Advisory (Virtual CIO)

Our advisory service identifies information technology solutions and assists your business with choosing the products, providers and services that best suit your needs and budget.

Management & Tech Consulting

Design &
Architecture

Migration & Implementation

Vendor Management

Compliance

Consulting across a broad spectrum to find the perfect technology solutions for your business.

Our IT consulting perspective includes a focus on optimization, knowledge transfer, risk management and the consideration of appropriate sourcing options. With consulting from ES, you get the services you need without having to break your budget. Our advisory service includes:

Our skilled professionals know the importance of a streamlined, organized workflow. Let us work with your team to build solutions that keep projects running smoothly. ES offers project management to clients across all industries. Project management transforms your business needs to deliverables that improve top-line performance. IT can be complex, but a structured approach simplifies tasks to achieve desired results:

  • Define: Capture and transform needs and requirements into concrete goals
  • Planning: Build a scope of work, identify all tasks
  • Executing: Perform project tasks on time within budget
  • Monitoring: Track performance and milestones
  • Closing: Ensure that all deliverables have been met

Design and architecture are a core part of our service portfolio. We map your solutions with business objectives, and you gain the competitive edge. Our team utilizes a structured process to build an IT environment that supports your business:

  • Smart solutions
  • Scalable to fit specific needs
  • Optimize performance
  • Enhanced business value
  • ROI against technology investments

Our design & architecture services use a structured methodology to help provide a framework that can bridge the gap between strategic intent and deployed infrastructure. Our team oversees the design & architecture activity to help ensure a successful
integration into your current IT environment.

Growth and technology advancements are two reasons that companies need to migrate data and implement new solutions. Contact ES to find out how our advisory service can assist your organization through this technical process.

Migrations occur as technology changes and can be as small as transferring your data from one server to another or as large as relocating your entire office, ES covers them all including:

  • Application migrations
  • Data migrations
  • Office 365 migrations
  • Email migrations
  • OS migrations
  • Infrastructure upgrade
  • Cloud migrations


Successful implementations involve a lot more than just product installation. A solution that meets your business objectives requires:

  • Identifying a scalable solution that will last
  • Planning
  • Installation
  • Vendor management
  • Training and skills transfer
  • ES has completed hundreds of migrations of all shapes and sizes, speak to us if you have a current or future requirement.

IT infrastructure involves different types of equipment, services, and resources. There are multiple vendors that encompass your entire infrastructure. Having the correct information creates transparency and is crucial in resolving issues should a problem arise. Proper management ensures a cost-effective approach to getting the most value out your vendors, this includes:

  • Contracts
  • Licensing
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Telecoms

Compliance Manager collects most of the network and system data you need automatically, making Compliance Manager the fastest and easiest way to perform Compliance Risk Assessments. All documents required by each compliance standard are covered and all of them are automatically generated and archived through the process.


The compliance server performs new scans periodically, letting you know when to update your assessments and quickly identifies any changes or new compliance issues that need remediation. This way you can ensure you achieve compliance and REMAIN compliant.

 

• Streamlines data collection
• Identifies and prioritizes risks
• Provides remediation management plans
• Automatically generates required documentation
• Produces Evidence of Compliance

 

GDPR (POPI)
Compliance Manager is the first purpose-built, compliance process automation tool designed to ensure compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The module produces all required compliancy documents, including a Risk Treatment Plan, Data Protection Impact Assessment and GDPR Evidence of Compliance.

 

HIPAA
Compliance Manager helps you deliver ongoing HIPAA compliance for the healthcare sector as well as their Business Associates. The platform provides guidance for addressing common HIPAA issues, finds hidden ePHI on servers and computers, documents HIPAA policy and procedure validations, and generates all required documentation for adhering to HIPAA guidelines.

 

NIST CSF
Compliance Manager uses the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) as the basis for many industry-specific security standards, including the NIST 800-171 and New York SHIELD Act, and many others. Our automated data collection and user-driven walkthrough
simplifies security compliance and documentation.

 

CYBER INSURANCE
Although cyber liability insurance is in high demand, very few clients understand what it takes to actually receive a payout from a cyber insurance claim. A violation of even one of the many hidden IT security terms built into most policies can result in a denied claim in the event of a breach. Compliance Manager is the first software solution that allows policyholders to systematically check for issues that need to be remediated and provide evidence that they are meeting security requirements set by top insurance carriers.

 

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You have technology needs, and we can help.

 Contact us today to learn more about our IT advisory services and how we can help your business find successful and sustainable technology solutions. 

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