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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June 19, 2018

A Note From the Help Desk: Firewall Management System Maintenance

A Note From the Help Desk: Firewall Management System Maintenance

ATTENTION ONLINE AND SELF-PROCESSING CREDIT UNIONS Firewall Management System Maintenance What Are We Doing? We are upgrading our Firewall Management System (https://sgms.cuanswers.com) to the latest release. Why Are We Doing It? We are performing this upgrade to our network to stay current with vendor system releases and meet our commitment to continuously improve system reliability… Read more »

Sep 20, 2018

Don’t Snooze on the Client Access and LegaSuite Upgrades!

Don’t Snooze on the Client Access and LegaSuite Upgrades!

Don’t forget to complete the necessary upgrades to IBM iAccess and LegaSuite!  These updates are required for all CU*Answers clients, in order to keep workstations up to date with currently-supported software.  The updates will need to be applied to all of your CU*BASE workstations, and must be completed by November 11, 2018.  Don’t wait –… Read more »

Nov 2, 2018

A Note From the Help Desk: Microsoft September Security Update Notice

A Note From the Help Desk: Microsoft September Security Update Notice

ATTENTION NETWORK SERVICES COMPLETE CARE CLIENTS Microsoft September Security Update Notice After reviewing the September Microsoft patches, Network Services has decided to delay the application of Microsoft update KB4457144 for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 only, on our Complete Care customer’s systems.  Other operating system versions will still be updated according to our… Read more »

Sep 12, 2018

A Note From the Help Desk: GoAnywhere Maintenance

A Note From the Help Desk: GoAnywhere Maintenance

ATTENTION ONLINE AND SELF-PROCESSING CREDIT UNIONS GoAnywhere Maintenance What Are We Doing? We will be upgrading our GoAnywhere server. Why Are We Doing It? We are performing improvements to our network in order to improve system reliability and functionality. When Are We Doing This? This upgrade is scheduled for Wednesday, September 12, at 12:01 AM… Read more »

Sep 5, 2018

Remember to Complete Your Client Access & LegaSuite Upgrades!

Remember to Complete Your Client Access & LegaSuite Upgrades!

We know that the summer months can be busy, but don’t forget to complete your upgrades for IBM iAccess (used for print sessions) and LegaSuite (the client software that runs CU*BASE GOLD).  These new versions are required for all CU*Answers clients, in order to keep workstations up to date with currently-supported software.  The updates will need to… Read more »

Aug 29, 2018

A Note From the Help Desk: GoAnywhere Maintenance

A Note From the Help Desk: GoAnywhere Maintenance

ATTENTION ONLINE AND SELF-PROCESSING CREDIT UNIONS GoAnywhere Maintenance What Are We Doing? We will be upgrading our GoAnywhere server. Why Are We Doing It? We are performing improvements to our network in order to improve system reliability and functionality. When Are We Doing This? This upgrade is scheduled for Wednesday, September 5, at 12:01 AM… Read more »

Aug 24, 2018

Apply Client Access and LegaSuite Updates to Your CU*BASE Workstations

Apply Client Access and LegaSuite Updates to Your CU*BASE Workstations

It’s time to apply upgrades to two critical software programs installed on all of your CU*BASE workstations: IBM iAccess (used for print sessions) and LegaSuite (the client software that runs CU*BASE GOLD).  These updates are required for all CU*Answers clients, in order to keep workstations up to date with currently-supported software.  The updates will need… Read more »

Nov 2, 2018