AT&T, a provider of communications services, today announced that Maritz Inc., a provider of performance improvement, incentive travel, and consumer market research services, has chosen AT&T’s networking solution to power its Fortune 500 client Web sites.
The three-year, $1.2 million contract will provide redundancy and security for clients whose programs are accessed via Maritz-hosted sites. The AT&T solution provides last-mile connectivity with a wireless radio link as part of the companyÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s local loop that gives Maritz managed Internet access, end-to-end connectivity and flexibility.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œWe have a high availability environment,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â said Maritz CIO Gil Hoffman. ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œOur customers expect us to have a rock solid network. No one else offered a wireless high speed Internet bandwidth solution like AT&TÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s that allows all the benefits of wired connectivity, including speed of installation and the ability to add incremental bandwidth almost on demand at price points.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œTechnology has become so ubiquitous that our customers expect 100 percent access 100 percent of the time,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â said Gerry Imhoff, Maritz vice president of global technology. ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œSpeed to market and project turn around time are more critical than ever. Our ability to roll out and support global programs significantly improved as a result of infrastructure investments and the deployment of a common global infrastructure.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â
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