Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise has launched Network as a Service by ALE (NaaS) in Singapore to help enterprises quickly scale up their network infrastructure to adapt with maximum agility to satisfy new business demand.
The NaaS offer introduces a flexible hybrid model to purchase Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Digital Age Networking solutions based on OmniSwitches, OmniAccess Stellar and OmniVista Cirrus management platforms and associated value-added services.
It enables ALE business partners and customers to purchase hardware and subscribe to software licenses, applications and services for what they need, providing flexible and customisable access to the latest network technology and advanced services with a low initial investment.
“A modern and robust network can be a game-changer for businesses and their digital transformation strategies. ALE NaaS will allow businesses to create a digital age network and deliver connected experiences that is cost-effective, flexible and tailored to their key needs. ALE’s partner network are equipped to provide comprehensive support for our NaaS offering, furthering our commitment to improving agility and scalability for customers as they pursue progress in the digital age,” said Tee Jyh Chong, country business leader, Singapore at ALE.
The NaaS offer’s purpose is to bring multiple as Service components together to simplify and automate network operations and provide deployment consistency:
- Connectivity as a Service offers state-of-the art Access and Core switches, as well as the latest Wi-Fi Access Points solutions and SD-WAN services for campus, branch and data centre connectivity.
- Application as a Service includes network management and analytics, asset tracking and Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) for full visibility of network health, threat protection, device inventory and location knowledge. Quality of experience and business process automation will soon complement the initial offer.
- Business as a Service will provide customised industry-specific services, billed on consumption and specific business metrics. Network services integration for smart cities, healthcare, transportation and education eco-systems will be announced next year.