The client is a national, privately held medical billing company specializing in radiology clients. Founded in 1982 by radiology professionals, the client’s goal is to provide highest quality services in a cost effective manner, while maintaining focus on individual client needs.
The client has always been at the forefront of technology, and invested heavily in expanding its’ on-premise technology footprint and staying at the forefront. The company develops and maintains its’ own, proprietary software, as well as a number of complex, database driven off the shelf applications. Due to compliance requirements, data has to be archived for a number of years. Further, there was a mix of heterogeneous operating systems – Windows, Linux and Unix variants. All of this has caused the number of physical servers and storage to grow over the years. Warranty renewals became costly, and computing resources were scattered and not well utilized. Capital expenditures had to be made for constant server and storage upgrades. Disaster recovery was getting harder to orchestrate.
Instead of relying on expanding the current server footprint, the client decided to move to a private cloud solution, and tapped its’ longtime IT partner StratusPointIT to design and implement it. Private cloud would allow better computing resource utilization, easier provisioning and reduced overall cost per compute unit. StratusPointIT looked at both Microsoft Hyper-V and VMWare products, and chose VMWare, mainly because of its better support for multiple operating systems.
StratusPointIT engineering was able to architect a highly available private cloud solution based on VMWare product set. The project involved virtualizing or rebuilding many key server roles, including SQL, Exchange, file and domain, web. In addition, StratusPointIT’s worked with the client’s development resources to virtualize the proprietary line of business application. The server footprint has been reduced, as well as the overall hardware and infrastructure costs. Further, the primary objective of reducing DR complexity and enabling easy provisioning has been achieved.
What our customers say
StratusPointIT was selected as our IT Service Provider offering a secure, cost effective and simple solution to our complex IT needs. The 100% cloud based solution we chose is a perfect fit for our entire team. It provides safe and fast access to all company data and email regardless of location.
As a financial firm we are required to adhere to strict compliance rules and regulations with a focus on data/email archiving, protection and retention. StratusPointIT provided us a solution that met all those requirements and offered the peace of mind that our firm was looking for.
We engaged StratusPointIT to help us ensure our Amazon Web Service deployment was always available and properly protected. The StratusPointIT team helped us understand and overcome the risks, and showed us best practices and cost savings that we took advantage of. We are happy with the result.
We outsourced the business of running our network to StratusPointIT. The wide variety of expertise they bring to our company not only in running the existing network but in the telecom area, planning for growth and budgeting has been a tremendous asset. Our company is no longer reacting to adverse network issues; instead we are in a proactive mode of operations. I’m very pleased with our decision to outsource to StratusPointIT.
We chose StratusPointIT in October 2010 as our outsourced information technology provider. We were looking for a company that would serve as a true business partner with us as we continue to grow our business. In addition to replacing our front office system we moved our headquarters location last year. The team at StratusPointIT served as a tremendous resource as we selected a new internet service provider, new phone system provider and moved our servers to a new location. They have provided consistently good support and have become a trusted advisor.
If you are pondering on should I hire or outsource my IT department look no further than StratusPointIT. Here is a company that will keep your business technology running smoothly and continues to bring new opportunities to your business. We are extremely satisfied with StratusPointIT and all their employees, this has been the best decision and direction our company has gone, I only wish we did it years ago. They are very professional, responsive and give you everything you need to improve your business.
StratusPointIT was able to offer SCS Energy an extremely cost-effective and functional set of solutions to our rapidly changing Information Technology needs. We have been extremely pleased with the implementation process for our ITAnyWhere Cloud and Egnyte systems and look forward to continuing our long-standing successful working relationship with StratusPointIT.
Since switching to StratusPointIT outsourcing services about 2 years ago, my team was able to realize the expertise and agility of a true outsourced partner to accomplish our projects faster and get the right level of support when needed.
The decision to outsource our helpdesk and network management with StratusPointIT has been one of the largest technology victories for SCA this year. Having you team supporting our 200 users and coast to coast operation has allowed me to sleep better at night. Your assistance in opening two new regional offices as well as completing our nationwide MPLS network made the projects feel easy.
Other than the network and server management, which is huge, having our own full time help desk resource on site at our main office as well as your ability to get hands on help into any of our remote locations from New Hampshire to Alaska has been key to providing the support our uses have needed and deserve.
The time had finally come for our accounting firm to overhaul our operating system & network. Though a seemingly daunting task to us, StratusPointIT seamlessly integrated our current software with the new system with minimal down time. Couple this with knowledgeable & responsive support makes StratusPointIT the right choice for us.
StratusPointIT did a great job helping us relocate. Our staff was up in running this morning without a hitch. Farkhad was a pleasure to work with and smoothly handled any of our many requests during the start-up. Liam planned the relocation project very well. The entire StratusPointIT team did a great job!
StratusPointIT took over managing our IT and migrated our insurance firm to the ITAnyWhere Cloud platform. This has enabled us save money by not having to maintain on-premise hardware, and allowed my agents to work easily from anywhere. As a senior executive at the organization, StratusPointIT removed the IT headaches completely, and allowed me and my team to focus on my business. I would recommend ITAnyWhere Cloud to other firms in my industry.