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Open Fiber Chooses Italtel for Network Automation

Milan (ots/PRNewswire) - Italtel, operating in a temporary group of companies led by Maticmind, has created a team of excellence for the highly innovative project

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Italtel, alongside Maticmind, today announced it completed a pioneering network automation project to automatically configure network services for Open Fiber, the wholesale-only FTTH Italian operator, which expects to reach around 19 million property units in Italy with FTTH ultra-broadband in the upcoming years.

Open Fiber has chosen the innovative Cisco Network Services Orchestrator (NSO) platform to automate and simplify its massive operations and provide services in a faster and easier way through network automation. The deployment will allow it to add, modify and delete services automatically without interrupting the overall service and will guarantee real-time activations.

Italtel, which was the first company in Italy to be certified on Cisco NSO technology, designed Open Fiber IP Backbone and has been playing an essential role in analyzing Open Fiber's needs, designing network services and the related automation leveraging on the programmable Cisco NSO platform. The platform operates on all network layers, ranging from access to IP and Optical transport one.

"Open Fiber is now able to deliver wholesale services on a very large scale, significantly reducing the time-to-market of new services and minimizing the configuration errors," said Domenico Angotti, Head of Engineering at Open Fiber. "Cisco's Network Orchestrator greatly supports us for the end-to-end operation of the equipment and the supervision of the activation cycles, allow