Mobile IoT Authors: Yeshim Deniz, Pat Romanski, Liz McMillan, Zakia Bouachraoui, Elizabeth White

Blog Feed Post

Kenton Named Largest UK Reseller Partner Contributor by Actelis

Partnership goes from strength to strength with 10 years of award-winning broadband solutions

Actelis, the leading global provider of carrier Ethernet over copper network equipment, has named network access specialist, The Kenton Group, as its largest UK reseller partner contributor for 2011. This confirms that Silicon Valley-based Actelis®, The Broadband Acceleration Company™, was Kenton's largest supplier of Ethernet telecommunications solutions for the UK market in 2011. Working collaboratively over the past ten years, Actelis has provided The Kenton Group with its award-winning broadband solutions portfolio, including Ethernet access devices, aggregation switches and EFM repeaters.

The Kenton Group, as Actelis' leading UK partner, supports a wide range of broadband services and applications, including mobile, WiFi and DSLAM backhaul, as well as transparent LAN services, LAN interconnection and voice and video over IP. Since the partnership began in 2001 with The Kenton Group, Actelis digital subscriber line access multiplexers (DSLAMs) have been deployed in over 1,000 BT exchanges, serving over 7,500 end customers across the UK.

Commenting on the partnership and milestone, Les Burns, Vice President of EMEA sales at Actelis, says: "Kenton was an early adopter of Actelis' Ethernet over copper solutions. Since partnering with them, our relationship and product offering has evolved to meet diverse customer demands and market requirements. Kenton's commitment to delivering innovative products, supported by first-class customer service and expertise, has driven results within the UK and, consequently, places them as our largest partner. With our broadband solutions and Kenton's ability to deliver reliable services, we believe that no other partnership in the UK market delivers greater broadband rate, reach and guaranteed reliability than ours."

Built into every Actelis system, EFMplus™ technology accelerates every carrier's ability to meet customer demand and drive wide-scale broadband adoption. Actelis' EFMplus technology is a powerful combination of several patented techniques, which enhance standard Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM) and turn ordinary copper pairs into fibre-quality, high-speed Ethernet links. EFMplus overcomes the problems of the traditional copper plant, such as the variable quality and reliability of individual copper pairs, as well as the effect of external interference from cross-talk, noise and other electrical and physical interruptions to the signal. Leveraging this award-winning technology, The Kenton Group and Actelis immediately enable delivery of cost-effective broadband services for business-class, managed and cloud-based services using existing copper infrastructures.

The range provided to The Kenton Group consists of Ethernet access devices, Ethernet aggregation switches and the industry's first and only widely deployed spectrally-compliant EFM repeaters, delivering up to 20 times more bandwidth than legacy copper solutions with installations reaching as far as 30km. These solutions continually deliver cost-effective, high-quality broadband services to help Kenton's customers take advantage of Local Loop Unbundling (LLU) and private copper-based networking.

"Deploying powerful Layer 2 and Layer 3 networking capabilities over copper networks already in place reduces capital and operations costs, achieves improved performance, increases bandwidth and ensures enhanced Service Level Agreements (SLAs), all of which are critical requirements for carrier networks," commented Burns.

John Larkin, Managing Director of The Kenton Group, adds: "In 2001, we saw an opportunity to strengthen our portfolio and wanted to work with a company that was leading the way in Ethernet technologies. We believe that Actelis' broadband Ethernet solutions are unmatched in the marketplace, as evidenced by our personal experience, as well as their year-over-year market share leadership and product award recognition from Frost and Sullivan, Heavy Reading, Infonetics Research, and TMC. We look forward to another ten years and replicating last year's success."

Earlier this year, The Kenton Group announced that it had a strong financial year in 2011, with its figures showing a growth rate in excess of 40 per cent, for the past year alone. Focussing on developing its partnerships, consultancy and customer service, The Kenton Group anticipates continued growth in the future.

For further information contact The Kenton Group on 44 (0)1322 552 000 or visit the website at http://www.thekentongroup.com/. Alternatively you can keep up with industry updates by following @thekentongroup on Twitter.


About Actelis
Actelis®, The Broadband Acceleration Company™, is the global market leader and innovator in developing and manufacturing universal broadband solutions for telecom service providers, enterprises and municipalities. Deployed by more than 350 customers, Actelis is accelerating broadband services to business and residential subscribers through award-winning products and technologies, including the Broadband Accelerator (BBA), EFMplus™, Dynamic Rate Boost (DRB) and Dynamic Spectral Shaping (DSS). These unique, patented technologies enable service providers to deliver broadband services with the greatest rate, reach and reliability over existing infrastructures. Actelis® and Actelis Networks® are registered trademarks. The Broadband Acceleration Company™, EFMplus™ and MetaASSIST™ are trademarks of Actelis. All other trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners. Learn more at www.actelis.com. Follow Actelis on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Actelis.

