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Nokia partners with e& UAE to enhance cloud connectivity services

Nokia solution ensures e& UAE customers will benefit from decreased latency, uninterrupted connectivity and seamless access to cutting-edge applications.

Nokia has unveiled a strategic collaboration with e& UAE, the telecom arm of e&, to deploy Nokia’s cloud interconnect solution, revolutionising connectivity services for hyperscalers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Leveraging Nokia’s cutting-edge FP5-based technology, e& UAE aims to deliver superior connectivity solutions, marking a significant advancement in performance, scalability, and security.

The adoption of Nokia’s FP5-based technology empowers e& UAE to offer enhanced connectivity services tailored to meet the demanding requirements of hyperscalers. This breakthrough will enable e& UAE’s network to seamlessly support mission-critical applications across evolved business-class services.

With the exponential growth of cloud services, e& UAE is strategically transforming its network architecture to optimise performance and meet evolving market demands. By establishing seamless connections with leading cloud service providers, e& UAE is poised to deliver reduced latency, uninterrupted connectivity, and enhanced access to cutting-edge applications for its customers.

Nokia’s cloud interconnect solution is engineered to optimise and fortify network performance within hyperscale environments. By addressing critical connectivity challenges, such as efficient routing, traffic management, network security, and resource allocation, Nokia ensures that hyperscalers receive customised solutions tailored to their specific needs.

Powered by Nokia’s FP5-based platforms, which are industry-leading terabit-class routers, e& UAE’s network will benefit from better performance, capacity, and security capabilities essential for cloud-scale networks. Moreover, Nokia’s ANYsec technology provides comprehensive end-to-end encryption and authentication, ensuring data privacy and integrity across the network.

Speaking about the collaboration, Khaled Al Suwaidi, Senior Vice President of Core Networks & Platforms at e& UAE, said: “We are thrilled to collaborate with Nokia to deliver cutting-edge cloud-based network connectivity services in the UAE. This partnership enables seamless access to innovative applications, enhancing the user experience while ensuring the highest levels of security and reliability for our customers.”

Samer Makke, Head of Customer Team for e& UAE and Network Infrastructure for Middle East & United Arabic Emirates at Nokia, added: “We are proud to support e& UAE in its journey to become a cloud-native operator and provide innovative network services to the hyperscaler community. Our FP5 platforms and ANYsec capability are designed to meet the demands of cloud-scale networks, driving economic growth and unlocking the full potential of the cloud in the country.”