Compulink Helps Large Government Agency With Windows 10 Migration
In 2020, Windows 7 has entered its End-of-Life phase. What this means is that Microsoft will no longer provide support or updates for Windows 7 systems. Having an unsupported and outdated operating system (or any technology) can leave room for security vulnerabilities and an increase in failures for users if they do not upgrade to the latest version, in this case Windows 10. For large organizations, government agencies and businesses, an upgrade such as a Windows 10 Deployment can be a preventative measure against costly cyberattacks and inefficiencies.
Compulink Technologies has worked closely with a large government agency that we shall refer to as “Client” here. The Client was an enterprise sized organization that needed to outsource this Windows 10 deployment project rather than upgrade it in-house due to the intense resources required for it. Because of the need to reduce vulnerabilities and enhance work efficiency through updated software on such a large scale, the agency worked with Compulink for their Windows 10 deployment.
The Compulink team worked closely with client to customize a scope of work suitable for their work environment and operations. For this project, Compulink deployed a field team to work closely with the other vendors and the government agency client on upgrading their IT. The scope of the project included the following:
Deployment of Windows 10 throughout the entire agency
Hardware refresh for Desktops and Monitors
Such a large scale deployment project with an agency of this size in a short period of time was no simple task. The agency and its employees had to continue their operations despite going through a massive system upgrade. So the Compulink team had to be adaptive, flexible, and communicative with the client’s team.
Read client's testimonial below:
I would like to personally thank you and the Compulink team for a job well done for [Client’s Agency] in the deployment of Windows 10. The Compulink staff was instrumental in the deployment of Windows 10 to over 1000 users with 1100 Desktops and 2200 monitors at [Client] offices within a 90-day time frame.
The team was extremely cooperative and skilled in the deployment; Compulink management was very responsive in the changing needs of [client]. The technical staff was proactive in alerting [client] project management on potential issues and providing suggestions with addressing them.
As the project manager at Compulink, you were always on top of the inventory and potential roadblocks and were sure to communicate any possible slip in the schedule. Equally important, Compulink was flexible in addressing needs outside of the scope, provided they fit within the timeline and did not compromise the in scope objectives. Our user community had extremely positive feedback on the entire Compulink team.
I would highly recommend Compulink to others looking for technical services delivery on time and according to specifications.
The rollover and hardware refresh project was finished within the allotted 90-day agreement. And the government agency is currently using Windows 10. As more government agencies are upgrading to Windows 10 in 2020, they know they can rely on the Compulink Technologies Team for their reliability, flexibility, and client-centric approach.
Compulink Helps Rising Startup Glide Into The Cloud
An emerging startup was growing in size with a stark increase in revenue and employee size. Their employee count went from 100 to 250 within two years. Their data was stored in free cloud services unintended for businesses and they had a difficult time with this data storage. Additionally, as the business was growing in size, the leadership of this organization was concerned about uncontrollable events such as poor weather conditions and blizzards in that season.
A Business Development Representative from Compulink Technologies Inc. made contact with the IT Department from this company and asked the right questions about what their needs were. The IT Department and the Compulink Team collaborated on assessing the technical environment of this startup, and what they needed. Together they agreed that although the company qualifies for the “Jump” package, the “Glide package” with Microsoft 365 licensing would benefit them.
The company and Compulink began developing the cloud environment together. Compulink Technologies was able to:
Assist the client with data migration from their previous network to our new Cloud reserve
Install Office 365 Basic apps on all computers
Provide the client with collaborative software, internal portals, and internal social networking to boost collaboration among the staff
Provide 1TB/User from OneDrive as well as an additional unlimited backup storage per user.
Provided a Platform as a Service (PaaS) tool that allowed employees to build and design apps for internal use without needing to know how to program.
Compulink Technologies installed a powerful workflow automation tool in the company’s network
Installed Endpoint Security Device Management, Advanced Threat Protection on the client’s cloud network
The clientele had a content creation and design app with collaborative capacities.
The client obtained information protection, message encryption, rights management, and data loss prevention.
We installed a collaborative video streaming service to boost communication.
The client decided it was best to adopt disaster recovery in their business and we helped them with their recovery backup which includes: Off-site emergency backup and recovery, disaster recovery planning and testing, Enterprise server continuity, failover server, emergency response, and warranty support for basic support.
Thanks to this extensive and productive collaboration, the client was able to pioneer the business sector by adopting the Cloud Reserve. Their costs on servers and infrastructure management were reduced, their data was protected and their productivity was boosted via the collaborative tools Compulink Technologies was able to provide. The team at Compulink Technologies maintains regular communication with this client by having weekly contact in order to ensure the cloud lifecycle is optimal, and functional. We continue to service them to this day.
Compulink Technologies serviced a local community organization to enhance their IT Infrastructure. The project involved the following.
We were contracted to facilitate the relocation of the entire main office in a time span of seven months. During this process, we managed every aspect of the project including the employment of outside consultants to plan the HVAC, A/V and security systems.
Our consultants researched as well as tested the products and solutions in order to successfully architect a network system for 300 users. This involved procuring all the necessary hardware and software as well as integrating Avaya IP Office and Microsoft Exchange Enterprise.
We successfully designed a new data center to support the data storage needs of all 17 school locations.
