When Nowell Meller merged with another legal practice they had a requirement to not only link 3 sites together but to also have a DR (disaster recovery) facility available in case of emergencies.

As part of our solution we implemented two point-to-point WANs between the 3 sites which allows data to flow reliably and quickly between them and a DR facility on one of the principle sites in case of a major services outage.

Key technologies deployed was 3Com Layer 3 switches which handles all of the routing, HP ProLiant fault-tolerant servers and Double-Take software ( which is continually replicating the client’s data and Microsoft Exchange email system from one site to another nearly 30 miles away.

Steve Kirwan – Managing Director said;

“We have worked with NCS Support Services for a good number of years and they have designed and installed a number of networks for us, most recently linking three separate sites, and 60+ users, via a WAN. Strong points are consistency of key personnel leading to good understanding of our present and likely future needs, good working relationship, willingness to assist, pro-active response and competitive pricing structures.”

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