Pan-European business communications company Viatel haws launched an Ethernet-based Wan service, which it says...
offers Wan performance that has hitherto only been available in the Lan environment.
Viatel says that the new Viatel Ethernet service will have committed data rates of 1Mbps up to Gigabit speeds, and bandwidth increments of 1, 5, 10 and 100 Mbps depending on the subscribed rate.
Ultimately, Viatel asserts that the new service will allow users to change bandwidth capacity and network configuration as their business demands change, giving them the benefit of making it easier to add sites and evolve their company’s network.
Viatel predicts a scenario where users would be able to run data, internet, voice and video applications on a single company network, thus helping to reduce costs.