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Re: looking to solve a business problem
TO: ALL MEMBERS OF NANOG I made an error in judgement. I apologies to all who feel that this is not appropriate forum for NANOG. After being a member and participating in-group discussion, I came to realize how talented the members are in the areas of Network and Telecommunications. I felt that I could get good advice. I also give you the wrong email address, it should have been firstname.lastname@example.org Again, My apologies Jim Jim Brackman wrote: > I am looking to solve a business problem. > > Scenario: > > I have just started a small business that provides Medic-Vac services, > via helicopter. My company will be fully operational by April 2, 1998. > Currently I have two helicopters with 8 pilots and 10 crewmembers > “Nurses and EMT”. I have a staff of ten that provide admin services. > The main office is operational 24 hours a day. Shift workers monitor > calls, flight assignments and daily logs. I have one accountant that > manages payroll, general billing, and medical billing. One secretary > responsible for general office duties and one mechanic that handles > helicopter maintenance and manage inventory. Plus myself, who oversee > the company operations. > > There are 3 buildings, co-located. One is a 1500sq-f t office, second is > a 20,000sq-ft hanger, and the third is sleeping quarters, 1500sq ft > equipped with kitchen, bedrooms, rec room, and rest rooms. > > Issues: Office Automation > > I need help in deciding the best approach in automation. I have some > experience in today’s information systems and a general knowledge of > networks and telecommunications. > > I am looking for one server that is capable of handling the bulk of the > automation “Accounting, Office Applications, Backups, Network, File and > Print services, Email, Fax, Internet, etc. > > I need computers that can provide a smooth intergradesition with the > server and have the horse power needed for today’s business > applications. > > I am looking for a network design that will be able to sustain growth > for the next 4 to 5 years. Our expected growth will include adding 3 > more helicopters, crewmembers will triple, and two additional mechanic. > > I am looking for telecommunications ideas. Hospitals have asked me to > provide video and voice capabilities that would allow assistance to > crewmembers while if flight. Ideas on bandwidth, for Internet and > inter-office activity’s. > > I am looking for solutions to business applications that is standard and > easy to manage. > > If any one out there has suggestion or is interested in group brain > storming, please let me know. You can email at email@example.com or we > can use nanog. > > Thank you, > > Jim brackman, Ph.D.