Consultancy

Consultancy

Khipu Networks are trained and accredited to the highest standards with all our manufacturers. This enables our technical team to deliver the complete solution, from the initial design and planning stage, all the way through to completion. Whether you have purchased a solution from Khipu or not, we can provide the following consultancy services to assist you with your investment and on-going support:

  • Project planning, deployment strategy and on-going roll out
  • Best practice design and preparation of the technology
  • Installation and commissioning
  • Rule migration strategy and program (Intrusion Prevention Systems, Firewalls including Next Generation Firewalls)
  • Fault finding, recommendations and documentation
  • Wireless network site surveys and recommendations
  • Tailored knowledge transfer and training (onsite or offsite)
  • Migration of maintenance contracts / services

Network Audit and Recommendations

Khipu’s background stems from designing and supporting large global network infrastructures, all of our team have extensive experience of both wired and wireless networking. This enables us to ensure that any installation takes into account the underlying network which sometimes is often not considered. From this experience, we are able to provide independent or manufacturer specific, network audit services as follows.

Review of current network: wired and wireless analysis and health check;

  • Observations
  • Network diagram; current logical design
  • Equipment (including End of Sale, End of Life, End of Support review)
  • Future requirements; remote access, NAC, BYOD, VoIP, video, big data etc

Recommendations including risk factors and impact to services;

  • Immediate / Critical
  • Mid and long term

Network Improvement Plan

  • Network design
  • Phased steps
  • Change control procedures
  • Resources and time

Technology and management recommendations “consolidate and optimise the network”

  • Replacement of network equipment
  • Introduction of new technology
  • Professional services
  • Support / maintenance recommendations

Documentation

  • Report on all findings, recommendations and associated costs

For wireless audits, we have a wide range of services to assist with problems, fault finding and future design considerations. These include;

  • Review of current wireless network, coverage and customer requirements
  • Documentation of environment
  • Equipment installed
  • Wireless access points quantities and locations
  • Current wireless coverage including diagrams, black spots and observations
  • Proposed Wireless Coverage
  • Wireless Specification
  • Equipment Cost, Deployment Cost, Support Cost

We have an extensive customer base for exceptional references on our consultancy services.