08 September 2021 Download this Press Release

Ekinops (Euronext Paris - FR0011466069 – EKI), a leading network access and virtualization specialist, today announces that it has been selected by Slovak Telekom, a Deutsche Telekom Group member, to deliver an enhanced and future-proof network access solution.

Slovak Telekom is upgrading its legacy symmetrical DSL network utilizing Ekinops’ ONE521 router, a powerful platform for reliable and effective connectivity that combines a DSL modem, a Fiber port and LTE as an option. Slovak Telekom can now benefit from this remotely provisioned router based on the unique OneOS6 operating system. The OneOS6 software offers as standard a broad set of network access features, and also supports advanced VPN, SD-WAN and a Microsoft® Direct Routing certified session border controller. The solution enables Slovak Telekom to easily expand its service portfolio and handle increasing connectivity demands (from DSL to Fiber) without changing hardware.

“We were familiar with Ekinops’ strong technical capabilities and personalized, collaborative approach following its close work with other Deutsche Telekom group members,” commented Jozef Lachkovic, Director of Technology Transformation and Optimization at Slovak Telekom. “These qualities have been central to this project’s success. Highly responsive and agile, Ekinops has delivered a flexible, open and cost-effective solution that aligns with our needs today and in the future.” 

“Slovak Telekom’s commitment to innovation has driven it to look beyond off-the-shelf solutions and work with Ekinops to purpose-design its DSL infrastructure upgrade in line with its long-term network strategy,” says Frank Dedobbeleer, Group Vice President of Sales for EMEA & APAC at Ekinops. “Thanks to the close work between our technical teams, we have delivered a modern solution that gives back control to Slovak Telekom. Ekinops offers simple and flexible management of consumer connectivity demands combined with the power to scale offerings and connect to fiber at a pace dictated by customers. All, crucially, without the cost and technical complexity of additional hardware.”

For more information about Ekinops’ access solutions, please visit https://www.ekinops.com/solutions/

About Ekinops

EKINOPS is a leading provider of open and fully interoperable Layer 1, 2 and 3 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: EKINOPS 360, OneAccess and Compose. EKINOPS 360 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 Layer 2 and Layer 3 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. 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 - is headquartered in Lannion, France, and EKINOPS Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary, is incorporated in the USA.

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