Nortel Scores With Safeway
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. --Safeway, one of the largest food and drug retailers in North America, has selected solutions from Nortel Networks (NYSE:NT - News; TSX:NT.) to deploy an advanced IP (Internet Protocol) communications platform. Safeway is implementing Nortel Networks Business Communications Manager, a unified network offering for small or medium businesses, or for branch locations of large enterprises. Business Communications Manager integrates voice over IP and quality of service data routing capabilities into a single, cost-effective solution. With approximately 1,800 locations, Safeway is streamlining its telecommunications networks as part of an overall store technology upgrade. "Safeway is committed to consistent networking systems across all locations while remaining focused on customer service," said Ken Lewis, director of network services, Safeway. "Business Communications Manager will give us seamless communications and allow us to better serve our customers." Nortel Networks Corp.