Stockholm, Sweden and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 6th 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 (http://www.transmode.com/en/about-transmode/news-and-media/press-release/720-transmode-announces-enhanced-native-packet-optical-2-0-architecture) 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.
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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 (http://www.transmode.com/en/technologies/wdm) (WDM) and packet optical transport (http://www.transmode.com/en/technologies/native-packet-optical) 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)) (http://www.transmode.com/en/technologies/wdm/iwdm) 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 (http://www.transmode.com/en/solutions/mobile-backhaul) network operators, service providers, large enterprises and public institutions in over 40 countries across the globe.
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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; it 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 www.shtech.com.my (http://www.shtech.com.my/).
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