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Customer Stories

Somerset House


Adopting a Cloud-First strategy, Focus delivers a true digital transformation for the 18th century.


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Somerset House transforms it's Grade 1 listed building to become a digital hub of the future.

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How can we help your business?

For details on how a Cisco infrastructure can transform your business get in touch today.

The Challenge

To become a Digital Hub of the future for residents, visitors and staff, providing super-fast, secure connectivity, driven through API's and cloud technology across an estate hosting over 3.4 million visitors and 70 micro businesses, annually.

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 â€œThe technical know-how of Focus is seriously impressive and the team of engineers they brought onto the project were exceptional. Not many providers have this level of experienced, quality engineers to bring to bear on an implementation of this scale. Focus acts as a seamless extension of our team and have proven invaluable in enabling us to make more intelligent decisions and make our future vision a reality! Crucially, they deliver what they promise.”

The Solution

A platform based on Cisco Meraki's cloud-based infrastructure incorporating over 140 Switches, 400 Access Points & Next-Generation Firewalling, hosted across 9 resilient Data Centres providing total network up-time, full application visibility, enterprise security and the ability to manage every device from a single application, anywhere from around the globe.

The Results

Somerset House have totally transformed the way they interact and connect with their customers and staff. The new infrastructure provides the ability to track and contextually market to new and existing customers utilising wayfinding and future beacon technology to give a deeper visitor experience. The network is a scaleable, cloud-managed infrastructure, built on the world's largest, most innovative network provider, interacting with and supporting open API's, developed by trusted Ecopartners.

How can we help you?

Call our business specialists on 0330 135 9292