09 March 2021
Lansafe Ltd installed Draytek solutions to improve the WiFi service within a Liverpool city centre student housing development.
• Find a reliable, low-cost Internet connectivity solution for 3 student housing buildings servicing 130+ students
• Improve the bandwidth access to the existing 4 ADSL broadbands - which were providing slow connectivity (around 15mbps) and segregated across 4 separate routers
• Improve wireless connectivity
• Cover two additional buildings for 100 students with one leased line
• Manage solution remotelyRead the full case study
07 October 2020
With more than 11,000 students, Bournemouth & Poole College (BPC) is the largest provider of further education and apprenticeships in the region. Its core focus is on work skills, so that students are well placed for their chosen careers.
The college uses a free and open source learning management system called Moodle. Following student feedback, the college decided to modernise its Moodle digital learning environment (DLE) with more engaging features for both staff and students.Read the full case study
07 October 2020
Loughborough Schools Foundation, a group of four independent schools and a nursery, with a total of just over 2,500 pupils.
Three of them share a campus: the all-boys Loughborough Grammar, founded in 1495, which has 849 pupils (and 74 boarders); Loughborough High, with 650 girls; and Fairfield Preparatory which has 506 pupils.
Loughborough Amherst School, founded in 1841 as Our Lady’s Convent School, has 359 pupils; and a day nursery looks after 64 children.
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28 August 2020
Ulster Rugby is one of four professional teams in Ireland who compete in the Guinness PRO12 Championship and the European Rugby Champions Cup. Kingspan stadium has an overall capacity of 18,200, with four fully covered terraced areas providing seating for up to 9,000 spectators. The state-of-the-art stadium is equipped to the highest standard including professional team facilities, a family area, corporate hospitality, a food village and world-class media suite.
With top-level professional rugby taking place at the ground and matches broadcast globally, Ulster Rugby looked to WiFi SPARK to provide a fully managed and supported Wi-Fi service that included a branded user experience portal, enhanced content filtering, bandwidth control, user data analytics and remote monitoring.Read the full case study
23 July 2020
Showman Fabricators designs and creates custom sets and environments, using all kinds of materials and shape-building techniques.
Hanging from the studio ceiling 25 feet up, the servo motors hoist these scenic elements — large “light rings” containing LEDs that shine in multiple colours — on command to specified positions above the studio’s floor. These positions are pre-programmed into programmable logic controllers (PLCs), the brains behind many industrial automation systems. The commands are sent over ethernet, strung up into the ceiling, from the stagehand’s touch-screen operator station at floor level to the motors above.Read the full case study
23 July 2020
DACC Europe is a well-established structured cable and infrastructure provider established in 1996 in Docklands, London, enjoying year on year growth and being fully independent.
It has successfully managed projects from the relocation of an investment banks’ office in Paris to the design and installation of a complex 30,000 port structured cabling system within a large data centre.Read the full case study
21 April 2020
A partnership between Hull City Council and smart city specialist Connexin has optimised waste collection from Public Waste Bins across the city.
The city of Hull, also known as the slightly more grandiose Kingston upon Hull, is a port city located in the heart of England’s Northern Powerhouse.
The city attracted the title of UK city of culture 2017 and was assigned £32.8m for cultural events and to improve the city’s’ public spaces.Read the full case study
21 April 2020
Henry Boot’s presence in the construction sector dates back to 1886, making it one of the most established firms in the business.
Over the last few years, its IT set-up went from primarily focusing on support back-office tasks to becoming the platform for the company’s entire operations.Read the full case study
20 April 2020
DB Schenker is one of the largest Logistics, 3PL, transport and Freight management providers worldwide, a tradition that goes back to the 19th Century (est. 1872), generating approximately 50% of the DB Group’s revenues.
With more than 64,000 employees, across 130 countries and around 2,000 strategic, economic regional locations, DB Schenker has a global, integrated network geared towards customer service, quality and sustainability. A need for an enhanced mobile strategy led them to re-evaluate its enterprise mobility management solution.Read the full case study
02 January 2020
Paramount 21 is a Devon-based specialist in creating premium value-added frozen seafood, vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free products.
Launched in 1988 by Ali Hannaford, the Newton Abbot company’s website explains how it “was started with an investment of only £3,500, second-hand machinery, sheer determination and faith in the future and Paramount is still an independently-owned family business”.Read the full case study