achievements of Inttek that involved Linux, Wireless and Software Applications:
1991 David McGough, Inttek's
President began tracking progress of Linux as it evolved from Minix.
1993 First Linux installations
(used Linux for Internet Gateways, E-mail servers, etc).
1994 Used Linux for application
hosting and file serving (using SAMBA) for Lower Cape Fear Hospice, and related
1995 Installed 2.4GHZ wireless
Network for Lower Cape Fear Hospice.
1995 Demonstrated Wireless
Networking Capabilities at Chamber of Commerce Business Expo.
1995 Development, sales and
support of Linux Servers and related ISP support equipment for Wilmington Internet
1996 Incorporated as Internet
Technologies, Inc. (INTTEK)
1996 Development, sales and
support of Linux Servers and related ISP support equipment for ISAAC Internet.
1996 Setup Wireless Test
Link from top of Solomon Towers to ISAAC Internet. Developed modified Red Hat®
3 system to interface reliably with data radios. Server included Firewall, web
server, cgi support, etc. Maintained Server remotely for over 16 months WITH
NO CRASHES. The server was locked in a utility room on the 11th floor that we
didn't have direct access to. This is an indication in our confidence in the
stability of the Linux server.
1996 Started installing point-to-point
wireless LAN systems commercially.
1996 Installed aggressive
Red Hat® Linux based Internet Gateway / Router for Wilmington Shipping company.
This system provides an integrated solution for Internet Services, Network printing
and file services, etc., to all 13 Frame-Relay-Linked US offices for Wilmington
Shipping / Southern Overseas. Also, installed Red Hat® Linux based WAN systems
for several Southern Overseas Offices. These systems used WAN interface adapters
from Sangoma®, and all have maintained better than 99.5% uptime. These systems
are still in use today.
1997 Designed, and started
Installation of a very aggressive Wireless LAN system for the Wilmington Housing
Authority. Wireless links ranging from 115 KBPS to 3.2 MBPS to connect all WHA
remote offices to the WHA main office, using a centralized repeating point.
Developed Outdoor Enclosure systems to contain Radio / Data Equipment. Use Red
Hat® Linux based Servers for Routing.
1997 Inttek became an ISP
(November). We are 100% Red Hat® Linux based (all dial-in servers, Internet
servers, routers, etc).
1998 Inttek Launched Software
development department. Focus was on developing Web Based Applications.
1998 Developed the WECT Live
Weather System and web based admin consoles for content and weather updates.
1998 Leased Rooftop of Solomon
Towers and established our first Commercial Wireless Internet Access WMAN Repeating
Station. This Station currently provides 3.2Mbit Wireless Metropolitan Area
Networking, T-1 speed wireless Internet Access in the down town Wilmington Area,
Up to approx. 8 miles outside of Wilmington down the Hwy 421 Industrial Corridor.
1998 Developed remote controlled
wireless Video / and weather monitoring system. System connected wirelessly
over a path of 10.5 miles from our downtown repeating station to an enclosure
on the roof of the Oceanic Restaurant in Wrightsville Beach. System allowed
us to remote control Canon video conferencing camera and receive live weather
information. This data was posted to a web site.
1998 Designed, installed,
and maintain the Wireless Citywide network for the town of North Myrtle Beach,
1998 Became Authorized
Wave Access® Value Added Reseller.
1999 Became Authorized
Lucent WaveLan® / Wave Access® VAR (Lucent Acquired Wave Access).
1999 Became Authorized
SCO® Unix VAR .
1999 Developed the WECT
Web Classifieds System used Red Hat® CCVS as back end Credit Card Transaction
1999 Installed 3.2 MBPS
wireless link from downtown Wilmington NC to Bolivia NC. This link provided
3.2 MBPS wireless data communication over a path length of 18.5 miles. The
installation connects the main Brunswick County Municipal Complex with T-1
Internet Connectivity. This physical installation is located 450' up a radio
communications tower, and uses Red Hat® Linux based routers! Later installed
3.2 MBPS wireless link from Bolivia NC to Yaupon Beach NC, using a water tower
as a repeating point. This is over a path of 11.5 miles. This repeater then
connects to our Oak Island Office and provides Internet/WAN Access for our
employees, dedicated clients, and dialup clients. The Yaupon Tower Repeater
can provide wireless Internet / Network connectivity for the majority of the
island. The Bolivia Tower Repeater has the potential to tie in all 19 Brunswick
county municipalities to the main complex.
1999 Developed Linux based
experimental region-wide weather monitoring system (ilmwx.inttek.net). This
system was used extensively by the national hurricane center and the national
weather service during Hurricane Floyd.
1999/ 2000 Extensive effort
in development of web-based software and E-Commerce Applications. Launched
the Penguin Commerce division and began development of the Penguin Commerce
2000 Launched several new
Business to Business E-Commerce Application Systems. Systems support realtime credit card transactions. Inttek exceeds several million per year
in sales directly through the site before the end of 2000.
2000 Implemented roaming
micro-cellular 802.11 Wireless Communications systems for high speed network
and Internet Access to portable devices.
2001 Formed Strategic Alliance
with NECTIE Systems, Inc. to develop Business Government Application Systems.
Developed turn-key Internet based State Unemployement Filing and Payment
Internet Technologies Incorporated
330 Shipyard Blvd.
tel. 910 792-1786
Brunswick Co. offices:
5622 E. Oak Island Dr.
Oak Island, NC
Internet Technologies, Inc.