Cumberland Building Society case study

Cumberland Building Society is a regional building society that specialise in mortgages and investments. They are Cumbria’s largest financial institution with assets in above £1.5 billion and have over 140,000 customers.

The challenge

  • Cost savings in comparison to previous WAN provider
  • Needed to improve bandwidth
  • Outstanding technical support
  • Ability to migrate to BT 21CN in the future

The solution

  • Cost-effective network services
  • Enhanced service package
  • Guaranteed broadband service levels
  • Proactive managed network
  • Regular face-to-face reviews

Why Redcentric

  • Proven track record of working with Cumberland Building Society
  • Passed a rigorous tender process
  • Passed a pilot project before long-term contract

Industry / Sector

Financial Services


  • MPLS-based WAN
  • Internet pipe to the head office
  • ADSL circuits
  • 21CN WES 100 and WES 100 Connectivity
  • Managed firewall
  • Managed Online Backup
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