Network Equipment Technologies Supports Jordan Ahli Bank's Goal to Enhance Communications
FREMONT, CA, Apr 18, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. ("NET") (NASDAQ: NWK), a
leading provider of enterprise-class networking solutions optimized
for secure real-time communications in unified communications (UC),
SIP Trunking and enterprise mobility, today announced that Ahli Bank,
a Jordan-based, publicly held financial institution serving the
banking needs of both commercial entities and individuals, is
successfully deploying NET's VX Series as the organization's
strategic IP telephony solution to modernize communication and to
gain cost efficiencies while expanding unified communications (UC)
capabilities throughout the organization.
NET supported Ahli Bank's initial deployment of enterprise voice
capabilities to approximately 250 users, and expects to expand to its
other branches. Operating as a media gateway, NET's equipment allowed
Ahli Bank to fully integrate the solution with its existing PBX
environment, thus keeping costs and service disruption to a minimum.
In addition to equipment, NET provided local technical expertise.
"NET has provided us with an IP telephony solution that enabled us to
rapidly establish unified communications throughout several branch
locations," said Mr Samer Abu Zayed, Head of IT\EPD group for Jordan
Ahli Bank. "We were quite pleased with the ease of integration with
our existing equipment, which enabled us to keep the cost of
migration to a minimum and protect our current investment. We expect
to continue adding more locations and expanding the benefits of UC
throughout our organization. NET's local presence, guidance and
technical knowledge during the implementation were superior," said Mr
Yousef Kanan, Unified Communication Project Manager for Jordan Ahli
"NET's ability to rapidly integrate with a customer's existing
infrastructure is one of the primary benefits that distinguish us,"
said Nauman Afsar, Regional Sales Director for NET. "For Jordan Ahli
Bank, our valuable local resources as well as the global UC expertise
of NET's international team enabled the company to rapidly deploy an
IP telephony network, as well as upgrade their existing equipment
with minimal risk and disruption for customers."
NET's VX Series and UX Series platforms are fully integrated
multi-service voice switches that provide high-performance VoIP
communications for enterprise deployments. Both platforms
interoperate with all leading PBX and IP-PBX vendor protocols,
offering rapid deployment and easy installation, with minimal
NET teamed with PAIS, a professional services company serving the
Jordanian market, using NET's VX Series to deliver integration
between Ahli Bank's existing PBX equipment and its Microsoft Office
Lync Server environment.
"NET has been leading the way with the development of networking
equipment tailored for unified communications solutions. Their
products are enabling enterprises to deploy software powered voice
with more interoperability and collaboration," said Wajeeh Mesherky,
Managing Director at PAIS. "NET's VX Series delivers high
availability with exceptional voice quality and was able to meet all
of our technical requirements. In addition, NET provided exceptional
training and other critical resources for a successful deployment. We
see NET as a partner that is at the forefront of the UC movement."
About Jordan Ahli Bank
Jordan Ahli Bank (previously Jordan National
Bank) is a leading Jordanian institution, with a steeped national
history & heritage.
Jordan Ahli Bank was established in 1955. Ahli Bank was the first
national bank to be established in East Jordan. Ahli Bank was the
sixth public shareholding company to be established in the kingdom.
Today, it has regional presence in Lebanon, Palestine and Cyprus. For
50 years, the bank has been a leading player in the financial
services industry in Jordan and beyond.
About Network Equipment Technologies, Inc.
Technologies, Inc. (NET) delivers high performance networking
equipment optimized for real-time communications. For more than a
quarter of a century, NET has delivered solutions for multi-service
networks requiring high degrees of versatility, security and
performance. Today, the company is focused on providing secure
real-time communications for unified communications (UC), SIP
trunking, enterprise mobility, and IP-based multi-service networking.
NET is headquartered in Fremont, CA and has 14 offices worldwide
including the U.S., the U.K., France, the Middle East, China, Japan,
Australia, and Latin America. The company sells its solutions to
enterprise and government customers through a direct sales force and
an international network of resellers and distributors. For more
information, please visit the company's website at www.net.com.
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