Huawei, a provider of next generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, and Aircom International, the independent network planning and optimisation consultancy, have jointly announced a partnership to drive product interoperability and system integration.
The cooperation between Huawei and Aircom will secure future Operation Support System (OSS) and interoperability of network management products, ensuring that only minimal customization and testing will be required by network operators implementing a Huawei/AIRCOM solution.
This integration technology partnership is focused on network performance and configuration management. Aircom network planning tools OPTIMA and DATASAFE will be integrated with Huawei’s wireless solutions via its iManager M2000 management system. iManager M2000 is the unified platform that provides centralized management to all wireless technologies of Huawei, including GSM, UMTS, CDMA, WiMAX ,LTE and more.
“As the leader in mobile networks, Huawei’s robust investment in LTE research and development has accelerated the commercialization of LTE technology. It is essential that Aircom technology integrates with Huawei solutions as seamlessly as possible, to guarantee a positive user experience for network operators,” said Ricky Watts, Chief Technology Officer, Aircom International. “Our close working relationship with Huawei will ensure AIRCOM can develop and verify all technology interfaces, regardless of version.”
Added Zheng Yelai, vice president of Huawei’s Wireless Product Line: “The partnership presents clear advantages for both parties, enhancing our mutual customer’s satisfaction. Huawei is proven to be committed to supporting customers worldwide with high quality products and services that will evolve seamlessly to the technology of the future and help customers enhance its competitiveness. Through this partnership both companies will mutually benefit from respective customer footprints and global scale.”
More than 2000 of Huawei’s iManager M2000 products have been deployed in more than 100 countries for more than 300 operators around the world, including Vodafone, China Mobile, T-Mobile, Telefonica O2 and Turkcell.