The technology solution provider of PTCL, Inbox Business Technologies (IBT) and a Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) company, Viptela have collaborated to install SD-WAN infrastructures for service providers and businesses in Pakistan.
By teaming up with Viptela as its first PTCL customer, IBT has inked Pakistan’s principal contract in terms of telecommunication service provider.
By signing the partnership agreement, the SD-WAN platform of Viptela will allow IBT to syndicate private and public IP connections. These networks include broadband, Ethernet, LTE, MPLS and wireless. The permission from Viptela will allow Inbox Business Technologies to meet the necessary requirements based on bandwidth, geographic location and topology needs.
Viptela will deliver following proficiencies to IBT for implementing WANs:
1. Virtualized WAN services at a 50% lower cost besides 10x more bandwidth and 5x higher voice and cloud performance than alternatives.
2. Centralized management will have the rights to deploy changes in service policies within minutes.
3. Application performance and service availability will enable informed decisions on resource utilization and application tuning.
4. Resilient security and network encryption.
5. Service-chaining: Enables add-on L4 – L7 services including WAN optimization, firewalls and data leak prevention.
Statements From Key Executives
While airing his thoughts about the development, PTCL’s Chief Technology and Information Officer, Saad Waraich stated:
“Viptela’s platform is bleeding edge technology. What also excites us is that it allows us to dramatically improve time to new services. As a company committed to innovation Viptela was the obvious choice to empower our business”
Chief Executive Officer of Viptela, Amir Khan commented:
“The Viptela platform enables Inbox to deploy hybrid WANs that meet both carrier and enterprise network security, agility and performance requirements. We are pleased to be partnering with one of Pakistan’s top integrators and to count Pakistan’s leading telecommunication company as our first joint customer”
About Viptela And IBT
Viptela is a US-based SD-WAN technology provides which offers security, delivers end-to-end network visualization in WAN and confiscates all the challenges associated with cloud migration to Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS). One of the key features of Viptela is that it allows foreign companies to build economical WANs. Forbes has named this company as a next billion dollar startup.
On the other hand, Inbox Business Technologies is country significant and top digital service and IT solution provider. PTCL is its chief customer.