Consulting

Consulting

Most of my career has focused on Internet related technologies and the management of Internet software companies.  Jade Connections was established as an Internet consulting and services company focusing on delivering system and network solutions.  Consulting and services are offered in the areas of network management (on-site and remote), network and host based security and in the design and deployment of scalable and cost effective enterprise class computing infrastructures.  Other projects include the design and implementation of highly integrated and scalable collaborative social networking web environments as well as Voice over IP (VoIP) solutions.  DNS. web and email services are also provided for several sites in the region.

Complete details about my past work history and accomplishments can be found in my resume.  I currently provide consulting services in the following areas:

Network Architecture and Design

Complete application, network, server and datacenter design, monitoring, and integration.  Areas of specialization include system and network architecture, Electronic Mail, Network Management systems, Directory Services (including Directory Enabled Applications), Firewall / IDS Systems, VoIP, Web Services, Instant Messaging, and Social System design.

Voice Over IP - Internet Telephony

IP PBX design and hosting, migration planning, VoIP equipment sales and sourcing.

Software Development

Network design and implementation from the network / application protocol level to application level.  Experienced in managing groups of engineers designing and coding complex network protocols and applications.

Business and Technical Writing

Complete English language writing and copy editing services in the following areas: business plans, marketing and sales documentation, technical writing (manuals, release notes, etc), and educational applications.  Can also provide off-site environment for intensive time critical projects.

Web Design

Complete solutions provided for most applications.  Typical sites use the Drupal CMS as a core component, but also integrate other open source solutions (phpBB is one example).  Knowledgeable in Drupal core and templating as well as most standard web standards (HTML5, DOM, XHTML, DHTML, XML, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS3, etc).  I work with outside consultants or design houses for technologies I do not have the direct ability to support, such as Flash / Flex and Java implementations.