AT&T has been awarded a $5 million networking contract by Fred Loya Insurance, a provider of auto insurance in Texas. The three-year agreement calls for AT&T to help facilitate and manage the insurer’s growth through an easily scalable network-based internet protocol virtual private network system.
The AT&T system will allow Fred Loya’s staff to easily communicate with one another and with policy-holders, agents and business partners using the most appropriate and effective mix of voice, data and video over an integrated communications infrastructure. By enabling ‘any to any’ connectivity, the AT&T solution increases network reliability and security while decreasing network costs.
Our efforts to drive efficiencies depend on having a fast, reliable network, said George Briones, director of information systems and information technology for Fred Loya Insurance. AT&T’s networking technology enables us to implement leading-edge initiatives to drive efficiencies, such as our paperless office with online forms and digital signatures.
The AT&T system also incorporates multiprotocol label switching (MPLS), which enables the prioritization of different types of network traffic, designed to make available the bandwidth that the Fred Loya Insurance’s Voice over internet protocol (VoIP) services need for high performance.
AT&T also provides Fred Loya Insurance with internet access as well as local and long distance service.