Information Technology

The Information Technology Practice of Fowler Management Services, Inc. offers clients a wide-array of services up to and including fully-outsourced IT. Services include but are not limited to the following:

  • Data Center
    • 24 x 7 x 365 device/application monitoring
    • Virtual infrastructure management and VM hosting
    • Server and storage design, installation and management
    • Online, near-line and cloud backup solutions
    • Local/wide area network design, management and security
  • Back Office
    • Directory services management, single sign-on (SSO) and remote access authentication
    • E-mail and collaboration services; cloud integration (Office 365)
    • Document and content management systems
    • Endpoint security and border threat management
    • Telephony and unified messaging management
  • Client-Facing
    • Client device imaging and configuration
    • Mobile device management and mobile voice/data support
    • Office automation systems management
    • Vertical applications support
    • Help desk services
  • Development
    • Business intelligence and report development
    • .NET application development,¬†scripting and macro programming

FMS places primary importance on the security and survivability of client data, employing ultra-redundant systems and multiple strategies to keep clients working in the event of an emergency.

Infrastructure

Primary Server Platform Cisco UCS
Primary Storage Platform EMC VNX
Virtualization Platform VMware vSphere
Network Cisco, HP Procurve
Security Barracuda Networks, Sophos, Cisco

Selected Supported Software

Operating Systems Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux
Desktop Clients Microsoft Windows
Mobile Clients Windows Phone, Android, Apple iOS, RIM BlackBerry
ERP Viewpoint Construction Software
Fixed Assets Sage FAS
Estimating Accubid Systems
CAD Autodesk, Bentley
EDM Paperless Environments
Productivity Microsoft Office
Collaboration Microsoft Exchange, Lync and SharePoint (on-prem and cloud)
Endpoint Security Sophos
Others SAP Business Objects

Communications

PBX Toshiba IP PBX and Unified Messaging Systems
Mobility AT&T Mobility, Verizon Wireless
WAN AT&T MPLS/eMIS, Charter Business, Mediacom