Public Center for Social Welfare's Network Upgrade Reconnects Citizens

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Belgium’s Public Center for Social Welfare is a public institution comprised of hundreds of social welfare and residential care centers across the country. One of these centers is Ten Hove, located in Mol, a small municipality known as a popular holiday destination in the province of Antwerp. Ten Hove specializes in elderly care and serves the local community of senior citizens as a retirement home and resource and activity center. The center recently celebrated its ten-year anniversary in May 2023.



  • Support new technologies and meet evolving user expectations with a reliable and secure network
  • Update existing network infrastructure and equipment with a cost-effective solution
  • Introduce greater management capabilities for municipality’s IT department
"Everything went as planned and agreed, which I find very important. Up until today, we have not encountered any problems."
Dirk Vanleuven
ICT Project Manager, Municipality of Mol

Extreme Solutions

  • ExtremeSwitching™



Out of the Box Solution

  • New Network as a Service (NaaS) solution will operate Extreme switches via fixed monthly cost, with managed services expertise provided by Cipal Schaubroeck

Streamlined IT Management

  • IT department spends less time managing network and more time on driving critical projects
  • Support and maintenance in the form of convenient and predictable monthly subscription

Cost and Resource Savings

  • No need to replace existing network equipment
  • Saved time and money deploying integrate-able solution means IT budget does not take huge blow from network refresh