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CMC Networks launches C-RAN solution

CMC Networks, a global telecoms carrier, has launched its first SD-WAN offering CMC-Rapid Adaptive Network (C-RAN).

Leveraging its earlier partnership with 128 Technologies and the development of its128T Session Smart Networking Platform, C-RAN, delivers lower bandwidth overhead, zero trust security and dynamic real-time traffic management for its core and access SD-WAN implementations.

128 Technology and CMC Networks Announce C-RAN, powered by 128T

SD-WAN service delivered by CMC Networks and powered by 128 Technology brings greater reliability to multinational companies’ networks.

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today at Capacity Europe 2018, CMC Networks and 128 Technology announced the availability of a new SD-WAN service delivered by CMC Networks, C-RAN powered by 128 Technology. The offering is targeted at large multinational companies and offers greater quality, reliability and security than other SD-WAN offerings on the market.

128 Technology Networking Platform Deployed by CMC Networks in Africa

URLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--128 Technology, today announced a commercial deployment of its 128T Session Smart Networking Platform with CMC Networks in South Africa. The partnership currently extends over 16 countries with the intention of expanding globally in the coming year. CMC Networks deployed 128 Technology’s through the help of Redvine Networks, a part of the 128 Technology partner program.

128T Networking Platform in collaboration with Redvine Networks enables global telecommunications carrier to reduce outages while saving bandwidth

Kontron selected by cmc networks to accelerate african sdn / nfv transformation

First use case to include virtualized security services paired with sd-wan solutions intended for enterprise and carrier clients across Africa and Asia.

Kontron, a global provider of cloud and carrier-class integrated infrastructure platforms, today announced that CMC Networks, a preeminent global communications services Carrier in Africa, the Middle East, and Europe, has selected Kontron as its preferred commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware infrastructure supplier to support its short- and long-term plans to roll-out SDN- and NFV-based network services.

Marisa Trisolino replaces Martin Springer as CEO of CMC Networks

Marisa’s appointment follows Martin’s decision to resign as CEO. Marisa comes to CMC from AT&T, where she had a successful career for the last 21 years, serving in a variety of roles including sales, supplier management and strategic planning. Marisa is an accomplished and energetic leader with a track record of improving service quality, increasing sales and managing costs and carrier relationships in the wholesale industry.

Johannesburg, July 5, 2018 - CMC Networks (CMC) today announced that Marisa Trisolino has been appointed new CEO of CMC, replacing Martin Springer as of 16 July 2018.

Marisa’s appointment follows Martin’s decision to resign as CEO.

The Customer is King

CMC Networks’ customer-centric approach and global reach is set to strengthen their position at the forefront of technology deployments in Africa for many years to come

For almost 30 years, global telecommunications carrier, CMC Networks has put the customer first, and as such has compiled one of the most globally advanced – yet locally considered – offerings in the market.

CMC Networks adopts 128 Technology network platform

Network and software company 128 Technology, has announced a commercial deployment of its 128T Session Smart Networking Platform with CMC Networks in South Africa.

The partnership currently extends over 16 countries with the intention of expanding globally in the coming year. CMC Networks deployed 128 Technology’s through the help of RedvineNetworks, a part of the 128 Technology partner program.

Jatinder Sispal joins Africa and Middle East carrier CMC Networks as EVP: Global Sales

CMC Networks continues to strengthen its Executive Committee with the appointment of Jatinder who brings over 20 years of carrier expertise to CMC.

 Jatinder was previously instrumental in the creation of Telstra’s wholesale division in Europe as well as spending 10 years at Colt where he held a number of leadership roles his last being responsible for all of Colt’s indirect sales and marketing business channels across Northern Europe.

Rakesh Bhasin Appointed Chairman of CMC Networks

CMC Networks (CMC) today announced that Rakesh Bhasin has been appointed as Chairman of CMC. Bhasin is an internationally renowned telecommunications executive and has been a Non-Executive Director of CMC since June 2017.

Bhasin’s appointment follows Grant Walker’s decision to step down as Chairman on the first of March. Bhasin served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Colt Group SA until 2015. He led Colt for nine years where he restructured the business, launched new service offerings, eliminated regional silos and expanded the business globally. Under his leadership, Colt enhanced profitability and began generating significant positive cash flow.

CMC Networks in New Partnership with The Carlyle Group

Johannesburg, South Africa, February 7, 2017 – CMC Networks (CMC), Africa’s largest managed connectivity provider, today announced that The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG), a Global Alternative Asset Manager, has acquired a majority shareholding of CMC. The transaction value exceeds $100 million (R1.4 billion) and Carlyle’s investment gives them a majority shareholding. Further financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

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