(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – Columbus Business Solutions, part of Cable & Wireless Communications, a Liberty Latin America company, announced today that it will be operating under the trading name of C&W Business in the Dominican Republic, effective immediately.
The Company has offered broadband and related cloud based managed services in the country since 2013 under the Columbus Business Solutions brand. Following an approval last year of an expansion of its telecommunications concession by INDOTEL, the telecom regulator in the Dominican Republic, the Company will now offer the full suite of C&W Business domestic and international managed network services, data center hosting, and customized IT service solutions, utilizing cloud based technology.
“This is an important milestone for our Company as we introduce the C&W Business brand to the Dominican Republic, continuing to provide our robust product portfolio and excellent service levels which our customers have grown accustomed to,” said Mario Marciano, Vice President of Latam, C&W Business. “In the Dominican Republic, we continue our commitment to offer first-class solutions under the C&W Business brand, and ensuring customer experience is of the highest standard with our flagship portfolio of Unified Communications and Collaboration, Integrated Cloud and IT Solutions and Security products and services that enables organizations to transform their businesses,” added Marciano.
“C&W Business has created a solid and unique position across the region and we are thrilled to now operate under this iconic brand,” said Teudis Quezada, Country Manager, C&W Business, Dominican Republic. “Under the C&W Business brand, we will offer businesses in the Dominican Republic, a wide range of managed services from Networking and Security, Connectivity, Cloud Services, other IT Solutions and Unified Communications. We’re looking forward to continuing to deliver the most innovative technology solutions to our customers to help enable their businesses to grow and prosper,” said Quezada.
C&W Business solutions are backed by a fiber optic network owned and operated by C&W Networks, which spans more than 50,000 kilometers of subsea fiber and over 60 sub-sea cable stations. In addition, C&W Networks has extensive terrestrial fiber networks enabling end-to-end solutions and a fully meshed MPLS overlay fabric. The combined network is the most extensive, reliable service delivery platform in the region enabling the greater Caribbean, Central American and Andean region’s advancement in broadband speed and services. A network designed with enough capacity and durability to meet all the needs of the region.
In addition, C&W Business owns and operates six state-of-the-art regional data centers in Bogota, Colombia; Panama City, Panama; Miami, Florida; the Cayman Islands and Curacao with a minimum uptime of Tier III to a maximum of Tier IV. This year C&W Business attained the Cisco Cloud and Managed Services Partner (CMSP) Master certification for the Caribbean and Latin American region and it is the first provider operating in the region to achieve this distinction. The Company is also certified in information security under ISO 27001 in the services of IaaS, DraaS and Security Operations Center (SOC).