Virgin Media rolls out new secure business network

New next generation software-defined business network form Virgin Media aims to boost cloud security for businesses.

Virgin Media Business in Ireland has launched a new secure networking platform called a software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN).

The SD-WAN system helps businesses to secure and optimise their data, empower productivity amongst their workforce and improve overall customer experience.

“51pc of enterprises in Ireland purchased at least one type of cloud computing service in the first half of 2020, up from 45pc in 2018”

It is particularly useful for securing software-as-a-service (SaaS) services such as Office 365 from multiple branch sites.

Software is eating the world

The platform also helps businesses to scale and alter their networks in line with their needs and can be controlled via the cloud.

Results from The Central Statistic’s office’s ‘Survey on E-Commerce and ICT 2020’ reveals that 51pc of enterprises in Ireland purchased at least one type of cloud computing service in the first half of 2020, up from 45pc in 2018.

“With our newest SD-WAN solution, we’re able to offer a fully managed package that delivers the best in software and network support,” explained Emer Kelly, head of Sales and Marketing at Virgin Media Business.

“You’ll also get 30 years’ of network experience and superfast connectivity, now available in speeds up to 1Gbps to all Virgin Media Business customers, ensuring your business is in the best possible position for its digital transformation, all on our fast, reliable and secure network.”

“As part of the SD-WAN journey, we will manage every step of the migration, from planning to delivery of service and we are right beside you every step of the way.”

John Kennedy
Award-winning ThinkBusiness.ie editor John Kennedy is one of Ireland's most experienced business and technology journalists.

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