Qolcom today announced it has been awarded a five-year Wi-Fi network support contract with Durham University.

Supporting 17,000 students and over 3,000 staff, the five-year contract will include the refresh of several thousand wireless APs and switches, and significant growth of the network to cover further development on the Durham campus.

Keith Reading, CEO of Qolcom commented, “We are delighted to have been selected by Durham University to become their strategic wireless network transformation partner to facilitate the development and delivery of their next generation Wi-Fi network”

Dr. Crispin Bloomfield, Director of Operations at Durham added “To support the ongoing delivery and development of Durham University’s sector leading Wi-Fi service, appointing the right partner has been critical. Qolcom demonstrated that they understood our strategic vision, planned growth and were equipped to technically support our need. The status of Qolcom as a leading Aruba partner ensures we have a partner with the expertise to ensure user experience keeps pace with the rate of technological development in how we connect.”