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Dublin, Ireland, 2007/10/01 - Meteor Mobile Communications, Ireland’s fastest expanding mobile operator, has selected server and storage experts Redstone Technology to design, deploy and support a € 1.2M, HP-based server and storage platform for its new billing system.
Tony Stewart-Lord, Meteor Mobile Communications IT Director said, “Meteor Ireland’s fast growing network, now has over 875,000 customers and over 18% market share. Our partnership with a reputable company like Redstone and the instillation of the new HP platforms again reinforces our dedication to providing the optimum customer experience to all of our customers.”
For both the production and test environments the system comprises HP Integrity rx8640 servers with dual core Itanium 2 processors running HP-UX 11i. These are back ended by HP StorageWorks XP12000 disk array.
“Meteor understands that a stable platform for such a critical system is essential, their team put reliability and scalability at the centre of their design brief. The configuration recommended will deliver both, having been designed with multiple redundancies and the expansion capacity required to meet their growth targets.” Declan Van Esbeck Managing Director, Redstone Technology.
About Redstone Technology
Redstone Technology (redstone.ie), a division of Redstone plc, is the leader in designing and supporting server and storage systems that ensure organisations can effectively manage their mission critical data, providing a 24/7, two-hour service response across all 32 counties in Ireland.
Redstone Technology has some of the most highly accredited team of engineers in the Republic of Ireland, for the design, deployment and support of business critical servers and enterprise storage, and is HP’s largest Solution Partner in Ireland.
Meteor Mobile Communications (meteor.ie) was established in 2001 having being awarded Ireland's 3rd mobile license.
Meteor Mobile Communications is a wholly owned subsidiary of Eircom Group plc.
As an Irish mobile communications provider, Meteor aims to bring real competition, and its benefits, to the Irish mobile market.
Meteor has enjoyed unprecedented growth in recent years and now has 819,000 customers and over 17.1% market share (Jan 07).