NRT QuickSilver Case Study
Onepoint helps Network Rail Telecom in its IT transformation programme
Network Rail Telecom (NRT) is Network Rail’s national telecoms asset management and service provision function, It provides telecommunication and network services to Network Rail and the Train/Freight operating companies. It has been created to design and deliver a new, single, unified telecoms organisation focussing, among other things, on improving the effectiveness of deployment and use of telecoms assets. NRT owns all of the company’s telecoms assets on the network side of the service demarcation point. NRT is based in Milton Keynes HQ of Network Rail with other Network Rail employees totalling about 3000 employees.
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SolutionInfrastructure Solutions, Virtualisation
Network Rail’s key strength is an extensive telecoms network trusted to run one of the most critical national infrastructures in the UK. NRT plans to extend this network with FTNx (a next generation network) and high speed mobile data and use these to consolidate the rail industry’s growing data requirements and remove dependencies on 3rd parties.
Once the rail industry is fully served, NRT is looking to explore new business opportunities offering external fixed data services commercially further exploiting the resilience and security of the next generation networks. NRT wanted to understand gaps in its business processes, systems and technology to enable it to deliver data services commercially. Once the gaps were identified a transition plan and cost to implement and operate the proposed solution were required