POSCO Daewoo appreciated the cost effectiveness of the solution compared to the competition.

  • Country: South Korea
  • Industry: Services
  • Solution: Mobile Campus

POSCO Daewoo is Korea’s largest trading company and a subsidiary of POSCO. The company has its headquarters in Incheon, Korea. Its global network consists of over 100 overseas branches and subsidiaries.
POSCO Daewoo had a good preexisting relationship with the Alcatel-Lucent Account Manager and had been satisfied with Alcatel-Enterprise solutions for the past 8 years.

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The Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise solution has enabled us to integrate the new building and offer our employees high-performing connectivity, while making management and maintenance simpler for our team. With this new infrastructure, we have built a solid base that will grow along with POSCO Daewoo.

Yoonki Min, IT Manager, POSCO Daewoo

Challenges

  • POSCO Daewoo’s old switches and low bandwidth WLAN could no longer meet the growing needs of an increasing number of employees.
  • In addition, the company was adding a new building and needed to seamlessly integrate the two networks to simplify management and provide optimized service. 
  • Furthermore, POSCO Daewoo wanted an upgraded network that could be scaled up to meet future needs as the company continues to expand. 
 

Products & Solutions

Products:

  • OmniSwitch 9800E Chassis LAN Switch
  • OmniSwitch 9700E Chassis LAN Switch
  • OmniSwitch 6850E Stackable LAN Switch

Solution:

  • Mobile Campus

 

Benefits

Technical:

  • The centralization of the IT network, and the integration of Wi-Fi into its architecture, have simplified and streamlined the management of the different types of connections and methods of access. 
  • The installation of the comprehensive Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise solution has enabled POSCO Daewoo to provide a stable network environment and cope with future network expansion.

Financial:

  • The new integrated network has greatly reduced the cost of management and maintenance. 

User experience:

  • Users now benefit from a high-performance secure wired and high-speed Wi-Fi network access that supports their productivity in the office.
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