University of Westminster case study

The University of Westminster was founded in 1838 as Britain's first polytechnic and is now one of London’s largest and most highly regarded higher education institutions. The University of Westminster have more than 20,000 students spread across four campuses over the capital.

The challenge

  • Meet and future-proof demand for bandwidth
  • Stable platform to cater for data-intensive activities  
  • Increase resiliency in network architecture
  • Continuity plans to reroute network traffic in the event of an incident

The solution

  • Upgraded network environment using Brocade MLX Series core routers
  • High-density 100, 40 and 10 Gigabit Ethernet architecture
  • NetIron CES 2000 Series switch installed to deliver IP routing

Why Redcentric

  • Clear understanding of demands required of the environment
  • Designed and delivered a smooth and efficient solution
  • Technology that enables the University to stay ahead of user expectations



Industry / Sector



  • On-premise LAN equipment
  • Professional services and consultancy
  • Maintenance
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