AWARD WINNING UK & GLOBAL BT MPLS & SD-WAN PROVIDER

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The Network Union is an award winning Premier Partner of BT. We're Managed WAN specialists with particular expertise in BT MPLS & SD-WAN for Global and UK business. Start your WAN journey with one of our free workshops held at your office.

We're a fully featured MPLS & SD-WAN provider with authorised BT Premier Partner status. Recognised for our expertise surrounding Managed WAN services for Global and UK business.

Traditional Managed WAN design, network architecture and proposal production is based on features and benefits. Our sales process is based on over 15 years experience, continuously developed, and based on the goal of aligning your business to the specific attributes of MPLS, VPLS and SD-WAN capability.

We’ve embraced methodologies focused on producing the best possible results.

Our typical Enterprise WAN architecture results in a hybrid of technologies including Layer 3 MPLS, Layer 2 VPLS, SD-WAN, Point to Point and Multipoint Short Haul / Virtual Leased Lines. One of our principal goals is to outline the risks, pitfalls and opportunities vs. your business.

The Network Union is a three time award winning BT Premier Partner, specialising in the technical account management of Global and UK BT connectivity. Authorised Partners offer something different, an alternative route into BT, learn more from our About page.

With authorised and approved Premier Partner status, we have complete end to end access to the full suite of Managed WAN services including Security, Cloud and IP Telephony.

Start your WAN journey with a free workshop.

Techtarget.com writer Robert Sturt will walk you through the latest in managed services from SD-WAN to Cloud and Security. Permira, CDC Global, Russell Finex, Endava, Royal British Legion and more all started their WAN provider buying journey via a free workshop held at your office.

The Art of WAN procurement. Rated as excellent by the numerous organisations that have leveraged our free content.

OUR SD-WAN & MPLS PROVIDER DESIGN
PROCESS IS BASED ON THREE CENTRAL PILLARS

Outside of MPLS, what other capabilities are offered?

WEBSITE

WAN / SIP / TRADITIONAL TELEPHONY / LAN / WIRELESS / CALL RECORDING / MERAKI

INFRASTRUCTURE

DATA CENTRE / SERVERS / VIRTUALISATION / STORAGE / DATA MIGRATION / BACKUP / CONTENT FILTERING / SECURITY AND PCI COMPLIANCE

CLOUD SERVICES

BT COMPUTE IAAS / PRIVATE CLOUD IAAS / OFFICE 365 INTEGRATION / DESKTOP VIRTUALISATION / MICROSOFT AZURE

MANAGED SERVICES

MPLS / VPLS / ETHERFLOW ETHERNET / BTNET LEASED LINE / CLOUD / SECURITY

THE FACTS

24/7 SERVICE DESK / TECHNICAL EXPERTS / ITIL3 PROCESSES / ISO27001 SECURITY / ISO20000 ITSM / EVENT MANAGEMENT / IL3 / GPG13 SERVICES / 3RD PARTY MANAGEMENT

The IT Managers WAN procurement pack

A powerful set of free resources to help IT teams begin their WAN procurement journey. Rated as excellent and created by Techtarget.com writer Robert Sturt.

Step-by-step buyers checklist with every key buying areas IT teams need to know RFP Template and requirements document, ready to edit in MS Word or Apple Pages format.

A free 2 hour workshop, available at your office covering The Art of WAN procurement with MPLS, VPLS and SD-WAN as core subjects.

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A phased approach to Managed BT MPLS / SD-WAN provider success

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Plan Phase

  • A look at your current business how the existing WAN is acting as an enabler or bottleneck
  • Analysis of user profile, internal, external and extranet clients vs. application performance and usage
  • A look at risks and opportunities across the existing infrastructure from the perspective of security and uptime
  • A technology workshop with provider scenario’s including SDN (SD-WAN), MPLS, VPLS and Internet based IP VPN
2

Design Phase

  • Armed with data from phase 1, we are well positioned to begin the basis of your MPLS design using the very latest BT managed WAN services
  • The output includes complete capability with security, cloud, remote access and other elements taken into consideration
  • We’ll present each element of the proposed MPLS offering including SLA elements such as latency, jitter, uptime, delivery and support
  • The design, commercials and overview will be handed over within a full proposal document
  • An outline of risks, opportunities and pitfalls relating to your specific project
3

Delivery Phase

  • With an agreed proposal, BT project management resources will output their plan to deliver your service
  • We work with BT to ensure each area of the agreed deliverables is on track together with a risk register and end to end project outline
  • Importantly, we will flag any areas which may impact your own internal deliverables from the perspective of timelines
  • Staff involved in the delivery of your MPLS services will include PRINCE qualified project management
  • All elements of the BT delivered service is contained within a single team resulting in excellent communication
4

Transfer Phase

  • A process of eduction on the tools used to analysis SLA factors and usage
  • A handover of escalation and support contact procedures
  • An outline of dates for review and report delivery
  • Continuous learning, new product and enhancement workshops

1. BT as my potential MPLS provider, what is the latest state of managed services?

All routing and switching for MPLS based services is based on Cisco routers and switches with support from HP and Dell. Security services are provided by Cisco and Checkpoint with options for Palo Alto and Juniper.

Available from Cisco Meraki and Cisco wireless, we’re able to provide consultancy and design for wireless solutions including survey.

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2. What are my available BT MPLS connectivity options?

All routing and switching for MPLS based services is based on Cisco routers and switches with support from HP and Dell. Security services are provided by Cisco and Checkpoint with options for Palo Alto and Juniper.

Available from Cisco Meraki and Cisco wireless, we’re able to provide consultancy and design for wireless solutions including survey.

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3. Delivery, Project Management and Change control

All routing and switching for MPLS based services is based on Cisco routers and switches with support from HP and Dell. Security services are provided by Cisco and Checkpoint with options for Palo Alto and Juniper.

Available from Cisco Meraki and Cisco wireless, we’re able to provide consultancy and design for wireless solutions including survey.

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4. The tools used to support and analyse your MPLS service

All routing and switching for MPLS based services is based on Cisco routers and switches with support from HP and Dell. Security services are provided by Cisco and Checkpoint with options for Palo Alto and Juniper.

Available from Cisco Meraki and Cisco wireless, we’re able to provide consultancy and design for wireless solutions including survey.

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5. Incident management is at the core of everything we do

All routing and switching for MPLS based services is based on Cisco routers and switches with support from HP and Dell. Security services are provided by Cisco and Checkpoint with options for Palo Alto and Juniper.

Available from Cisco Meraki and Cisco wireless, we’re able to provide consultancy and design for wireless solutions including survey.

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6. The TDA (Technical Design Authority)

All routing and switching for MPLS based services is based on Cisco routers and switches with support from HP and Dell. Security services are provided by Cisco and Checkpoint with options for Palo Alto and Juniper.

Available from Cisco Meraki and Cisco wireless, we’re able to provide consultancy and design for wireless solutions including survey.

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7. Documentation and network design

All routing and switching for MPLS based services is based on Cisco routers and switches with support from HP and Dell. Security services are provided by Cisco and Checkpoint with options for Palo Alto and Juniper.

Available from Cisco Meraki and Cisco wireless, we’re able to provide consultancy and design for wireless solutions including survey.

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8. Managed MPLS CPE

All routing and switching for MPLS based services is based on Cisco routers and switches with support from HP and Dell. Security services are provided by Cisco and Checkpoint with options for Palo Alto and Juniper.

Available from Cisco Meraki and Cisco wireless, we’re able to provide consultancy and design for wireless solutions including survey.

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