The ever-increasing demands on network resources are requiring today's enterprises to reduce network complexity and bottlenecks, while providing better application and network response times. With the widest enterprise networking portfolio in the industry, Nortel offers end-to-end solutions that securely cover the complete (Layers 2-7) networking spectrum.
Nortel is deeply rooted in the value of delivering secure, reliable and robust data networking solutions and realizes the impact that today's hyperconnected business environment has on its end-user customers. That's where Nortel's Business Optimized Networking data strategy -- which provides five building blocks to optimize the transformed enterprise -- comes into play.
By using a building block approach - Business Optimized Networking provides customers with an end-to-end blueprint for implementing the appropriate infrastructure across their enterprise Campus LAN, Branch locations, and Data Center networks as it makes sense for their business.
Converge your core - As enterprise networks converge, they are being asked to handle more diverse network traffic with higher reliability and intelligence. Nortel's Ethernet Routing Switch Portfolio enables enterprise LANs to intelligently prioritize real-time business communications like voice, video, and multimedia services. This portfolio provides cost-per-gigabit of throughput that is up to five times less than the leading competitor.
Extend your enterprise - Extending the same functionality and quality of service to branch locations that is available at the company's headquarters is an ongoing enterprise challenge. Nortel's Secure Router Portfolio tackles this issue by extending ""enterprise-quality"" communications tools and applications, like Unified Communications, to the branch office.
Mobilize your employees - Today's mobile worker makes it crucial for enterprises to sustain employee productivity while personnel are on the go. Nortel's WLAN Portfolio provides a mobile access solution optimized to support the demands of VoIP and real-time multimedia services.
Accelerate your applications - As workers become increasingly mobile and remote, enterprises must provide their employees with continuous access to business critical applications. The Nortel Application Accelerator enables companies to improve the performance of their centralized web-based applications.
Secure and manage your infrastructure - A truly business optimized network must be secure and easy to manage from end to end. Nortel's Layered Defense approach to network security uniquely positions the company to help solve the security challenges of customers overall communications deployments.