Infrastructure Management

Assessing, Designing, Maintaining a Secure IT Environment
Expertise counts. The experienced engineers of ABS' Infrastructure Management practice offer years of success in building and maintaining customized network solutions. From complete network management to strategic, consultative assessments, our specialists have seen it, done it and are there to share their focused knowledge with your organization. Vendor-certified, yet vendor-independent, ABS supports Microsoft, HP, Dell, IBM, Cisco, Symantec, McAfee, and others. ABS' Infrastructure Management team offers:

Network Services
Active Directory Services
Messaging/MS Exchange Solutions
Network Monitoring & Security
Data Protection
Remote Infrastructure Management

Consulting Services
Database Services
IT Strategy
Infrastructure Design & Optimization

Network Services

Active Directory Services
Sometimes migrations and upgrades stem from a merger or acquisition. Other times you simply need to update your operating system or active directory to the latest version. In either case, ABS can help you complete these critical assignments by deploying proven processes that facilitate smooth changes to your infrastructure. Our Active Directory services include:

  • Design
  • Design & Implementation
  • Migration Planning & Execution

Messaging Solutions
Relied upon by both internal and external customers, a stable and secure e-mail environment is mission critical with interruptions in service impacting both productivity and profit. From initial design and planning of your messaging system to deployments and migrations, ABS specialists are here to help. Our comprehensive suite of Messaging Solutions includes:

  • Support for the latest versions of Microsoft Exchange including 2003 / 2007 / 2010 / 2013
  • Exchange Solution Development
  • Migration Planning and Execution
  • Exchange Recovery Analysis and Remediation

    Network Monitoring & Security
    ABS' Cisco certified engineers can help protect your data and lower the cost of virus or intrusion recovery by keeping your network in-step with the latest security measures critical to your routers, switches, firewalls, and virtual private networks. Solutions include:

  • Risk assessment and remediation
  • Security design and implementation
  • Network monitoring and escalation processing
  • Mobile device security and management

Data Protection Services
ABS understands the absolute importance of securing your data. We offer extensive experience in developing repeatable and successful disaster recovery plans. Industry-leading best practices, software and hardware technologies are at the heart of our online backup and recovery solutions. Our full range of data protection services include:

  • Disaster Recovery Planning
  • On-line Data Backup and Recovery
  • Anti-virus Protection
  • Data Encryption

Remote Infrastructure Management
ABS Remote Infrastructure Management services are designed to keep your network and server infrastructure running smoothly and efficiently, and in the process reducing the burden on your existing infrastructure staff. Our team of certified network engineers will ensure a more proactive approach to maintaining your business critical infrastructure devices and can also handle Remote Level 3 service requests as they arise. Our ongoing tasks include the following:

  • Review weekly security and system logs
  • Research new OS releases/patches and develop upgrade paths and schedules as necessary
  • Evaluate security advisory alerts and make appropriate recommendations
  • Examine network monitoring alerts and assess utilization trends

Our Infrastructure Management services can also be combined with our Network Monitoring Solution (NMS) resulting in a comprehensive, turnkey program for monitoring and maintaining your complex network infrastructure (including network devices, servers and applications).
Consulting Services
With numerous certifications in both product and network environments, ABS' engineers expertly identify and resolve problems at the server and infrastructure level. Our consulting services range from network assessments, design and implementation to upgrades and migrations to security reviews and disaster recovery.

 

Database Services
ABS offers a wide range of database consulting services to meet the needs of your organization.  Our MS SQL Server solutions include:

  • Design and Development
  • Reporting Services
  • Audit and Review
  • Disaster Recovery and High-Availability Bench-Marking

Learn more about our Database Services for MS SQL Server.

IT Strategy
ABS' engineers are consummate problem-solvers, integrating the latest technologies with practical, hands-on experiences. Our people will assess your networking environment and assets as well as recommend and implement IT strategies that are aligned with your company's business objectives.

Infrastructure Design and Optimization
Great reliability starts with great design. At ABS, we live and breathe planning, implementing, and supporting IT environments. Our focused area of expertise and years of real-world experience across many firms mean that you have a tried-and-true partner ready to advise you in structuring and optimizing your firm's technology.