Linux Consulting

Linux is fast becoming the server platform of choice in the data centre but can sometimes represent a challenge to IT staff who are more familiar with Microsoft or other proprietary products. No matter whether you have one Linux server or hundreds Net Direct's skilled and experienced technicians can augment your IT staff and provide the Linux skills to make those servers reliable and efficient.

Net Direct's consultants and technicians have been working with Linux in mission critical applications as far back as 1995 and have been working with similar Unix-based operating systems even longer. Our consultants hold Red Hat Certified Engineer, Novell Certified Linux Engineer and Linux Professional Institute Level 2 certifications so you can be assured they have the knowledge needed to work with Linux. These same consultants are experienced in Microsoft products, SAN, networking, hardware and a wide range of other technologies. When your company engages our consultants you truly get an expert.


Net Direct has implemented and supported a wide range of solutions to customers including:


  • Windows Integration
  • Migration from Windows
  • Migration from Unix
  • Linux migrations
  • Application co-location
  • Virtualization
  • Linux desktop and thin clients
  • Application services
  • Database servers
  • Email/Anti-spam services
  • File/print services
  • Network services
  • VoIP switches and PBXs
  • Web and Web applications
  • Security/hardening
  • Firewalls and VPNs
  • Backup services
  • System recovery planning
  • Directory/LDAP services
  • HA Clustering



Net Direct works with a wide range of Linux distributions:


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Novell Suse Linux Enterprise
  • Ubuntu
  • Fedora
  • OpenSuse
  • CentOS
  • Debian
  • Linux from scratch
  • others...