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University of A Coruña

University of A Coruña
Industry: Education
Country: Spain
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Established in 1989, the University of A Coruña is a public institution with campuses in the cities of A Coruña and Ferrol, Galicia. It is a public institution whose primary objective is the generation, management and dissemination of culture and scientific, technological and professional knowledge through the development of research and teaching. University of A Coruña's new data network provides a centralized, high-bandwidth solution to students and faculty, and reduces operational costs by 30%.


  • The TDM installation voice base was outdated and needed new functions and applications
  • The University had a critical need to migrate to IP technology, to centralize nodes and to redesign the wireless network, in order to improve the service for users
  • They required enhanced localized LAN connections to the different campuses. In particular, facilitating new applications with optimized access and extra bandwidth





  • The centralization and migration towards IP has simplified every action, especially the management of the network
  • The system access and core are now upgraded and improved, which makes them more efficient and secure
  • The centralization of the IP has reduced the existing maintenance and operational costs by 30%
  • Both faculty and students now have consistent and faster network access, with a higher connectivity speed and improved response times

"Our experience with the IP converged network products and solutions of Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise is very satisfactory and highlights their capacity, reliability and quality-price ratio."

— Javier Fariñas Alvariño, Coordinator for Red and Communication Area