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Adam and I visited the Derby datacentre yesterday to install a new high-availability Juniper firewall solution for one of our clients.  The two firewalls work hand-in-hand with one taking over the other's role if it or a network connection fails. ...

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We did a tidy up of the IT Server Room of one of our new London customers recently, taking 3 days in total including tidying up two smaller cabinets as well.  The hotel admin network was down for about an hour over night, with the bedroom Wi-Fi and TV cabling tidied in phases when guests were not in their rooms and phone cabling overnight. ...

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We've recently performed a project to relocate the IT servers, storage and network infrastructure that is used for disaster recovery for a group of hotels to our datacenter in Enfield.  1/2 day was spent shutting them down and decommissioning them, creating a patch schedule - basically documenting what and where each cable is plugged in to - and then another 1/2 day re-racking them at...

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A Grade 2 listed hotel in Marlow-On-Thames asked us to tidy up their network infrastructure.  Here are some before and after pictures of some of the locations.  We reduced the switch count by half, removing hubs and switches from under desks and above ceilings; re-cabling the IT, telecoms, guest Wi-Fi and CCTV back to core cabinets. If you’re after any IT support or one off...

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The IT team for a London Holiday Inn hotel chose Hotality to perform an upgrade of their IT network infrastructure, replacing their legacy Cisco switches with newer and faster gigabit hardware.  We’ve been there a few times previously when the owners of the hotel used a different management company, so it was great to be back there once more and catch up with their chief...

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Over the past few weeks Hotality has been tasked to ensure the IT firewalls for a large number of hotels spread across the country were audited to PCI Compliance standards.  This work partly involved documenting the rules with a business justification, deleting any rules which were no longer needed, defining new users and performing an update of the firmware, a general tidy-up and health check....

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