Charter Business to Provide a Wide Area Network for Lasco Throughout the U.P.
Marquette, MI – Charter Business, the commercial services division of Charter Communications, will construct a fiber-optic Wide Area Network (WAN) for Lasco, a leading provider of Information Technology (IT) services to financial institutions and commercial businesses throughout the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Wisconsin. Utilization of the new network will provide Lasco and its clients with dramatically increased bandwidth – allowing a more efficient operation and offering the potential to provide additional bandwidth for future needs. Lasco is excited about their new relationship with Charter Business. “The ability to provide the newest communications technology to our client base and our prospective clients, allows us to grow and stay on the leading edge of the industry.” says Tim Shandonay, Vice President of Information Technology at Lasco. “In addition, it will provide the scalability and capacity to facilitate the fast paced needs of our clients as technology continually changes.” “Establishing a fiber-optic WAN for Lasco’s use helps them continue to provide cutting edge banking services in communities throughout the Upper Peninsula,” said Sean Hayes, Vice President of Regional Field Operations for Charter, and a Munising resident. “A network such as this benefits and strengthens the business community in the U.P.”