Asset Management, Monitoring and Reporting

You invested in your IT infrastructure and rely on its performance, security and reliability. CU*Answers Network Services’ services not only ensures you have a qualified team ready to service this critical asset but also the real time data to ensure it’s being done on time, when needed, using the most advanced network asset tracking and performance monitoring.

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Reduced Risk

  • Baseline security scanning to detect security holes.
  • Continuous monitoring for viruses, worms, spam ware, and other malware.
  • Automated verification of data backup completion and identification of any failed backups.

Preventative Maintenancemaintenance computer screen

  • Automated delivery of two preventative services.
  • Up-to-date security patches for your desktops and servers and identification of failed or missing patches.
  • Comprehensive server health reports for all servers.

Package Offer

These services are included at no extra charge for all server management agreements.

  • monitoring computer screenContinuous Monitoring 24/7
  • Asset Management
  • Security Assurance
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Weekly and On-Demand Reports
  • Quarterly Business Reviews

Asset Management

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  • Complete summary of hardware and software.
  • Comprehensive detail of all hardware and software asset inventories.
  • Up-to-date warranty status information.
  • Identification of unauthorized software.

Annual Business Review

Our network service program includes an Annual Business Review with your organization.

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Prior to each Annual Business Review, CU*Answers Network Services audits all alerts and reports generated over the preceding year and prepare a comprehensive analysis of our findings as well as demonstrate areas of cost savings, increased performance, any security vulnerabilities and over all health assessment of your network.

These meetings are designed to help ensure that we:

  • Are aligned with your IT business goals and address any changes as they occur.
  • Present all the reports we have captured over the past quarter – ensuring you understand its overall impact to your business.

Our ABR summary and reports include:

  • Executive Summary
  • Website Monitoring
  • Windows Server Health
  • Work Completed Summary
  • Site Performance
  • Patch Status Detail
  • Site Health
  • Server Health
  • MBSA and Patch Summary
  • Asset Inventory
  • Device Performance
  • Site Performance
  • Website Performance

We review and update you on all the work completed in the last quarter and discuss project(s) in progress. CU*Answers Network Services will help identify IT solutions that address existing and future IT requirements allowing you to ultimately make informed financial decisions.

  • By analyzing network device alerts, pre-failure indicators, performance benchmarks and security issues, preventative maintenance opportunities are identified.
  • Includes all systems, network devices, as well as website performance.
  • Weekly reports provided and reviewed by CU*Answers Network Services.
  • Free report analysis and audit assistance.
  • Centralized monitoring network housed in our state-of-the-art data centers.

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Our proactive monitoring and alerting identifies, tracks and reports on issues effecting the security, performance and reliability of your IT.

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