Enterprise Information Systems and Security

CLIENT:Wayfarer Aviation

INDUSTRY: Aviation

LOCATION: USA

CHALLENGE:Wayfarer Aviation was at a risk of losing sensitive data to intruders and malicious users. The company also needed the expertise of a consulting company to help manage and secure its enormous virtual infrastructure, applications and networks.

SOLUTION: MAXUT Consulting was hired to secure the company's data infrastructure assets from attacks within and outside the organization. This required us to implement mandatory IT controls to prevent a re-occurrence, help draft an IT policy, standards and procedures to ensure adherence to industry best practices and FAA regulatory controls. MAXUT's consultants immediately seized control of the client's IT infrastructure and implemented solutions that restricted unauthorized and malicious users from accessing the network and systems. MAXUT Consultant also assisted in optimizing the existing VMware virtual infrastructure and managing the application virtualization infrastructure using Citrix Xenapp Server. MAXUT Consultant also implemented Active Directory audit controls using the award-winning ScriptLogic Active Administrator and Desktop Authority. Read more

CLIENT:JC International Ltd

INDUSTRY: Oil & Gas

LOCATION: USA

CHALLENGE:JC International, an ISO 9001:2008 certified company is a key player in the Nigerian Oil and Gas sector specializing in statutory lifting equipment inspections and training. Given the company’s critical role it is imperative that the IT infrastructure that supports the company’s business, its offshore based staff and its partners perform at a high level, JCI needed a reliable and nimble partner to work with to upgrade its IT infrastructure. The company also required the selected partner to go the extra mile to meet some immediate business requirements with a UK-based supplier. MAXUT Consulting participated in an open bidding process and won the confidence of JCI senior management as the most suitable expert to work with.

SOLUTION: MAXUT Consulting took extra steps to meet the needs of JCI ahead of the deadline with the UK partner. For the project, MAXUT consulting provided Messaging (based on Microsoft Exchange), Microsoft SharePoint, Internet Security and Web Monitoring, and VPN/Firewall Connectivity solutions. MAXUT also provided specialized server environment for the rapid deployment of a proprietary Oil and Gas application that was a top priority for JCI Management. Read more

CLIENT:Cross River State Government

INDUSTRY:Government

LOCATION: Nigeria

CHALLENGE:CRSG was looking to increase its capacity such that it is able to serve its 69 Ministries, Departments and Agencies as well as146 Health Centers across the State through operational management of the State Data Centre as well as optimizing and securing IT Infrastructure. This was a huge project and required CRSG to engage experienced and qualified IT Infrastructure Company with well developed project and change management skills.

SOLUTION: After a rigorous and credible selection process, MAXUT Consulting emerged the most qualified IT partner and was selected to deliver the project. The solutions provided included the deployment of high availability virtual infrastructure using VMware, re-design and creation of a suitable Active Directory, implementation of messaging infrastructure using Microsoft Exchange 2010, implementation of enterprise antivirus solution using Microsoft Forefront and ScriptLogic’s Active Administrator, operational management of the Data Centre, training and development of Data Centre staff to effectively manage the Data Centre and Hub Sites across the state, as well as Consultancy and Advisory on a host of other IT initiatives that the state embarked on. Read more

CLIENT:Dover Engineering Limited

INDUSTRY:Oil & Gas

LOCATION: Nigeria

CHALLENGE:Dover Engineering Limited had a challenge with their messaging system, which was a pop3 model (store and forward). Therefore, sending and receiving emails, synchronizing folders across geographic locations while auditing access to the company’s data assets was never achieved seamlessly due to extremely slow internet access.

SOLUTION: MAXUT Consulting was engaged to immediately resolve the issues and implement an optimized and secure IT infrastructure across the enterprise. The proposed solution included unified messaging infrastructure using Microsoft Exchange 2007, End -Point Security using Symantec Protection Suite, Script Logic File System Auditor, Active Administrator and Desktop Authority. Read more