a Sextant is a tool used by sailors to navigate the oceans and ports of
call. SEXTANT0x#### dose just that for communications, acting as
both the firewall, and gateway to the outside world.
When computers fail, people generally sit back and acknowledge how they
make life easier. When they pick up the phone and get no dial tone,
they want blood (CTI Magazine). Sextant had to work, even if the world
was going to hell in a hand basket.