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Cogeco Data Services inks deal with city of Toronto

Cogeco Data Services today announced a 10-year, multi-million dollar agreement with the city of Toronto that w...


October 28, 2009  


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Cogeco Data Services today announced a 10-year, multi-million dollar agreement with the city of Toronto that will see its wide area network services upgraded.

 

The firm will provide a WAN connection to municipal agencies, boards, and commissions including the Toronto Public Library, Toronto Police Services, Toronto Transit Commission and Toronto Zoo, serving a majority of the city’s 50,000 employees.

 

The initiative will provide for 1 Gbps Ethernet services to all city sites and 20 Gbps+ to the municipal data centres, while achieving a 1 to 1 throughput ratio. The improved services will allow the municipality to proceed with their unified communications plans without worries of throughput delays, Cogeco said in a release.

The various sites will be installed over a three year period with the first sites becoming active this year, and 95% of construction completed by 2011.