With Aruba Networks as the Chosen Accomplice; GCI enters Pacific Northwest

By CIOReview | Wednesday, September 23, 2015

PORTLAND, OR: Service provider GCI is all set to offer managed Wi-Fi on a wide band of Pacific Northwest. This service comes as a follow up to its recent partnership with wireless LAN solutions provider, Aruba Networks. As per sources, GCI has been deploying an all new force of qualified engineers, sales, technical and support staff in Spokane, Seattle and Portland for its delivery of service across Pacific Northwest.

GCI’s managed Wifi services will be offered to its customers at a monthly subscription fee plan which includes physical assessment, design, equipment procurement, installation, testing, monitoring, management and lifecycle replacement of hardware. The customers are also offered with abilities to eliminate the need for in house Wi-Fi expertise, and have a predictable frame for Wi-Fi expenditure. It also ensures all the technology; coverage and capacity are updated and provide flexibility in the configurable platform. Lastly, it adds rich, dynamic, context-based network access to the service.

The list of services GCI will be providing at the Pacific Northwest include Managed network services, Secured Internet access, Managed video conferencing and Network Security.

After over thirty years of service providing, GCI with the aid of Aruba’s state of the art technologies, intends to provide its joint customers an all new dimension of service to save on their typical IT expenses and simplify day to day IT operations.

Martin Cary, Vice President of Managed Broadband Services at GCI claims, “This partnership continues to strengthen GCI’s position in the Pacific Northwest. We know our customers want reliable, secure Wi-Fi they don’t have to worry about and we are delivering on this. We have the experience and expertise to deliver a complete and reliable solution and the resources to support our customers from start to finish.”