Etex at a glance
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Etex, a global building materials specialist with around 14,000 employees at offices and manufacturing sites around the world.
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Do you want to hear the CIO’s view of how Etex, a global building materials specialist, benefits from GTT’s Managed SD-WAN as part of its future-proof global network? Watch the video to find out how the solution helps achieve Etex’s digital transformation goals through an increase in uptime and bandwidth with a lower total cost of ownership.
Etex is driving a digital transformation initiative to become a more customer-centric organization. Its goal is to harmonize and improve processes, activities, and collaboration across its business. As it moved to more application-aware networking and greater cloud adoption, bandwidth for many of the company’s locations needed to be increased in a secure and agile way, without increasing costs.
Harmonize and improve processes, activities, and collaboration across its business
Moved to more application-aware networking and greater cloud adoption
Harmonize and facilitate collaboration across its business with Microsoft Teams
Together with GTT, we have built a strategy to transform and future-proof our global network. . .as well as delivering all the benefits of an agile and resilient managed SD-WAN solution.
Richard Pym –Head of Technology, Etex
The GTT Solution
GTT provides Etex with Managed SD-WAN across more than 91 sites around the world. The solution is integrated with GTT’s global Tier 1 internet backbone for an enhanced user experience. Together with GTT Cloud Connect – providing private and direct cloud connectivity – and combined with WAN optimization, the solution accelerates the performance of Etex’s businesscritical applications, such as those residing in the Microsoft Azure cloud.
GTT also delivers SIP Trunking services to Etex, enabling inbound and outbound global calling that complement the manufacturer’s cloud-based Microsoft Teams deployment.
A designated GTT Professional Services team collaborates with Etex on its ongoing digital transformation, offering tailored design, project, technical and assurance support. Lastly they are jointly exploring a Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) framework for the next evolution of its networking and threat protection in order to continuously mitigate potential risks in the changing security landscape.
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