U.S. military bases need a new means of transporting bandwidth. All branches of the armed services are being called upon to implement increasingly sophisticated IT infrastructure and applications, and this requires greater amounts of reliable network bandwidth throughout the installation.
Legacy T1s can no longer scale to meet bandwidth requirements cost effectively. High-speed Ethernet transport is the clear technology of choice for upgrading the network, due to its ability to provide the scalability, not to mention cost effectiveness, interoperability, flexibility and manageability required. (more…)