About The Kenton Group
Kenton Research was established more than 30 years ago to offer research design and development of telecommunications products supporting various industry standards. Kenton Research is now part of The Kenton Group which delivers network access, demarcation and connection products and solutions for carriers, operators, service providers, enterprise and government throughout the UK and EMEA. Offering bespoke development for organisations' unique requirements, either via its specialist in-house development team, building products to required specification or utilising best in breed technology from its partners. The Kenton Group strives to deliver access network growth through innovation and partnerships.

For media information please contact Proactive PR Account Manager Dana Corson at [email protected] or on +44 1636 812152 (office) or +44 7795 615466 (mobile).

Read the original blog entry...

More Stories By RealWire News Distribution

RealWire is a global news release distribution service specialising in the online media. The RealWire approach focuses on delivering relevant content to the receivers of our client's news releases. As we know that it is only through delivering relevance, that influence can ever be achieved.

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
Atmosera delivers modern cloud services that maximize the advantages of cloud-based infrastructures. Offering private, hybrid, and public cloud solutions, Atmosera works closely with customers to engineer, deploy, and operate cloud architectures with advanced services that deliver strategic business outcomes. Atmosera's expertise simplifies the process of cloud transformation and our 20+ years of experience managing complex IT environments provides our customers with the confidence and trust tha...
Intel is an American multinational corporation and technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, in the Silicon Valley. It is the world's second largest and second highest valued semiconductor chip maker based on revenue after being overtaken by Samsung, and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors, the processors found in most personal computers (PCs). Intel supplies processors for computer system manufacturers such as Apple, Lenovo, HP, and Dell. Intel also manufactu...
At CloudEXPO Silicon Valley, June 24-26, 2019, Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with expanded DevOpsSUMMIT and FinTechEXPO programs within the DXWorldEXPO agenda. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throug...
Darktrace is the world's leading AI company for cyber security. Created by mathematicians from the University of Cambridge, Darktrace's Enterprise Immune System is the first non-consumer application of machine learning to work at scale, across all network types, from physical, virtualized, and cloud, through to IoT and industrial control systems. Installed as a self-configuring cyber defense platform, Darktrace continuously learns what is ‘normal' for all devices and users, updating its understa...
AI and machine learning disruption for Enterprises started happening in the areas such as IT operations management (ITOPs) and Cloud management and SaaS apps. In 2019 CIOs will see disruptive solutions for Cloud & Devops, AI/ML driven IT Ops and Cloud Ops. Customers want AI-driven multi-cloud operations for monitoring, detection, prevention of disruptions. Disruptions cause revenue loss, unhappy users, impacts brand reputation etc.
Apptio fuels digital business transformation. Technology leaders use Apptio's machine learning to analyze and plan their technology spend so they can invest in products that increase the speed of business and deliver innovation. With Apptio, they translate raw costs, utilization, and billing data into business-centric views that help their organization optimize spending, plan strategically, and drive digital strategy that funds growth of the business. Technology leaders can gather instant recomm...
OpsRamp is an enterprise IT operation platform provided by US-based OpsRamp, Inc. It provides SaaS services through support for increasingly complex cloud and hybrid computing environments from system operation to service management. The OpsRamp platform is a SaaS-based, multi-tenant solution that enables enterprise IT organizations and cloud service providers like JBS the flexibility and control they need to manage and monitor today's hybrid, multi-cloud infrastructure, applications, and wor...
The Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence (MSAI) provides a comprehensive framework of theory and practice in the emerging field of AI. The program delivers the foundational knowledge needed to explore both key contextual areas and complex technical applications of AI systems. Curriculum incorporates elements of data science, robotics, and machine learning-enabling you to pursue a holistic and interdisciplinary course of study while preparing for a position in AI research, operations, ...
After years of investments and acquisitions, CloudBlue was created with the goal of building the world's only hyperscale digital platform with an increasingly infinite ecosystem and proven go-to-market services. The result? An unmatched platform that helps customers streamline cloud operations, save time and money, and revolutionize their businesses overnight. Today, the platform operates in more than 45 countries and powers more than 200 of the world's largest cloud marketplaces, managing mo...
I spend a lot of time helping organizations to “think like a data scientist.” My book “Big Data MBA: Driving Business Strategies with Data Science” has several chapters devoted to helping business leaders to embrace the power of data scientist thinking. My Big Data MBA class at the University of San Francisco School of Management focuses on teaching tomorrow’s business executives the power of analytics and data science to optimize key business processes, uncover new monetization opportunities an...