UPC Business today announced the launch of a next-generation Ethernet service in Ireland.
The company recently earned the Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification from the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF).
Gavan Smyth, Vice-President of Business Services, UPC Ireland said: "In today’s business landscape scalable bandwidth and high-performance networks are essential for a rich IT experience, and critical to success.
"Demand for such services, services that reliably transport all forms of data, is growing exponentially. With the new MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification, we are able to provide significant commercial benefits to our business customers and demonstrate our commitment to the continuous development of our network.”
The certification was granted by the MEF and achieved with network equipment and solutions from Ciena Corporation. MEF is the industry body dedicated to the definition and worldwide adoption of Carrier Ethernet networks and services.