If you haven't already heard of it, Ethernet Connect is 'next generation' wide area networking made for businesses that are embracing the newest forms of communications, such as HD voice and video applications, as well as cloud computing.
That doesn't mean that you can't benefit from Ethernet Connect if you're a small company. Internet Central can offer Ethernet Connect packages ranging from just 1Mb/s. And, with over 3,500 UK exchanges already enabled, there's a good chance you can benefit from the advantages offered by the next generation network for business.
*All offers and pricing quoted on standard services on a 3 year minimum term contract, subject to survey and ECCs (Excess Construction Charges - Where Fibre is not present in the building and additional works are required to bring Fibre into the premises). Free installation is for National Ethernet products and excludes SuperFlex.
A Next Generation Network (NGN), Ethernet supports connectivity from 1Mbps to 1Gbps and is the most powerful, reliable and cost-effective means to stay connected online. There are over 3,500 UK Ethernet exchanges available, letting you access the Internet conveniently and quickly over a secure and high quality network.
There are different ways to connect sites and gain commercial Internet access. Depending on the levels of bandwidth required by your business, NGNs can connect via copper, fibre and radio. Up to 400 sites can be configured in a single network for simplicity, control and streamlined communications - and you can add networks within 24 hours, adapting to your business needs as and when these change.
As the needs of your business grow, Ethernet Connect can be easily upgraded, making it the ideal business connection for companies with an eye on the future.
Simply choose the speed of Fibre connection you want to the premises and then the speed you want to the Internet from 1Mb/s to 1Gb/s. Buy only what you need now and as your demands grow simply increase the speed within as little as 30 minutes right up to the speed of the Fibre chosen.
IP transit is provided via the IC resilient ring network with multiple Tier 1 carriers for International IP transit. The carriers and networks have been specially selected to have sufficiently different networks and transmission structures so to avoid common points of failure.
IC directly connects within the UK to a long list of major carriers and other ISP's / Content providers (i.e. BBC, Sky, Microsoft, Janet etc...) via peering arrangements to ensure that UK data exchange is fast and with the least hops to keep latency at a minimum. All this infrastructure and diversity ensures that you get Intra UK Transit of;
All backed by our comprehensive SLA & Service Credits promise.
Next generation Ethernet Connect is the ideal technology for companies working from different sites, as the service directly connects you to each of your sites without having to share bandwidth with outside users. It's like having a direct line to each of your remote sites, making Ethernet Connect one of the most effective way to keep your company network resources connected.
Additionally, Internet Central can offer real versatility when it comes to adapting Ethernet Connect for your business. Simply choose the bandwidth that most suits your needs, and if you need to upgrade later, you can - in as little as 30 minutes.
Because you have a single connection to the network at local reach the costs are kept low for very high capacity, then you buy what you need in central network capacity to whichever sites you require and can scale this up quickly.
Example: You could have several sites connected together, sharing files and network resources. Your telephony could also be linked over all the sites (VoIP based telephony systems) and you could have a consolidated network infrastructure. Then you could add Internet Access to the network centrally for security / monitoring and to finish off perhaps a centralised 'virtual' server from a connected datacentre.