The SEC is responsible for the accreditation and certification of exams in Ireland with students and teachers alike relying upon access into the website for day-to-day use and also to provide the all-important examination results.
August 12th saw the Leaving Certificate results of 57,929 students being privately posted online to the SEC website. The SEC’s reliable and robust hosting solution provided by Viatel enjoys a guaranteed network uptime of 99.99% which meant every student could access their information immediately and securely over the Internet with zero downtime or delay.
“Viatel has been a trusted supplier of ours for more than eight years. The solution provided by Viatel provides us with a crucial and trusted online platform for thousands of visitors. As our website continues to evolve we look forward to a continued relationship with Viatel”, commented Tony Dolan, APO at the State Exams Commission.
Viatel created and designed the hosting solution to be completely secure with SSL encryption technology. This, along with its load balancing capabilities on the network, ensures The SEC and its users the website will always be able to handle extremely high volumes of traffic on exam result days and always delivers A-grade results.