Anglo Irish in LAN upgrade

13 Sep 2004

Anglo Irish Bank has invested €150k in a high-speed Gigabit Ethernet local area network (LAN). The new infrastructure links more than 600 users at one of Ireland’s oldest financial institutions.

Complete Networks won the contract to upgrade the network at the bank’s headquarters following a tendered bid. The network is based on 3Com XRN switching technology and deploys SuperStack 4060 & 4400 switches.

3Com channel partner Complete Networks designed, implemented and is to maintain the network. The company said the new network met the bank’s requirement for a secure, scalable and highly available network and would enable the bank to run its day-to-day business more efficiently.

3Com’s Irish country manager, Ray O’Connor, said: “3Com’s XRN technology enables Anglo Irish Bank’s network core to be fully resilient while all ports are active.”

By Brian Skelly