Our optical transport solutions enable alternative service providers to quickly transform their business offerings while keeping costs to a minimum. We are delighted to be working with the NASCA Group in helping them launch new projects, deploy new points of presence backed by metropolitan networks, and new commercial offerings essential to their development."

About Ekinops

Ekinops is a leading provider of open, trusted and innovative network connectivity solutions to service providers around the world. Our programmable and highly scalable solutions enable the fast, flexible, and cost-effective deployment of new services for both high-speed, high-capacity optical transport as well as virtualization-enabled managed enterprise services.

Our product portfolio consists of three highly complementary product and service sets: EKINOPS360, OneAccess and Compose.

  • EKINOPS360 provides optical transport solutions for metro, regional and long-distance networks with WDM for high-capacity point-to-point, ring, and optical mesh architectures, and OTN for improved bandwidth utilization and efficient multi-service aggregation.
  • OneAccess offers a wide choice of physical and virtualized deployment options for access network functions.
  • Compose supports service providers in making their networks software-defined with a variety of software management tools and services, including the scalable SD-WAN Xpress and SixSq Edge-to-Cloud solutions.

As service providers embrace SDN and NFV deployment models, Ekinops enables future-proofed deployment today, enabling operators to seamlessly migrate to an open, virtualized delivery model at a time of their choosing.

A global organization, Ekinops (EKI) - a public company traded on the Euronext Paris exchange operates on four continents.

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