CMC Networks picks Inmanta to drive network automation

CMC Networks

Inmanta, the expert in service orchestration for telecom, has won a new deal with CMC Networks, the largest pan-African network group. This will enable CMC Networks to offer next-generation connectivity in a fully automated way to its customers.

CMC Networks, a global enabler in connectivity solutions, is working with Inmanta to revolutionize the management and optimization of CMC Networks’ extensive network infrastructure across Africa and between continents.

CMC Networks

By leveraging Inmanta Connect’s advanced network orchestration capabilities, CMC Networks continues to push the boundaries of innovation. The goal is to deliver exceptional service to customers by provisioning connectivity on demand, enhancing scalability, and improving overall operational efficiency.

“We are thrilled to join forces with Inmanta,” said Marisa Trisolino, CEO of CMC Networks. “It’s important for us to work with a partner who can enable us to have unparalleled flexibility and control over our network infrastructure. Inmanta empowers our company to adapt to growing customer demands and industry trends to drive digital transformation and business growth.”

The end-to-end orchestration solutions by Inmanta are purpose-built to maximize the speed and productivity of network and service operations, while ensuring high resilience. It enables customers like CMC Networks to deliver connectivity services within minutes. Moreover, thanks to high reusability they can also automate and launch new services within weeks. Inmanta’s open and best-of-breed platform puts the customer back in the driver’s seat, increasing control and serviceability.

“We are excited to partner with CMC Networks,” said Stefan Walraven, CEO of Inmanta. “Our network orchestration solution addresses the unique challenges faced by service providers. We are confident that our collaboration will empower CMC Networks to achieve unmatched efficiency, agility, and customer satisfaction.

CMC Networks and Inmanta will be attending the Global NaaS – MEF event from 2-4th October 2023 in Dallas, Texas.

CMC Networks is a global Tier 1 service provider that enables and accelerates the digital transformation in the most challenging markets in the world. Headquartered in South Africa and providing services for over 30 years, it combines network reach across six continents with innovation in AI, cloud, cybersecurity, EDGE, SDN, virtualisation, and a range of services to solve local enterprise challenges with world-class solutions.

CMC provides data communications to Carriers, Governments, Multinationals, and various non-profit organisations, operating in excess of 110 Service Locations providing a cost-effective, scalable and resilient network.

CMC Networks has the largest pan-African network servicing 51 out of 54 countries in Africa and 12 countries in the Middle East, plus regional hubs in key interconnect locations across Europe, UK, the Americas and Asia Pacific. CMC’s majority shareholders are The Carlyle Group, a global investment firm with $222 billion of assets under management across 365 investment vehicles.