Case Study: NSW Institute of Sport
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“The bottom line for NSWIS was that we needed a network that was accessible from any location, and had sufficient bandwidth and redundancy to carry multiple DVD-quality video streams simultaneously without impacting voice quality,” according to NSWIS IT Manager Greg Baxter.
NSWIS was created 11 years ago by the New South Wales Government. It is the State’s elite sporting centre of excellence that strives to improve NSW’s representation in national teams and assists athletes to perform at world standard. It currently trains more than 700 athletes who compete in Olympic and Commonwealth Games as well as other sports such as cricket and golf.
Working with Telstra and its partner, Essential Data and Voice, NSWIS kicked off a converged communications project in an effort to allow its highly mobile staff to use their laptops to access email, voice mail and