Some CircleSoft Case studies
3. CircleSoft and OB1Net
CircleSoft is the technical arm of the
OB1Net Llc. WISP. The WISP
acronym stands for Wireless Internet Service Provider. OB1Net provides high
speed internet operations for a small group of buildings in San Francisco's
Richmond district on Ocean Beach .
CircleSoft assumes complete
responsibility for T1 access affording its small group of customers premium
connectivity at very affordable prices. CircleSoft installed and maintains
routers, mail servers, web servers, web mail services, firewalls and ISP accounting and
CircleSoft designed and implemented
simple, rugged marine environment hardened WIFI access points that are
easily and cost effectively upgradeable in the field as separate components.
These components consist of transmission cables, housing, antenna and access
These systems use a NEMA weather
secure housing large enough to hold a standard access point. The access
point is powered over Ethernet (POE) simplifying the cabling. All outside
cable is burial grade CAT-5, that is gel filled preventing copper oxidation.
The antennas are easily replaced as antenna technology advances. The system
is secured to the building structure using high grade tie wrap and extra
cable is provided for easy movement of the access point to other locations
on the building. This simple system has worked continuously for three years
without any access point failures.
By careful network
system design, OB1Net provides its users with superior protection from
Internet hacking and SPAM. Multiple layers of security are employed
for the internet naive customer.
OB1Net also offers all customers
superior privacy policies that prevents any form of trace back from the
customer's web searches no matter which search engine is employed on the
World Wide Web.
CircleSoft installed and maintains
monitoring tools including Big Brother, Cricket. These tools allow
instant analysis of the state of the WISP without any software expense.
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