Category: Network


Retrieve Serial Number (S/N) on Juniper EX-series switches

The serial number (S/N) is a unique identifier of Juniper products and is often required for product identification. The information below explains how to retrieve the it on the EX-series switches by reading it from a label on the chassis, by using the Command Line… Continue reading

Office install – Network & PCs

Michael Usher Mortgage Services asked us to setup another new office install for them due to further expansion. The office had been used by multiple Companies previously so we had to embark on a major cable tidy up including the removal of two old phone… Continue reading

New office IT installation for MUMS

Michael Usher Mortgage Services Ltd

As part of supporting Local Businesses we’ve just completed a new office IT installation for Michael Usher Mortgage Services in Basingstoke. Due to the expansion of the Business a new office was needed in Basingstoke to better service their Clients. We setup and installed the… Continue reading

Some of the DNS attacks in force today

DNS attacks – A simple way to gauge the extent of the danger posed by DNS vulnerability is to look at the sheer number of attack types currently being launched. This is not all of them and new ones are emerging. Direct DNS amplication attacks… Continue reading

Using IKEView to review IKE & IPSEC logs.

IKE View

This is predominately aimed at Checkpoint users. Download a copy of IKE View here – this is a stand alone program so it doesn’t need installing. Open your ike.elg log file and analyse accordingly…  

Dark site – Network Design for 3rd party web application

Visio architecture

Dark site – We’ve just completed the final network design for a Client who require access to a new 3rd party web based application. This would normally be an easy task, however they are on a site that has no access to the Internet or… Continue reading

Datacenter Services

Datacentre Services

Datacenter Services – structured cabling, network patching and connecting the Internet of Things! Keeping your structured cabling structured! It’s all too easy to let things become a mess in your racks and underfloor. A datacentre showing off masses of tangled cables is unattractive to the… Continue reading

Exinda WAN Orchestration Overview

We went along to the Churchill War Rooms for a boot camp on the Exinda platform. See if you can spot us! Take a look behind the scenes at The Cabinet War Rooms in London where we attended a free technical boot camp with Exinda… Continue reading

Local breakout + multi-path = happy Users

happy users

Local Breakout We have just completed adding Local Breakout to an existing Client’s remote site that was already using Juniper WXC devices configured with multi-path, to provide more bandwith, which in turn allows us to improve the end User experience. The addition of local breakout… Continue reading

Keeping your Kids safe online!

Keeping your kids safe online Whilst you can prevent access to Malware & Adult data with systems under your control you can’t prevent access to dodgy websites that remain unsecured on Public or “mates” WiFi connections! The best and most effective way to keeping your… Continue reading