Ethernet you can rely on
Businesses are becoming increasingly reliant on online applications for their day-to-day operations, especially as they grow, which means they require ICT infrastructure that is flexible enough to handle the growth and not stifle productivity.
If being connected is critical to your business, Ethernet could be for you. Also know as Leased Lines or Dedicated Internet Access, the whole internet connection is yours and yours alone.
Spectrum Ethernet provides outstanding value for money, compared with many alternatives and can boost productivity, provide a more secure and reliable connection, and lower overheads, which make it an ideal solution for businesses that want to perform better than their competition.
The latest generation of Spectrum Ethernet services provide everything you need for internet, inter-site or cloud connectivity.
We offer a wide range of Ethernet solutions from across the marketplace, meaning you deal with only one company and receive one monthly bill.
Our flexible approach gives you access to different solutions from a host of market-leading providers, meaning you can combine different connections as part of a single service to boost resilience or services can be specifically engineered to support converged services such as voice and video over the same circuit.
We provide year-round 24/7 network monitoring and traffic management to give you the peace of mind of knowing that if your connection does go down, our expert team of engineers will resolve it quickly and seamlessly.
Customer satisfaction is our highest priority. We’ll take the time to build a partnership and gain a true understanding of your business, so we can deliver a bespoke Ethernet solution tailored to your exact needs.
Reasons to move to Ethernet
Moving to SaaS
Latency & QOS
Contract Renewal & Upgrade
Mergers & Acquisitions
Supplier & Support Performance
Consolidation of Service
At peak times your connection will slow down because you share it with other users.
Low-level service level agreements (SLA)
It will only get fixed as and when an Openreach engineer can get to it.
Lower upload speeds than download
Ok for browsing and downloading, but not good for VoIP, cloud backup or SaaS.
You don't have to worry about degradation, as your speed is guaranteed.
Stringent service level agreements (SLA)
If anything goes wrong, you’ll be back up within seven hours, or you can claim compensation for your downtime.
You get the same guaranteed upload and download speeds, great for VoIP and uploading or sharing data.
General Ethernet Access & Ethernet over Fibre
GEA, sometimes know as Ethernet over Fibre to the Cabinet (EoFTTC), uses the same last mile infrastructure between your business premises and the street cabinet, then a fibre connection from the street cabinet back to the exchange, which is similar to Broadband ADSL or FTTC.
So, what's the difference between GEA or EoFTTC and FTTC?
GEA is an Ethernet connection and FTTC is a Broadband connection.
Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM)
EFM is a type of Ethernet product in which the connection is provided over fibre from the exchange to the provider-owned node (the street cabinet or the pole). The rest of the connection is formed from pairs of copper cables, which are joined together so that more information can be carried at once.
Uniquely for a copper-based service, a guaranteed minimum speed is agreed prior to order. This eliminates the unknown speed common with copper based services.
Ethernet Access Direct (EAD)
EAD is a true fibre end-to-end product, provided over fibre between your premises and the exchange. EAD lines are completely uncontended, so you will never suffer from slower connections at peak times. In addition, they are symmetrical, so your business will experience super-fast upload speeds as well as quick downloading.
Our EAD solutions are created with reliability and durability at the core, which is why they can support companies as their needs evolve.
EAD services are available across the country meaning fast symmetrical services have never been more attainable.
It provides sub-millisecond response rates, guaranteed contention and scalable speeds up to 10 Gb/s.
Each solution carries options for an extensive Service Level Agreement (SLA) with full management and monitoring. Additional options for full backup services are available too.
We can offer Ethernet connections from a multitude of different providers to enhance your resilience & provide a technical and cost advantage.
Get in touch to find out about costs and availability in your area.