Cisco today announced that Sify (Nasdaq National Markets: SIFY) has selected the Cisco® ONS 15454 Multi Service Transport Platform (MSTP) as the foundation of Sify's optical network. The decision is part of Sify's strategy to enhance its existing core network to meet its customers' ever increasing demand for sophisticated network services and to address the rapidly evolving India market. The announcement highlights Cisco's expertise and leadership in optical networking and emphasizes the growing relevance of flexibility, manageability and scalability in service provider networks.
The Cisco ONS 15454 Multi Service Transport Platform, a core component of the Cisco's Optical Solutions and Internet Protocol Next-Generation Network (IP NGN) architecture, offers capabilities, reliability and scalability required for service providers to offer any-play services. The platform offers unprecedented flexibility and scalability to build a mesh optical network using state of the art technologies - multi-degree colorless and directionless ROADMs, Carrier Ethernet Switching, SDH Cross-connect and Transponders/Muxponders for all services including data, voice, video and storage.