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Singtel opens new Business Solutions Centre

Business users can experience firsthand integrated communication solutions and applications

Singapore, 15 September 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced the opening of its new Business Solutions Centre at Comcentre.

Business users can visit the $1 million centre and see for themselves practical demonstrations of the latest, integrated and practical communication solutions that are tailored for and adopted by these industries: Financial Services, Healthcare and Logistics.  The showcase also includes solutions that support the Small Medium Businesses (SMBs) and help grow their operations.
The Business Solutions Centre boasts a showcase of cost-effective voice and data communication solutions.  IP Telephony services let customers enjoy feature-rich value-added services such as multi-party multimedia conferencing and mobile phone access.  Managed Data Hosting services provide businesses a high-performance, reliable and secure network for their data backup and hosting needs.  
There will be demonstrations on how Traffic Optimisation Profiling Service (TOPs) helps to increase a company’s network efficiency and capacity through network traffic prioritisation. Singtel’s suite of managed, business-class IP services Meg@POP provides a flexible, scalable and cost-effective one-stop IP networking solution that meets the SMBs’ needs.
Visitors can also see eSurveillance in action.  This is a managed, digital video surveillance service on any broadband IP connection with intrusion alert via SMS and/or email.  Other showcase includes 3G services and satellite broadcast solutions.
Another highlight of the new Centre is the Proof of Concept Lab.  This is a technology playground that simulates the work environment of the corporate users who want to run their hardware and applications and try out Singtel’s services without hassle or risk.
Mr Bill Chang, Singtel’s Executive Vice President of Business, said: “Through the Business Solutions Centre, we hope to creatively and effectively express our vision of driving our customers’ business and technology transformation and grow with them at the same time. 
 “Our corporate customers can see for themselves how they can harness and benefit from the newest, integrated vertical solutions by Singtel and our technology and equipment partners. This will also be a great opportunity for our industry partners to demonstrate their applications and solutions that ride on our telecom infrastructure to our mutual customers.  We hope to provide the insights and inspiration for our customers to transform their enterprises.”
“Setting up the new Business Solutions Centre is also in line with the government’s iN2015 infocomm vision.  By embracing and integrating communications technology into their operations, companies will be empowered to achieve even more.”
Customers who are interested to visit the Centre can call 6737 9959 to arrange for an appointment.     

Singtel Meg@POP is a domestic IP-Virtual Private Network or IP-VPN solution.  Flexible, scalable and cost-effective, it is best suited for enterprises with multiple sites looking to streamline their Internet, Intranet, Extranet and application needs on a converged IP platform to cater to their voice, data and video needs.