Nokia and BT additional collaborate on extremely scalable, energy environment friendly IP networks
Nokia introduced that BT will check its FP5 community processing silicon, together with its 800G interfaces. The collaboration is a part of the businesses’ long-term strategic relationship to make sure the UK’s largest community has the capability, flexibility and decreased energy consumption, to ship the very best buyer expertise for the long run.
FP5 is the brand new coronary heart of Nokia’s IP service routing platforms, permitting service suppliers to deal with as we speak’s unrelenting necessities to effectively scale community capability, allow new greater velocity IP providers, and supply unmatched safety towards escalating community safety threats. Constructing upon 4 generations of industry-leading community processors, Nokia has raised the bar by including assist for prime density 800G routing interfaces, new embedded line price, flow-based encryption capabilities, and a 75% discount in energy consumption, which helps BT’s sustainability goals to run probably the most energy environment friendly community within the UK.
BT operates the biggest IP community within the UK with peak charges above 25Tbps, powered by Nokia’s 77xx household of routers. With this trial, BT is the primary within the UK to check the 800G interfaces on IP routers, serving to to make sure probably the most cost-efficient scale and capability the place its future UK buyer site visitors calls for.
Neil McRae, Managing Director and Chief Architect at BT, stated, “With FP5, Nokia continues to innovate to make sure IP networks have the size, flexibility and options to assist us handle rising demand from our residential, cell and enterprise clients. We’re desperate to trial its capabilities as we develop our community capability – a part of our Greatest Community technique for assembly our clients’ future wants.”
Rafa de Fermin, VP Community Infrastructure at Nokia, stated, “This FP5 trial is an extension of the robust partnership and collaboration between BT and Nokia to construct the multiservice community that runs the UK now and sooner or later. Key to this trial will probably be FP5’s functionality to assist high-density requirements based mostly QSFP-DD 800 ports, that are instantly obtainable with the FP5 and an actual differentiator for Nokia.”