When one of the world’s largest Telecom companies needed to develop a high-availability carrier-grade solution to replace an ageing platform, they turned to Infinite Convergence’s proven expertise in Advanced Telecommunications Technology Architecture (ATCA) 2.0 to seamlessly migrate to the new platform.

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The Customer

The customer is one of the world’s largest Telecom companies, delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to retail, business, government and wholesale customers.

Challenge

The customer needed to replace their existing carrier platform that was scheduled to be end-of-life. The company needed to preserve customer investment by ensuring seamless deployment. At the same time it needed to avoid the need for retraining and other significant changes in operations that go with platform migrations.

Solution

With the need primarily being for the next generation of “carrier grade” communications platform Infinite went in for the deployment of Advanced Telecommunications Computing Architecture (ATCA v2.0) state-of-the-art ATCA hardware that leveraged the existing customer hardware investment. This was also intended to deliver improved performance. It was critical for the deployment to exceed the business needs of the customer and provide the flexibility to deploy current messaging products and next generation applications. In addition, Infinite’s world-class Mobility & Messaging services team created a comprehensive deployment and network optimization strategy that ensured a seamless subscriber and traffic migration to the new platform.

Outcome

  • Reduced OPEX – The new platform provided high-performance while reducing footprint for the MMSC application.
  • Reduced CAPEX – When compared to the first generation ATCA platform the second generation platform has significant performance improvements.
    • Two times improvement for MMSC application
    • Four times improvement for SMSC application
    • Integrated solution that eliminates external load balancers
  • Reduced Power Consumption – Over 50% reduction in platform’s power consumption

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Challenge

  • To replace existing carrier platform scheduled for end-of-life.
  • To preserve customer investment by ensuring seamless deployment.
  • To avoid the need for retraining and causing other significant changes in operations that go with platform migrations.

Solution

  • Deployment of Advanced Telecommunications Computing Architecture (ATCA v2.0) state-of-the-art ATCA hardware leveraging existing customer hardware investment.
  • Deployed current messaging products and next generation applications.
  • Created a comprehensive deployment and network optimization strategy that ensured a seamless subscriber and traffic migration to the new platform.

Outcome

  • Reduced OPEX by reducing footprint for the MMSC application.
  • Reduced CAPEX by 2 x for MMSC and 4 x for SMSC applications
  • Reduced Power Consumption – Over 50% reduction in platform’s power consumption

About Infinite

Infinite Computer Solutions is your partner in growth, providing flexible solutions that reduce costs, enable new business competences and drive continuous process improvements that contribute to increased revenues. With a global team of over 5000, Infinite partners with Fortune 500 companies from Telecom, Healthcare, Energy & Utilities, Media & Content and Banking & Finance industries to provide Application Management, Infrastructure Management and Product Engineering Services including Mobility & Messaging Products and Solutions.