Cherokee Services Group's team of engineers applies time-tested procedures for designing, installing and maintaining network systems. CSG uses a process-based approach to build a powerful, yet cost-effective architecture. Its comprehensive set of network services ensures its clients that their networks are robust, reliable and secure.
For instance, at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Cherokee Services Group is helping to design, engineer, build and operate a nationwide, high-performance research network to interconnect NOAA research supercomputing facilities – the NOAA Research Network (NRN). The need for such a network is driven by NOAA’s efforts to centralize High Performance Computing (HPC) resources, resulting in data transfer requirements expected to average 80 terabytes per day.
Cherokee Services Group helps clients preserve the integrity of its systems and information by designing, implementing and maintaining highly secure networks. CSG develops and supports the policies, procedures, and standards required by federal organizations including certification and accreditation (C&A) testing. CSG carries out information security and classification, personnel security (e.g., ethics, passwords, general software, networks, Internet, laptops, and portable computing devices), computer and network policy (e.g., system administration, physical security, access control, logon policy, assurance, accountability, audit, and reliability), network policy, software development policy, Continuity of Operations Programs (COOP) and policy enforcement.
Planning & Design
Cherokee Services Group plans the most efficient way to build a fully scalable computer network to meet clients' specific needs, today and in the future. CSG designs complete solutions using cost-effective strategies to achieve both short-term and long-term goals. It provides expert technical support in network design, engineering, test and evaluation and security all within each client’s individual requirements.
Implementation & Integration
Cherokee Services Group has broad experience implementing, integrating and testing networks, utilizing a range of technologies and topologies. CSG supports federal acquisition policy to assure that components and tools are acquired in accordance with all applicable policy and regulations. CSG assists in the management of data communication networks between and within the various centers, offices and data collection sites.
Network Management & Monitoring
Cherokee Services Group ensures high operational reliability, system efficiency and quality service levels. CSG monitors network performance, proactively conducts maintenance and detects and responds to security threats. CSG responds to user service requests, troubleshoots hardware and software problems and maintains virus protection and security patches.