Rider Levett Bucknall case study

Rider Levett Bucknall is the third largest independent construction practice in the world. They provide services such as building surveying, project management and advisory services.

The challenge

  • Slow, out of date and needed replacing network
  • Ability to create a number of small virtual private networks (VPNs) on their corporate WAN
  • Able to support video-conferencing on the same network
  • Scalable to add more services on the network in the future
  • Head Office that housed corporate data centre was advised it near to potential terrorist targets

The solution

  • Virtual server hosting for its centralised document system
  • Bespoke Software as a Service (SaaS) solution to fit the specific requirements of document management system requirements
  • Managed backup service secures corporate data, assures business continuity and deduplicates it, ensuring that excess storage isn't being used and paid for

Why Redcentric

  • Resilient, private MPLS network with 64 times better bandwidth
  • Reduced network costs by 50% compared to their existing BT solution
  • Flexibility of services

Industry / Sector



  • Managed Network Services
  • Virtual Server Hosting / IaaS
  • 8TB Managed Backup Service
  • Managed Exchange for 450 UK mailboxes
  • Managed Firewall
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