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Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise opens new innovation facility in Singapore

Zafirah Salim | Oct. 5, 2015
This US$1 million facility will serve as a test bed for advanced networking and communication solutions to empower businesses in the region.

Singapore ALE Pte Ltd announced last Thursday (Oct 1) that it has invested US$1 million (S$1.4 million) to establish a new innovation facility in Singapore.

According to a media statement, this new facility will provide ALE with new opportunities to deliver specialised solutions tailored to the Asia Pacific region. It added that the new innovation facility will serve as a prime test bed for ALE's latest networking and communications solutions to empower businesses in the region for success.

This centre is equipped to accomplish the following: Unified Access, OpenTouch, Network Analytics, iFab (Intelligent Fabric), OpenTouch Notification (OTNS), Hospitality - Mobile Guest Solutions, Smart Guest Application amongst other solutions.

Development at the centre will focus on solutions that deliver connected experiences, innovation that drives business growth and open collaboration for shared success.

"ALE was searching for a solid ground to establish its innovation hub in the region. With Singapore investing heavily in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and amidst plans to become the world's first smart nation, we saw this country as a natural fit for us to set up base," said Matthieu Destot, Vice-President of Sales, Asia Pacific, ALE. "We expect to do more for businesses with our award winning Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise technology, as well as expand our market presence in the region."


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