Infrastructure

Accredited partners With the world's leading IT infrastructure vendors

Our solutions and expertise can help your business infrastructure maintain the seamless running of your internal systems, processes and communication between you and your customers.

What is IT Infrastructure?

Reliable, secure and modern infrastructure is a vital backbone to the running of the varied daily operations for the modern business.

A solid business infrastructure will improve communications between you and your clients, increase speed and connectivity, drive improved performance from your employees and maintain consistency in running your internal systems and applications.

1CONNECT are accredited partners for market leading vendors (Cisco, Placetel, Meraki, Juniper, Mist, Fortinet and CertaUPS) offering state of the art solutions to ensure your business runs on the fastest, securest and most reliable network infrastructure.

Below is a brief introduction to the worlds largest solutions providers 1Connect is proud to be official partners with and an overview of Wi-Fi standards for business.

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Cisco enables people to make powerful connections, whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible, providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time.

Cisco was founded in 1984 by a small group of computer scientists from Stanford University. Since the company's inception, Cisco engineers have been leaders in the development of Internet Protocol (IP)-based networking technologies. Today, with more than 71,000 employees worldwide, this tradition of innovation continues with industry-leading products and solutions in the company's core development areas of routing and switching, as well as in advanced technologies such as home networking, IP telephony, optical networking, security, storage area networking, and wireless technology. In addition to its products, Cisco provides a broad range of service offerings, including technical support and advanced services.

Cisco sells its products and services, both directly through its own sales force as well as through its channel partners (1Connect are Cisco Partner select certified), to large enterprises, commercial businesses, service providers, and consumers.

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Juniper Networks is leading the revolution in networking, making it one of the most exciting technology companies in Silicon Valley today. Since being founded by Pradeep Sindhu, Dennis Ferguson, and Bjorn Liencres nearly 20 years ago, Juniper’s sole mission has been to create innovative products and solutions that meet the growing demands of the connected world.

Juniper Networks is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with over 9,000 employees in 50 countries and nearly $5 billion in revenue. Our customers include the top 100 global service providers and 30,000 enterprises, including the Global Fortune 100 as well as hundreds of federal, state and local government agencies and higher educational organisations.

At Juniper Networks, they believe the network is the single greatest vehicle for knowledge, understanding, and human advancement that the world has ever known. Now more than ever, the world needs network innovation to connect ideas and unleash our full potential. Juniper is taking a new approach to the network — one that is intelligent, agile, secure and open to any vendor and any network environment.

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Cisco Meraki create intuitive technologies to optimize experiences, secure locations, and seamlessly connect people, places, and things.

Meraki was founded by Sanjit Biswas and John Bicket, along with Hans Robertson. The company was based in part on the MIT Roofnet project, an experimental 802.11b/g mesh network developed by the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Cisco Meraki love to push boundaries, experiment, and make IT easier, faster, and smarter for our customers. By doing this, they hope to connect passionate people to their mission by simplifying the digital workplace.

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Mist built the first AI-driven wireless platform, designed specifically for the Smart Device Era. The Mist Learning Wireless LAN makes Wi-Fi predictable, reliable and measurable by providing unprecedented visibility into the user experience and by replacing time consuming manual IT tasks with proactive automation. In addition, Mist is the first vendor to bring enterprise-grade Wi-Fi, BLE and IoT together to deliver personalised, location-based wireless services without requiring battery-powered beacons. All operations are managed via Mist’s modern cloud architecture for maximum scalability, agility and performance.

The Mist team consists of leading experts in wireless, machine learning and cloud, who are responsible for building the largest and most advanced networks in the world. Founded in 2014, the company is based in Cupertino, CA and funded by top investors, including Lightspeed Venture Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, GV (formerly Google Ventures) and Cisco Investments.

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CertaUPS is a global provider of uninterruptible power supply systems, which have been designed and engineered exclusively to cope with the harsh electrical environments of not just today but of the future.

The CertaUPS ‘C’ range of UPS solutions have been manufactured using the finest quality components and to the highest technical specifications. Starting at 800VA our dynamic UPS range encompasses a selection of both tower and rackmountable systems up to 20kVA.

Our unparalleled expertise within the field of emergency power enables us to deliver the most reliable UPS technologies along with industry leading technical service support. This all-encompassing and full-service approach makes CertaUPS one of the most sought-after UPS partners in the world.

Understanding Wi-Fi

It’s fair to say that the invention of Wi-Fi networks has changed the world.  The demand for online services will only increase in the future both in everyday life and in the commercial sector.

All businesses in any market sector require a reliable, powerful Wi-Fi business infrastructure to communicate with their customers and allow their employees flexibility to work anywhere without compromising quality of work, speed of response or access to applications or data.

1CONNECT are accredited partners for leading edge and unique Wi-Fi solutions offered by Mist and Meraki to suit businesses of all shapes and sizes.

Whatever your requirements are for Wi Fi, 1CONNECT will help you find the right solution.

Identifying Wi-Fi device technology

To help users identify devices that provide the latest Wi-Fi experience, Wi-Fi Alliance has introduced simplified generational names that may appear in device names and product descriptions. The latest generation of Wi-Fi devices, based on the 802.11ax standard, are known as Wi-Fi 6 devices however currently the majority of devices shipping today, based upon the 802.11ac standard, are identified as Wi-Fi 5.

802.11n | Wi-Fi 4 (600Mbps)
11Mbps
802.11ac | Wi-Fi 5 (3.46Gbps)
3.46Gbps max speed
802.11ax | Wi-Fi 6 (10.53Gbps)
10.53Gbps max speed