Case Studies

International Industrial Mineral Supplier Employs Managed Services to Prioritize Applications

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COMPANY:
International Industrial Minerals Supplier

INDUSTRY:
Mining

SIZE:
10,000 seats; 228 Sites

The Challenge

This Industrial Mineral Supplier (IMS) is a Belgium-based company with 228 production sites in 41 countries. A team of 10,000 is dispersed throughout these sites to extract and process a broad range of non-metallic industrial minerals.

IMS had a number of applications deployed such as Citrix, Tandberg, for voice and video, as well as SaaS applications like SalesForce.com. This created a complex network for business applications and left other business critical applications […]

Network Monitoring Services Making a Difference

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Stories from the Front Lines

We help make running the network easier.
American Telesis works with companies to improve their uptime and performance with our network and equipment monitoring services. These customer experiences tell the story for us.

Back to School Blues
It was the first day of a new semester. At 5:52am, the volunteer IT support staff for a parochial school received a text from the American Telesis NOC informing them that their dedicated 3mb Internet circuit was down. The American Telesis staff had already opened a trouble ticket to start isolating the issue […]

Market Data Provider Implements Updated Ethernet over SONET WAN Network

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COMPANY:
Market Data Provider

INDUSTRY:
Financial Services

SIZE:
Fortune 500

The Challenge
This market data provider is one of the leading brokerage companies for wholesale financial markets and commercial real estate domestically and around the world. With over sixty sites that needed access to diverse data centers, this customer required a unique data network with reliable and low latency connections to other financial institutions.

The legacy solution of a bonded T1 network was underperforming as remote offices were experiencing increasing slowness and frequent connection outages caused by the aging copper infrastructure and […]

Regional Grocery Distributor Implements WAN Optimization in Wide Area Network

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COMPANY:
Regional Grocery Distribution Co.

INDUSTRY:
Transportation Services

 

The Challenge

This Regional Grocery Distributor (RGD) is the supplier for
foodstuffs and home goods from 40 distribution centers that
connect to two main data centers through an MPLS network. The
remote sites used T1 access to the private MPLS network and
then used DSL as a backup. The data centers were equipped with
larger MPLS and internet connections.

The RGD legacy network lacked speed and efficiency. The T1
connections had to handle all traffic types. The DSL was only used
for failover and had […]