Over 300 runs of cable for 2 floors; local Area Network backbone cabling between wiring closets on multiple floors; new MDF for Verizon from the sub-basement to IT rooms were all conducted and implemented by our experienced engineers.
We continue to maintain all of this client’s locations throughout all five New York City boroughs to this day. Compulink Technologies maintains and support all sites and provide efficient consultation of their network and database. We support all their cybersecurity efforts.
The firm was providing construction logistics and their client, the government agency, also needed to upgrade the technical solutions aspect of their organization. The contracted construction firm subcontracted Compulink Technologies Inc. (CTI) to address the technical solution aspects of this large government agency. After being subcontracted by the construction firm, CTI assessed with the government agency that their needs are to upgrade the server infrastructure, implement VPN between sites, and implement Microsoft BranchCache.
In this large project, CTI accomplished the following:
Compulink designed, planned and fully implemented a network overhaul to modernize the existing network, add a second location, provide VPN access and file sharing between the two sites.
Configured firewalls for site to site VPN
Deployed Microsoft Windows servers at each location
Configured AD, DHCP, DNS, Server Roles
Migrated data from the prior server to new server
Implemented and configured Microsoft BranchCache to allow for real-time synchronization of files across sites for local access to content.
As a result of this project, this government agency was able to strengthen their network and cyber security; improving their internal knowledge sharing, and broader quality of service to the public. Thanks to having collaborated with CTI, the construction firm was able to strengthen their relationship with the governing and all parties were benefited as a result.
The team at Compulink Technologies assessed the situation and recommended a solution including design, installation, testing and validation. Here is how we facilitated the project:
We conducted four visits to plan and coordinate the installation
We conducted four onsite meetings with all the stakeholders including manufacturers and technical professionals.
We began with assessments of the client’s existing infrastructure
We designed the new electrical system and detailed all requirements necessary to transfer the school’s data center to a safer and greater capacity electrical environment.
We planned in detail the implementation of the new system upgrade. Our engineers installed the new UPS, tested the system to the full satisfaction of the client and completed the installation safely in less than 24 hours.
At the end of this project, the academic institution we serviced had a secure IT infrastructure and now has the sufficient power supply for sustainable growth.
The client needed assistance with relocation of their entire database as well as additional technical equipment. This is how we helped empower this client’s IT Infrastructure:
We managed the relocation of their whole database to a collocation data center.
We provided the procurement, installation, and configuration for the new location.
Our senior staff engineer was involved in this project for a five-month period, where he assessed the issue, consulted the client, constructed an inventory, configured the equipment and implemented the entire project.
To this day our senior staff engineer is also providing remote support on top new configurations for this client’s expansion and helping them stay updated.
Compulink set up 4 blade servers, an EMC SAN, a Cisco ASA Firewall with load balancing, on top of setting up a terminal service between co-location and customer site.
We continue to serve this client and maintain their IT infrastructure to date.
Thanks for your excellent support. Both servers are reflecting 1 TB.
Thanks for putting note on the Old RAM module boxes and keeping it safe
on the requested cage. Appreciate your wonderful support.
You can leave the site and thanks for the time.
Cloud & VMware Support
I just wanted to say congratulations on the win at one of the largest financial agencies in NYS and thank you for your partnership. I know you and your team worked tirelessly on it. This was a great win, and I look forward too many more! Great win team, congratulations!
LARGEST FINANCIAL AGENCY IN NYS
J.G. – Director.
Compulink is a great example of a loyal partner working in unison with HPE and displaying the same tenacity and motivation to close business.
CONGRATS ON A GREAT WIN
S.W. – Business Manager.
Denise, I wanted to follow back up with you and tell you that the order is being processed. Thank you for all of your efforts in sending me documents, back-up, and taking time to speak with me multiple times. I know this was a rather convoluted order so I appreciate you explaining the background and being willing to do what it took to meet the customer’s needs.
CA very much appreciates the long-term relationship with Compulink
The replaced hard drive was installed today and all is well.
Thanks to Daisy and Michael for making this happen.
GROUND TRANSPORTATION COMPANY
I’d like to let you know how much I appreciated The Compulink Team help. I have to tell you, I’ve never had such amazing and truly genuine customer service help/support.
The Compulink Team was great to work with. It’s nice to know that there are still hard working and caring people on the other end of the phone.
So happy that my order went through.
Looking forward to future orders with Compulink.
CUNY SCHOOL TESTIMONIAL
Thanks to everyone at Compulink for the things you do to keep us working and connected to the world. We really couldn’t do what we do so well without you.
A Leading New York Law Firm
We I appreciate the hard work done with excellence by your guys. Mention to them I felt the job was done in excellence.
I had no problems coming in on the following day and wiring the rack, and new switches etc.
Thanks. I will definitely use you all for every wiring job I come across while conducting business in New York.
That is a guarantee.
TESTIMONIAL BY BRADFORD P.
I can’t say enough how much having your guidance helped us make this a painless move. I am so lucky to have such a friendly, professional and hard-working person like yourself on my side. I am also happy we have moved to a better place with our business relationship where the firm allows me to make calls based on your advice. You are an angel. You are my hero.
In addition, I would like to thank your staff for all the work they did. Their preparation made it happen so effortlessly and they actually made it easier for the other people like phone guys to do THEIR jobs faster.
Thanks for everything.
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