Copenhagen, Denmark (ots/PRNewswire) -
- International pharmaceutical Company Chooses MCI Private IP, IP
Dedicated and Colocation to Link 58 Sites Across Europe, Asia and
North and South America
MCI, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCIP) today announced that the international
pharmaceutical company H. Lundbeck A/S has selected MCI to link 58 of
its site across Europe, Asia and North and South America using MCI
Private IP, a network-based MPLS solution, and MCI IP Dedicated, as
well as colocation services.
H. Lundbeck A/S is engaged in research and development,
production, marketing and sale of drugs for the treatment of
psychiatric and neurological disorders such as depression,
schizophrenia and Alzheimer's disease. Lundbeck also offers education
to health care providers, patients and their relatives.
"We are a research-based pharmaceutical company, and as such our
demands on a communication solution are extreme when it comes to
security, reliability and performance," says Jens Lybye, Divisional
Director, Infrastructure Services at Lundbeck. "Not only has MCI met
all our requirements with great flexibility, offering us a solution
tailored to our needs, but they have shown an outstanding
professionalism from the first meeting. We also appreciate MCI's
global presence coupled with a local single-point of contact and
To connect its sales offices, production sites and warehouses,
Lundbeck will use MCI Private IP, an MPLS-based IP communication, for
all its mission-critical data traffic, production, research and
development, and the company's financial control system. An MCI IP
Dedicated connection provides each regional centre, working as a hub
for all other sites, with Internet access. The IT platform of the
regional centres in Asia, North and South America are collocated to
MCI's Network Colocation.
MCI Private IP is a high performance, reliable network that can
offer maximum flexibility, security and connectivity. It can carry
all types of traffic on a single VPN -- voice, data,
business-critical data, video and email -- and provides a strategic
platform for IP Convergence. Each traffic type is managed according
to its individual service level requirements over a single
connection, thus consolidating bandwidth use more efficiently.
Earlier this year, MCI announced that its Private IP solution is a
certified Cisco Powered Network service and disclosed its plans to
expand the global MCI Private IP network to more than 110 cities in
48 countries worldwide by the end of 2005.
MCI IP Dedicated provides an industrial strength connection to the
Internet. MCI operates a global 'Clarke, Benjamin (UK - London)'
Internet Protocol (IP) network, which provides connectivity in more
than 100 countries and operates at speeds up to OC-192, the fastest
available. MCI delivers industry-leading service levels, backed with
end-to-end service level agreements covering performance and
MCI also offers a full spectrum of hosting services from data
centre services to fully managed applications and advanced IT
services. The portfolio of hosting solutions is designed to meet all
networking, infrastructure, and application hosting requirements. The
hosting services are offering secure, flexible, data centre
environments and network connectivity to MCI's public and private
networks. MCI has more than 130 data centres throughout the world.
"Lundbeck's decision to select MCI as their communication provider
underlines our strong commitment to customer service and client
satisfaction," says Frank Enevoldsen, country leader for MCI in
Denmark. "This is another example of how MCI's global reach, combined
with the expertise of our local sales organisations, can create
tangible benefits for our customers."
H. Lundbeck A/S is an international pharmaceutical company engaged
in the research and development, production, marketing and sale of
drugs for the treatment of psychiatric and neurological disorders. In
2004, the company's revenue was DKK 9.7 billion. The number of
employees is approximately 5,000.
For more information, go to http://www.lundbeck.com.
About MCI, Inc.
MCI, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCIP) is a leading global communications
provider, delivering innovative, cost-effective, advanced
communications connectivity to businesses, governments and consumers.
With one of the most expansive global IP backbones and wholly-owned
data networks, MCI develops the converged communications products and
services that are the foundation for commerce and communications in
today's market. For more information, go to http://www.mci.com.
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