A Wolfe Success Story: XDR Radiology

When a digital radiography company that designs advanced imaging technologies for dentists needed a faster and more reliable IP solution, the company turned to Wolfe for connectivity up to 100 times faster, yet for the same price they were paying for services from their traditional carrier.

The Problem

XDR Radiology (www.XDRRadiology.com), a Los Angeles-based company that designs advanced digital radiography software and hardware for dental practitioners, has a mission-critical need for reliable and ultra-fast Internet services. Instead of traditional x-ray photographic film, XDR’s sensors almost instantaneously develop high-quality digital X-ray images, providing the subtleties and clarity that dentists look for. XDR Radiology’s primary goal is providing top notch clinical support to help dentists and staff transition from film to the new digital technology.

“Our company completely runs off the Internet,” says Ben Hackney, technical support manager at XDR Radiology. “We rely on VoIP and IP trunking for our technical support contact center for our customers throughout North America, as well as internationally.” However, the quality issues the company was experiencing with the local ISP was hindering, not helping, the high quality support XDR provides to customers. (more…)

Shamrock, Wolfe Save Millions of Dollars for University

The Client:

A private, for-profit university whose graduates go on to write and direct movies and music videos, oversee editing and cinematography for films, mix sound for movies and more.

The Challenge:

The school faced four separate dilemmas.

First, administrators needed to accommodate students’ insatiable demand for 3D and 4K (four times the pixels of 1080p) technologies. The problem was, the only such media lab resided in the main building and had reached capacity. Constructing another facility would run millions of dollars, not just in brick-and-mortar expenses, but also in servers, render nodes, high-capacity storage, switches, computers and additional program licenses.

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Making Hospitality Services More Hospitable

360° Hotel Group Saves With Wolfe

When an owner and operator of branded and independent hotels needed a less expensive way to serve up broadband connectivity to a new hotel location (and great customer service to back up the solution), the business turned to an all-optical metro Ethernet solution from Wolfe.

The problem: 

360° Hotel Group, a Lynnwood, Wash.-based owner and operator of branded and independent hotels, required a connectivity solution for a new SpringHill Suites location that it had just opened in Bellingham, Wash. Kevin Eld, vice president of facility management for 360, was not able to find solutions that offered high enough speeds for the value he was seeking. Hospitality companies like 360, Eld said, started to move away from T-1 based solutions from major telecom providers when those operators started charging $1400 to $1500 per month for 10 Mbps circuits. Eld needed a higher-speed, lower cost solution—one from a provider that would back up its offering with superior and responsive customer service in the event of outages and other problems.

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Made-to-Order in the Metro

How customized, all-optical metro Ethernet solutions can improve business productivity, eliminate network downtime and save money in the process.

By Michael Scott

Joe Winn, the technology manager for Sequoyah Electric, a commercial electrical contracting company based in Redmond, Wash., knew he needed a dedicated fiber solution to provide the higher capacity and more reliable bandwidth that would keep his facilities around the Seattle region connected and properly backed up. But he also assumed that upgrading to an all-optical option would be cost-prohibitive.

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Metro Ethernet Case Study: Sequoyah Electric

When an electrical contracting company needed a reliable solution for connecting multiple locations, it turned to an all-optical metro Ethernet solution from Wolfe for productivity, reliability and affordability.

The problem:

Sequoyah Electric, a commercial electrical contracting company based in Redmond, Wash., needed a dedicated fiber solution to provide the higher capacity and more reliable bandwidth that would keep its facilities around the Seattle region connected, and also provide sufficient backup of critical data.

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