IT CONSULTING, INTERNET SECURITY, NETWORK SECURITY

  • Concerned about Internet and Network Security?
  • Frustrated by your IT suppliers?
  • IT Infrastructure not meeting your users' needs?
  • Missing opportunities or losing productivity?
  • Having difficulty integrating complex multi-vendor solutions?
  • Wasting your company's limited time or resources?
  • Suffering from a lack of vision and strategic IT planning?

Now in our 14th year, chriscore.net is an Australian owned and operated Independent IT Consultancy, which helps businesses of all sizes overcome these and other IT challenges.

ABOUT

Our principal is a full-time IT professional with 24 years experience designing, procuring, implementing, and maintaining solutions for corporate clients across all sectors. His experience includes Network Engineering, Product Development, Marketing, Training, Sales and Business Development – truly the consummate IT all-rounder.

He is considered by his peers as one of Australia's Strongest IT Communicators. His roles have included 3 years as a LAN Administrator, 3 years as a Senior Network Engineer, 4 years as an ISP Technical Manager and Business Developer, and now 14 years as an Independent IT Consultant.

His qualifications include the two most respected certifications in the industry: Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and Novell Certified Engineer (CNE).

Our principal combines:

  • the technical skills required to accomplish the task
  • the communications skills required to break down the barriers between IT experts and business owners
  • the industry knowledge to understand the broader implications of IT on specific business needs.


3 reasons you should choose an Independent IT Consultant:

1. Financial Independence: our advice is based on a genuine review of your technology needs, aspirations, and budget. We do not receive commissions or any type of financial inducement from hardware vendors, software vendors, and Internet providers. Our advice is therefore free from influence from vendor sales commissions, sales targets, and stock levels.

2. Strategic Independence: we are your advocate and motivated by your best outcome, not the best outcome of any third party solution provider. Our only product is our time and advice. All we are "selling" is your own network's uptime, business continuity, and business productivity.

3. Technology Independence: we are your partner in navigating the complex territory of IT solutions, and are not tied to any particular platform, vendor, or technology. We can help you decode complex IT challenges and explore all valid solutions, not the limited range offered by a single vendor. We can help you cut through the "spin" of often deliberately obtuse IT marketing, and we can hold the vendors who provide the elements of your infrastructure to account without fear nor favour.

 

SERVICES

Desktop & Remote Support

Services provided to desktops, notebooks, peripherals, tablets and other mobile devices. Remote Support sessions where assistance is provided by telephone, email, or remote network access.

Network Integration

Systems Integration and Network Engineering services provided to multi-user environments including Local Area Networks and Wide Area Networks.

IT Consulting

Strategic advice on a broad range of IT issues including Analysis of existing infrastructure, Capacity Planning, Auditing, and Training Services.

Security Consulting

Strategic advice on issues related to Data Security and Internet or Local Area Network Security, including Risk Assessment, Threat Assessment, Disaster Recovery Planning and Business Continuity Planning.

EXPERTISE

Software

  • Citrix WinFrame / MetaFrame
  • Linux/BSD inc. FreeBSD 5.x - 8.x & Ubuntu 10.x - 15.x
  • Apache, Squid, Bind, Sendmail & Postfix, mySQL
  • Apple iOS, Google Android, Blackberry OS
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 5.x / 2000 / 2003 / 2010 / 2013 / 2016
  • Microsoft Office 1997 - 2016
  • Microsoft Proxy Server & IIS 5 / 6 / 7
  • Microsoft Small Business Server 4 / 4.5 / 2000 / 2003
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Windows (Desktop) 3.x / 9x / Me / NT / XP / Vista / 7 / 8.x / 10
  • Microsoft Windows (Server) 3.5 / 4.0 / 2000 / 2003 / 2008 / 2012
  • Microsoft Terminal Server
  • Novell Netware 3 / 4 / 5
  • Novell Small Business Server 5 inc. Groupwise & BorderManager

Devices

  • Client devices: desktops, notebooks, tablets, smartphones
  • Network devices: routers, bridges, hubs, switches, firewalls, NAS, SAN
  • Peripheral devices: printers, plotters, scanners, network faxing
  • Server hardware & software

Online Services

  • Cloud-based file sharing, inc. Dropbox / Google Drive / Microsoft OneDrive
  • Cloud-based application hosting, inc. Microsoft Office365 / Google Docs
  • Dedicated & Virtual server hosting, inc. GoGrid, SoftLayer, Digital Ocean
  • Online PPC advertising inc. Google Adwords / Bing Ads / Facebook
  • Web Monetisation inc. Peerfly / MaxBounty / Google Adsense

Local & Wide Area Networks

  • Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Async Comms
  • ISDN, Frame Relay, ATM, ADSL/2/2+, SHDSL
  • TCP/IP, Netbeui, IPX/SPX
  • VPN, PPTP, IPSec
  • SSL, PGP, other encryption technologies


Other

  • Internet & Local Area Network Security
  • Technical Documentation
  • Technical Training
  • Facilities Management
  • Hardware Procurement
  • Project Management
  • Responsive Web Design

chriscore.net

INDEPENDENT IT CONSULTING

T: 03 9329 4772
M: 0410 449 844

E: info@chriscore.net

GPO Box 2655
Melbourne VIC 3001


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