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Custom Deployment and Equipment Depoting for Wireless Provider

Custom Deployment and Equipment Depoting for Wireless Provider

A leading provider of wireless voice, messaging, and data services with more than 100 million retail connections sought a partner capable of deploying servers and process accelerators at 52 sites in 33 states. They sought out GDT to provide expert level engineering and professional services support. Beginning with a thorough survey of the client’s system…

Security Services & Testing for Financial Services Firm

Security Services & Testing for Financial Services Firm

A Texas-based security broker, dealer, and flotation facilitation company needed to keep their critical communications and website safe. GDT provided custom engineering and project management services that enabled the quick deployment of Cisco Web Security Appliance (WSA) and Cisco Email Security Appliance (ESA). Cisco ESA The Cisco ESA offers faster, more complete email protection to…

Increasing Capacity for Global Internet and Wireless Provider

Increasing Capacity for Global Internet and Wireless Provider

A wireless provider and major global Internet carrier needed to increase network capacity at five sites — Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Missouri and Texas. Working with Cisco, they had chosen the Cisco Aggregation Services Router (ASR) 9010 as their equipment of choice. The ASR 9010 is a part of the Cisco ASR 9000 Series that provides…

Virtualization Upgrade for Food Processing Enterprise

Virtualization Upgrade for Food Processing Enterprise

A leading international innovator and developer of sustainable organic ingredients with close to $2 billion in revenue, 200 locations and 10,000 employees worldwide, came to GDT in need of an annual VCE Vblock upgrade throughout their Texas branch locations. This short time/tall order project needed a partner that could take swift action and deliver with…

Collaboration for healthcare services provider

Collaboration for healthcare services provider

Imparting tools for expansion A leading provider of healthcare performance improvement services “with $26+ billion net revenue and over 13,000 employees spread over more than 45 states” needed a healthier infrastructure to support its core business and increase employee collaboration. Increasing system redundancies was a core priority of the project. In addition, they had a…

Security for energy exploration and production company

Security for energy exploration and production company

High stakes security solution While conducting a security audit, a Fort Worth-based independent oil & gas exploration and production company uncovered the need for immediate corrective action. With revenues nearing one-billion dollars, there was very little margin for error, as a failure to remediate the audit item would have resulted in untold costs and consequences.…

Network security for multi-national energy company

Network security for multi-national energy company

A global top 10 energy company and long-time client of GDT chose to self-scope, self-architect, and self-implement their own Cisco Identity Services Engine – a decision that often doesn’t end well. During the testing phase, it was discovered that validation criteria was greatly oversubscribed, which produced errors and the insufficient handling of the client’s robust…

WAN Optimization & Application Performance Monitoring

WAN Optimization & Application Performance Monitoring

An international electronics distributor was looking to improve the availability of business-critical applications and, as well, the end-user experience with an eye towards WAN circuit costs. GDT leveraged a true leader in application performance infrastructure to deliver a complete platform for the hybrid enterprise. This enabled the customer to ensure applications perform as expected, data…

Texas City gets collaboration upgrade

Texas City gets collaboration upgrade

Infrastructure support systems receive needed boost A city of approximately 25,000 was in need of a Cisco UC upgrade for systems supporting its infrastructure, including, but not limited to, the library, city hall and emergency services. The systems were approaching end-of-life and the customer regularly experienced issues with bugs and outages. The objective of the…

Multi-Site Layer One Networking Roll-Out for Major Wireless Provider

Multi-Site Layer One Networking Roll-Out for Major Wireless Provider

A leading provider of wireless voice, messaging and data services required a trusted technology partner to deploy layer one infrastructure supporting new service delivery. The wireless provider was capable of reaching nearly 300 million Americans, in addition to 130 million customers worldwide. It needed the most efficient, turnkey install of IP core hardware with minimal…