CTG Selected by First Federal Lakewood for Network Optimization and Bandwidth Management

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February 13, 2014, CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Corporate Technologies Group (CTG), a Hudson, Ohio voice and data network optimization and bandwidth management company, has been selected by First Federal Lakewood, the largest independent mutual bank headquartered in Ohio, to lead a network infrastructure project. Specifically, CTG is assisting First Federal Lakewood with carrier review and selection, project management, and ongoing service level monitoring and support.

“First Federal Lakewood continues to place a high priority on technology-related projects,” said Carl A. Kessler III, GSLC, SVP and Chief Information Officer. “By working with CTG, we can further enhance our support of customers and employees.”

“CTG is excited to have the opportunity to work with First Federal Lakewood on this project,” quoted Brett Harney, CTG Principal and Co-founder. “Their vision of serving their clients’ needs was first and foremost when we vetted our network providers. With the data network design finalized and ready to be set in motion, First Federal Lakewood will be able to establish an even higher level of service to their users.”

The engagement with First Federal Lakewood includes a complex WAN design, incorporating co-location services and fiber-based internet services from other providers in the CTG portfolio, which will be managed by the client services group within CTG. This design and implementation will allow First Federal Lakewood to ensure continued regulatory compliance, provide future real-time HD video capabilities, and create a reliable enterprise-grade infrastructure on which to build future VoIP projects, virtualization, and business continuity strategy.

Corporate Technologies Group is Northeast Ohio’s leading Voice over IP technology, data bandwidth and network management company. Our goal is to develop a comprehensive strategy for business’ voice and data network. By understanding the goals and requirements of the businesses we work with, we have made a name of ourselves as a premier developer of custom-built solutions for companies’ current and future business needs. Based in Hudson, Ohio, CTG has been managing the complexities of WAN technology for companies all across the US since 1999.