Network Engineering Support and Services
The reliability and functionality of your computer network depends on a solid foundation. Considering your current and future business goals, budget, environment, timeframes, and resources, Micro Visions network engineers will optimize your network infrastructure, recommend the most cost-effective telecommunications options, implement the right virtual platform, operating systems, security, and mobile connectivity as well as provide all installation services and ongoing IT support. Avoid downtime, minimize risks, and ensure a successful project implementation.
Network Architecture/Design for LANs and WANs
You may be experiencing slow network response time, lockups, poor voice quality or disconnects on your VoIP phone system. Maybe your are spending more than necessary on telecommunications or Internet services or need to cost-effectively increase your bandwidth. Perhaps your network has been invaded by a hacker or you want to ensure your data is secure. Read more about our network architecture and design services.
Network Hardware Devices:
Specification, installation, management, and support for cabeling, repeaters, hubs, bridges, switches, routers, firewalls, and wireless solutions.
Telecommunications/Internet Services: Selection of the right solution and vendors for external connectivity for phone systems (traditional and VoIP) and data whether connecting to the Internet or linking your headquarters to other locations 500 feet away, in different cities, states, or countries.
Network Performance: Design and configuration of VLANs, implementing quality of service (QOS), performing bandwidth monitoring, and analyzing network traffic.
Hardware and Operating Systems
You may be in the process of selecting a new line of business application and need assistance specifiying and implementing the right hardware and operating system licensing. Perhaps your current Microsoft Server or Exchange Server versions are outdated and no longer supported and it's time to upgrade to a new version. You may be interested in a cost-effective disaster recovery solution or reducing hardware and power requirements due to your growing number of servers. Maybe your workforce is becoming increasingly moble with various devices but still need access to the company's network and applications. You may want to decrease the cost and system administration for your current desktop computer enviornment. Continue reading more details on our network support services.
Server Hardware/Operating Systems: Complete design, implementation, management and administration for Microsoft Windows Server systems supporting services such as file/print, email, database, web, application, remote access, and clustered systems.
Storage Systems: Provide recommendations and implementation services for storage solutions including local storage to NAS solutions to SANs to cloud storage or a combination for both working storage and backup solutions.
Virtualization & Business Continuity:
Identify client requirements, recommend the appropriate platform and features, install, configure, and provide ongoing management and support. Typical solutions may include VMware products, Citrix XenServer, or Microsoft Hyper-V.
- Remote Desktop Services (Terminal Services)/VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure):
Implementation and support of solutions that reduce equipment costs, operating costs, system administration, and user issues; utilize thin client options; and facilitate productivity for the mobile workforce.
System Management and Administration
Once your systems are in place, there are always ongoing support requirements. You may not have the time or expertise on staff to keep up with changes and issues. Micro Visions network support engineers are ready to help.
System Administrator Activities: Maintain users, groups, security permissions, login scripts, group policies and performing other design and maintenance tasks in Active Directory. Provide administration for all email, database, application, and other servers. Resolve any server-related issues.
Patch Management and Distribution: Implementation of Microsoft WSUS and other applications to automatically keep systems up to date and secure. For a fully-managed solution, see our Securelink Essentials managed services options.
Software Licensing Compliance: Provide audits and recommendations to ensure the most cost-effective purchasing options and to ensure all software is legally licensed.
Data Protection: Define client requirements, recommend, implement, and support backup and other disaster prevention and recovery solutions.
Are you confident that your network is secure? Often companies have no idea of their network vulnerabilites. Do you allow non-complex passwords? Posting of passwords on sticky notes placed on monitors? Is your virus, malware, or spam protection a solid solution and up to date? Are you aware that your wireless router may be open to your neighbors or easily hackable. Could there be unnecessary open ports on your firewall, inviting hackers into your network?
Implement and support anti-virus, malware,web content filtering, and spam protection systems.
Virtual Private Networks (VPN): Design, implementation, and support of single or multi-vendor VPN solutions to connect mobile workers and remote offices.
Security Assessments/Audits: Provide CISSP certified security professional resources to perform security assessments and penetration testing.
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