Marco Quinter, Managing Director
The need for speed, efficiency, and digital prowess comes with the greater need to build an infrastructure that can support such promising technological traits. For instance, traditional WANs can seldom facilitate the modern-day requirements of an agile enterprise that is unmatched in efficiency and productivity, derived through mobile and cloud-based architectures. And, such requirements are fulfilled by Wallisellen-based UPC Business – a specialist in SD-WAN services, empowering organizations to orchestrate digital transformation initiatives, all the while assisting them in improving the performance of IT networks. In addition to fulfilling such SD-WAN requirements, UPC Business ensures that clients can manage risks and complexities associated with IT architectures, as the interconnected ecosystem of ‘users, things, and applications’ continue to grow exponentially.
UPC Business focuses on enhancing an enterprise network to improve key operational areas such as security, cloud architecture, productivity, control and transparency and flexibility. “Our 20 years plus experience in MPLS and WAN projects with hundreds of long-standing and satisfied customers makes us the ideal partner for all different types of enterprises for a smooth and successful migration from MPLS to SD-WAN,” says Marco Quinter, Managing Director Business Services. Customers can also benefit from the long-standing experience and the 20 years plus strategic partnership with Cisco when it comes to SD-WAN. UPC Business is a leading service provider in the Swiss market and a daughter company of the global company—Liberty Global. Armed with competency and expertise, UPC Business supports customer in their journey towards digital transformation.
Such a skill set, bolstered by its long-standing B2B management team, enables UPC Business to meet all telecom and ICT needs for clients of all sizes through its wide range of products and IT partner ecosystem.
Our customers can benefit from our 20 plus years of experience with WAN projects and migrations
With its SD-WAN-as-a-Service architecture, UPC Business simplifies network configuration and management and enhances the end-to-end network performance visibility. This architecture addresses business prerequisites such as real-time risk identification, cloud and application connectivity, and dynamic network adaptations to user and business needs. “We are capable of addressing multiple business needs across the SDN landscape. Due to our own B2B fibre backbone and redundant ring structure, we provide maximum availability, also we own and operate today the largest Giganet broadband network in Switzerland. Furthermore, we can ensure professional support through customer proximity and customized solutions,” adds Quinter. His words are exemplified by the company’s 24/7 business customer support and several regional technical support centres.
A testament to this undeterred support to clients can be witnessed through UPC Business’ collaboration with BKW Group in 2018. The client, at the time, was pursuing a large-scale expansion and digital transformation initiative, which mandated a modernised SD-WAN architecture. Upon engaging with the client, UPC Business ensured the delivery of a managed SD-WAN service based on Cisco’s technology to enhance application interoperability, security, visibility and control, all of which, ascertained higher adaptability, agility and productivity. In fact, Thomas Zinniker, CIO at BKW, describes the collaboration as “Pioneering work in the area of SD-WAN” and says that the company went the extra mile to deliver on the predetermined objectives.
Such client engagements serve as the pedestal upon which UPC Business stands today, highlighting the firm’s commitment to addressing challenges head-on through tailor-made solutions, providing one of the fastest internet connections in the country, professional support, and the backing of its parent company – Liberty Global. In his conclusive remarks, Marco Quinter reassures, “We will continue to invest in our high-performance fibre optic cable infrastructure in order to provide the bandwidth required by our customers over the entire distribution area.”