Silicon100 2017

nfrastructure: “Designs solutions for customers by clearly understanding business goals and key performance indicators and making certain that everything is thoroughly thought out to take performance to the highest level”

thesiliconreview-firoz-lalji-ceo-nfrastructure-2017Our goal at nfrastructure is to be the first choice of large enterprises seeking innovation and operational excellence. We are Integrating subject matter and technical expertise into a framework that considers both business and technical needs of customers with the goal of providing a quality product that helps customers move their business to the next level .For close to 25 years, we have worked with many of the world’s most admired brands and brightest executives and engineers, learning through experience what works best and what doesn’t.  Our team understands how powerful it can be to get exposure to ideas from beyond the walls of our own organization.  We have learned that it is energizing to share innovative and fresh thinking—and gain insights and perspectives that can lead to operational excellence—that breaks the barrier of incremental gain. Our strategy for differentiation is both simple and straightforward.

Working Together to Produce Maximum Value

We are reaching out to customers and business partners to bring out the best of our combined experiences and knowledge, resulting in solutions that produce maximum value for the company, employees and customers.  Our vision is to help our customers achieve their objectives by providing solutions that drive customers to high-performance by being business-aligned, innovative and best-in-class.

Nfrastructure designs, builds, and supports integrated technology environments for an increasingly connected world

The three areas of our service are namely:

Professional: World-class engineering talent develop solutions for IT applications, infrastructure, and operations.

  • Networking
  • Collaboration
  • Cloud + Data Center
  • Internet of Things
  • Information Security

Technical: Engineers in every major market provide comprehensive site-based services.

  • Imaging + Roll Out
  • Structured Cabling
  • Store + Branch 
  • Physical Security
  • Asset Management + Recovery
  • Mission Critical Construction

Managed: High-availability command centers provide 24X7 remote supports.

  • Service Desk
  • Network Operations
  • POS Support
  • Device Management
  • Infrastructure Management

Areas of Service

Education: Nfrastructure helps higher education institutions and school systems leverage Internet of Everything (IoE) opportunities to improve critical thinking and student outcomes.  Nfrastructure also assists with campus planning initiatives to improve technology infrastructure and safety for faculty, students, and administrators.

Financial: Nfrastructure is uniquely qualified to tackle today's most pressing financial services challenges, whether it’s helping a financial institution plan and design enterprise architecture to capitalize on the Internet of Everything, or providing the managed services that support IT.

Healthcare:  No other industry will experience the impact of the Internet of Everything (IoE) revolution more dramatically than Healthcare.  Through innovative thinking and technology, nfrastructure helps health and public service organizations capitalize on vast IoE opportunities to deliver increased and improved services.

Manufacturing: A reliable Internet of Everything (IoE) strategy is mission-critical within the manufacturing industry.  Nfrastructure has an impeccable reputation for working with manufacturing enterprises to reduce downtime and maximize production.  Nfrastructure utilizes a thorough methodology for building out large-scale infrastructure, and delivers like no one else in aggressive time frame and high-pressure environments. Nfrastructure's work with its manufacturing customers has produced a range of success stories, where in each case we have combined in-depth knowledge and understanding of the manufacturing industry with our world-class technical experience. The best example of our success is implementing a customized program integrating people, process, and technology.  As well as managing mission-critical IT build-out in parallel with a large scale union construction and  Delivered on-time, on-budget, and on-quality.

Public Sector: nfrastructure serves as a trusted advisor to large government agencies in the United States. Whether it’s helping an agency assess and design network architecture, or providing the managed services that support IT infrastructure, nfrastructure is uniquely qualified to tackle today's most pressing public sector challenges. By drawing on our vast experience we work to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of government agencies, enabling them to better fulfill their mission to the public.

nfrastructure's work with its public sector customers has produced a broad range of success stories, where in each case we have combined in-depth knowledge and understanding of the public sector with our world-class technical experience. 

Retail: The retail industry is in the middle of a revolution primarily due to the always on, always connected Internet of Everything (IoE).  As these networks grow and get more complex, being smart and fast in choosing and deploying the right technologies that will become part of your network is critical to success.  Retailers must modernize, be innovative and reduce the complexity of the retail experience in order to be competitive.  At nfrastructure, we’ve created a company that understands the opportunity technology has created for retail.  Our enterprise technology platform allows you to deploy and maintain store technology more efficiently than any other solution.  Nfrastructure’s design, build, and operate methodology will engage your customers and drive growth. 

The Man behind the Idea

Firoz Lalji, CEO:  Firoz Lalji is chairman of the board of directors of nfrastructure. Firoz is also president, CEO, and co-founder of Zones, Inc. Throughout the company's 30-year history, Firoz has provided the vision and leadership necessary to transform Zones into a global solutions provider and award-winning business enterprise. In addition to Zones, Firoz owns the Fana Group Companies, an investment holding company operating in the United States and Canada. Prior to his tenure at Zones, Firoz was the founder, president and CEO of Kits Cameras, Inc., which he built into a chain of 225 stores across the U.S. and Canada. He sold Kits Cameras in 1997, and joined Zones as CEO in 1998.

“At nfrastructure, we continually look for ways to help our customers achieve operational excellence so that they have a greater ability to innovate”