Virgin Media has unveiled a model new digital private neighborhood (VPN) bundle that offers set bandwidth for a flat fee.
The Big Purple VPN is obtainable in 10Mbits/sec, 100Mbits/sec and 1Gbit/sec packages, for a one-off annual fee for the symmetrical, uncontended connections.
That may allow firms to decide on a bundle above their current should turn into, based mostly on head of VPN Alison Adams,making it easier for firms to make the most of their neighborhood with out worrying about functionality, and to make budgeting easier.
Most VPN packages price for the traces first after which the actual bandwidth used, she said, nonetheless Virgin Media is instead wrapping it up proper right into a single bundle. “We’re thought of certainly one of solely two players throughout the UK who can do this,” she said. “We’re trying to shake points up a bit.”
She said many firms have to change their VPN system early of their contracts to fulfill the rising desires of their enterprise. She cited a Virgin-sponsored survey that found 40% of firms enhance yearly, at a imply worth of £30,000.
There aren’t any pricing particulars accessible for the Big Purple VPN, as that is perhaps individually priced for each agency, counting on the number of web sites being associated, line velocity and additional, she said. “We’ll work with shoppers to develop a price,” she said.