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Peter Nayland Kust
President/CEO and Chief Technologist
Summary of Qualifications
Peter Nayland Kust With over 21 years of experience covering all aspects of Information Technology, Peter provides the guiding vision necessary for successful project fulfillment. Well-versed in Voice Communications and Data Networking Protocols, and an accomplished developer and software engineer, with experience in network security system implementation and management, Peter's expertise ensures our solutions fully achieve client objectives and meet all client specifications. His passion for information technology allows us to remain abreast of emerging technologies and enhance our scope of available services.
Voice Over IP Design & Implementation
  • Designed Voice over IP PBX systems of up to 3000 phones using the Asterisk® IP PBX Software and Digium® Telephony Hardware, including establishing call queues, ACD systems, and Call Detail Reporting Systems.
  • Extended the Asterisk® IP PBX platform using Perl and PHP.
  • Designed High Volume PBX applications using the Asterisk® IP PBX Software and the OpenSIPS Sip Server Platform.

Network Management and Design
  • Designed ISP data centers and Point-of-Presence (POP) facilities.
  • Developed IP address plan for nationwide Fixed Wireless Broadband backbone network.
  • Developed OSPF Routing guidelines for nationwide ISP backbone network.
  • Designed and Implemented network monitoring solutions using HP OpenView, MRTG, Cacti, and related SNMP-based Network Management tools.
  • Designed and Implemented network device management application to streamline VLAN configuration and deployment.

VPN Deployment and Design
  • Integrated cross-platform VPN technologies, uniting solutions from Cisco, Checkpoint, and other vendors into heterogeneous Virtual Private Networks.
  • Implemented secure VoIP solutions using VPN and strong encryption technologies.

WAN Deployment & Design
  • Designed nationwide Frame-Relay networks.
  • Integrated Voice over Frame-Relay (VoFr) and Voice over IP (VoIP) technologies.
  • Integrated Frame-Relay and satellite data communications networks.
  • Deployed Fixed Wireless Broadband nodes for an IP-based Metropolitan Area Network

Security and Risk Management
  • Designed and deployed Intrusion Detection Systems using Cisco and Internet Security Systems (ISS) IDS tools.
  • Designed and implemented IT security policies and procedures for ISPs.
  • Developed disaster recovery and business continuity policies and procedures for ISPs.
  • Drafted policies and procedures for deploying WebSense Employee Internet Management software.

Web Application Development and Implementation
  • Designed application infrastructures for Application Service Providers.
  • Designed and deployed helpdesk and CRM solutions for Internet Service Providers.
  • Designed secure online purchasing solutions using Active Server Pages, Cold Fusion, Perl, and Java.

Business Requirements
  • Developed cost analyses and ROI projections for startup ISPs.
  • Developed Bills of Materials and technology requirements for new technology initiatives and projects.
  • Designed Quality Control/Quality Assurance Policies and Procedures for ISO 9000 Quality Control certifications.
Academic Credentials
  • Bachelor of Arts, Our Lady Of The Lake University University, San Antonio, Texas (1991)
Honors and Distinctions
  • Guest Columnist for Houston Business Journal, 2004
  • Guest Columnist for InfoWorld magazine, 1998-1999