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Network Consultancy

I am fully committed to consulting and monthly-based retainers, subject to my
time availability, resources, and the scope and complexity of the client’s project(s). As a sole trading consultant, I focus on quality, not quantity.

My Services

I am a networking expert, specialising in production-grade networking and am
particularly experienced with IPv6 deployment. My research and contributions to the network engineering community are valued and have been used as best current practices in networks globally.

  • IPv6-first approach for everything where feasible.
  • Service Provider and data centre networking.
  • Network architecture for greenfields or complete re-design.
  • Specialised out-of-band network designs that are comprehensive and unique.
  • Expertise in eBGP driven network design.
  • MPLS setups.
  • Small to big configuration audits of your network, configuration optimisation suggestions and/or changes where applicable.
  • Monthly retainer for longer-term projects that would require months or years of my time as an advisor or consultant to guide the design, implementations, configurations and assist with business decisions.

Pricing Models

  • Hourly Consulting Rates
    • Recommended for ad-hoc projects or one-offs, emergencies. Includes phone calls, video calls, or texts for discussions/advice.
  • Project-Based Pricing
    • Recommended for clearly defined projects with clear scope and scale and properly set budgeting.
  • Retainer Consulting Rates
    • Recommended for long-term projects that require my input on a periodic basis. Billed monthly.

Hours of Operation

I am located in the GMT+5:30 time zone. My flexible working hours and have successfully helped clients in various time zones across the world. You can contact me at any hour, I will reply during my local work hours.

Daryll Swer's network engineering blog.