Jewelry and Design Company Chooses MCI Private IP, Fixed Line and DialAccess to Link 100 Stores Across Europe, the Middle East and Asia
MCI has announced that Danish jewelry and design company, GeorgJensen, has selected MCI to link the more than 100 Georg Jensen storesin 14 countries across Europe, the Middle East and Asia using MCIPrivate IP, a network-based MPLS VPN solution. MCI is providing ablend of fixed line and remote dial access connections to meet theconnectivity requirements of each store to ensure that every locationcan fulfill Georg Jensen's essential business communicationsrequirements with optimum value. Georg Jensen produces exclusive jewelry, watches, hollowware,cutlery and design items for the home. Its pure, elegant Scandinaviandesign style is favoured by millions of customers around the world andit is often quoted as one of Denmark's most recognised global brands.Beginning 100 years ago as a silversmithy in Copenhagen, the companyhas evolved into a prestigious multinational retail chain. "We were looking for a technically advanced, supportive, reliablecommunication provider with extensive global reach," says FlemmingBach, IT director of Georg Jensen. "MCI met all of our specificrequirements. But what really set MCI apart was its extraordinarydedication to serve our needs as a customer combined with anunparalleled commitment from the people of MCI." Currently, Georg Jensen is using MCI Private IP to link the cashdesks in all Georg Jensen stores to its central IT system hosted inCopenhagen. Because the MCI Private IP network is a truly privateMPLS-based network it provides the stores with a highly secure andreliable network to run their mission-critical sales transaction andpayment applications. In the future, the corporate network will alsobe used for advanced business applications, e-mail exchange andInternet access.