Network Management Services

IT Management Services & Support

Remote Monitoring and Maintenance

Network Monitoring

Proactively prevent network and workstation IT issues with our remote monitoring solution.

We know how frustrating it can be whenever a computer, a printer, or your network goes down. It prevents people from being able to complete their daily tasks, which adds to the cost of operations, and the cost of repairing the problem. With Emerald City Solutions’s remote monitoring service, you never have to worry about that again.

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IT Infrastructure Management

IT Infrastructure

Eliminate the expense of keeping your hardware up to date.

How many of your workstations or other pieces of equipment are out of date and due to be refreshed? If you are like other small businesses, then you are more than likely to have a couple clunkers that could be replaced. Many times it’s a matter of taking on the capital expense of buying new hardware, but eventually you’ll begin to see the affect it has on your company’s efficiency. Inefficiency that results from malfunctioning or antiquated hardware will cost you more in downtime than you may realize. With Emerald City Solutions’s Hardware as a Service (HaaS) solution, you don’t have to worry about failing hardware.

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IT Mobile Device Management

Mobile Device Management

Start widening the perimeters of business computing with Emerald City Solutions’s Mobile Device Management system.

Your employees all carry around, and depend on, many types of devices. Smartphones, Tablets, NetBooks, you name it, they have it. In order to capitalize on this shift in mobile computing, your company needs to put in place a bring your own device policy that protects both your company and your staff. At Emerald City Solutions, we have the answer for this necessary integration: Our mobile device management solution.

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Printer Management

With the cost of ink and paper, printing can become a money pit.

It may surprise you how much your company is spending on printing. Materials that printers use aren’t cheap, and without proper oversight over your company’s printing situation, it’s easy for there to be a lot of waste. Having multiple printers on your network make it that much more difficult to keep track of your organization’s printing costs.

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Business Internet Services

A reliable, high-speed Internet connection will give your business the digital foundation it needs to grow.

The world of business has become more and more dependent upon the internet as it revolutionizes every business operation. In fact, many businesses have become so dependent on the Internet that they have virtualized their entire IT infrastructure to the cloud. A modern business needs the Internet to stay alive, and a modern business looking to thrive will need a high-speed Internet connection to accommodate this growth. Partnering with a reliable ISP will provide your business with the foundation to achieve this high-level growth brought on by high-speed Internet.

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SD WAN Services

Providing you the best internet experience, worry free.

Just like a leaf distributes nutrients through veins, our network optimizes your connection to the cloud by monitoring each of your Internet connections and automatically rerouting application traffic based on changing conditions. We tunnel your traffic between our gateway clusters in the cloud and our plug-and-play router at your location, giving us visibility and control to maximize the uptime and performance of your Internet experience.

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Cabling and Wiring

We connect your business, so you can connect to your customers.

At Emerald City Solutions, we understand how important a properly planned and executed computing infrastructure is to your business. Our knowledgeable and trustworthy IT technicians are well known in the WA area for providing thorough wiring and cabling expertise that will meet your company’s infrastructure needs. Our technicians are versed in industry best practices in regards to network mapping, setup, and management.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is network management?

The term “network management” describes the control, use, and upkeep of computer networks inside a company. It entails maintaining optimal performance, availability, and security across network components including routers, switches, servers, and firewalls through monitoring and control. Tasks including network monitoring, configuration management, performance optimization, troubleshooting, and security management are all part of network management. It seeks to provide stable connectivity, effective data transfer, and smooth functioning of network resources. 

Organizations may support their business goals by managing the network infrastructure efficiently to increase productivity, decrease downtime, reduce security threats, and maximize network performance.

What is a network management system?

A network management system (NMS) is a platform or tool that runs on software and is used to monitor, manage, and control computer networks. It offers a centralized interface for network administrators to keep track of network hardware, collect performance information, set up the network, and troubleshoot problems. Network monitoring, device identification, fault management, performance monitoring, configuration management, and reporting are examples of capabilities that are commonly included in NMS. It aids administrators in identifying and fixing network issues, tracking performance indicators, and ensuring the continuity of the network infrastructure. 

Organizations may effectively manage their networks, boost efficiency, and proactively deal with network issues for dependable and secure network operations by implementing a network management system.

Why is network management so important?

The seamless and effective functioning of computer networks within enterprises is made possible by network management, which is essential. It enables network managers to maintain security, quickly identify and fix problems, and monitor network performance. By guaranteeing dependable connectivity, effective data transfer, and optimal performance of network devices, effective network management reduces downtime, increases productivity, and improves user experience. 

Additionally, it makes it possible to proactively identify and mitigate potential security concerns, securing sensitive data and preventing unwanted access. In general, effective network administration is essential for preserving a reliable and secure network infrastructure, assisting in business processes, and enabling enterprises to fully utilize their network resources.

What are the 5 different types of network management?

There are five main categories of network administration: fault, configuration, performance, security, and network accounting management. The goal of fault management is to preserve network dependability by locating and fixing problems. Manage device settings and guarantee consistency throughout the network using configuration management. Monitoring network performance indicators is part of performance management, which aims to maximize effectiveness. 

Implementing and maintaining network security measures to guard against unauthorized access and online threats is the core goal of security management. Monitoring resource utilization for invoicing and improving resource distribution are both part of network accounting management. Organizations may assure dependable network operation, efficient performance, secure data transfer, and effective resource use by applying various sorts of network management, which will increase productivity and provide a robust network infrastructure.

What are the 3 major functions of network management?

Fault management, performance management, and configuration management are the three primary responsibilities of network management.

To guarantee network availability and reduce downtime, fault management entails monitoring the network, identifying anomalies or faults, and swiftly investigating and fixing problems.

To maximize network efficiency, spot bottlenecks, and guarantee the best user experience, performance management places a strong emphasis on tracking and evaluating network performance indicators including bandwidth usage and response times.

To ensure network security and operational stability, configuration management includes monitoring and maintaining network device settings, guaranteeing consistency among devices, applying updates, and regulating access.

Together, these activities give enterprises the ability to efficiently manage their networks, guarantee dependable connectivity, boost performance, and keep up a trustworthy and effective network architecture.

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