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Powerlink Queensland Selects Ribbon’s IP Wave Solutions to Transform Operational Network

Powerlink Queensland Selects Ribbon's IP Wave Solutions to Transform Operational Network

Ribbon Communications Inc., a global provider of real time communications technology and IP Optical networking solutions to many of the world’s largest service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure operators to modernize and protect their networks, announced that Powerlink, the electrical transmission grid operator in the Australian state of Queensland, has selected Ribbon to help modernize its statewide operational network.Part of Australia‘s National Electricity Market (NEM), Powerlink‘s network extends 1,700 km (1,055 miles), with 15,000 km (9,300 miles) of transmission lines.

Powerlink is utilizing Ribbon’s NPT family of routers to build a robust and protected internal communications network, as well as Ribbon’s industry-leading LightSoft. Network Management System (NMS). Intuitive and easy to use, LightSoft provides unified multi-layer, end-to-end network management via a simple point and click interface.

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Powerlink is recognized for its ability to deliver critical infrastructure and electrical transmission services in Queensland,” said Mickey Wilf, Managing Director APAC and Africa, Ribbon. “We’re proud to partner with them as they migrate their operations network to an all IP environment and look forward to a close working relationship with their technical teams in the future.”

Ribbon Communications delivers communications software, IP and optical networking solutions to service providers, enterprises and critical infrastructure sectors globally.We engage deeply with our customers, helping them modernize their networks for improved competitive positioning and business outcomes in today’s smart, always-on and data-hungry world.Our innovative, end-to-end solutions portfolio delivers unparalleled scale, performance, and agility, including core to edge software-centric solutions, cloud-native offers, leading-edge security and analytics tools, along with IP and optical networking solutions for 5G.

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