Macquarie Telecom has signed a deal, for provision of SD-WAN technology, has been signed by Royal Australian Air Force Association (RAAFA). Macquarie Telecom, a Telecommunications and data centre provider, will equip the Western Australian Division of RAAFA with SD-WAN technology enabling the organization not only to be prepare for the digital future of aged care but also assist them to better look after the residents at home.
Working with the Macquarie Telecom, SD-WAN service has been deployed at RAAFA’s two of the facilities at Erskine and Albany with poor internet connectivity and bandwidth. The deployment will be adding up to RAAFA’s strategy to strengthen and improve its home care technology services in due course by creating strong, fast and cloud-enabled network while working with Macquarie Telecom.
The technology, with its virtual reality, sensors in the homes and many other supporting equipments and tools, has been playing a vast role in aged care services. And RAAFA, for the elderly in Western Australia to provide them with advanced level of care and support and to connect all its facilities through network, has been adopting the full suite services including cloud and SD-WAN of the Macquarie Telecom.
Macquarie will be providing cloud, fiber, point-to-point services and management of router network of RAAFA besides deployment of the SD-Wan at two of the RAAFA’s troubled facilities, under the recent deal, enabling RAAFA to introduce extra home care gradually.
Previously, before deployment of SD-WAN at RAAFA’s Albany and Erskine facilities, staff were unable to access financial system, CCTV monitoring and security with the reliability and also on monthly basis were facing complete network outage.
But deployment of SD-WAN by Macquarie Telecom, RAAFA has been started befitted from the technology in shape of more stronger and intelligent network with better visibility across all sites, five time faster speed and network outages has been reduced to zero.