From the Wires
Datanet Uganda Gets Virtual Capacity with DiViCloud on Top of PeerApp's Caching
DiViCloud provides additional capacity from London to Kampala over the existing link and costs fractions of wholesale capacity market price
By: PR Newswire
Nov. 7, 2012 09:01 AM
TEL AVIV, Israel, November 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Datanet, Uganda's the largest privately owned Commercial internet service provider (ISP), selected to lease capacity from DiViNetworks, using the unique DiViCloud service.
DiViCloud loads additional traffic on Datanet's existing international link, above its nominal rate. This process is done without any loss of information, or added latency. DiViCloud is a network of smart Points of Presence, located at major Internet junctions, which compacts data as it flows to the ISPs.
Datanet is already optimizing international capacity using PeerApp's web caching solution. DiViCloud's technology operates at a bit-stream layer, and thus further compacts the traffic, making way for additional data.
"DiViCloud deployment was straightforward; within 24 hours Datanet's Internet connectivity was expanded," says Mr. Rupin Masrani, Datanet's Managing Director. "Datanet is growing rapidly, and DiViCloud is a great way to keep us ahead of the curve, and to continue and provide a high-capacity service to our customers. Datanet provides Wireless Broadband, IP telephony, Metro Ethernet, VSAT services, hosting services and other value added services. Visit our website http://www.datanet.ug.
"We are very proud of having Datanet as a DiViCloud customer," says Tsahie Lavi, DiViNetworks' VP Regional Business Unit, MEA. "Wholesale prices in Africa are extremely high, and we are determined to offer an affordable alternative, which will boost broadband proliferation."
Contact DiViNetworks to apply for a 14-days free trial.
DiViNetworks is a global provider of affordable data capacity for network operators and service providers. Using cloud-based solutions, DiViNetworks generates data capacity at any location worldwide, over any combination of physical capacity providers, enabling ISPs to obtain bandwidth at HALF the MARKET PRICE. For more information, visit us at http://www.divinetworks.com, and follow us on LinkedIn.
Established in 1999; Datanet is the largest privately owned Commercial internet service provider in the country. Today Datanet continues to play a major role in building Uganda's Internet infrastructure, earning the reputation for providing a reliable; secure and fast networking services to clients who run critical business applications throughout Africa. With its HUB facilities located in Washington DC, Datanet's VSAT platform takes customers traffic directly to US and European backbones thereby eliminating terrestrial facilities prone to power and infrastructure failures, unscheduled emergency maintenance and more.
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