Tech Talks: Managed network services boost performance, contain costs

Glowing people symbols connected by lines across a map of the world, symbolizing a network.To serve as a trusted advisor to our clients, we need to stay up to speed with the latest IT trends and solutions. To achieve that, our team of IT experts attends weekly training sessions conducted by various IT solution providers. Based on our extensive experience and sales volume with the suppliers, we receive exclusive, direct and usually in-person training from these suppliers. Our Tech Talks blog series offers a snapshot of these educational sessions.

A nationally recognized college with over 20 campuses across five states needed greater bandwidth to accommodate organizational growth. The institution turned to one of our trusted partners, a leading connectivity aggregator, for managed network services. The solution involved 59 MPLS circuits and 29 internet circuits – all of which the provider proactively monitors to ensure optimal performance. On top of 24/7 network monitoring and management, the offering comes with configuration and maintenance support for all remote devices and comprehensive reporting on device and circuit health, threshold utilization, and more. As a result of our partner’s network solution and services, the college has experienced a 35 percent reduction in operational costs and increased bandwidth capacity at each campus.

If you’re similarly looking to contain costs while boosting efficiency, you should consider managed network services from the same supplier. Our technology advisors recently met with the provider’s sales team to discuss their portfolio and the benefits of their solutions. Here’s everything you should know about this supplier to make a wise purchasing decision.

Provider overview

This Florida-based company launched in 1998 and started out providing security solutions before adding connectivity aggregation and managed services to their arsenal. In addition to extensive experience managing multi-site networks, they have in-depth healthcare expertise and offer managed services involving tools from IBM Security, Cisco, Palo Alto Networks, and Fortinet. On top of that, they provide professional services, including zero-touch deployment with staging and configuration, global third-party dispatch, and structured cabling. They’re an industry leader in data aggregation and maintain 24/7/365 network and security operations centers at their headquarters.

Featured offering: Managed network services and connectivity aggregation

If you have multiple locations with various carriers and internet service providers, this supplier can streamline connectivity for you, lowering costs and optimizing performance while delivering a single invoice for all services at all sites. Maximize your return on investment with a solution tailored to fit your needs. Advantages of this provider’s managed network services include the following:

  • Technology and carrier agnostic
  • Streamlined billing
  • Diverse redundancy for greater reliability
  • 24/7 proactive monitoring and remediation for maximum uptime
  • Wide range of access options
    • Wireline
      • Private
        • MPLS
        • Private line
      • Open
        • DIA
        • Ethernet/fiber
        • Broadband
    • Wireless
      • Satellite
      • Fixed
      • 3G/4G wireless
  • Design, implementation and management services for VPN, dynamic multi-point VPN, and SD-WAN solutions
  • MPLS and SD-WAN network refresh project services

Our trusted advisors can assist you if you want to learn more about connectivity and managed network services from this supplier and others in the marketplace. With extensive IT solution experience, a large partner network, and access to advanced tools, we can quickly generate objective comparison matrices to streamline the purchasing process and make it easy to identify the best options for your business based on your needs and goals. On top of that, our price parity guarantee means working with us won’t cost you any more than going straight to the supplier.

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