Server Integration

CitiNet has extensive server & desktop experience. Desktop experience began with Windows 3.1 and has evolved through to Windows 7 Desktop. In servers, this began with NT4 and now up to Server 2008 R2 Server. This includes an expertise in Active Directory, Exchange, Group Policies, Login Scripts, DNS, DHCP & WINS. CitiNet also has comprehensive and master level experience in Novell Netware, GroupWise, ZENworks, NDS/eDirectory, IPX and BorderManager. Though these products have been mostly phased out, support is still available and we hold the highest Master CNE level experience. CitiNet also has experience with Linux & some Unix systems, and can build web and business solutions based on free open source or paid software.

At a glance:

  • Hardware: HP, Dell, IBM, clone
  • Virtualisation: VMware ESX 3-5.5, Citrix XEN server 6, XEN open source on Linux 3.2
  • Microsoft: Server, Desktop, Terminal Server, Printing, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, WINS, Exchange, Group Policies, Login Scripts
  • Server: Windows NT 3.5 to 2012
  • Exchange: 5.5-2013
  • Desktops: Windows 3.1 to Windows 7
  • Terminal Server: Microsoft, 2x, Citrix
  • Linux: CentOS, OpenSUSE, RedHat, Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora
  • Unix: FreeBSD, Solaris
  • Novell: Netware 3-6.5, ZenWorks, GroupWise, CNE (Certified Novell Engineer)
  • Web Software: Apache, NGINX, SSL, Bind, Postfix/Sendmail, Dovecot, MySQL, PHP, WordPress, Squid, Haproxy

Network Integration

CitiNet has been building networks since late 1990s where 10Mbps coax BNC cabling and 14.4kbps modems were in wide production. We have extensive experience in building high performance, scalable, secure and stable layer 2 and layer 3 networks on a variety of hardware.

At a glance:

  • Switches: Layer 2, Layer 3, VLANs, Trunking, Spanning Tree, Port Aggregation
  • Brands: Cisco, Netgear, Mikrotik, Huawei, Juniper, Dell, HP, Nortel/Avaya
  • Cisco Range: switches, routers, load balancers, PIX/ASA
  • Nortel Range: switches, alteon, routing
  • Routers: Cisco, Nortel Layer 3, Netgear, Mikrotik
  • WIFI: Mikrotik, Ubiquity, Wireless backbone, Wireless point to point, point to multipoint, Hot Spots, Home WIFI, Encryption
  • LAN: WAN Design, trouble-shooting, optimisation, internet connectivity.
  • Protocols: IP, TCP/UDP, IPX/SPX, routing with RIP / OSPF / BGP, Static routing, NAT, Subnetting.

Security Integration

CitiNet provides security advice, security auditing & penetration testing services as a means of confirming security exists and our services are secure, security strategy, use of technology, and applied security in the implementation of security products & technologies to defend and protect against risk and provide privacy.

At a glance:

  • Firewall Brands: Cisco Pix/ASA, Nokia IPSO, Watchguard, CheckPoint, IPTables (linux/unix), mikrotik, pfSense
  • Hardening
  • Encryption Software: Truecrypt/Veracrypt, Bestcrypt
  • Site to Site VPN Integration: Netscreen, etc

Internet Integration

Fully connect your business to the internet, integrate with any ISP, configure DNS, e-Mail, firewall, VPN.

At a glance

  • ISP Integration: We will work with any ISP to get your business connected to the internet
  • ISP Migration: move your external services to between providers
  • ISP Consulting Design & Support of ISP connectivity and services

CheckPoint Expertise

CitiNet provides expert support in CheckPoint firewall software, and has been working with CheckPoint since the early version of Firewall-1 running on Windows NT. We have expert understanding of the applied configuration required to create a highly secure and highly optimised security policy as well as the ability to integrate and troubleshoot the firewall with other vendors such as to connect IPSEC VPNs.

At a glance

  • Installations: Software Blades, Installations, Maintenance, Upgrades, Migrations, Rule Configuration, Secure Platform (SPLAT), VPN-1, UTM Appliances, IPS, VSX, IPSO, Gaia
  • Integrations: RSA SecurID, smtp, www, alteon, lan/wan, tcp/ip addressing, routing, NAT, Provider-1 Management
  • Interoperability: IPSEC VPN to Checkpoint UTM, Cisco, Juniper / Netscreens, Mikrotik, FortiGate
  • Products & Licensing: software blades vpn-1, hardware appliances
  • Maintenance: renewals & subscriptions
  • IDS: Checkpoint IPS and integration with other Vendors for live IPS
  • Hardware: HP, Virtual Machines, VSX, Appliances, GAIA