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Alcatel-Lucent transforms communication networks for a personalized end-user experience


Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced its plans to demonstrate its leadership in the transformation of communication networks at the NXTcomm 2007 trade show, which will run from June 19th to June 21st at McCormick Place in Chicago.

On its booth # 3922, Alcatel-Lucent will highlight technologies, systems and services that enable service providers to transform their services, networks and business to deliver secure, personalized applications and services to their customers. Today, end-users require a multitude of voice, video, data and multimedia capabilities that can be available on any screen, anywhere, anytime. Alcatel-Lucent offers carriers the ability to provide a quality of experience end-users expect to enhance their lives.


Among a wide range of demonstrations, Alcatel-Lucent will feature:

Blended Multi Screen Experience: This highlight area will show how content can be shared across three different screens -TV, mobile, PC- whether the user is at home or on-the-go to provide a simple, personal and predictable entertainment experience.
Enhancing Triple Play Service Delivery: Alcatel-Lucent transforms networks to deliver a superior end-user Quality of Experience at an optimized total cost of ownership
Triple Play on Demand for Unsurpassed QoE: real-time Video-On-Demand session admission control across the QoS-enabled TPSDA infrastructure
Service Aware Management: Integrated network and service management for next-generation converged IP/Ethernet/MPLS multi-service network
Mobile IP Transformation: Supporting voice, TV, multimedia and data services with high reliability, availability, and guaranteed QoS - efficiently allocating network resources real time
Carrier Ethernet and Managed VPNs: The preferred networking foundation to enable flexible, always on triple play and managed business VPN services, and to improve the efficiency and operational cost of optical transport
Community Services with IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS): The demo will feature a full suite of communication features, such as voice, IM and video designed for communities with a specific look and feel. Features include automatic content sharing, location finding, rich presence/buddy list, shared address-book and job lists, paging/alerting and web-log.
Business Productivity Solution with IMS: The demonstration will highlight an innovative sales portal application showing how IMS technology can improve employees’ productivity and effectiveness by having quick access, from any device, to the right information at the right time.
Targeted Content Services: The solution will highlight an integrated suite of products that supports flexible content management, merchandising and delivery across multiple device types and content/media types, allowing service providers to maximize content revenues while increasing operational efficiencies.
Universal WiMAX for Collaborative Enterprise Applications: This solution illustrates Alcatel-Lucent’s unique end-to-end capabilities, combining broadband on-the-go over WiMAX with enterprise and consumer end-user services. The end-user application blends IM, Presence, Application sharing, and VoIP/video conferencing for professional/enterprise collaboration.
Alcatel-Lucent will also showcase for the first time a Business Transformation theater, which will host a Services seminar series. This will highlight a series of business, network and services transformation presentations that will demonstrate Alcatel-Lucent’s ability to offer end-to-end solutions while managing risk and complexities inherent in large-scale transformation projects. These presentations will include topics such as network outsourcing, IP Transformation, OSS/BSS solutions, subscriber data management solutions, services transformation, triple play, and network and maintenance support.

Alcatel-Lucent Press and Industry analyst briefing

Alcatel-Lucent is hosting a press breakfast at 7:00 a.m. Central Time (US & Canada) on Wednesday, June 20 at the Hyatt conference center (CC23 room). Cindy Christy, President of Alcatel-Lucent’s North America activities will discuss Alcatel-Lucent’s GPON and Fiber to the Node solutions, next generation optical transport and IP/MPLS management, its new Service Routing Certification Program as well as new IP, convergence, IMS and content delivery applications and professional services that enable the delivery of blended services.

Keynote and Conference Panel Participation
Alcatel-Lucent will participate in numerous keynote sessions and panels organized at NXTcomm trade show. These include:

Derek Kuhn, Alcatel-Lucent’s senior Director of strategy in North America, will discuss “The home network as IPTV value-add” on June 18th at 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Amir Atai, Alcatel-Lucent’s lead scientist of convergence activities, will discuss “Deploying IMS – Challenges and lessons learned” on June 18th at 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Kenneth R. Frank, Alcatel-Lucent’s CMO, CTO and Strategy of Services activities, will discuss “Is it a connected home… or connected services… or connected entertainment” on June 18th at 14:45-16:15 p.m.
Scott Forbes, Alcatel-Lucent’s Service Transformation and Subscriber Data Practice managing vice president of Services activities, will discuss “Sticky business: Getting telcos and MSO customers to buy into on-line services” on June 18th at 14:45-16:15 p.m.
Ed Elkin, Alcatel-Lucent’s director of marketing and strategy of convergence activities, will discuss “Broadband, IP and Mobile commerce – Advertising and monetizing options and relationships” on June 18th at 15:00-16:30 p.m.
Bill Dyer, Alcatel-Lucent’s senior director convergence business development, will discuss “Delivering the Triple Play of entertainment, information and communications – transforming the consumer experience: Digital TV, broadband and Voice” on June 19th at 10:30 – 11:45 a.m.
Paul Mankiewich, Alcatel-Lucent’s CTO in North America will discuss “ What next in now: delivering telecom’s converged network entertainment experience” on June 19th at 12:45 – 14:00 p.m.
Michael H. Cooper, Alcatel-Lucent’s VP marketing and Strategy of convergence activities will discuss “Launch strategies for IMS service offerings” on June 19th at 14:15-15:30 p.m.
Derek Kuhn, Alcatel-Lucent’s senior Director of strategy in North America, will discuss “Ubiquitous video to the consumer: the technology and content enablers – broadband IPTV, Mobile and TV” on June 19th at 15:45-17:00 p.m.
Tom Goodwin, Alcatel-Lucent’s Vice President of Marketing & Communications for the Optics activities will participate in the panel “Delivering IP Video with Carrier and Optical Ethernet” on June 20th at 11:30 am – 12:15 p.m.
Lindsay Newell, Alcatel-Lucent’s Vice President Marketing for IP activities, will discuss “Policy and Resource Management for Successful IP Video Delivery” on June 20th at 13:00-14 p.m. as part of the Telecommunications Magazine IP Video Village
Marcus Weldon, Alcatel-Lucent’s CTO for Access activities, will discuss “Taking IPTV Interactive” on June 20 at 14:00-15:00 p.m.
Nash Parker, Alcatel-Lucent’s Director of strategy in North America will discuss “ Advertising and technology – Interactive TV, broadband, UGM and Mobile – Ad insertion, on-demand and back-end management” on June 20 at 14:00-15:15 p.m.
Bill Dyer, Alcatel-Lucent’s senior director convergence business development, will discuss “Using IMS to deliver IP video across converged networks” on June 20th at 15:00 – 16:00 p.m.


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