2013-03-06 02:02:11 -
Stockholm, Sweden and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 6(th) March 2013 - Transmode, a
global supplier of packet optical networking solutions, today announces that
Setia Haruman Technology Sdn Bhd, a leading metro fiber and broadband services
provider in Cyberjaya, the cybercity within the Multimedia Super Corridor in
Malaysia, has selected Transmode as the optical networking provider for a new
MPLS-TP-based network in the region.
The contract will see Transmode supply the company's TM-Series, including the
Ethernet Muxponder II (EMXPII) family that supports the recently announced
Native Packet Optical 2.0 architecture. The development enables Setia Haruman
Technology to deploy new Ethernet services and to boost the capacity and service
flexibility of its transport network in a cost-efficient manner. These
enhancements will pave the way for Setia Haruman Technology to accelerate the
delivery of new
intelligent next-generation services to its customers in the
business park and the surrounding areas.
Cyberjaya is Malaysia's 1st model cybercity within the Multimedia Super Corridor
(MSC Malaysia). The MSC Malaysia is a government-designated zone in Malaysia
covering 750 square kilometers between Kuala Lumpur International Airport in the
south to the Petronas Towers in the north. Designated as a high technology and
multimedia investment zone, the area is at the core of the country's National
ICT Initiative and includes Cyberjaya, a purpose built IT-themed city.
Strategically located to the west of Putrajaya, the new administrative centre of
the Government, Cyberjaya is developed as a model intelligent city and the
nucleus for the development of MSC Malaysia, a unique greenfield environment
within which one can live, study, work and play.
"We have chosen Transmode as our preferred optical networking supplier as the
company offers a powerful combination of solutions delivering unmatched
price/performance and key technical advantages, such as MPLS-TP," said Rodzi
Ahmad, General Manager at Setia Haruman Technology Sdn Bhd. "Transmode's
outstanding ability to meet our needs combined with its strong local presence
and ability to provide us with a differentiated service were also significant
factors in our decision. We are confident that Transmode will not only enable us
to provide our customers with a superior experience but will also enable us to
continue to deliver new services to them in the long term."
Paul Joseph, Regional Manager Asia Pacific at Transmode, commented, "Transmode
is delighted to announce Setia Haruman Technology as our latest customer in
Malaysia. This contract underscores the fact that Transmode has made good
progress in establishing itself as a leading packet-optical networking provider
in the region. We look forward to supporting Setia Haruman Technology with their
goals of extending new services to its customers and speeding up customer
connection times in Cyberjaya."
Bjorn Andersson, Vice President Sales, at Transmode, added, "This substantial
win is a great proof point to the progress the Transmode team has made in
establishing the company as a key provider of innovative technology in the
region. The Asia Pacific market is interesting in many ways and is one that we
see as a key growth market for Transmode. So we are naturally very pleased with
the win and the relationships that we continue to build in the region."
Transmode's EMXP family is part of the company's Native Packet Optical 2.0
architecture and offers network operators unique advantages in network
performance and functionality. The architecture combines the best of the optical
and Ethernet worlds including MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE2.0) services, MPLS-TP
and OTN transport. The EMXP family provides industry-leading transport
performance with ultra-low latency and zero jitter to ensure high service
performance and scalability.
For more information please contact:
Vice President Marketing & Communications
Transmode Systems AB
Telephone: +46 8 506 882 71
Transmode is a global provider of packet-optical networking solutions that
enable fixed line and mobile network operators to cost effectively address the
capacity needs created by the rapid growth in video and data traffic. These
solutions are important building blocks in next-generation high-speed optical
networks that support services such as broadband backhaul, mobile data backhaul,
video delivery services and cloud computing. Transmode's solutions are based on
Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) and packet optical transport
technologies, which are designed to increase the capacity, flexibility and
functionality of optical metro core and metro access networks. Transmode's
Intelligent WDM (iWDM(TM)) approach gives key advantages to customers, such as
ultra-low latency, low power consumption and innovative network design.
Transmode is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden and is listed on the NASDAQ-OMX
Stockholm Exchange (TRMO). Since 2000 the company has installed more than
30,000 systems for over 400 fixed and mobile network operators, service
providers, large enterprises and public institutions in over 40 countries across
For additional information about Transmode, please visit www.transmode.com.
About Setia Haruman Technology Sdn Bhd
Setia Haruman Technology Sdn Bhd (SHTech) was incorporated in December 1999 and
is a wholly owned subsidiary of Setia Haruman Sdn Bhd, the master developer of
Cyberjaya, the ICT hub of Malaysia.
The company was founded in a strategic long-term business goal which anticipated
tremendous potential for Setia Haruman Sdn Bhd to actively participate and value
adds the Cyberjaya city development as the Master developer through the
telecommunication infrastructure and services. SHTech is formed amongst the
pioneer companies to operate in Cyberjaya and plays a role in enhancing its
development and fulfilling the increasing demand in IT areas. SHTech caters for
a niche IT market segment with provision of in-demand technology and able to
provide efficient service and prompt responses to the customers' need.
SHTech has been deploying and operating an advanced fiber optic network within
Cyberjaya known as Cyberjaya Metro Fiber Network (CMFN). CMFN offers high
quality connectivity and maximum efficiency since communication is the key to
success in every business endeavor. CMFN delivers the fiber connectivity
straight to the buildings and houses under the concept of "Fibre-To-The-Building
(FTTB)" and "Fibre-To-The-Home (FTTH)" respectively. With the ring topology;
secures full redundancy throughout the network. As of December 2012, CMFN has
fiberized mostly all buildings in Cyberjaya that include office buildings, data
centers, retailers, SOHO and residentials.
For additional information about Setia Haruman Technology Sdn Bhd, please visit
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