Advanced Infrastructure Serves as Network Foundation for the Hospital's
State-of-the-Art Cardiothoracic Center
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Extreme Networks, Inc. today announced the completion of a new network infrastructure to support a trust-wide Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS) solution at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals, part of the NHS Foundation Trust in Essex, United Kingdom, including its state-of-the-art, Essex Cardiothoracic Centre (CTC).
The network was designed and installed with the support of Extreme Networks and its partner Scalable Networks, an independent leader in Secure Convergence solutions and services. The network was designed to meet the Trust's current and future performance and availability needs, incorporating headroom for new generation applications and imaging systems.
Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust manages three hospitals in the region, treating 335,000 patients annually. Its new PACS system will enable the delivery of complex radiology and cardio images across the Trust at the touch of a button, improving efficiency, waiting times and overall patient care.
Trust facilities include the state-of-the-art Essex Cardiothoracic Centre (CTC), which provides specialist heart and lung surgery for patients nationally. The CTC is among the most modern of its kind, offering the latest equipment and technology throughout, including, state-of-the-art operating rooms and cardiac catheter laboratories. The center has facilities for 100 patients and the capacity to perform 1,400 surgical procedures and 2,500 cardiology procedures each year.
The Trust went sought out a new network infrastructure, requiring a comprehensive solution that would be highly resilient, provide additional server capacity and offer support to new wireless mobility applications.
Shortlisted alongside multiple systems integrato
|SOURCE Extreme Networks, Inc.|
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