22 IT Projects That Affiliated Can Help Your Existing IT Staff With

22 IT Projects That Affiliated Can Help Your Existing IT Staff With

Do you have an IT team that could use additional resources to support your organization? Affiliated Co-Sourced IT approach can help.

For many growing companies there is always a need for additional resources to support their existing IT teams with tasks related to users, applications, operations, and backend systems.

Affiliated, located in Columbus, Ohio, offers a range of options to provide complementary services to help your team get the job done. Our professional and responsive IT staff can help you maximize your tight budgets, provide a team of experienced, certified IT staff to support you and your users, and manage the increasing complexity of your networks, applications, and security.

Here is a sample of the type of IT projects and assessments we can support your existing team with:

IT Project Types

Microsoft/Office 365 Email Migrations

Converting on-premise exchange servers and other email applications to the Microsoft cloud solution platform. This may also include addressing security and activating or extending the Teams solution, SharePoint, and One drive features of the platform.

Microsoft 365 Office Deployments

Updating older versions of Microsoft Office to the new version via a Microsoft’s subscription and the services to actually update the licenses for the user.

VMware Upgrades

Upgrading the VMware virtualization software to the current version; includes licenses, and updates/configures the features needed to accomplish the client's business need.

Server Refresh

Upgrading the "server" based systems for the client. Includes the equipment (cloud tenants) and updating the Operating Systems and appropriate licenses; then configuring and documenting the features needed to accomplish the client's business need. (We also move on-premises based systems to a cloud environment).

Wi-Fi Upgrades

Installing or upgrading Wi-Fi systems to the current version. Includes appropriate licenses and devices, then configuring and documenting the features and security needed to accomplish the client's business need.

Storage Upgrades

Installing or upgrading network storage needs. Includes the storage devices (cloud tenant); then configures the features needed to accomplish the client's business need. This can use on-premises or cloud (or both) to provide the best solution for the client.

Network Upgrades

Implementing the network environment (Switches, Internet, configuration of V-LANs) to meet the performance and security needs. Includes the devices; then configuring and documenting the features and security needed to accomplish the client's business need

Firewall Upgrades

Implementing the firewall(s) needed to meet business performance and security needs. Includes the devices; then configuring and documenting the features and security needed to accomplish the client's business needs.

Windows Desktop Migrations

Help organizations upgrade their desktop units to a client-approved secure image and eliminate additional work for client IT staff by preparing and testing user workstation devices; includes documentation and inventory tracking. Track inventory and disposition of retired devices.

Windows Server OS Upgrades

Upgrading the Microsoft Server Operating System software to the current version. Includes appropriate licenses then configuring and documenting the features and security needed to accomplish the client's business need.

RDS Deployments

Upgrading the Microsoft Remote Desktop Services solution (RDS). Includes appropriate licenses then configuring and documenting the features and security needed to accomplish the client's business need.

Cloud Evaporation (Azure Conversions)

Help clients move their on-premises systems to the cloud. It can include planning and subscription for the processing, storage, authentication, security, and backup provisions needed to support the client business needs. It can be done via AZURE or 3rd party hosting facility.

Cloud Condensations (Cloud to On-site)

Help clients move their cloud systems back on-premises. It can include the design, procuring the processing, storage, authentication, security, and backup provisions, then executing the conversion, documentation and on-going support for the systems.

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Rollout for Cyber Insurance Compliance

Implementing the Multi-Factor Authentication solutions needed to meet a number of cyber-liability insurance providers requirement for additional authentication protection to their computer systems. We have multiple tools and authentication methods to help each client accomplish their business goals.

IT ASSESSMENTS

Network Assessment

Overview and documentation of the client's existing network; make recommendations on improvements/upgrades to the environment for improved connectivity/operations and security.

Wi-Fi Assessment

Overview and documentation of the client's existing Wi-Fi network and make recommendations on improvements/upgrades to the environment for improved connectivity/operations and security. Depending on the site/complexity of the engagement, it may involve the use of a heat mapping tool to evaluate coverage options.

Firewall Assessment

Overview and documentation of the client's existing firewall(s) and make recommendations on improvements/upgrades to the environment for improved connectivity/operations and security.

Server Assessment

Overview and documentation of the client's existing server set up network and make recommendations on improvements/upgrades to the environment based on client business needs for improved performance, operations and security. Will include options based on client requirements and operating platforms.

Active Directory Assessment

Overview and documentation of the client's existing Active Directory set up and operations and make recommendations on improvements/upgrades to the environment for improved operations and security.

Virtualization Assessment

Overview and documentation of the client's existing Virtualization environment and make recommendations on improvements/upgrades to the environment for improved connectivity/operations and security. Will include options based on client requirements and operating platforms.

Storage Assessment 

Overview and documentation of the client's existing storage environment network and make recommendations on improvements/upgrades to the environment based on client business needs for improved performance, operations and security. Will include options based on client requirements and operating platforms.

If this is of interest to you, please reach us 614-495-9658 and ask for Eric. We are ready to help you get things done.