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Network Infrastructure Definition Development Management And Administration

Highland's Network and Infrastructure Support group offers a full line of network planning, design and architecture development, monitoring and maintenance. Our staff has extensive experience supporting clients with network design and cyber security, network hardware and software migration issues, and online network documentation. Our capabilities include the following:


  • Site planning and development of infrastructure design improvements,
  • Engineering and configuration of e-mail and application server topology,
  • Capacity planning,
  • Development of hardware standards for servers and workstations (desktop and laptop),
  • Development of User and Server naming conventions and certification procedures,
  • Implementation of an e-mail replication strategy for a defined domain (Microsoft Exchange and legacy IBM Lotus/Domino), as well as enterprise Active Directory and/or LDAP domains,
  • Development of data replication schedules,
  • Design and implementation of remote connectivity capabilities,
  • Integration with the Internet/Intranet (including secured sub-nets and firewall systems),
  • Interdepartmental e-mail domain strategies,
  • Interoperability between e-mail platforms (Microsoft Exchange and legacy Lotus Domino),
  • Implementation of Cyber Security and protective measures,
  • Determining future technology considerations,
  • Planning for integration collaborative applications with existing network infrastructures to include wireless networks,
  • Migration planning and implementation for Microsoft, legacy Lotus Domino and legacy Novell system upgrades,
  • E-Mail migration planning and implementation from Lotus Notes to Microsoft Exchange,
  • Creating and maintaining online network infrastructure documentation,
  • Consulting on network issues related to federal and private industry initiatives to provide access to federal procurement organizations via electronic commerce, and
  • Video Converencing Support Services
    • VTC Capability planning
    • Design, engineering and installation support
    • Configuration and Operations.

Highland's network engineers and administrators go beyond merely assuring that systems are operable.  Highland implements standard operating procedures to collect relevant use and capacity information to analyze system performance against planned capacity and throughput objectives, and to determine trends and advise clients relative to planning and budgeting hardware and infrastructure upgrades.