Products and services

Connectivity

Residential & SME Broadband Internet

Broadband Internet  services play an important role in any business,in any industry, & in the home. It provides a cost effective ,high capacity service that enables the small business to be competitive and innovative. Broadband Internet also provides residential users with high speed internet services for access to research, news, for communication & online entertainment.

ADSL

VBN offer premium capacity broadband internet services via ADSL. VBN offers specific business & residential broadband packages, ensuring optimum capacities are available at preferred times. VBN do not have a CAP limit on these services, but do offer a recommended usage per package, based on the specific package speeds. A BTC telephone landline is required to deliver the service.

Fixed Wireless

VBN offer premium capacity broadband internet services via VBN’s own fixed wireless infrastructure. VBN offers specific business & residential broadband packages, ensuring optimum capacities are available  at preferred times. VBN do not have a CAP limit on these services, but do offer a recommended usage per package, based on the specific package speeds. The service runs over VBN’s own fixed wireless infrastructure, thus there is no requirement for any BTC telephone lines. The service is limited to the greater Gaborone area.

Enterprise Dedicated Connectivity

In todays world, connectivity plays an ever increasing role for any business. The quality of this connectivity has a direct relationship to the organisations communication & transactional capabilities. VBN offer a dedicated (CIR) internet service as a platform for any successful business to operate on. This provides synchronous internet capacity (equal upload & download capacity), high performance internet access, and is scalable to any desired capacity. This service has unlimited usage (no CAP), and comes standard with a Service Level Agreement (SLA), ensuring business continuity. The service can be delivered via VBN’s own fixed wireless network, or metro ethernet. 

Managed WAN’s for Enterprise Branch Connectivity

Managed WAN services provide companies with a managed data network, for complete end to end control and flexibility over network performance. This ensures secure & reliable communication between a company’s core services, and its branches. The medium over which the company communicates is flexible & scalable depending on the company’s needs. VBN provides not only the connectivity, but the professional solution specific to any particular company’s requirements. These services come standard with Service Level Agreement (SLA), ensuring business continuity.

Remote Satellite Connectivity

Businesses can often operate in areas where standard communication infrastructure is not available, such as in geological exploration & the mining sector, amongst others. VBN provides satellite services for internet or managed data services to ensure business communication in such circumstances. Communication can be provided anywhere in the country via satellite.

Mobile Broadband

Watch this space !   LTE is coming !

Public Wi-Fi acces

Public Wi-Fi access provides roaming internet access at public locations such as shopping centres, public transport areas ( the station for example), hospitals amongst others. This service is available across Botswana and is expanding on a monthly basis. The full list of current locations is available here, Public Wifi Access Locations.

The service offers high speed internet connectivity and is charged on a pre-paid consumption basis.

Wholesale Connectivity for International Operators

IPLC & Local Loop

VBN offers managed services within Botswana, for International Operators with no presence within the country. VBN manage any service, from the order process, to the installation & setup, to active link reporting, troubleshooting and onsite assistance. All services are covered by SLA.

 

Data Centre Services

Wholesale Rack Rental for Co-location
Offsite Remote Backup Storage

The days of cumbersome backup processes, involving the daily movement of backup tapes to remote site are over. VBN provide the facilities to either host a company’s own server, or use a VBN virtual server, in one of our premium data centres, to which you can directly backup any information you desire. VBN have multiple telco metro fibre nodes within out data centres to ensure direct, high speed data transfers. VBN will assist in the solution provision of such services, ensuring optimum efficiency.

Client Server Hosting

VBN have the facilities to offer your company  physical hosting of any hardware servers. This can scale from 1 U, to ½ rack, full rack or more. Hosting is also possible in 2 separate premium data centre environments if required, for business continuity. VBN can provide solution with managed WAN enterprise solutions to ensure optimum communication efficiency.

Virtual Server Hosting

It is simple, the cloud and cloud computing is the future. Compared to pre-cloud IT infrastructure, the cloud brings clear business efficiencies, especially in terms of data access, service scalability, and obviously in financial benefits in reduction of capital costs. VBN has its own Virtual Machine ( VM) Cloud service. VM platforms can be provisioned to any specification, from single user virtual desktop systems, to SME virtual server systems, to complex, high performance  database systems.

Cloud Services

It is simple, the cloud and cloud computing is the future. Compared to pre-cloud IT infrastructure, the cloud brings clear business efficiencies, especially in terms of data access,service scalability, and obviously in financial benefits in reduction of capital costs.

VBN provides application services for all levels of business, in various dynamic  packages tailored to meet your specific needs, from a small home business, to the SMME, SME and larger.

Website Hosting

Your company’s website could possibly be its most important marketing tool, reflecting your company’s attitudes & desire to provision quality services to your customers. VBN offers web server hosting on the world most accepted and widely used platform of choice, Cpanel. The service offers a rich feature set, top security, high reliability, as well as premium reporting tools in order for you to assess the success and popularity of your website.

Mail Hosting

Email is the most important internet service for personal & especially business communication. At VBN we understand the critical nature of this service, and provide a hosting platform for your email on a multiple redundant cluster system. These systems are protected by a layer of email relays, running ant-virus and anti-SPAM protection ensuring the integrity of your communication streams. Customer admin portals are available to administrate your own domain, with its accounts.

Consulting Services

Consulting Services
  • Hotel Guest Internet Access
  • WAN auditing & design
  • Enterprise Wifi
  • Migrations of applications to the Cloud
  • Multi-tenant building network design

Specialized Services

Specialized Hardware & Software
  • Ruckus Enteprise Wifi
  • Routers & managed switches
  • Rack mount servers
  • Cloud software
  • Mimecast Mail Security, Archiving, Compliance
  • Redstor Automated Offsite Data Backup Solutions
  • Microsoft SPLA partner services