What we do
advise you and help you make IT strategy and related business decisions
design your IT infrastructure on-premises and/or in cloud with IT security by the MPAA and Netflix guidelines
provide implementation and systems integration from the IT requirements phase to the handover to our clients' IT staff
support and work with clients' developers on integration of IT infrastructure with a workflow/pipeline
provide specifications and liaise with IT staff or/and with external IT contractors and suppliers during the design and implementation
provide support and training to clients' IT staff
design and implementation of IT infrastructure systems for "greenfield" 3D animation/VFX studios and offices development
IT infrastructure upgrades (network, storage, configuration and software management systems...)
consulting on project requirements, design and delivery
We provide on-prem and cloud based solutions using Open Source Software and proprietary software. Storage, networks, configuration management, software management, cloud based solutions, server rooms/data centres, software licensing and DCC application support.
Technologies we used in projects:
OS - Linux Red Hat/CentOS, SuSE, Ubuntu; MS Windows 10, Server
DCC and render systems - Autodesk Maya, Arnold, Shotgun; Foundry Nuke, Katana, Mari; Adobe Photoshop, After Effects; SideFX Houdini; Maxon Cinema4D, Redshift render; OTOY Octane render
Production and pipeline - AWS Thinkbox Deadline; Torque, MAUI and MOAB
Servers/compute nodes - DELL, HP, SuperMicro using Intel and AMD EPYC2 CPUs, NVidia GPU based render nodes
Cloud vendors and tools - AWS, Google Cloud Services, Azure and Oracle; Hashicorp Terraform, Packer and Vault
High performance storage systems - Pixit PixStore, DELL/EMC Isilon, Panasas, BeeGFS (former FhGFS)
Configuration, software and systems management/inventory - SaltStack, RedHat Satellite, Ansible, PDQ Deploy & Inventory, GLPI
Monitoring and logging - Nagios, OP5, SolarWinds; ELK stack
Virtualisation and high availability - KVM, VMWare, Proxmox, Xen
Remote desktop technologies - NoMachine, HP RGS, Teradici...
Networking - Cisco, FortiNet, DELL Networking...