Ooredoo Leverages Infoblox DHCP Solution to Enhance Stability and Availability of Fixed Line Services

Released on: August 6, 2015, 3:52 pm (EDT)
Industry: Telecommunications

Doha, Qatar, August 6, 2015 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Ooredoo has enhanced the stability and availability of the voice services being delivered to its fixed line customers in Qatar with an overhaul of its Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) infrastructure via an Infoblox solution.

This is the first phase in the upgrade of the company’s Ooredoo Fibre service, and will be expanded next to deliver better quality of service for IPTV and Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) customers.

Waleed Al Sayed, COO, Ooredoo Qatar, said “Ooredoo continues to deploy solutions that enable us to offer our customers the very best in fixed line services, as we continue to position Qatar as one of the best-connected countries in the world. By implementing the Infoblox DHCP solution, we’re integrating another key solution into our infrastructure, so that we can continue to deliver the very best customer experience for the people of Qatar."

Stability, security, scalability, and proactive local support were identified as the key criteria for the new solution. The company also recognized this as an opportunity to address consolidation.

The Infoblox DHCP servers were deployed at two sites in Qatar in load-balancing mode over two weeks. As each of the Infoblox DHCP servers is capable of generating 1,020 IP addresses per second, this gave the team a significant upgrade in performance. Furthermore, the use of two DHCP servers added a level of robustness and guaranteed high availability.

The carrier-grade solution easily meets Ooredoo’s performance and scalability requirements. Having only two DHCP servers as opposed to a distributed set-up has effectively eliminated the maintenance challenges that Ooredoo's operations team used to face.

Thanks to the comprehensive management and reporting tools that are now available, the team has ready access to a wealth of knowledge that aids compliance, troubleshooting, and future planning. They can easily generate detail-rich reports with vast amounts of usage statistics. This helps them understand and pre-empt trends and make modifications to the network as necessary.

About Ooredoo
Ooredoo is Qatar’s leading communications company, delivering mobile, fixed, broadband internet and corporate managed services tailored to the needs of consumers and businesses. As a community-focused company, Ooredoo is guided by its vision of enriching people’s lives and its belief that it can stimulate human growth by leveraging communications to help people achieve their full potential.

About Infoblox
Infoblox delivers network control solutions, the fundamental technology that connects end users, devices, and networks. These solutions enable more than 8,100 enterprises and service providers to transform, secure, and scale complex networks. Infoblox helps take the burden of complex network control out of human hands, reduce costs, and increase security, accuracy, and uptime. Infoblox (www.infoblox.com) is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, and has operations in over 25 countries.

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Mr. Cherif Sleiman
General Manager Middle East
Dubai, UAE
Mobile: +971 (50) 7191339
Email: csleiman@infoblox.com


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