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Are free Anti-Virus software any good?
First and foremost, you never want to go without security protection on your computer. Free Anti-Virus has very low detection rates. Give us a call and we will be happy to inform you of the latest security software we recommend and sell to all our clients for Spyware, Malware and Virus protection.
What exactly are Managed IT Services?
In simple terms, at Expentor, Managed IT Services mean that we take care of your entire information technology requirement. We manage all your hardware and software sourcing, installation, technical support, and IT staffing needs. It also means Expentor acts as your go-to consultancy and support team, providing scheduled or unscheduled maintenance and upgrading of your systems, along with emergency assistance to keep your business up and running.
What is cloud backup?
Also known as online back-up, Cloud backup is the process where your onsite backups are transferred to an offsite server every night. Our servers are located in a secure data center facility in Perth. Cloud Backup replaces the need for someone to create or take a backup home each night. It is more secure, reliable and easier to manage and monitor.
What kind of response times can I expect?
All response times and SLAs are stipulated beforehand. We work with each client to establish specific expectations. Our measurable service levels specify clear consequences for not living up to agreed-upon expectations.
What is the duration of a typical managed services contract?
Duration of managed IT Services Contracts vary. Some providers offer month-to-month programs, while others require a multi-year contract. Some may have a high startup cost and lower monthly while others vice-versa. Some may even offer a middle-of-the-road monthly cost and spread the cost of start-up over the term of the agreement.
What should I do before I call for help?
If possible, write down any information about error messages and take a screen shot of the issue message displayed. Next, attempt to shut down the program / application. Often times, it helps to close the program and restart the computer to reset the system, and possibly resolve the problem
What does having Managed IT Services cost?
Our service model uses a fixed monthly fee or a total contract period fees which is based on the size and complexity of your particular network. Once contracted, your Managed IT Services will cover maintenance and support for every component of your network, providing you with peace of mind and the ability to accurately forecast your IT maintenance costs.
What if we already have an internal IT department?
Not a problem. Expentor offers scalable solutions that can be tailored to meet your specific needs. Whether you need a full package of managed IT services and consulting security solutions or service desk support, Expentor makes it simple with an affordable and customized flat rate service plan. We thereby, act as an extension of your own IT department.
How does a flat rate billing save me money?
Flat-rate billing gives you the ability to budget your IT expenses so you can better focus on your business goals. We customize each service package for your unique business requirement, so you only pay for what you need. Expentor serves as your “one stop shop” for all your managed IT services’ needs. And we do it all for one fixed monthly cost – We do not believe in capitalizing on your pain points.
What types of systems do you support?
We pride ourselves on being “ecosystem agnostic”: whether you use Google Apps or Office365, Windows or Mac, Android or iOS, we will support your regardless. Need to install a server onsite or host one virtually on Amazon or Azure? We will support you. Need to transition from one ecosystem to another? We’ll be there for you.