Microsoft Certified Partner LAN Systems Partners with Comcast
July 16, 2010
By Trupti Kamath
, TMCnet Contributor
LAN Systems, an Atlanta Computer Support and a Microsoft Gold certified partner, has partnered
with Comcast (News
), a leading provider of entertainment, information and communication products and services, to offer high-speed Internet and voice to business customers throughout the metro Atlanta area.
'LAN Systems is pleased to be selected for the Comcast partnership program,' Mary Hester, CEO, LAN Systems said. 'This is an exciting offering. It will provide the high-speed communications essential to competing in today's market at a substantial savings.'
The partnership began as a pilot program between Microsoft (News
) and Comcast after Comcast was selected as a 2009 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference Awards winner in Communications Sector Partner of the Year. With the success of the test program, Microsoft conducted search and selection to bring the offer to partner with Comcast to its partners in the metro Atlanta market.
Comcast will be selling high-speed cable to small-to-mid-sized businesses through Comcast Business Services sales teams. As the nation's largest video provider, largest residential ISP and the third-largest residential phone provider, Comcast also has the ability to provide wireless mobility to consumers in a combination that is both competitive and differentiated from any bundled services on the market today. LAN Systems will be providing the IT solutions to customers to ensure that their networks and systems will run at peak performance.
With so many companies focusing on reducing costs, the partnership between Comcast and LAN Systems gives customers cost savings with an improvement in business technology. Companies will be able to take advantage of high-speed internet, mobility, voice and TV service and learn new ways for technology to drive their competitive advantage.
LAN Systems provides people-focused, results-oriented IT solutions. As technology experts, LAN Systems helps companies make the most of their existing IT investment and choose the right solutions to fuel growth. LAN Systems is a leading provider of IT Solutions for growing businesses in Metro Atlanta.
Comcast Corporation presently caters to 24.1 million cable customers, 15.3 million high-speed Internet customers, and 6.8 million digital voice customers. Comcast is principally involved in the development, management and operation of cable systems and in the delivery of programming content.
Trupti Kamath is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.
Comcast recently expanded
its high-speed wireless data service in 10 additional eastern division markets as the company continues its nationwide rollout of High-Speed 2go, a mobile internet solution that provides the wireless internet via wireless data cards. High-Speed 2go is available in the following eastern division markets: Baltimore, Richmond, Washington, DC and the Pennsylvania markets of Harrisburg, York, Scranton, Reading, Lancaster, State College and Lebanon.
Edited by Alice Straight