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Communications Interoperability


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Communications Interoperability

  1. 1. LW AN “Everything should be made as simple as possible but not simpler” o Albert Einstein de Vi eic Vo Communications Interoperability Saves Lives and Protects Property 1
  2. 2. The “Napkin” Drawing LW AN o de Vi SERVICE eic Satellite Vo Internet • 24 x 7 x 365 Service Availability Access • Radios • Phones • 24 x 7 x 365 Ops/Tech Support • Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Protocols Satellite PSTN • Flexibility of operation • GSM • Analog • Digital • CDMA • Simplicity of design • TDMA IP IP • C Scope of scalability • iDEN (PTT) el N lu T • PS la Affordability r Router Detection IP IP Any Radio ARCHITECTURE • Radiation Frequency • Gaseous PBX UPS • Linux OS • Bio Wireless Radio • UHF/VHF • P25/Tetra • VOIP PBX Switch • 700MHz • Multi-Security IP IP • 800MHz • 900MHz • Open Standards Storage Servers • COTS equipment Security o • Open Architecture e LW Video IP IP id V A • Virtualization model • Laptops N Connectivity • PCs Data • PDAs • LAN • Terminals • WAN HOW IT WORKS Data • PBX • Source data in/out via specific interfaces Internet Access • VoIP • PC • Source data is trans-coded into the IP Layer • SIP • Core ‘soft-switches’ data between connections • Full Interoperability between connected devices • No upgrade or new equipment required for devices 2
  3. 3. Connectivity LW AN Hosted Platform Gateway • Connected to +200 network carriers • Automatic hosted platform connectivity • Peered to +25 Internet carriers • 2048 bit encrypted IP-VPNs Internet • SIP trunks to PSTN, Cellular • Two ethernet interface connections • SAS 70 Co-location facility • Under client radio umbrella Video • Secure behind client firewall PSTN • Four radio frequency connections • Gateways stackable per requirement Wireless Client Cell Radio Umbrella Host Satellite UHF Spectrum IP- PSTN CELL VP connection N all Gat ew ew Fir ay 700 MHz Radio Spectrum Network 800 MHz Spectrum VHF Spectrum Radios • Radio connection supports unlimited devices • Interoperability between all attached devices 3
  4. 4. UC-400 Gateway Hosted Architecture UC-400 Gateway IPSEC VPN Internet or IPSEC VPN LAN Private LAN Network 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 IP Radio Adapters IP Radio Adapters PN CV IPSE • 24 x 7 x 365 • Implementation schedule 36 Internet • Customer support • Operational hardening Peering Connections • Virtualization model • Deployment strategy NAT VLAN • Monitoring application • Security levels Network • Management philosophy • SaaS Switch Switch Failover x86 Hardware x86 Hardware x86 Hardware x86 Hardware SAS 70 Co-Location unicom unicom unicom unicom unicom unicom unicom unicom connect connect connect connect connect connect connect connect Linux Linux Linux Linux Linux Linux Linux Linux SSL-VPN Appliance OS OS OS OS OS OS OS OS CPU NIC CPU NIC CPU NIC CPU NIC CPU NIC CPU NIC CPU NIC CPU NIC Memory Memory Memory Memory Memory Memory Memory Memory Virtual Virtual Virtual Virtual Virtual Virtual Virtual Virtual Server Server Server Server Server Server Server Server Load Balancer/Firewall Warm Monitoring & Application Application Standby Test Management Server 1 Server 2 Application Environment Server Server n Web Server Cluster Digital VLAN Network SAN Switch iSCSI SAN Separate Centralized Customer Data Store Databases 4
