Strategic Consulting

DTS Strategic Consulting team translates technology vision and strategy into business intelligence. As the drive towards technology enabling your business continues, understanding how smart solutions can play an integral part within your business is fundamental. DTS Strategic Consulting division’s objective is to be an advocate and advisor for your technology vision.

Our Strategic Consulting division provides your organizations with strategic technology consultation for the challenges and decisions you are likely to face in the foreseeable future. With technology playing such an important part in business, your information systems and technology vision has to be aligned to your business goals and objectives. We also provide comprehensive Return of Invesment and Total Cost of Ownership analysis for new technology investment, with CAPEX and OPEX analysis we ensure that the decision your organization makes business sense.

Making the correct decision on the transition from IPv4 to IPv6 and the different operational and integration modes, how IT can help cut your costs by going green and utilizing shared resources within the Cloud, how security services can help generate additional revenue, financial analysis on moving to the Cloud are just some examples on how strategic decisions help shape your business for the future.

DTS Strategic Consulting team specialize in the following domains;

  • IPv4 to IPv6 transition
  • IPv6 Security
    • IPv6 Perimeter Security
    • Local Network Security – Layer 2 IPv6 vulnerabilities
    • IPv6 Host Security
    • IPSec with IPv6
    • IPv6 Mobility
  • IPTV Security Assessment
  • Security Services Monetization
    • Security as a Service
    • Secure APN with dynamic MSISDN profiling
    • Premium Broadband customers with Security Services
  • Cloud Computing Macroeconmics
    • Return of Investment (ROI) analysis
  • Managed Security Service Provider – Total Cost of Ownership and ROI analysis
  • Management and Provisioning Systems
  • Infrastructure Monitoring
  • Capacity Planning
IPv4 to IPv6 Migration
With the depletion on public IPv4 addresses, transition to IPv6 is only a matter of time. This transition can be a daunting prospect for your organization; identifying where IPv6 will be utilized, use of dual-stack where IPv4 and IPv6 will co-exist, use of tunneling mechanisms to route IPv6 traffic through an IPv4 cloud and NAT translation of IPv6 to IPv4 and vice versa all need to be understood and assessed. More
IPv6 Security
The need for IPv6 is evident, with a depleted IPv4 public address space, proliferation of mobile broadband users, growth in P2P networking and content sharing, IPv6 is now a reality. IPv6 Security should be at the forefront of any IPv4 to IPv6 transition plan and strategy. IPv6 protocol inherits advanced security features than IPv4. Leveraging the security features and calculating the risks associated with IPv6 needs to be built in to the IPv6 design architecture phase. More
IPTV Security Assessment
IPTV is an emerging technology that enables IP-based digital TV, video-on-demand, and other services over Ethernet. With Fiber to the Home (FTTx) and Local Loop Unbundling (LLU) improvements service providers are now offering triple play services (Data, Voice and IPTV) to the home over a single broadband transmission link. IPTV services is now a reality across many parts of the world and providing value added services such as Video-on-Demand, ability to playback, rewind and pause video on demand, user profile based dynamic advertisement are all a key components for service providers to generate additional revenue from the conventional IPTV service. More
Security Services Monetization
As an Internet Service Provider, Mobile Operator or even a Cloud Provider – Security Services can indeed be monetized. Customers / Subscribers are willing to pay an additional premium to ensure their online activities and services are secured from external threats. Security Services such as Anti-Virus, Anti-Spam, DDoS protection, Web Filtering, Content Filtering, Parental Control and Intrusion Prevention System can all be packaged as a consumer value added service giving subscribers the ability to select the security service they need. More
Cloud Computing Macroeconomics
The emergence of cloud services is again fundamentally shifting the economics of IT. Cloud technology standardizes and pools IT resources and automates many of the maintenance tasks done manually today. Cloud architectures facilitate elastic consumption, self-service, and pay-as-you-go pricing. More
Management and Provisioning Platforms
Provisioning and inventory systems used to be backstage, batch-oriented, single-purpose systems designed to make life easier for engineers who made manual network changes. Now, however, as telecoms face the daunting tasks of configuring smartphones and triple play video services, provisioning and inventory systems are increasing “going live” and becoming far more real-time, integrated, multi-layered, and mechanized. More
Infrastructure Monitoring
Information Technology is now an integral part of any business operations. IT is “mission-critical” to any organizations; usually faced with the tough task of running their IT systems efficiently with limited resources, without sophisticated system management deployments or large specialized administrator staff. More
Capacity Planning
Capacity planning can be defined as the production capacity needed by an organization to meet changing demands for its products and infrastructure. In the context of capacity planning, “capacity” is the maximum amount of traffic the infrastructure is capable of completing in a given period of time. More
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