MetoKote(TM) Corporation Announces Network Infrastructure Upgrade
LIMA, Ohio, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — MetoKote Corporation, the world’s largest custom coating supplier, has announced new network agreements with Level 3 Communications, Time Warner Cable and PERRY proTECH to provide wide area network connections to its 29 production facilities around the globe.
MetoKote will be transitioning to a hybrid network consisting of MPLS and fiber connections that will further enhance system performance and reliability. As part of this move, MetoKote will install a fully functional remote hot site that will duplicate all critical business systems needed for daily global operation. This hot site will house both active and stand-by systems to allow MetoKote to ensure immediate disaster recovery from any event that interrupts communications between our plant facilities, our customers, and our corporate offices.
According to Mark Miller, Vice President of Administration for MetoKote, “This new network infrastructure is a great step forward for MetoKote and our customers. It will ensure best-in-class network performance and availability to our manufacturing plants, and ultimately our customers. This helps ensure 24/7 network communications our customers have come to expect from MetoKote including vital business systems such as MITS² (MetoKote Inventory Tracking System), Process Monitoring & Control and the Customer Extranet. By exploiting Level 3′s experience with delivering cost-effective wide area network connections, utilizing Time Warner Cable’s end-to-end facilities-based fiber network, and PERRY proTECH’s expertise with networking and systems, we are able to deliver industry-leading network performance and disaster recovery across our diverse global network of operations.”
About MetoKote Corporation
MetoKote Corporation, headquartered in Lima, Ohio, serves its many customers in 29 facilities throughout the United States and the world. MetoKote provides environmentally sound and cost-effective coating solutions including equipment, coating application, and related management and support services to a wide variety of industries such as agriculture, appliance, automotive, computer, construction equipment, electrical, furniture, industrial equipment, recreational, and truck and bus. For more information, please visit: www.metokote.com.
SOURCE MetoKote Corporation