Bootstrap’s network security solutions protect the usability and integrity of our clients’ network and data
Bootstrap is the networking division of Arkphire. IT digitisation has transformed our world. Every organisation that wants to deliver the services that customers and employees demand must protect its network. Network security also helps you protect proprietary information from attack.
Bootstrap uses enterprise-grade Cisco security hardware and software to protect your infrastructure and data from cybersecurity threats. Effective network security manages access to the network. Our network security solutions target a variety of threats and stop them from entering or spreading on your network. Our network security combines multiple layers of defences at the edge and in the network. Each network security layer implements policies and controls. Authorised users gain access to network resources, but malicious actors are blocked from carrying out exploits and threats.
Advanced Malware Protection
Network Visibility and Enforcement
Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention Systems
VPN Security Clients
Dedicated 24/7/365 support desk
Guaranteed service level agreements (SLAs)
ISO 9001:2015 quality management certified
“Bootstrap uses enterprise-grade Cisco security hardware and software to protect your infrastructure and data from cybersecurity threats.”
Arkphire acquired enterprise networking provider and Cisco Gold Partner, Bootstrap in 2016 to enable Arkphire to offer a full end-to-end IT solution for corporations. Bootstrap’s 25 year strategic partnership with Cisco brings a history of innovation, and experience in delivering enterprise networking solutions across EMEA. Our networking solutions offer the latest technology expertise, products and support tailored specifically to the needs of our customers.
Bootstrap is one of five accredited Cisco Gold Partners in Ireland, the highest architectural certification within Cisco’s Partner Programme:
- Advanced Security Architecture Specialised Partner
- Advanced Data Centre Architecture Specialised Partner
- Advanced Collaboration Architecture Specialised Partner
- Advanced Enterprise Networking Architecture Specialised Partner
- Small Medium Business Specialised Partner
Our dedicated support team comprise of five Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIE) and a mix of seven Cisco Certified Network Associates (CCNA) and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNP), which allow us to deliver flexible, agile networking solutions and support.
When you sign a support service contract with us we will take you through our on-boarding process where we will review the as-is status of your network, create a serialised inventory and document the network. We will take back up configurations of the network which will be held in our secure environment so that in the event of a hardware failure we can maximise the turnaround in getting your environment back to normal. All your hardware and software will be backed into Cisco on hardware/software contracts that provide access to iOS, firmware and software updates and upgrades, hardware replacement and access to Cisco TAC and the Arkphire-Bootstrap helpdesk.
In the event of a hardware failure on your network, we will call a replacement unit off from Cisco which is delivered in line with your agreed service level and one of our team will meet the device on site to facilitate the replacement applying back up configurations to ensure that there is no delay in getting you back online.
We offer a wide range of service levels depending on our clients’ support requirements including, 8x5xNBD, 8x5x4, 24x7x4, 24x7x2. We can tailor our service level agreements to meet our customers’ needs if they have unusual operating requirements.