Zen Internet launches Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM)

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ISP Zen Internet has launched its Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM) service, providing lower cost, dedicated high speed internet and data connections for business. EFM is delivered through multiple copper pairs and can be provided within 30 working days, half the time of a traditional Ethernet service, with guaranteed speed options from 1Mbps to 10Mbps symmetrical bandwidth.

The company says that reliability and support are critical in business, where every second of downtime could mean lost work, lost custom and lost income. “Zen’s EFM service is highly scalable, secure, reliable and ready for applications including VoIP and Video Conferencing. It has a business class Service Level Agreement (SLA) and 24/7 access to UK based technical support and customer service together with market leading 4 hour onsite response support contact.”

“Zen’s EFM is ideal for businesses needing consistently high connectivity speeds with minimal downtime, those that need to transfer sensitive data quickly from site to site or over the Internet or have high upload and download bandwidth requirements. Using Zen’s EFM service is cost effective and affordable, costing up to 40% less than fibre based Ethernet solutions.”

To meet the demands of growing businesses EFM also offers flexibility as bandwidth can be scaled at short notice to handle anticipated peaks in demand. This flexible technology provides a future proof platform for embracing new services.

“For business wanting to move away from contended services such as broadband without the higher costs of fibre optic Ethernet, EFM is the perfect choice. EFM brings with it many benefits for businesses and is a key enabling technology for a whole range of business internet services such as e-commerce, Cloud computing and remote working”, said Andrew.Saunders, Head of Product Management and Marketing.

“All of Zen’s services are supported by a highly robust and resilient network and excellent technical support and customer service. Working with a good, reliable provider ensures that a business’s network is ready for the demands of today’s businesses”, added Saunders.