Release of 15.01.2018

A1 Telekom Austria Group joins ngena

The telecommunications company A1 Telekom Austria Group, headquartered in Vienna, has joined ngena – the Next Generation Enterprise Network Alliance – as a new alliance partner.

"With A1 Telekom Austria Group an important and strong European telecommunication provider joins ngena to market and deliver our innovative Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) solution to their end-customers. Besides the Austrian market, ngena can serve carriers and enterprise customers in all relevant regions around the globe and provide them with secure, stable, scalable and easy to use Virtual Private Network (VPN) services", says Alessandro Adriani, Managing Director of ngena.

Franz Bader, Director Wholesale A1 Telekom Austria Group says:" It is a great opportunity for A1 Telekom Austria Group to contribute to the ngena alliance. By sharing the existing resources of partners on a global scale we can serve the ever more demanding requirements of our customers and we are going to compete with the largest international players. The combination of SDN-technology, full automation and the unique sharing business model of ngena is unmatched. It goes above and beyond other SD-WAN models."

Since the official announcement of ngena at the Mobile World Congress in February 2016, ngena has seen more than fifteen strong international partners around the globe joining the alliance.

About ngena
Leading international telecommunications companies have formed ngena, the Next Generation Enterprise Network Alliance. Founded by Deutsche Telekom, CenturyLink, Reliance Jio and SK Telekom in early 2016, the Alliance has now grown to include several new telecom partners such as A1 Telekom Austria Group, Altice with SFR and Portugal Telecom, Expereo, KPN, Neutrona, Starhub, Telus and PCCW Global plus technology partners Cisco, Comarch and Equinix. The partners share their networks, cloud infrastructure and know-how to build a truly global Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) that is managed via a central technology platform. The result is a new global business network that is easy to use, highly scalable and fast to deploy. With these values ngena is paving the way for a truly globalized digital economy.