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Alcatel-Lucent deploy IP/MPLS network for Halyk Bank in Kazakhstan

Pierre Perrin-Monlouis Dernière mise à jour: 20 octobre 2021

Almaty, July 1, 2008 – Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that JSC “Halyk Bank” – one of the main general-purpose banks of the Republic of Kazakhstan, has selected the latest Alcatel-Lucent IP/MPLS portfolio to build a MultiProtocolLabelSwitching(MPLS)-based network for its subsidiary JSC “Kazteleport”. The design, deployment and maintenance of the network is also included in the contract.

Alcatel-Lucent’s Ethernet and IP/MPLS solution enables JSC “Kazteleport” to offer highly reliable communication services such as Virtual Leased Lines (VLL) and Virtual Private LAN Services (VPLS) to its business customers, mainly banks. The newly built IP/MPLS network also forms the platform for future services which will allow the next wave of advanced services with minimal further investment.

In the frame of this contract Alcatel-Lucent installed Alcatel-Lucent 7750 and 7710 Service Routers,Alcatel-Lucent 7250 Service Access Switch for the backbone network and Alcatel-Lucent 7450 Ethernet Service Switch (ESS) which provided scalable Ethernet/MPLS aggregation resulting in high bandwidth for high-speed Internet, video and voice services.

“The modern banking system of Kazakhstan applies innovative technologies to form a highly effective environment for the country’s financial organizations operation,” commented Askar Kusainov, Deputy Chairman on Information Technologies of Halyk Bank. “This IP/MPLS network project implemented by Alcatel-Lucent allows us to significantly improve operations in Halyk bank as well as in the whole financial system of the Republic of Kazakhstan which will help to form this system in compliance with highest international standards.”

“Being selected by Halyk Bank for their IP/MPLS metro area network projects demonstrates Alcatel-Lucent’s strong position in Kazakhstan, and reinforces our goal of helping operators & Enterprise to meet growing business needs,” said Askar Nassiev, General Director of Alcatel-Lucent’s activities in Kazakhstan & Central Asia.

Over 180 service providers in more than 70 countries around the world have selected the Alcatel-Lucent IP portfolio as key elements of their IP transformation, including massive, multi-year projects at AT&T, BT and Telstra. During the first quarter of 2007, Alcatel-Lucent reinforced its #2 position in IP/MPLS edge garnering 20% of the market according to Ovum-RHK. Alcatel-Lucent is also a global leader in providing professional services, network operations and maintenance services to the communications networking industry.

About Closed Joint-Stock Company “KAZTELEPORT”
CJSC “Êazteleport” is the first fully specified processing company in the Republic of Kazakhstan being an affiliated company of JSC “Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan”. The main purpose of the company is delivering of telecommunication services to users of digital channels at any rates, protocols and interfaces, modeling of corporate networks in Almaty with global resources outlet. For more information, visit http://[email protected]

Joint Stock Company “Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan” (Halyk Bank) is one of the largest general-purpose banks in the Republic of Kazakhstan successfully working for the benefit of its clients for 85 years. Halyk Bank is the official legal successor of the Savings Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The bank’s history goes back to 1923, when the first savings bank office was established in Actobe city starting the history of savings business in Kazakhstan’s territory. Halyk Bank has the largest client database among all second-tier banks in the country. The bank offers its services via the widest country-wide network of branches and offices, cash machines and POS terminals as well as through fast growing Internet Banking and Mobile Banking systems. Being abackbone bank, Halyk Bank is growing as finance group offering its retail, corporate, and small and medium business customers a wide range of services such as bank services, pension fund services, insurance, leasing, telecommunications, brokerage services, asset management, etc. In June 2008 “The Asian Banker” international magazine named Halyk Bank as “The best retail bank in Central Asia in 2007” and “The best retail bank in Kazakhstan in 2007”. For more information, visit

About Alcatel-Lucent
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) provides solutions that enable service providers, enterprise and governments worldwide, to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. As a leader in fixed, mobile and converged broadband networking, IP technologies, applications and services, Alcatel-Lucent offers the end-to-end solutions that enable compelling communications services for people at home, at work and on the move. With operations in more than 130 countries, Alcatel-Lucent is a local partner with global reach. The company has the most experienced global services team in the industry, and one of the largest research, technology and innovation organizations in the telecommunications industry. Alcatel-Lucent achieved revenues of Euro 17.8 billion in 2007 and is incorporated in France, with executive offices located in Paris. For more information, visit Alcatel-Lucent on the Internet:

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Pierre Perrin-Monlouis
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