ETS IT Support
for Engineering & Architectural Firms
Working at an Engineering & Architectural Firm is challenging, with focus and attention at a premium to ensure that everything is calculated and designed correctly. While technology has become an integral part of this field, dealing with tech problems, maintenance and issues can siphon off critical time and energy best given to the details of the field itself.
Since hiring and maintaining a full time IT staff can be a financial burden difficult for many firms to bear, outsourcing to an organization like Elite Technology Solutions (ETS) becomes incredibly attractive.
ETS has over 5 years experience working with architectural and/or engineering firms providing:
• Predictable IT Budget: ETS proactive approach in developing a 3-5 year Technology plan makes it easier for businesses to predict possible IT expenditures.
• Increased Up-Time: The combination of our preventative maintenance and speedy resolution of problems when they do happen means your tech capabilities are available much more often.
• Round the Clock Service: No matter what time of day or night it may be, our tech consultants always have your back.
Data Backup and Recovery
While most businesses depend heavily on the information and data gathered about virtually every facet of their business, this can be even more important to those in the engineering and architectural field. One of the most valued components of this field is the myriad of designs and layouts that power the construction of an architect or engineer’s vision and losing them can be absolutely devastating. As such, it is of paramount importance that engineering and architectural firms have a comprehensive backup and restoration plan in place and ready to be implemented if needed.
ETS has developed effective tools to make sure your data is backed up and available, even in the face of malfunction or disaster. All of your data is backed up every 15 minutes, to two separate locations ensuring that no important tidbits of insight get lost along the way.
If equipment malfunction does occur, our BDR, steps in seamlessly to support operations until the issue can be rectified.
Cloud Services vs. Dedicated Server
One critical IT decision your company has to make is where to store your Email, files, and business applications and how you can most effectively access these functions. Your decision in each case will be one of the following: using a dedicated server, using a cloud solution, or using a hybrid solution.
Much of the time of the engineer or architect, that which is not part of the creation process itself, is spent on the go, visiting different job sites and equipment locations that they are servicing. As such, the capability to access important schematics, financial or customer information while out of the office is important. The most innovative answer to this type of problem we have seen in recent memory is the cloud, capable of hosting and sharing virtually any amount of information necessary.
We will analyze your current setup and make recommendations on enterprise-level solutions in a myriad of different areas. These include hosted email exchanges, cloud file servers, and virtual server hosting, to name a few.
The cloud is not the only tool in ETS’s arsenal of services that helps professionals when they are out and about. An effective and comprehensive mobile platform, used for both communication and information sharing, is equally as important.
ETS possesses the experience and know how to provide you with advice on which mobile platform is right for you. Whether you go with Android, or Apple, or any of the other crowd of platforms now available commercially, we will help you operate at peak efficiency.
Making an architectural or engineering firm a success in today’s fiercely competitive industry is challenge enough, why also take on the worry of keeping your tech capabilities and assets on point as well?
If you are in the market for an outsourced solution to your tech problems, or just need some answers to any questions you may have come up with, please do not hesitate to contact us at your earliest convenience.