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Case Study: Manx Telecom

Boats in the Irish Sea off the coast of the Isle of Man

Setting the network free

Manx Telecom uses Cisco solutions to create innovative ways of working and new market opportunities on the Isle of Man.

Summary

Outdoor sculpture on the Isle of Man

Challenges

  • Evolve from a traditional service provider to a cloud services innovator
  • Replace an aging IP multimedia subsystem with a virtualized platform to support rapid service delivery and business growth
Gary Lamb, Manx Telecom’s CEO speaks with employees at a conference table

Solution

Cisco software-defined networking provided a complete solution for public and private cloud:

Manx Telecom offices

Results

  • Cut time required to enable 4G roaming by 50%, from 6 to 3 months
  • Infrastructure investment costs have been reduced by up to 40%, and service running costs are 20% less
  • Reduced risk of network downtime and if faults do arise they are much easier to solve
  • New services can be deployed 50% faster and engineers have 30% more time for IT transformational projects
Kevin Paige

What they’re saying

"We wanted to make the change to software-defined networking with someone we trust."

Kevin Paige, Chief Information and Technology Officer, Manx Telecom
Manx Telecom logo on a sign in front of their headquarters on the Isle of Man

Who is Manx Telecom?

Industry: Telecommunications
Location: Isle of Man
Company size: 300 employees