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About IRIS Network Systems

IRIS is a robust and scalable data collection framework designed to deliver network management data as quickly as possible to the user in the most meaningful way possible.

Inspired from dealing with the challenges faced by an ISP every day, IRIS was designed from the point of view of dealing with large amounts of data and providing a generic and extensible way of presenting that data.

Because of this unique approach, it allows the system to solve a variety of problems with relative simplicity.

What We Do

At IRIS Network Solutions, we deploy our expertise in large-scale network configuration, implementation and management to bring enterprise managers and engineers a Network Management Solution (NMS) that is capable of real-time, in-depth reporting on the vast array of devices on multi-vendor networks.

Why Choose IRIS

  • Round-the-clock support.
  • Automated routine tasks that take care of themselves.
  • Fast light network polling.
  • Near real-time reflection of network changes.
  • A high availability platform.
  • Minimal data loss during severe network outages.
  • Your Network Management System taken care of.
  • To monitor and report on everything with one simple tool.
  • Cutting-edge hardware and technology.

 

Our Management Team

Stuart Birch
Stuart BirchManaging Director
At IRIS Network Solutions, I am responsible for delivery of the following:

• Directing the strategy for profitable growth and operational excellence
• Developing strategic plans that reflect company expansion
• Formulating and implementing company policies
• Implementing adequate operational planning and financial systems
• Monitoring financial results against plans and budgets
• Key relationship development

Alan Kemp
Alan KempFounding Director
Designing and planning of carrier grade network management software called IRIS. I was in charge of putting together a support team for our flagship product.

My responsibilities include technical sales as well as day-to-day business activities. I am responsible for building processes, workflows and support structures to facilitate smooth business operation.

I also oversee the compilation of the IRIS software training and technical documentation.

Jacques du Toit
Jacques du ToitDirector - Software Design
I am responsible for the design and development of IRIS and other associated software.

I lead a team of developers with the shared goal of producing a software product that provides ISP and enterprise managers with cutting edge technology that manages, monitors and reports on complex network environments.

James Burke
James BurkeFounding Director
At IRIS NS I act as consultant to large Internet Service Providers throughout South Africa, providing support on the IRIS network management system created by our company.
I am responsible for the smooth implementation of our NMS and ensure that our customers enjoy the full benefit of the solution we provide.

I also consult with our clients on any design changes specific to their environment and ensure that the implementation thereof meets our clients’ expectations.

Our Happy Clients

The Vodacom Business VolP Division makes use of IRIS software on a daily basis. The system is used to monitor all the Session Border Controllers deployed by Vodacom Business. IRIS generates alarms whenever necessary, which enables the division to react appropriately. IRIS processes all CDRs generated by the Session Border Controllers, which enables the VolP Division to track all customer call related parameters. The graphical presentation of all the applicable parameters is an exceptional benefit that IRIS offers to the Vodacom Business VolP Division. IRIS and its various statistical reporting capabilities are implemented for generation of Management Executive report generation as well. The user friendliness of IRIS ensures the extensive use of the system in the Vodacom Business VolP Division. Support from Three6Five is currently a benchmark for the Vodacom Business VolP division. Support is simply exceptional.
Louw Jansen van Rensburg (Senior Specialist: VOIP), Vodacom