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Alcatel-Lucent provides Germany's desaNet with advanced data network to enhance safety and efficiency for energy providers and businesses
[October 11, 2012]

Alcatel-Lucent provides Germany's desaNet with advanced data network to enhance safety and efficiency for energy providers and businesses

(ENP Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) ENP Newswire - 11 October 2012 Release date- 10102012 - Paris - desaNet Telekommunikation Sachsen Ost GmbH, a 100% subsidiary of the energy provider ENSO Energie Sachsen Ost (ENSO), is to offer business customers voice and data services to enhance the safety, efficiency and cost effectiveness of their operations thanks to a new communications network from Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU).

The new communication network uses Alcatel-Lucent's Internet Protocol/Multiprotocol Label Switching (IP/MPLS) technology. IP/MPLS enables the super-fast delivery of huge amounts of data in real time. Using the network desaNet will be able to offer businesses new services such as prioritization of signals in case of incidents so they can be fixed before they become an issue. The new network will enable desaNet to support multiple essential services on one communications system to reduce network complexity and costs.

The system will provide support for features such as teleprotection, which ensures faults are isolated from the main supply network to maintain the safety and reliability of a system - in milliseconds - before it can affect customers' machinery and systems. At the same time it will also provide support for supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems, as well as other voice and data services.


Hans-Dietmar Beyer, Managing Director of desaNet, said: 'Alcatel-Lucent will provide us with a new uniform network for operational and for commercial telecommunications services. This is a modern and seminal approach that meets all our business customers' current and future communications needs - as well as those of energy providers such as ENSO, with the ability to support future 'smart grid' applications.' Patrick Langelaan, Vice President Sales, German Accounts of Alcatel-Lucent, said: 'Alcatel-Lucent's IP/MPLS network paves the way for the future support of Smart Grid applications, delivering even further enhancements for energy companies and their customers. We are delighted to work with desaNet to help them transform the communications abilities of companies in the state of Saxony.' Alcatel-Lucent's technology solution for desaNet Under the agreement, Alcatel-Lucent will design, install and commission the IP/MPLS network covering parts of Saxony. Specific products include Alcatel-Lucent's 1830 Photonic Service SwitchCore Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) system, 7705 Service Aggregation Router, 7210 Service Access Switch, 5650 Control Plane Assurance Manager, 5620 Service Aware Manager and the 9500 Microwave Packet Radio. Alcatel-Lucent is also providing its overall project management expertise to ensure a smooth migration and uninterrupted service from the legacy to the new IP technology. In addition Alcatel-Lucent is providing its expertise on cyber security in order to support desaNet's transformation to an all-IP network.

Alcatel-Lucent Dynamic Communication Solutions for the Smart Grid Alcatel-Lucent is bringing communications technology to the Smart Grid allowing customers to make energy choices in real time, online, from anywhere empowering them to save energy and money every day. All while helping support their mission-critical operations with uncompromised reliability and security. Alcatel-Lucent is running more than 80 mission critical networks and Smart Grid transformations worldwide. And with our new Bell Labs innovation - advanced analytical techniques and tools, utilities can mine the wealth of information from smart meters, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems and other data to provide the utility the ability to measure, monitor and control their electricity distribution network in real time with unprecedented levels of detail. With operations in more than 130 countries and one of the most experienced global services organizations in the industry, Alcatel-Lucent is a local partner with global reach. Learn more about our Dynamic Communication Solutions for the Smart Grid.

About ENSO - Energie Sachsen Ost AG Find out more: http://www.enso.de About Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) The long-trusted partner of service providers, enterprises and governments around the world, Alcatel-Lucent is a leading innovator in the field of networking and communications technology, products and services. The company is home to Bell Labs, one of the world's foremost research centers, responsible for breakthroughs that have shaped the networking and communications industry. Alcatel-Lucent was named one of MIT Technology Review's 2012 Top 50 list of the 'World's Most Innovative Companies' for breakthroughs such as lightRadio, which cuts power consumption and operating costs on wireless networks while delivering lightning fast Internet access. Through such innovations, Alcatel-Lucent is making communications more sustainable, more affordable and more accessible as we pursue our mission - Realizing the Potential of a Connected World.

With operations in more than 130 countries and one of the most experienced global services organizations in the industry, Alcatel-Lucent is a local partner with global reach. The Company achieved revenues of Euro 15.3 billion in 2011 and is incorporated in France and headquartered in Paris.

For more information, visit Alcatel-Lucent on: http://www.alcatel-lucent.com, read the latest posts on the Alcatel-Lucent blog: http://www.alcatel-lucent.com/blog and follow the Company on Twitter: http://twitter.com/Alcatel_Lucent.

Contact the Alcatel-Lucent Press Office:press@alcatel-lucent.com Contact: CLAUDIA KUBA +49 (0) 351 468 52 05 Claudia.Kuba@enso.de [Editorial queries for this story should be sent to newswire@enpublishing.co.uk] ((Comments on this story may be sent to info@enpublishing.co.uk)) (c) 2012 Electronic News Publishing -

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