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Engineering Practice

Expertise. Our team of system architects, consultants, and engineers are certified and skilled in the following core technology solution areas:

  • Systems Architecture and Integration
  • Network Architecture and Security
  • Web Services and Integration
  • Disaster Recovery/Continuity of Operations
  • Hardware and Software Selection
  • Web Hosting Selection and Migration

Selected Examples:

Federal Aviation Administration - Bantu was contracted to provide a strategic assessment and implementation plan to improve the operations and overall availability of three key websites maintained by the Federal Aviation Administration – Aviation Office of Information and Technology (AIT). Bantu staff provided an in depth assessment of the technology, operations processes, procedures, tools, and staffing plans to the AIT and related FAA organizations. As a result, availability and reliability of the three mission critical websites has now been greatly improved. Numerous staffing changes were made to the web operations team and new positions were created. Bantu staff now lead the web operations staff for this program and are an integral part of the FAA government and contracting support team. In addition, new tools to support monitoring of the platforms as well as more accurate and detailed reporting were implemented across the environment.

U.S. Army/Army knowledge Online (AKO) - The largest enterprise portal in the world selected Bantu to maintain the network infrastructure supporting the AKO's secure instant messaging systems on both classified and unclassified networks. Bantu's systems engineers provided 24 x 7 onsite and remote support of the software, security, servers, network, and Oracle database environments. Our staff also was integral in supporting security accreditation, configuration management, portal integration, and custom product development in a highly available, mission critical environment, as well as implementing and managing geographically distributed database and application infrastructure, leveraging Oracle and Shareplex.

U.S. Air Force Portal - Bantu has provided onsite Engineering support to the U.S. Air Forces Air Force Portal for over 10 years. Bantu provided engineering and installation services for the AFP's Instant Messaging system on both secure and unsecure networks. These services included hardware and software selection, configuration, disaster recovery/COOP plans and recommendations, security recommendations, testing and upgrade planning and installation.