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Huntsville, AL, United States, 2023/10/17 - Adtran today announced that Kyndryl, a leading multinational information technology infrastructure services provider, is leveraging its Ensemble virtualization suite to deliver secure, managed enterprise cloud access services - Kyndryl.com / Adtran.com. FSE: ADV
• Kyndryl is enhancing cloud connectivity for its enterprise customers;
• Adtran’s Ensemble Connector and Ensemble SaaS MANO support tailored and secure managed cloud access;
• New pay-as-you-grow offering enables the rapid, cost-effective delivery of customized VNFs.
Adtran’s Ensemble Connector and Ensemble SaaS management and orchestration (MANO) platforms (Adtran.com) give Kyndryl’s customers an open, powerful and flexible pay-as-you-grow solution for network virtualization. Running on servers located in Amsterdam and Frankfurt, the technology enables Kyndryl (Kyndryl.com) to offer a simple, secure and highly cost-effective route to deploying and managing virtualized services while reducing hardware dependencies.
“At Kyndryl, we’re relentlessly focused on empowering our enterprise customers with the most robust and flexible solutions available. Partnering with Adtran and leveraging their Ensemble network virtualization platform enables us to achieve unprecedented speed and scalability in our enterprise services deployment,” said Markus Vögele, infrastructure cloud architect at Kyndryl. “Adtran’s Ensemble virtualization suite has been integrated into our Kyndryl Global Network Peering Platform, giving us a next-gen multi-cloud network. It helps us offer enterprises greater efficiency, agility and security at the network edge while accelerating innovation cycles and reducing the time required to deliver and monetize new services.”
“It helps us offer enterprises greater efficiency, agility and security at the network edge.”
Markus Vögele, infrastructure cloud architect at Kyndryl
Hosted in Kyndryl’s colocation facilities, which are strategically located near cloud providers and hyperscalers, Adtran’s Ensemble virtualization software unlocks flexibility and efficiency in delivering open, application-aware virtual services. Leveraging Ensemble Connector and Adtran’s extensive network of technology partners, Kyndryl can offer a vast array of virtual network functions (VNFs), from firewall protection and SD-WAN to specialized services like DPI. This tailored approach enables Kyndryl to meet customers’ specific needs, providing them with customized solutions. Built on Adtran’s Ensemble Orchestrator and Virtualization Director, Ensemble SaaS MANO reduces time to market by enabling quick activation and smooth management of services via an open, cloud-based service model.
“Our virtualization solutions are helping Kyndryl to evolve their cloud services, opening doors for more enterprises to securely access the cloud in an agile fashion. By leveraging our open and programmable Ensemble software, coupled with our continued expert support, Kyndryl is equipped to offer businesses risk-free, pay-as-you-grow flexibility,” commented Mike Heffner, GM of business solutions at Adtran. “This strategy lets Kyndryl’s enterprise customers scale their services efficiently, aligning with their unique growth patterns and budget requirements. As a result, they can confidently harness Kyndryl’s secure cloud services to help navigate today’s business demands in the most versatile way possible.”
On August 30, 2021, we announced our business combination with ADVA to create a global leader in scalable, end-to-end fiber networking solutions for communication service providers, enterprises and government customers. The merger unites our fiber access, fiber extension, and subscriber connectivity technology with ADVA’s innovation in data center interconnect solutions for large enterprises, business Ethernet and network synchronization. Both companies are pioneers in open, disaggregated solutions with a shared vision for the future of fiber networking. Our combined business will offer a comprehensive portfolio for providing homes, businesses and 5G infrastructure with scalable, secure and assured fiber connectivity, paired with cloud-managed Wi-Fi connectivity and SaaS applications. Together we will be a trusted supplier to more customers worldwide, meeting new requirements, optimizing network performance and improving customer experience.