1998 - Present
DLT Consulting provides technical consulting services to clients worldwide. The company’s services include the assessment of complex telecommunications networks; reliability, availability and performance analysis of digital and optical networks; traffic engineering; capacity planning; technical due-diligence; patent portfolio analysis and expert witness services. A partial list of clients and projects is outlined below:
Sep 2000 – Present
Aug 2001 – August 2007
Modeling and analysis of capacity and availability provided to an international circuit reseller in support of an expert witness engagement in Telecom arbitration.
Mar 2004 – Jun 2004
Reviewed patents involving networking technology for potential licensing value.
Jul 2003 – Dec 2003
Reviewed high-speed networking patents for potential licensing value.
San Jose, CA
Jan 2003 – Dec 2003
Reviewed Telecom patents for potential infringement relating to particular clients.
May 2002 – Dec 2002
Reported directly to the CEO, conducted a CapEx audit of a potential build-out of the multi-national LambdaNet fiber optic backbone network based on revised traffic forecasts.
Participated in redesign of a national fiber optic network to reduce capital expenditures (Madrid). Participated on a Network Management committee to exploit multi-national synergies for potential cost savings (Paris).
Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Invited Plenary Speaker at the Southern African Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference. Talk was on recent results in IP traffic modeling.
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Participated as an invited panelist on an international panel discussing the lessons learned since the discovery of long-range dependence in Internet traffic measurements.
Jul 2001 – Dec 2001
Reviewed architecture, capacity, and potential bottlenecks of a multi-national broadband network, including a fiber optic backbone with wireless local loop (WLL) and digital subscriber line (DSL) access. Reported directly to the CEO, provided inputs to guide the future direction of the company. Assessed the necessity of several deployed fiber optic Metropolitan Area Networks (Madrid and Barcelona) relative to existing capacity requirements. Provided input to a contract negotiation process to settle existing contract disputes.
Apr 2001 – Jul 2001
Reviewed and refined performance analyses for an optical switching technology. Lead performance discussions with customers.
Feb 2001– Mar 2001
Taught two-day training seminar on Performance Analysis and Queueing Theory. Developed performance models to identify potential bottlenecks on a “system-on-a-chip”.
Mountain Lakes, NJ
Jan 2001 – Feb 2001
Developed traffic load models for a multi-platform Instant Messaging service.
Apr 1999 – Dec 2000
End-to-end performance, reliability and availability analysis of AT&T’s Common Open IP Platform. Six Sigma and Defects per Million (DPM) analysis of several IP applications. Prescribe and analyze end-to-end load testing to assess the capacity for IP services. Participated on the Signaling Transport Working Group of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). Compared the performance of competing proposals for transporting packet-based PSTN signaling over IP networks.
Jul 2000 – Nov 2000
Provided algorithms for network sizing for a voice over IP application.
Feb 2000 – Jun 2000
Reviewed ATM and wireless patents for potential infringement relating to particular clients.
Oct 1999 – Feb 2000
Consulting through Millennium Services in Lincroft NJ. Provided capacity planning methodologies and IP traffic modeling for high-speed, optical transport to the desktop.
West Point, GA
Sep 1999 – Dec 1999
Provided capacity planning methodologies and service reliability modeling for an audio-conferencing service provider and call center.
Jul 1999 – Aug 1999
Performed quantitative comparisons of various buffer management strategies for the Astrolink global broadband satellite system.
Jun 1998 – May 1999
Performed scalability analyses of system design for a ground station satellite controller designed for 70 satellites (Iridium) to assess performance in controlling 300 satellites (Teledesic). Suggested design changes that increased system scalability.
Jan 1999 – Mar 1999
Participated on the second phase of a technical due diligence team assessing the performance of the satellite and ground systems for the ICO global mobile satellite system. Interviewed major subcontractors, e.g., NEC London, NEC Melbourne, Hughes Space and Comsat. Perform probabilistic assessment of launch failure scenarios. Analyzed the technical aspects of the business cost models.
Oct 1998 – Dec 1998
Defined Internet and Intranet measurement methodologies to assess end-user perceived performance.