Western Australia welcomes Trucell, our first Radiology site in WA. After months of dealing with contractors, internet service providers and modality vendors we are finally in Western Australia setting up the network and computers to talk to the RIS and PACS located in Sydney NSW.
We were tourist at heart driving a lap around the city before heading to site to get the work done.
We arrived and jump straight into the task of installing the equipment and ultimately making a rubbish pile of HP equipment.
The new HP all in ones maximised the available space in reception. The HP enterprise laser printer centralised printing in reception.
When a server fails, it usually happens at the worst possible time, whats your IT Service providers commitment to your business? Do you have a Service Level Agreement to protect your business?
All major server manufacturers distributed by us come standard with an on-site manufacturers warranty and Service Level Agreement that covers the server for hardware support and hardware replacement, the average period of coverage is three years from the date of invoice. We can tailor the manufacturers support to meet your businesses requirements to give you peace of mind.
If you’re a Radiology Practice with an Intelerad MST1 server running on HP DL380 G10 server which becomes unresponsive at 4.50 pm, what do you do? Once we were on top of the issue and had determined that a new motherboard was required we had exhausted the remaining 10 minutes; it was now past 5 pm which is the cut off for Next Business Day support.
Any server is challenging to lose access too but to have an entire day without it and no possibility of fixing it you want to do everything in your power to keep the client going and restore redundancies in their infrastructure.
So after a couple of minutes of talking to different support engineers at HP, we were able to get the replacement motherboard part sent out without a Tech. As a result, we were able to apply the fix, which has meant that we have a chance of sorting out the server the next day.
After a couple of screws and bolts removed we were able to get the new motherboard installed. It solved part of the issue, but we later determined that a new array controller and the drive was required to get the server back to 100%.
In summary, Trucell’s Proactive IT Support coupled with manufacturer training and Trucell’s HP Gold Partnership gave us the support to get this server operational again and reduce the disruption to the clients business.
Leading the construction industry as a ‘one stop shop’ for construction services and all things trade. Every Trade Building Services (ETBS) is a provider of quality assured services to all sectors including government bodies.
With an extensive team of estimators and project managers continually referring to plans and other design files such as highly detailed renders and CAD files it was clear that their current printing technology was inadequate and inaccurate. The company needed a solution to accelerate there project management times as well as provide accurate and detailed plans for onsite aspects while reducing costs and wait times.
The company engaged Trucell’s Managed Print Services™ as a consulting partner to help evaluate and procure a Managed Print Service.
We conducted a detailed requirement analysis and further vendor specification and costs of ownership analyses.
Our extensive knowledge of Managed Print Services and our close working relationships with all the major vendors gave us the ability to present an optimised print offering that addresses all the requirements of the customer and ensures run-ability for the next five years.
Rest easy know that when you have a Service Level Agreement also known as SLA you’re going to get an agreed service at an agreed level in an agreement that defines exactly what is covered and what isnt.
With the large number of businesses we meet it is surprising how many of them do not ask for a commitment from there software and hardware providers. Additionally we often find that the software and hardware service providers do not offer a guarantee or have an SLA document that we can review for our clients.
We have also come to believe that many businesses don’t ask for an agreement nor do they make it a requirement when making a purchasing decision. If you haven’t thought about this then it will cost you. I have thought I would never use the service of DUI Attorney Cherokee County, but there is always a first time. The same is with business agreement, you never know when you need it.
What insurances do you have? Without an SLA from all hardware and software vendors certain business insurances won’t cover you! In the last six months two insurance companies have audited two of our partners managed under our Proactive Service and Support solution. Both clients found themselves having to negotiate SLA’s with there software vendors as they historically didn’t get a commitment from them even though we ask for there SLA’s. Because they were already paying for Maintenace it was clear there SLA deals were not as good as they could have been.
SLA’s will save you money! Often we find businesses paying for double the coverage as both vendors provide the same service however they haven’t defined it in writing so in the event of a failure neither knows what is what so instead of worrying about who is responsible they simply charge for the service anyway.
SLA’s will make you money! In the event a service level is not met an agreement with a provider will define what is calculated as compensation. The most common example of this can be seen with Internet Service Providers. Often when a client goes down for more than 30 minutes we make it a task to get compensation in the form of credit on the next internet bill. Often the amount can be the total month bill!
I can’t remember the number of times new clients mention the contentious topic of how slow their internet is at there office. Or the reliability issues they have come to accept with the over utilised connect, I often get asked “how many dropouts is usual.”
Clients often don’t realise how many services they have on their network and how many they are consuming over the internet. As a result the more services the of a role it has on the total available capacity of the internet service.
Not to mention the number of staff utilising the service and the additional burden each staff member places on the available capacity.
As businesses transition more and more services to cloud platforms that offer greater redundancies and scalability and let’s not forget the reduced capital cost, businesses reliance on their internet connection for reliability and capacity increases.
Today we installed three separate fibre services replacing two Ethernet over copper services also known as EFM and an ADSL service. Thanks to our 24×7 Proactive Monitoring we were able to determine and provide evidence to the clients that all three services were operating at 100% capacity during peak customer interaction times! As a result of the high internet usage and lack of available bandwidth our clients, first, instinct was in employ more costly workers. Whereas the underlining issue was the current workers couldn’t serve as many people as they wanted to as they were constantly waiting for data input to save in there software.
If you think your software is slowing you down or you just want to know how your service is performing contact us for a consultation. We have the expertise and tools!