CENGN, Canada's Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks (NGN), a leader in the rapid commercialization of NGN products in
The partnership between the two companies will see the collaboration of CENGN's lab infrastructure and SDN/NFV engineering prowess with Mitel's expertise in global, cloud-based communications solutions. Mitel's added resources to CENGN will support further advancements in the research and development for Canada's ICT sector. Additionally, Mitel's membership will benefit any small to medium enterprise (SME) submitting a project to CENGN allowing them to leverage the company's portfolio as a test bed. With access to Mitel's REST application programming interfaces (APIs), SMEs can create new services on top of Mitel's solutions and potentially expand their sales opportunities with Mitel's large base, which includes 60 million customers and endpoints.
As the fastest-growing provider of cloud business communications,
"Mitel will be a great addition to our collection of members and partners," says
CENGN's members are responsible for over
By collaborating with CENGN,
"Canada is recognized globally as an engine for innovation and R&D, and CENGN's efforts to commercialize Canadian innovation will be instrumental in unlocking value for businesses and creating new opportunities for them to thrive in the digital economy," said
About CENGN - Canada's Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks
Canada's Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks (CENGN), is a consortium of industry, academic and research leaders dedicated to accelerating the commercialization of next generation communications solutions. CENGN's internationally recognized testing centre employs interoperability between multiple software and hardware products, providing a unique environment to commercialize advanced products, applications and services. Our fully operational data centre is running a production OpenStack environment with multiple connections to a real world WAN including a dark fibre connection that enables connectivity speeds of more than 100Gbps. CENGN services include; Proof of Concept (PoC) validation and hosting, interoperability/performance/ certification testing, technical training (SDN, NFV, IPv6, ODL, OpenStack, Innovation for Hire and Commercialization Acceleration. CENGN members include: Cisco, EXFO, GENBAND, Fujitsu,
For more information visit www.cengn.ca
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