Press Release Summary:
With 4 components including hardware, pre configured software, helpdesk support, and consultancy, Iscentia Managed Service enables users to have secure server platform to automate and enable business processes based on Apple technology. Service can be expanded by adding service components, ensuring client to meet requirements of its customers. Users are also provided with IT strategy reviews, on-site board meetings, consultation meetings, and supplier meetings.
Original Press Release:
Iscentia Announce Low Cost 'Managed Service' for Macintosh Networks
Providing Clients With a Better Managed Business Today and a More Successful Business Tomorrow
LONDON, June 5 -- Iscentia today announce the launch of the 'Iscentia Managed Service' for sites with Macintosh workgroups with limited Mac expertise. The Iscentia Managed Service is designed to make available the 'state of the art' system management and backoffice technology used at large progressive Macintosh sites with minimal client involvement for as little as GBP1000 per month.
Investing in the 'Iscentia Managed Service' will enable clients to have a secure server platform to automate and enable business processes, based on 'Best Practise' and the latest Apple technology.
Each Managed Service consist of 4 main components which are :-
o Hardware : The latest in Apple server technology, coupled with industry standard storage, backup and gigibit networking.
o Configuration : Pre configured for shared file access, print management, desktop management, security (including anti-virus and firewall).
o Support : Full helpdesk support, via phone email and web. Remote access to the clients sites for real time support
o Consultancy : A unique 'Virtual IT Director', providing bi-annual reviews and on going consultancy to ensure the clients site stays at the cutting edge of Apple technology.
The main benefits of this service are;
o No more IT worries or wasted time.
o The business can exploit the latest technology quickly to gain
competitive advantage over the competition.
o There is no need to employ expensive Mac IT Resource.
o The service is based on best practice and proven implementation, configuration and integration methodology deployed at Iscentia's Enterprise Clients.
o The business can focus on its core activity such as creativity or education.
o Monthly fees mean there are no upfront capital and consultancy fees providing a cost effective approach to a proven solution.
o An agreed service level agreement ensures that the client can focus on driving productivity and business value.
o The service can be expanded , by adding additional service components, ensuring the client can meet the requirements of its
o Iscentia can be the 'Virtual IT department' for its clients and can provide resource for the following;
o IT Strategy Reviews, On-site board meetings, consultation meetings, supplier meetings.
o The business can have access to trusted counsel
"We have completed many projects where the introduction of Apple server technology has been key to achieving technical and business success, however many small businesses and educational establishments require this technology and service but the high initial costs can be prohibitive and prevent them moving forward," explained Tim Newman, Iscentia Business Development Director, "The Iscentia Managed Service resolves this by providing all the required hardware, configuration, support and ongoing consultancy for a fixed monthly cost. This way clients can immediately gain the benefits without large upfront costs."
The cost of the 'Iscentia Managed Service' depends on the requirements, level of resources required and complexity of the installation. Interested parties should contact Iscentia directly to discuss their specific requirements. The Iscentia Managed Service starts from GBP1000 per month.
About Iscentia Ltd
Iscentia are focused on providing a wide range of vendor independent technical services to organisations within the Macintosh enterprise marketplace. They are an established independent business consultancy and systems integration company. Iscentia provides its clients with impartial advice at all times and highlights product deficiencies, as well as advantages, where applicable.
Iscentia focus on providing value added advice and services to organisations, which have, or are considering, a significant investment in the Macintosh and associated enterprise technologies. Iscentia regularly attend and present at the leading international Macintosh industry conferences to ensure that knowledge disseminated through their publications and services is at the very forefront of Apple technology understanding.
More information about Iscentia and its services may be obtained from www.iscentia.com
Source: Iscentia Ltd