|[March 20, 2014]
Lightower Fiber Networks Chooses NetCracker to Help Meet Aggressive Growth Goals and Customer Demand
WALTHAM, Mass. --(Business Wire)--
NetCracker (News - Alert) Technology announced today that Lightower Fiber Networks will
upgrade to NetCracker 9.0 in order to improve its network resource
visualization and accelerate network planning for its high-performance
Lightower Fiber is among the largest pure fiber network providers in the
United States. The service provider utilizes NetCracker's resource
inventory solution to manage its 20,000 mile, all-fiber network, which
serves more than 7,500 locations and ensures optimal application and
business performance for its demanding customer base.
"NetCracker is a leader in the OSS domain and a proven partner for
Lightower," said Jason Campbell, COO, Lightower. "Upgrading to
NetCracker 9.0 and adopting its innovations was a clear choice to
complement Lightower's growth and network implementation goals.
Additionally, it enhances Lightower's ability to respond to our
customers' increasing demands for our high-performance networking
Upgrading to NetCracker 9.0 will enable graphical views of floor space,
rack space, metro Ethernet topology, Ethernet ring, and DWDM in order to
visualize resource inventory, improve network planning and optimization,
and improve Lightower's planning abilities.
"We are pleased to deliver NetCracker's industry-leading OSS
capabilities to Lightower," said Sylvain Seignour, Vice President
Americas at NetCracker. "It is exciting to continue evolving with a
customer like Lightower, whose next-generation network and high
performance applications truly leverage the full extent of NetCracker's
solution adancements and innovations."
About NetCracker Technology
NetCracker Technology, a subsidiary of NEC (News - Alert) Corporation, is the proven
partner for communications service providers and cable operators
offering comprehensive, end-to-end solutions and delivery capabilities
to optimize their enterprise. With its global reach, leading-edge
technology, and unbroken track record of successful implementations,
NetCracker helps eliminate operational and business silos and delivers
real-time experience in an on-demand world. For more information, please
NetCracker is a registered trademark of NetCracker Technology Corp. All
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About NEC Corporation
NEC Corporation is a leader in the integration of IT and network
technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. By
providing a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the
company's experience and global resources, NEC's advanced technologies
meet the complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC brings
more than 100 years of expertise in technological innovation to empower
people, businesses and society. For more information, visit NEC at http://www.nec.com.
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About Lightower Fiber Networks
Lightower Fiber Networks is the premier, all-fiber provider of custom,
high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and
business performance. Serving enterprise, government, carrier and data
center customers, our comprehensive suite of fiber-based solutions is
delivered across a robust, dense and highly-reliable network. The
company offers over 20,000 route miles of network, providing access to
over 7,500 service locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and
Chicago Metro with connectivity to critical international landing sites.
Lightower Fiber Networks is headquartered in Boxborough, MA. For more
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