Friday, September 15, 2006

Net inside the net

PR colleagues will have an excellent opportunity to develop platforms and channels for communication in thier very own private Internet.

The health service in the UK is linking everyone up using BT as the vendor.

"We have quietly created Europe's largest virtual private network that will connect every NHS site in England, enabling information to travel at great speeds between those sites," said the chief executive for BT's Global Services division Andy Green.

The network is due to be completed within 6 months. Currently 15,000 offices have been connected and he network will eventually link 18,000 hospitals and GP surgeries.

Source IT Pro.