The award, delivered to ITW's VP of Strategic Sourcing, Gary Anton, and Director of Telecom, John Klein at the Networking Decisions Conference in Chicago October 18-20, 2002, recognizes ITW for its implementation and management of a global enterprise network using cutting-edge network WAN IP
technology from OpenReach.
The contract is to provide the AMA telecommunications services consisting of the combination of wide area network WAN IP
VPN MPLS technology in a star topology and maintain connections provided 17 locations Employer: Basic Centre located at the Headquarters of the Purchaser and the Purchaser 16 regional branches.
These services enable users to collaborate with each other via endpoint-agnostic technology over either ISDN networks or over their own corporate LAN & WAN IP
networks, sharing any combination of data, voice, or video, depending on connection speed.
Over the next five years the requirement will grow for gateways that understand rich, voice telephony features and are positioned at the core of the enterprise network, connecting to the public switched telephone network as well as WAN IP
networks for virtual private networking," Raza said.
IP voice packets and call set-up messages are delivered using the wireless WAN IP