Year After Year, Renewals Prove Universities are Reaping Benefits of Outsourced ResNet
AUSTIN, TX – Nov 12, 2014 – After more than 15 years of successful deployments and accelerated growth, Apogee, higher education’s leading residential network (ResNet) provider, crosses another milestone as the company caps its fiscal year with a 100 percent service renewal rate. This success rate is a testament to the value proposition provided by outsourced ResNet services and by Apogee. Founded in 1998 to serve a handful of university partners, Apogee is today the largest ResNet provider with a broad higher education customer base spanning all 50 states. The company serves thousands of students from a diverse range of schools, from large public institutions to small private colleges.
With a track record for planning and deploying high-speed internet, comprehensive Wi-Fi and providing 24/7 support, Apogee has set the benchmark in the higher education industry for network services that are built around students and administrators’ needs now and in the future. Of the many universities that have recognized Apogee’s high level of innovation and value, Birmingham-Southern College, The College at Brockport (SUNY), University of Mary Washington, Tarleton State University and Upper Iowa University join their growing cohort as Apogee’s most recent university partner service renewals.
“Our exceptionally high contract renewal rate throughout our 15 years in the business is testament to our enduring commitment to excellent service,” said Chuck Brady, chief executive officer, Apogee. “We are pleased that our partner schools have continued to put their faith in us to provide unsurpassed access to the best in education and entertainment for their students.”
According to Anthony Hambey, Vice President of Information Technology, Birmingham-Southern College, “A reliable and robust residential network is the foundation on which true learning thrives. Bandwidth usage trends – such as the advent of video streaming apps and blended learning – will continue to evolve rapidly now and into the future. We are proud to have a proven and trusted partner in Apogee to help Birmingham-Southern navigate and stay ahead of the technological curve, to support us in creating budgetary and manpower efficiencies, and to reduce our capital risk. We look forward to continuing our strategic partnership with the Apogee team.”
Apogee is the largest, most innovative provider of on-campus residential networks (ResNet) in higher education. Partnering with Apogee for ResNet services allows colleges and universities to enhance their network infrastructure while offloading the growing volume of administrative responsibilities associated with managing a student network. This partnership allows IT, Business and Housing to focus on the mission-critical tasks of the university. Find out why nine out of 10 schools that outsource their ResNet choose Apogee at apogee.us.