If you've been in business long enough, you might have gathered some old technology that you just can't do without.
We've been around a long time, and know how to work with the older tech.
Development of a customised website providing a wide range of hardware fittings to overseas shoppers. Includes dynamically generated product pages, shopping cart, credit card ordering, staff order tracking and maintenance facilities.
Development of dynamic website content based on flexible template-based PHP pages to easily display ventilation and lighting products in their respective categories.
Whats On Report
Development of an Amber application to allow Whats On Ltd subscribers access to a broad range of up-to-date construction industry information.
A middleware service to convert messages to and from SAP iDoc format.
Widely-used tool in the movie industry to bring audio tracks into sync with video after the video has been edited. It is a labour-saving program used by sound engineers, along with their regular sound editing suite, to simplify the task of movie editing.
Virtual Katy Connect
Virtual Katy Connect is a collaboration and workflow product for the sound effects industry.
VKC is revolutionary in that - as well as being a full project-management tool - it acts as a central repository for all the audio assets in a project. This means that sound engineers can now go online and submit their work to their peers and supervisors, instead of the traditional practice of copying files to a hard drive and couriering that to another sound department in another city.
ONTRACK Rail Operational Management System
Co-development of a system to allow Ontrack to monitor and track various factors that affect the New Zealand Rail Network. This system monitors train delays, train speed information, track usage and continuously updates other interested third-parties over MQ Series.
KiwiRail AMICUS Application Server Configuration & Support
KiwiRail uses a COBOL/IBM CICS (TXSeries) application server system running on IBM hardware. Clearfield handled the configuration of the CICS/AIX application server, tuning it for optimal performance. This involved optimising the backend database and configuring the CICS server and ongoing management. Clearfield also configured the WebSphere MQ Series which the CICS server uses to communicate with a separate WebSphere server.
KiwiRail Batch Script conversion
As part of a large project to migrate KiwiRail from an IBM iSeries mainframe to an AIX infrastructure, Clearfield handled the conversion of the overnight batch scripts from JCL to Unix shell scripts. The batch scripts are involved in billing, revenue management, cargo tracking, data mining and data warehousing, and involve large amounts of SAS and COBOL. Clearfield also optimised the scripts to make them faster and more able to run concurrently with other processing.
Monitoring device prototyping
Development of proof-of-concept Embedded Linux code to control a small consumer device running on custom hardware. This device communicated to a server through a variety of pluggable communications protocols. Clearfield was involved in the hardware and software prototyping, and also wrote an Amber-based server side application to visualise, monitor and control large numbers of these devices from a central location.
KiwiRail Mainframe to COBOL Migration
Porting of a large proprietary COBOL system from an IBM iSeries Mainframe onto a newly commissioned AIX system. Clearfield handled all the DB2 database administration duties, much of the operating system configuration, performed buildmaster duties, managed nightly builds from various third parties and administered the CICS and MQ Series setup throughout the new infrastructure.
Encrypted Voice Over IP
Development of a commercial product to perform secure voice over IP and fax over IP.
Development of the Amber GUI designer. Features on-the-fly code round-tripping and specific support for designing Amber GUIs.
Internationalisation of the Roboforge client, and translation of the UI into German.
Java HL7 Stack
Java implementation of the Health Level 7 (HL7) stack, used within New Zealand for intercommunication in the Health industry.
Design and development of the SportsCardMart website, a specialist sports-card collection website based in Richmond, California.
Liquorland Retailer Website
Development of a website for the use of Liquorland retail branches, to assist them in tracking and reordering stock.
Hosting of the Oracle database, tournament server and rendering farm for www.roboforge.com. Included database maintenance.
Liquorland Product Maintenance Application
Development of an application to allow Liquorland retail branches to track stock availability and assist in pricing and reordering stock items.
Terralink Test Scripts
Provided independent JUnit test scripts for regression and security testing a newly implemented third-party java application.
Gogo Website Implementation
Implemented a large multilingual (Chinese & English) website for a Hong Kong based record label.
Gogo VPN setup
Design and implementation of two IPSEC based VPN’s for the development and maintenance of a major overseas website.
Networking Device Driver
Development of a DOS network shim to allow a 32bit DOS application to us the PXE/UNDI interface instead of the PacketDriver/NDIS2 interface.
Ticketek to Clear Payment Gateway
Development of a Solaris based gateway between a vertical market Solaris software application and a secure payment gateway using SSL.
Rewrite of the Health windows user interface to a central back-end server through X.25 communications.
Telecom Secure LDAP Shopping Lookup System
Development of a Java servlet application using LDAP to implement a secure shopping middleware redirector.
Development of an NT service to log serial data from a PABX to an SQL database.
Development of a 32bit component to allow a 16bit legacy app to communicate to X.25 32 bit drivers.
Insurance Company Security Audit
Review of on-line security for an insurance company’s Internet site.
Governmental VPN Rollout
Design and production rollout of a secure Virtual Private Network for a government department, to connect multiple sites across the country to a central database host. This includes experience in 128-bit encryption technology and IP routing.
Government Department Security Audit
Review of on-line security for a government department’s Internet site.
Online Casino Site Security Audit
Review of network security procedures for an online casino in Australia.
Java-based product to allow remote administration of SBE brand routers. This software is a redesign and reimplementation of the earlier Workshop product (also by Clearfield).
Java SNMP Stack
An SNMP over IP and MAC transport and network layer written in Java.
South Auckland Health Gateway
A Unix gateway between Windows clients and an Oracle database for South Auckland Health.
A hard disk duplication program which performs simultaneous disk copies over a network using custom developed IP multicasting protocols. At the time, an award-wining product on the market world-wide.
Telecom Online Services (TOLS)
Setup, configuration and maintenance of a trial Internet Service System for Telecom New Zealand, including Sendmail, Web Server, Proxy Server, User Accounts, backup procedures and routing.
Development and maintenance of a major suite of Windows-based applications for the configuration of SBE brand routers. This software uses SNMP over IP and MAC-layer comms, including a custom-written driver.
A contract in the USA doing research and preparing specifications for a comms-related software program.
Windows PPP Driver
A Windows PPP driver supporting IP and IPX.
Reverse engineering and fixing bugs in an X25 to SITA proprietary gateway for TIAS.
Air NZ Hardware Audit
Review of NFS/NIS setup for Air New Zealand.
Air NZ OS/2 gateway
An OS/2 gateway to transmit files between a file server and an AS400 using X25 on top of OS/2 Communications Manager/2 for Air New Zealand.
Botany Chromosome Analysis Application
A Macintosh application for chromosome measurement and analysis for the University of Auckland Botany Department.
Serial Port Daemon
Unix serial port buffering daemon.
Dos to Windows Conversion
Porting a suite of DOS retail software packages to Windows.
A source code shrouder.
Designing and implementing a portable (Dos/Windows/Unix) HL7 stack for the Department of Health.
A major dual-platform (Macintosh and Windows) graphical interactive software application, being sold as a retail product in the USA.
A PC device driver checking for software tampering to conform to German standards.
A gateway between Unix (sockets) and an ICL 39 series SX mainframe (IDE interface).
A PC common frontend interface to disparate networks across a CASE/Cray/Dowty network stack (Novell, Sequent Unix & AS400).
Serial Data Logger
A PC PABX serial data logger.
VT220 Terminal Emulator
A PC VT220 multi-session terminal emulator.