Greenwich renews £4m network services contract

Royal Borough of Greenwich Council (RBG) has announced a new contract to enhance the connectivity, security and resilience of the London Borough's wide area (WAN), local area (LAN) and wireless (Wi-Fi) solutions.

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Valued at over £4 million over four years, the new contract renews an existing contract with MLL which commenced in 2017.Timo Bayford, Head of Technology for RBG

“This is vital to the efficiency of RBG’s day to day operations,” Timo Bayford, Head of Technology for the RBG commented. “Our renewal ensures the seamless continuation of work in supporting and improving the quality and security of our WAN, LAN and WiFi services.”

The work is being managed and deployed across 50 sites on a mixed network infrastructure including legacy xDSL copper and fibre technologies, with approximately half of RBG’s estate now receiving upgraded connectivity as part of the new contract.

David Porter, Strategic Client Director, MLL Telecom, said that the company hoped to introduce new technologies and services including managed security for RBG.

The contract also encompasses the continuing services of a permanent MLL network support team onsite which is comprised of five engineers and one manager and which is embedded in RBG’s own IT team.

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