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Claranet has been at the forefront of network services innovation and delivery since 1996

Claranet will not only help you benchmark and optimise your current network, but also architect a secure network that has your applications, cloud strategy and IT modernisation at the heart of it.

Competitive Edge is Claranet’s modular professional services framework. Whether you are investigating options at an early stage or starting a new project or programme, we cater for every phase of your IT modernisation, wherever you currently are:

  • Discovery and assessment
  • Architecture and high-level design
  • IT Network optimisation and transformation

Competitive edge

Competitive edge framework


Gain insight into the current state of your network infrastructure and view how applications and services are delivered to the user community through your digital supply chain.

Typical deliverables: Wireless site survey report, WAN audit Summary report.


  • Wireless Site Survey
  • Wide Area Network (WAN) Audit


Identify how people, process, and technology are performing. Understand where there are constraints in resource utilisation and service delivery that need to be addressed.

Each module has clearly defined objectives and deliverables, ensuring visibility and tangible, measurable points to ensure all parties remain informed. This ensures valuable insights are shared early, expectations remain aligned, and assertions challenged if necessary.

Typical deliverables: Network performance and optimisation report.


  • WAN Optimisation Assessment


Using a top down methodology Claranet will determine how your business objectives and IT roadmap translates and impacts the WAN. Using the information gathered in the Discover and Analyse phase recommending a go-to WAN architecture(s) with a supporting cost mode(s) to create a tangible technical and commercial future roadmap.

Typical deliverables: WAN architecture design and high-level report.


  • WAN Architecture Design


Execute the strategy defined during the architect phase of this process validated by the insight derived from the Discover and Analyse phases.

Typical deliverables: Statement of Work report and low-level design report detailing Network ranges, ports & firewall rules, security controls, storage and logging configuration, physical / virtual machines, applications and services.


  • Statement of Work
  • Low-Level Design

“Claranet’s experience working with businesses like us made them the obvious choice.”


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“With a brief to improve network efficiencies and security, Claranet designed a bespoke, innovative networking solution.”


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“What Claranet provides is incredible flexibility – rightsizing capacity as our business evolves.”


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We know what mission critical means. Our 24x7 team are always here to support you, and our solution architects will work with you to design in the resilience you need, from the widest range of options available in the market today.