Turkish Airlines to save £10m with Juniper Networks

Turkish Airlines has signed a global networking deal with Juniper Networks that is expected to save it more than £10.2m in networking costs over the next five years.

The airline has points of presence in over 200 locations across the world and the deal is expected to make cost savings of £6m in employee costs, £3.8m in telecoms overhead and £1.9m in support services.

It will migrate from legacy fixed line services to Junipers network infrastructure to support voice and data applications, including reservations and ticket sales.

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In a statement, Adnan Metin, head of IT at Turkish Airlines said: “Standardising on an integrated Juniper-based network infrastructure has enabled us to simplify our operations radically and reduce costs while improving security, performance and scalability. We expect to save over [£10m] over the next five years as a result of lower telecom, maintenance and support costs.”