Ethernet Private Line to connect office locations to disaster recovery site
Omaha, NE (August 12, 2015) – Unite Private Networks (UPN) announced today a recent partnership with Nebraska-based healthcare market research firm Professional Research Consultants, Inc. (PRC). UPN will provide an Ethernet Private Line (EPL) solution connecting office locations in Nebraska, as well as Ethernet Internet access.
“Our Ethernet Private Line solution will enable PRC to transmit sensitive, bandwidth intensive applications between locations securely, and cost effectively,” said Stuart Howerter, Vice President at Unite Private Networks. “We provide a suite of products including Ethernet services from 10 Mbps to 100 Gbps, wavelength services, Internet access, and dark fiber, and continue to help businesses meet their bandwidth needs in the region.”
“Unite Private Networks provides Professional Research Consultants with fiber connectivity for both Internet and point-to-point connections with our remote disaster recovery site,” said Ken Livingston, CTO and Executive Vice President of PRC. “Recently PRC undertook an evaluation of our network with the expected outcome of enhanced reliability. UPN’s Dave Greckel and Keith Toole worked tirelessly with PRC’s own IT staff to come up with a viable and cost effective approach to meet those needs. We look forward to a long and fruitful relationship with Unite.”
About Unite Private Networks: UPN provides high-bandwidth, fiber-based communications networks and services to schools, governments, carriers, data centers, hospitals, and enterprise business customers across a 20 state service area. Service offerings include dark and lit fiber, private line, metro-optical Ethernet, Internet access, data center services, and other customized solutions. Headquartered in Kansas City, MO, UPN has been providing customer focused communications solutions since 1998. For more information on UPN, please visit www.uniteprivatenetworks.com.
About PRC: Professional Research Consultants, Inc., (PRC) brings excellence to healthcare through custom market research. It remains the largest privately held market research firm dedicated solely to the healthcare industry. In addition to being a certified vendor for government-mandated CAHPS surveys, PRC also provides custom research services that measure community perceptions, brand positions, patient experience, physician alignment and employee engagement. PRC also conducts community health needs assessments in accordance with IRS guidelines. PRC was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.