- AirSpeed Telecom’s ‘Cloud Connectivity’ solution has resulted in faster connection and greater data security and privacy for Maxol Group’s 237 service stations around Ireland
- New services contribute to ongoing business transformation of Maxol Group, which is 100 years in business this year
Dublin, 24 November 2020; AirSpeed Telecom, a leading provider of high-performance telecommunications products and services to enterprise, public sector and small to medium sized businesses, has delivered a range of enhanced internet solutions to help support the ongoing business transformation of the Maxol Group.
With 237 service stations throughout the island of Ireland, the Maxol Group is Ireland’s leading family-owned forecourt and convenience retailer. The business is celebrating its 100-year anniversary this year.
AirSpeed Telecom’s has worked with the Maxol Group for the past four years providing a diverse range of services to the business. Most recently, AirSpeed Telecom has delivered enhanced services by providing an ExpressRoute service to Microsoft Azure, through their new Cloud Connectivity service.
This has resulted in a reliable and faster connection with superior data privacy and security. The Maxol Group is also experiencing improved performance, security and user experience for employees and retailers when using Microsoft applications.
Stephen McCormack, Head of IT, The Maxol Group, said:
“AirSpeed Telecom has provided Maxol with WAN and internet services since 2016. It is critical for us to ensure our core services and applications are always available to our retailers and staff. The diverse connectivity solutions installed by AirSpeed Telecom has given us a robust system with excellent reliability. We are moving more of our applications and services off premises to the cloud and we have chosen AirSpeed Telecom once again to support us on this migration, using their Cloud Connectivity service to peer directly into Azure. This has made a huge difference in terms of how we run our business.’’
AirSpeed Telecom, Managing Director, Charles O’Reilly, says:
“We’re delighted to continue our work with the Maxol Group to offer our services and applications in support of their business transformation. Like many of our customers, the Maxol Group has placed huge importance on Cloud connectivity as a means of ensuring seamless connectivity with partners, suppliers and customers. Our high bandwidth and diverse connectivity ensures excellent performance and uptime for the Maxol Group’s services and applications. Our Cloud Connectivity solution has given the Maxol Group the tools to privately interconnect into Microsoft Azure, which, in turn, provides them with consistent access to their cloud services.”
Delivering bespoke solutions over fibre, wireless and copper infrastructure, AirSpeed Telecom works with businesses on the island of Ireland across a range of sectors, including financial services, retail, construction, food and beverage and hospitality. Among the clients that AirSpeed Telecom is proud to work with are Chill, Keeling’s, Manor Farm and Kilsaran.
About AirSpeed Telecom:
AirSpeed Telecom is a leading provider of high-performance telecommunications products and bandwidth services to enterprise, medium to large sized businesses and public sector clients.
Founded in 2003, AirSpeed Telecom provides customers with fast, uncontended and symmetrical connectivity which allows businesses perform to their full potential. To reinforce this vision of always-on connectivity, AirSpeed Telecom offers premium level Service Level Agreements (SLAs) as standard.
The full-suite of communication solutions includes dedicated connectivity, voice and security as well as cloud services. Delivering bespoke solutions over fibre, wireless and copper infrastructure, AirSpeed Telecom works with businesses on the island of Ireland and internationally across a range of sectors, including financial services, construction, food and beverage and hospitality. Among the clients that AirSpeed Telecom is proud to work with are Chill, Keelings, Manor Farm and Kilsaran, among others.
All customers have access to first line technical support from the company’s Network Operation Centre. All network elements are monitored proactively with service support provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year.
AirSpeed Telecom is 100% owned by the Irish Infrastructure Fund (IIF), which controls over €500 million of investments across energy, telecoms, tourism and healthcare in Ireland.
AirSpeed launched their Cloud Connect service in 2019 offering private peering to over 140 major cloud providers.