Tobias International Network Design Services assist clients with developing detailed network specifications and implementation tactics necessary to achieve the client’s business objectives. Tobias International consultants produce the engineering documentation for the client’s physical, logical, and operational network infrastructures. In producing these design deliverables, they consider how the new technology will integrate into the client’s existing hardware and software and how it will be managed on an ongoing basis.
Tobias International consultants have substantial expertise in the design and optimization of shared transport IP networks. They are proficient in both legacy and emerging networking disciplines. Tobias International consultants’ WAN expertise includes all commercial transport technologies, interior and exterior routing protocols, and commonly used network protocols. They also have extensive network design and implementation experience with high-performance LANs and MPLS technology.
Network Design Services typically include the following activities:
- Defining functional requirements
- Developing multi-vendor integration plans
- Preparing technical design documentation
- Developing engineering specifications and documents
- Preparing RFP specifications or other make/buy criteria
- Providing detailed component purchasing lists
Clients’ design needs are seldom satisfied by a generic, "one size fits all" approach. Because Tobias International is a pure services company, our consultants can objectively choose among the technologies and many products available to create a custom solution that best meets the client’s needs. Moreover, each Tobias International consultant can draw on the experience of all of our network professionals via FykeNet, our collaborative on-line solutions resource, thus ensuring the successful integration of diverse products.
Tobias International delivers design documentation that identifies the specific technologies to be used and how these technologies are to be configured and implemented. Sample deliverables include: Strategic network design, including technology selection, transport protocol, topology recommendations, and a forecast of future capacity demands.
Detailed network design development, including hardware and software component selection, complete engineering bills of materials, and supporting documentation
Network design configuration requirements, including router and switch setup. Working drawings such as rack and hub layouts, wiring centers, and cable plants.
Tobias International Network Design Services are scaled to the complexity of the enterprise and the individual client’s requirements. Typical engagements run from two to eight weeks for each major deliverable or milestone.