  5. 5. Consulting Preparedness Chiefs 911 Hospital EMS Council Fire FBI Police Guard Sheriff Utilities Security Bomb HazMat Traffic Volunteer Teacher Student Hurricane Flood Forrest Fire Earthquake Natural City 1 Incidents have pre-planned layer Disaster workgroups divide into multiple Group A Explosion Toxic Waste Arson Shooting Manmade on-scene action response teams 1004 Disaster City 2 1002 Hostage WMD Bio-Hazard Hijacking Terrorism Agencies are matched to unique Tornado Incident 1005 pre-planned incident series made City 3 Heart Attack Heat Stroke Viral Outbreak Pandemic up by any cities and counties 1000 Medical Group B Condition 1006 Domestic Violence Robbery School Shooting Kidnapping City 4 Criminal Layer/workgroup(s) have unique 1003 Event four 4 digit dial codes assigned Sports Parade Election Funeral with full password protection 1007 Common Event Multiple Groups • Police, Fire, EMS, Rescue Example Work Group Plans • Law Enforcement • Emergency Management Consultants/Project Managers • Homeland Security • Dial plan for workgroups per incident • Governmental Agencies • Training, testing, exercises and major emergencies • Terrorism Preparedness • Planning, Response, Recovery per incident • Special Operations, WMD • National Incident Management System (NIMS) compliancy • Educational Institutions • Telecommunications convergence i.e. voice, data, video & radio • Hospitals, Healthcare • Medical, Research • Corporate, Business, • Commercial, Industrial • Armed Services, Military 5
  6. 6. State, County and Local Government LW AN Judge Utility Push Labs Voice To Text Talk CITY Cellular B Sheriff Police IP VPN Private Fire Guard Cellular IP VPN tunnel IP VPN tunnel 2048 bit encrypted 2048 bit encrypted Gateway Gateway PSTN Internet CITY COUNTY Public IP A Switched Telephone Virtual Private Network Network Commissioner EMS Hospitals Utility Mayor CITY Council C How It Works • A collision in City A between an oil tanker and a train carrying chemicals triggers a major toxic incident • Per pre-planned National Incident Management System (NIMS) procedures the following happens: • Interoperable radio connectivity between City A Emergency Responders initially • Interoperable radio connectivity with supporting County agencies • Interoperable radio connectivity with Cities B & C Emergency Responders per escalation procedures • PSTN/Cellular/Satellite/network connectivity and interoperability with selected devices • Pre-defined tiered workgroups provide immediate span of control at each tier • Effective response and recovery procedures also permit ad hoc connectivity per situation circumstances • Interoperability occurs between all existing devices regardless of make, model, manufacturer or frequency 6
  7. 7. Transportation & Logistics The Intermodal Life Cycle Transportation companies must co-ordinate operations of different nodes: • Traffic systems control shipping, highways, railroads, air corridors • Fleet systems schedule and move trucking, transit, railcar fleets • Terminal systems move goods in & out of airports, ports, rail yards • Incident systems dispatch crews for response & clearance processes • Information systems track goods status/condition for public/companies 7
  8. 8. Utilities Utility companies require reliable, robust and instant communications • Oil and gas, power generation and transmission, water treatment • Link facilities and staff to effectively serve customers & communities • Support other utilities in other geographies during disasters • 24 x 7 x 365 Operations 8
  9. 9. Mining & Exploration Original land Dragline removing surface mountain top Surface Rock Dozer along spoil contour bench mining Coal Bed Coal Bed Dragline Drift Mine Augur Mine in pit Miners elevator Sl Coal Bed Rock spoil Coal elevator op e M in e Coal Bed Underground mining Coal Bed Shaft Mine Mining companies require integrated open-standards based solutions • 24 x 7 x 365 Operations above and underground • Ever-changing, rough, harsh environments • Highest demands regarding safety, responsiveness and flexibility 9
  10. 10. Pricing Monthly Recurring Base radio examples Charge (MRC) UHF VHF 700 MHz 800 MHz Service Fee • No client ownership or charge per gateway • No PSTN or Cellular usage charges • Up to 4 frequency base radios per gateway: • Unlimited PSTN/Cellular connectivity • 1=$1,500; 2=$3,000; 3=$4,500; 4=$6,000 • Unlimited radios connected per frequency Non Recurring Consulting Fee Charge (NRC) $175 per hour 10
  11. 11. LW AN Vi de o eic Vo Mike Beaton Chief Executive Officer unicomconnect, LLC 770 335-7614 Keith Stanton Chief Operating Officer unicomconnect, LLC 404 452-9871 11