Accenttech Corporation

Companies that rely on legacy mainframe-based applications face growing software costs and a shrinking pool of mainframe systems programmers. For these businesses, system availability and customer service are constant concerns.

Our Mainframe System Services can dramatically reduce system operating and support costs while delivering a consistently high level of service that may be unattainable within your own IT organization. Our mainframe systems team members average more than 20 years of experience in the IT services industry. In consultation with you, our specialists can assess your business's unique service requirements, then deliver specific recommendations for system configuration, runtime improvement, and software suite modifications that can lower costs and improve system availability and response time. You can enjoy both significant savings and quality assurance thanks to our centralized software distribution process, which enables us to support multiple mainframe customers on standardized, optimized applications.

Mainframe Systems Services include:

* System software support: Maintain at vendor-recommended levels, provide 24-hour continuous support; offer customized software product options; follow Accenttech Corporation' best practices in software configuration

* Data center migrations: Follow Accenttech Corporation' proven data center migration methodology, plan and execute within customer-defined time frame

* Disaster recovery: Design and test disaster-recovery plans

* Technology architecture: Hardware/software component evaluations, network software communications solutions, technology road mapping, server consolidation

* Runtime improvement: Capacity analysis, System and applications performance analysis, database design and administration, tuning recommendations

* Best practices: Change, problem, and request management and system monitoring

Whether for data storage, applications, Web sites, or other uses, the heart of a business's IT infrastructure is its servers. Consequently, server management and support pose numerous challenges for businesses in the areas of cost containment, support personnel, IT governance, and security.

Through years of experience managing midrange servers, Accenttech Corporation has attained broad, deep knowledge and world-class technical expertise in Midrange Systems Services. These services comprise systems design, architecture, consolidation, migration, monitoring, consulting, best practice implementation, and support for UNIX, IBM AIX, Sun Solaris, HP-UX, Linux, AS/400, and Intel platforms.

We deliver: * Hardware/software planning and support * Server consolidation, migration, and management * Performance tuning * Security administration and assessment * Cluster design and implementation * Web hosting design and support * Capacity planning * Reporting We also provide direct-attach storage design and management, data backup/restore services, and change/problem management. As in all our collaborations, the customer is in control—and you can choose service level agreements and optional automation tools to enhance the quality and value of support.

Businesses today need cost-effective storage solutions that enable them to address issues surrounding data retention, compliance, risk management, backup, recovery, archiving, and e-mail storage growth. Market analysts estimate the cost of storage typically represents 10-12% of a company's IT budget, even though the price of primary storage technologies continues to decline at a rapid rate.

Accenttech Corporation® Utility Computing - Storage services give customers a pay-for-use storage service for significant cost reductions. We provide the consulting, management, and technology expertise you need to choose the storage solution that best aligns with your business's unique needs and goals. Our consultants will recommend a vendor-neutral solution that fully considers your current and potential future storage needs, mitigates implementation risk, and achieves the operational and financial objectives of your organization.

We follow best practices and proven methodologies in storage management processes and controls. And our expertise ensures worry-free storage, regardless of the platform and connections you choose. We offer: * Data storage capacity * Storage network connectivity * Data backup solutions * Mainframe data management * Consulting services such as infrastructure assessments, service design, and engineering