The network and security infrastructure provides the foundation for all Products and Services provided by the client. A significant number of network and security devices (100+) needed to be replaced or introduced by this Programme (circa 50% of the entire estate) to maintain PCI compliance & remove End of Life (EOL) hardware. Furthermore, the internet service was not resilient & there were several Critical Security Controls (CSC) where new capabilities were needed to mitigate Business risk.
Iridium provided a team Comprising of a Technical Delivery Lead, 15 engineers and architects working with 12 senior client stakeholders.
Cisco Firewall replacement and perimeter security including Skybox implementation and Next generation firewall capabilities
Internet resilience; Replacement of legacy user core switches; Work Area Recovery (WAR) site resilience improvements.
LAN and wireless replacement and Cisco ISE and Network Authentication (NAC)
Core network replacement and inter-DC fibre replacement
Checkpoint firewall software upgrade and replacement and Next generation firewall capabilities