APPLICOM has been awarded the contract to design, implement and support an end-to-end IT infrastructure solution for Al Khaleej Specialized Hospital , Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. The solution is based on a secure converged data and voice network from 3Com Corporation (www.3com.com) . The design is intended to meet 3 key criteria required by the healthcare provider: high availability, high performance and security.
The network core is based on a redundant 3Com 7700 series chassis swicth. Redundant Gigabit Ethernet links connect the core switch to the 3Com 5500 series distribution swithes. A wireless network based on 3Com wireless controller system covers the hospital campus with 124 access points. The telephone system is based on the 3Com VCX IP telephony platform. Two VCX 7000 servers are usd in high availability configuration and powers 150 fixed and wireless IP phones . The network is secured by a Tipping Point x506 appliance.