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Absolutely critical to the operations of organizations large and small is the ability to seamlessly process an ever-growing torrent of digital data, the lifeblood of every business and organizational entity.

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Derive solves the toughest network data handling issues that involve all major aspects of today’s computing environments:

  • Cloud (private, public, and hybrid)
  • Mobility
  • Remote workspaces and collaboration
  • Unified data – converged voice, video, data, and wireless needs

From initial assessments to architectural design and implementations, Derive’s networking team provides the expertise and follow-on support necessary for achieving fast, reliable, high-performance data networks.

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In a rapidly evolving business landscape, organizations face a new set of connectivity and security challenges. Some of the common and/or trending network infrastructure and connectivity problems include:

Scenario 1: Poor wireless experience – End-users experience constant wireless disconnect/reconnect while roaming throughout an office. Applications behave poorly when transitioning from back and forth from a wired to a wireless network.

Scenario 2: Secure resource access regardless of user location or endpoint type (LAN, Wireless, VPN) is an issue. In the post-COVID world, organizations will look to provide increased employee flexibility by offering a hybrid workplace where only a small subset of staff work in the office at any given time. From a network perspective, the challenge is to provide reliable, convenient connectivity while adhering to a “zero-trust model.”

Scenario 3: During the early days for the COVID-19 pandemic, many hospitals had to provide medical services out of parking lots and medical tents. With traditional patient screening methods no longer feasible, hospitals needed a new way for patient screening processes while: 1) maintaining social distancing from other non-COVID patients, and 2) providing essential data services and real-time access to —and update of— patient medical records.

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Solving for Scenario 1: Derive Technologies has developed a phased approach that improves RF services and ensures a thorough and reliable troubleshooting experience. We utilize our in-depth knowledge, expertise, and industry- and application-based best practices to identify and correct wireless radio frequency issues and deliver a secure, scalable, high-performance wireless infrastructure. Derive's methodology and approach includes:

Phase1: Wireless Network Site Survey

We use the Ekahau Pro software tool to identify all wireless RF-related issues during the network site survey phase. The Ekahau tool generates a list of problems presently affecting the wireless network which require investigation and resolution. Issues identified during this phase can include co-channel interference and poor signal-to-noise ratio (SNR), which indicates how much wireless signal strength exceeds ambient noise levels.

Phase2: Fine-Tune Wireless Radio Frequency

In conjunction with the client's IT staff, Derive recommends changes to the wireless network during the fine-tuning phase, utilizing a real-time spectrum analyzer to verify proposed changes. Some changes may be disruptive, hence our need to work closely with an organization’s IT staff. Examples of disruptive changes may include (but not limited to) assigning a static channel to a specific access point, reducing the transmit power to a particular access point, or disabling unneeded radios.

Solving for Scenario 2: Leveraging policy-based access control solutions like Cisco’s Identity Services Engine or Aruba’s ClearPass Policy Manager, we automate provisioning of numerous resources and provide a secure access strategy, regardless of endpoint device type or user locations (local or remote). Both products provide a rich set of features and functionality to help secure the network:

  • Wired, wireless, and VPN network admissions control with device health posturing and profiling
  • Network segmentation, ensuring only permitted end-to-end traffic flows may traverse the network, and enabling organizations to realize a zero-trust security model

Solving for Scenario 3: Derive Technologies’ engineering made this possible with the Emergency Network Extension System (ENES) kit. ENES provides a “network in a box”—a high-performance, easily deployed means of utilizing LTE cellular data service vendors to securely extend a hospital’s internal data network to one or more temporary, remote locations with the need for additional wired infrastructure. Remote sites like medical relief tents placed in parking lots and other ad-hoc sites gain secure Internet and VPN access to hospital resources. This unique solution satisfies hospitals and other healthcare organizations that experience the need to expand the physical range of their data connectivity capabilities to accommodate patient care needs. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic proved the effectiveness of this solution.

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Derive Technologies has provided business and technological innovation for our clients through progressive, decades-long relationships with some of the world's most important providers of core infrastructure, cloud, mobility, collaboration, security and numerous other solutions.

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A highly valued channel partner, Citrix enables organizations to effectively support traditional office and remote virtual workforces with exceptional user experiences delivered via seamless VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) environments. Accompanied...
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Veeam is an industry-leading backup and data management platform for on-premises, cloud-based, and virtual computing environments. In addition to normal organizational concerns about data loss from the unexpected, like power outages, today’s threat...
Webair specializes on the data security needs of several industry verticals: Financial, Healthcare, and Government. It provides: Private cloud hosting, storage services, and VDI solutions Offsite backups of mission-critical data and...
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HP Inc. (HPI) provides a wide variety of endpoint devices like desktop and notebook computers, monitors, tablets, printers and imaging—along with a wealth of collaborative service offerings related to IT management—for small, medium and large...
Derive Technologies partners with HPE to deliver comprehensive computing, networking, and storage solutions, all with consumption-model (OPEX) options. Contact Derive for an informational briefing. HPE, formed after its split from the original Hewlett...
As a long-time Microsoft Gold Partner, Derive Technologies is highly experienced in delivering Microsoft’s solutions aimed at the enterprise and SMB space. Derive’s go-to solution portfolio includes Microsoft Windows, Microsoft 365, plus the...
Apple’s long-term relationship with Derive enables us to source, deploy, and support Apple devices and infrastructure for organizations that are both leading-edge and cost-effective. Derive has always taken special pride in being able to provide the...
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