American Electric Power selects Ribbon’s IP optical networking solutions

Feb. 14, 2024
Ribbon’s IP and optical products will support AEP’s electricity transmission system.

Ribbon Communications Inc. announced on Feb. 8 that American Electric Power (AEP) has added Ribbon’s IP and optical products as solutions to support its infrastructure.

AEP, which maintains and operates an extensive electricity transmission system, will reportedly use Ribbon’s single management system solution to support the digitization of assets (in accordance with regulatory and security mandates), expansion of services, reduction of carbon emissions, and improvement of maintenance, safety, and security.

Dave Hogan, Ribbon’s vice president of enterprise and government markets, said in a press release, “AEP is a leader in the utilities sector, and its extensive network is a key part of our national infrastructure. We’re pleased to provide them with the high quality, secure, and reliable IP Optical solutions that fulfill their stringent requirements and timetables.”

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