Network Infrastructure Support

SCS can plan, supply and install the right network infrastructure support to ensure your network runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

Using industry-leading vendors such as Cisco, Netgear and WatchGuard, SCS are able to create tailored solutions for all your networking and wireless needs. This not only includes scoping, planning and deploying but also troubleshooting any issues that may arise.

Using the right equipment with the correct configuration can be the difference between a fast secure network and a slow unsecured network. SCS can help you make the right choices to ensure your business stays up and running.    

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Our most frequently asked questions about network infrastructure support

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Q. What is a VLAN?


This is a method used to allow more than one network to use a single connection or cable. For instance the computer network and an IP phone system.

Q. What’s the difference between a NAS and a SAN?


Network Attached Storage (NAS) is a device attached to the network to allow computers to share the storage it contains.

Storage Area Network (SAN) is a separate network and is used to run databases, shared files and run virtual machines. Computers on a network will not be able to access a SAN directly but will access data on it via a server.

Q. What is a Windows Domain and why is it different to a workgroup?


A domain is a network with a server which is configured to centralise user accounts, network policy’s and secure data based on permissions granted to the user account.

A workgroup is a network of computers which have accounts and permissions based on their own accounts database. Each PC will have a user account which only exists on itself. This makes management and control of shared data more difficult as the user accounts permissions will only be applicable to the computer the account is configured on.

Q. Internet, Intranet or Extranet – what are they?


Internet: applications are accessed by anyone from any location using the web

Intranet: allows limited access to users in the same organization. Usually just accessed from within the network

Extranet: external users are allowed or provided with access to use the network application of the organization. Often by using a username and password

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The digital landscape is constantly changing and, in order to keep your business ahead of the competition, you need to know you have the best available technology at your disposal.

We can offer you a FREE on-site IT evaluation of your current infrastructure with one of our certified engineers to assess your operation and provide a fully comprehensive report of our findings.

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