OneAccess Buys BA Systems

OneAccess, a France-based provider of enterprise access routers and IP services, has acquired Bangalore, India-based router manufacturer BA Systems. No financial terms were disclosed. OneAccess has raised over $25 million in VC funding from firms like AGF Private Equity, CIC Capital, T-Venture, VPSA, Innovacom, HarbourVest Partners and Tempo Capital Partners.


OneAccess, the European leader in multi-service access routers, announced its acquisition of the Indian router manufacturer BA Systems, which is headquarters in Bangalore.BA Systems designs and sells Integrated Service Routing platforms, complementing OneAccess service platforms. BA Systems has over 100 customers, of which 10 are IT Service Providers, and close to 50 are Business Today top 1000 companies in India.

Together, BA Systems and OneAccess will offer a broader range of products that is specifically targeted at the Indian market combined with localized R&D and customization in India. The new OneAccess Company, promoting the One range of products, will continue to offer the most successful BA systems product lines, including EN3500, EN2400, BA2000 series, to the Indian market.

Bertrand Meis, CEO of OneAccess Networks, said: “The acquisition of BA systems will enable our group to strengthen its position in the fast growing Asian market, where many local operators update their network architecture and are looking for new solutions. It will also provide us with the opportunity to develop a major Integration Competence Centre, expanding our R&D workforce, with a target to have 100 local engineers in the following years.”

PJ Singh, CEO BA Systems, said: “I believe this acquisition is the best thing to happen to our Indian enterprises, IT/ITES providers, service providers and data center hosting services providers that need networking solutions. Indian customers have shown confidence in buying BA Systems solutions over the past three and a half years and the acquisition will underpin a long term future for the business”.

About BA Systems

BA Systems have established, for several years, an interesting niche, supplying edge routing infrastructure to ITSPs (Internet Telephony Service Providers) with products which are modular and designed for enterprise/integrator market.

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About OneAccess

OneAccess is the agile, purpose-built alternative for Telcos who wish to deliver customer value and achieve real competitive advantage.

Created in 2001, OneAccess develops and manufactures multiservice access routers and network access equipment. OneAccess built its success by focusing on answering telecommunication operators’ requirements. Since its creation, OneAccess has grown to become a worldwide provider of network access equipment, supplying a global network of incumbent and alternative fixed-line operators and managed services providers.