ProLabs Case Studies

Read about how ProLabs have helped their customers




IT Specialist ‘Link Protect GmbH’ Benefits from ProLabs

To provide robust, efficient, user-optimised network solutions, Link Protect’s challenge has been to source a reputable optics supplier. In addition to supplying the full portfolio of optic products, with premium levels of quality and support, Link Protect needed to overcome shipment problems that had caused problems in the past.




Internet Central Receives Significant Cost Savings from ProLabs

As one of the U.K.’s first Internet Service Providers (ISPs), founded in 1995, Internet Central has seen huge changes in technology and has had to continually adapt and innovate. Today, Internet Central’s network and service area spans throughout the U.K. In early 2013, Internet Central needed a router refresh for four of its data centre sites around the country to provide stability, resiliency increased throughput, IPv6 and MPLS capability.




ProLabs helps NHS Brighton and Sussex Univerity Hospitals Trust Build a ‘New World’ Network

Given the trust’s scale, rapid changes in technology, and constant demand for more capacity, keeping the network infrastructure up to date is an ongoing challenge. The BSUH enterprise campus network needed a “new world” network that could handle a multipurpose voice, data, video and building-services platform and provide 100 percent uptime. To create the future-focused network, the trust needed to upgrade from 1Gb to 10Gb across new single mode fibre.




Brigham Young University Deploys ProLabs Compatible Transceivers to Solve Ongoing Failure Problems

Brigham Young University (BYU) is one of the largest private universities in the U.S., with nearly 27,000 students at its Provo, Utah campus. In the summer of 2014, BYU was experiencing a high number of failures with its optical transceivers. Because failures can interrupt Internet access, it poses a major problem for professors and students as they require Internet access 24/7 for completion of assignments and correspondences




ProLabs Helps Oakgrove School Save Nearly £13,000 with Network Upgrade

Oakgrove School is a growing secondary school in east Milton Keynes, U.K., built in phases between 2005 and 2009. The modern facility provides more than 1,200 students, ages 11 to 18, with state-of-the-art IT facilities, a recording studio, interactive whiteboards and digital signage. With future plans to expand, Oakgrove needed to upgrade its networking infrastructure. However, in keeping with the ongoing need to ensure value for money in public-sector procurement, Oakgrove School had a limited budget with no flexibility.




ProLabs Helps PokerStars Play a Winning Hand

ProLabs helped PokerStars build out its in-house connectivity, delivering a solution that used high-quality, fully compatible products that were also cost-effective,” said Michael Josem, head of PR, PokerStars. “ProLabs is a forward-looking company that invests in R&D and we are confident they will continue to innovate.”




ProLabs Helps Cyprus’s Most Advanced Telecom Expand its Fibre Optics Network

ProLabs quick delivery enabled MTN to upgrade its fixed and mobile network ahead of schedule and offer higher bandwidth speeds. With the increased capabilities in place, MTN was able to satisfy increasing demand from its existing and new corporate and commercial clients.




ProLabs Helps Network Rail Stay on Track with Customized, Compatible Products

Network Rail, which owns and operates Britain’s rail infrastructure, maintains a fleet of monitoring vehicles. The switches on the New Measurement Train, one of the fleet’s vehicles, were approaching the end of their life. They needed to be replaced but the technical team concluded that its stock of optical transceivers would not be compatible with the new switches.