Telecom Italia S.p.A.

06/14/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/14/2024 03:51

Sparkle Wins the “Best WAN Solution provider” Prize at...

Sparkle, the first international service provider in Italy and among the top global operators, received the "Best WAN Solution provider" prize at the Carrier Community Global Awards ceremony, held last night in Berlin within the Europe 2024 GCCM event to celebrate the achievements in wholesale telecoms in the past year. At their eight edition, the CC Global Awardsrecognize innovation, vision and excellence in the international wholesale community and are judged by a panel of analysts and experts from the industry.

With the "Best WAN Solution provider" award, the jury recognized Sparkle's relevance in the WAN market with its flexible, high-performance, and secure network solutions - including SD-WAN, SASE and Cloud Connect - able to support the enterprises' digital transformation.

Already celebrated by the global industry association MEF with the "SD-WAN Managed Service Provider of the Year - Region Europe" and the "Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) Managed Service Provider of the Year - Region Europe" prizes in October 2023, Sparkle stands as an end-to-end service provider, able to orchestrate any complexity and facilitate migration from traditional to Software-Defined WAN, while redesigning and optimizing the underlay and its security.

Commenting on the winning, Enrico Bagnasco, CEO of Sparkle, said: "We are very happy and proud for this award that recognizes Sparkle's successful transition from a pure Wholesaler to a Global Service Provider. We have invested heavily in the evolution of our assets, both in terms of network capabilities and human resources, to provide our customers value added services in the whole service chain, from design, to implementation, operation, and assurance."

About Sparkle

Sparkle is TIM Group's Global Operator, first international service provider in Italy and among the top worldwide, offering a full range of infrastructure and global connectivity services - capacity, IP, SD-WAN, colocation, IoT connectivity, roaming and voice - to national and international Carriers, OTTs, ISPs, Media/Content Providers, and multinational enterprises. A major player in the submarine cable industry, Sparkle owns and manages a network of more than 600,000 km of fiber spanning from Europe to Africa and the Middle East, the Americas and Asia. Its sales force is active worldwide and distributed over 33 countries.

Find out more about Sparkle following its X and LinkedIn profiles or visiting the website

Rome, 14 June 2024