Ecobank Selects Layer3 For Fast, Low-Latency And Secure Branch Connectivity

Layer3 has implemented a low latency, highly resilient connectivity solution for Ecobank.

Layer3’s service to Ecobank involved providing a metropolitan low-latency and secured hybrid network of WIMAX and fiber, linking all Ecobank branches in Abuja together, and to the bank’s headquarters in Lagos. The connectivity to Lagos was over Layer3’s leased longhaul private fiber line.

The service provides the bank with a fast, secured, efficient, reliable and always-on managed private VPN backed with a robust SLA from Layer3.

Other banks currently utilizing Layer3’s Managed Private VPN service include: Zenith Bank, UBA, GTB, Intercontinental Bank, Aso Savings & Loans, Diamond Bank, FCMB, Hasal Microfinance Bank and Fortis Microfinance Bank.

About Ecobank

Ecobank is the leading pan African banking group in Africa with a presence in more African countries than any other bank.

The bank currently operates in 25 African countries, namely: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Central Africa Republic, Chad, Congo Brazzaville, Côte d’Ivoire, DR Congo Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.