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Red Hat Solutions Deliver Increased Flexibility and Performance for Telecommunications Provider
RaleighUnited States, October 1, 2007
Latin American-based Sixbell Nekotec Solutions finds success after migrating to Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Sixbell Nekotec Solutions, a leading Latin American telecommunications company, is experiencing heightened flexibility, increased cost savings and enhanced performance after migrating to Red Hat Enterprise Linux.Sixbell Nekotec Solutions is engaged in the design, development, marketing and support of integrated telecommunications solutions. With corporate offices in Chile, Mexico, Colombia and Brazil, it has been offering comprehensive solutions to enterprises and network operators for 18 years. The company recently looked for a flexible solution based on a standard and open operating system that would provide interoperability with a greater number of hardware and software providers. With an expanded open environment, Sixbell would offer solutions in infrastructure environments to better fit its client's needs.
After months of analyzing the support, flexibility and robustness of multiple solutions in mission-critical environments, Sixbell selected Red Hat solutions and began the implementation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux in early 2006. With Red Hat solutions, Sixbell diversified its platforms, mounted applications and incorporated new hardware vendors like HP, IBM and Sun. The company was additionally able to mount its previous Unix platforms on Linux, reducing hardware costs and supporting more hardware alternatives with heightened performance.
Following our successful experience with Red Hat solutions, we now always provide Linux to our clients if they do not impose any infrastructure scheme, said Rodrigo Perez, network development manager at Sixbell.
This allows us to have a broad array of hardware options, with Intel or AMD processors. We're convinced that the use of Linux will be only to our advantage. For future implementation, we're exploring JBoss solutions to continue enhancing our infrastructure.
Flexibility and performance are important elements in every organization's IT infrastructure, said Gabriel Szulik, general manager of Latin America at Red Hat.
We are happy to be able to deliver these benefits, in addition to cost savings, to Sixbell and its customers.
About Red Hat, Inc.
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About Sixbell Nekotec
Sixbell Nekotec Solutions is a leading Latin American corporation developing value added software and service systems and system integration. We offer complete telecommunication services for network companies and operators.
For 15 years, more than 250 companies have relied on our solutions, delivering value to their new services by helping them to differentiate from the competition, obtain customer loyalty and generate higher revenues. www.sixbell.cl
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