MI Interim Webmaster and Dial-up Support Role Contract
Interim Webmaster role is inked between Robert D. Watkins and MI Corp supporting hosting and dial-up divisions.
RD Watkins was recruited as the interim webmaster by the owner of MI Corp to assist the Internet division in supporting the 4200 dial up customers and the 100+ hosting clients they had acquired over the last two years. From Mac, DOS and Windows clients to router dial up troubleshooting and account setup and dealing with UUNet and Network Solution for backbone configuration, RD will lead this space maintenance and transition.
As UUNet charges increase Robert will also be tasked to gather the info to assess other backbone providers, then make a seamless transition from the current provider and IP address scheme to the new provider and the allocated IP addresses. This will require learning the details of the Cisco 2500 system as well as the Portmaster hardware + digiboard solution used to accept inbound dial-up modems calls from clients. With this new knowledge RD will assist in the configuration of parallel networks for the above mentioned transition.