BOULDER, Colo. - Congruex, a national end-to-end provider of design, engineering, construction, construction management and maintenance services to broadband providers, today highlighted recent projects for critical service organizations with nationwide networks as they combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Providing Broadband Solutions to Frontline Emergency Healthcare Facilities - Congruex is providing immediate, on the ground solutions for many of our nation's leading telecommunications providers. - Congruex has experienced a significant uptick in requests from major telecom providers, most of which are urgent. - While there are many projects to highlight, recent COVID-19 undertakings include: - Engineering projects in Washington including the conversion of a convention center into an emergency shelter; an existing hospital with expanding broadband needs; an air force base converted to an emergency shelter - each project completed within 24-48 hours. - Multiple projects in California involving a command center in San Diego and fiber installation for a major distribution facility - each project engineered and completed within hours. - Mobilization of a major emergency operations center for the city of Loma Linda, CA and for parts of surrounding areas including San Bernardino, Colton and Redlands. Loma Linda is the site of the Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC), one of the region's primary healthcare facilities for treating COVID-19 patients. Projects completed within 12 hours - fully functional for voice and data. Congruex
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Over the next two years, approximately 60% of service providers (both large and small) will adopt virtualization on a wide scale across their networks, according to the latest survey report from Ovum. Why are providers making these moves? Is there an easy way to start?
Learn how and why service providers are using virtualization to transform their networks. This webinar will look at how providers are leveraging virtualization to create more flexible and agile networks while also providing a better customer experience. Expert speakers from netElastic and Heavy Reading will address the industry drivers for network virtualization, the benefits that can be realized, the challenges to face and the results of virtualization being achieved by providers today.
Key topics will include:
Current network infrastructure and the move to virtualization
Benefits and challenges of network virtualization
How providers can get started
Service provider success stories: the decision to virtualize, the solution, and results