In a groundbreaking partnership, Spectrum Enterprise, a division of Charter Communications, Inc., has joined forces with the Texas State Aquarium, a nonprofit organization based in Corpus Christi, Texas. The aquarium has embraced Spectrum Enterprise’s advanced technology solutions to revolutionize its wildlife rescue operations and elevate its onsite veterinary care.
Attracting over half a million visitors annually, the Texas State Aquarium is renowned for its captivating displays of mammal, bird, and marine life. Recently, the organization launched the largest wildlife rescue center in the state, further enhancing its commitment to animal welfare. Jesse Gilbert, the President and CEO of the Texas State Aquarium, acknowledged the indispensable role played by Spectrum Enterprise’s connectivity and communications technology solutions. These cutting-edge solutions are crucial in supporting their state-of-the-art veterinary equipment and emergency operations center.
Spectrum Enterprise’s installation of Unified Communications with RingCentral has elevated the aquarium’s capabilities, allowing them to double the bandwidth of their existing Fiber Internet Access connections. This expansion ensures that the digital infrastructure of the Texas State Aquarium remains adaptable and scalable to meet future growth requirements. With Spectrum Enterprise UC and RingCentral, employees can now promptly respond to public inquiries, particularly urgent calls for wildlife rescue and rehabilitation.
The amplified internet bandwidth across the aquarium’s facilities has revolutionized their ability to manage data-intensive challenges. For instance, they can now seamlessly monitor sea turtle migrations, share veterinary readouts, and provide water-quality reporting. This enhanced connectivity empowers the aquarium’s dedicated staff to efficiently collaborate and communicate with each other, regardless of their physical location.
Dino Perone, the Group Vice President for Mid-Market at Spectrum Enterprise, emphasized the pivotal role played by a reliable internet connection and a flexible communications platform for organizations like the Texas State Aquarium. These technological tools not only safeguard the welfare of wildlife but also ensure seamless operations during adverse weather conditions, such as hurricanes or tropical storms. Spectrum Enterprise’s unified communications solution enables the aquarium’s staff to manage their communications platform, users, and devices remotely, facilitating uninterrupted collaboration with the public, even when they are on the move.
By leveraging Spectrum Enterprise’s advanced technology solutions, the Texas State Aquarium has taken a momentous stride forward in its mission to protect and conserve wildlife. This visionary partnership paves the way for future advancements and underscores the immeasurable potential that lies at the intersection of technology and animal welfare. The enhanced capabilities provided by Spectrum Enterprise will continue to contribute to the prosperity and growth of the Texas State Aquarium, ensuring that visitors can experience the wonders of marine life while knowing that the welfare of these remarkable creatures is always the top priority.