Cogeco Data Services today announced a 10-year, multi-million dollar agreement with the city of Toronto that w...
October 28, 2009
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.