Provides Cloud-Enabled Managed Services for the network management, monitoring and protection of their cross-campus infrastructure
Boston, MA, April 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – CSPi (NASDAQ: CSPi), a provider of IT managed services, security services and packet capture solutions, today announces that CSPi’s Technology Solutions division has won a $2.5M , 3-year service contract to provide IT managed services to Broward College, a high quality, higher education institution providing two- and four-year degrees to the community of South Florida. This managed services contract is designed to not only move the IT infrastructure of the College to a cloud environment – better suited to the change in information technology consumption models – but also to provide around-the-clock monitoring and management to ensure the health, security and performance of its multiple campuses.
CSPi Technology Solutions will deploy its Vital Elite Managed Service offering. This comprehensive solution will support the various campus and center locations spread across Broward County, Florida, and develop a strategic roadmap to migrate Broward College from a client-hosted model to a Cloud First environment. This will involve comprehensive assessments for Network Solutions, Wireless & Mobility, Data Center Solutions, and Advanced Security required to operate the colleges day-to-day operations. In addition, CSPi’s team of engineers will provide 24×365 support, provide proactive monitoring and management of the college’s Infrastructure. CSPi was one of six system integrators that participated in the proposal process for the managed services contract.
“Selecting a managed services partner that truly understood our business requirements was always a top priority during our search. CSPi not only architected the appropriate managed services solution, but built a road map that aligned with our long term business strategy and vision of migrating our data center workload to the cloud,” stated Tony Casciotta, Broward College Deputy CIO. “Additionally, we were extremely impressed with CSPi’s engineering expertise and felt comforted by the fact that CSPi’s Technology Solutions office is located in Broward County.”
Broward College, established in 1959, was challenged in maintaining its infrastructure, as well as a consistent IT management and security process, as the technology realm continued to evolve. They were seeking a vendor that could provide management, monitoring and protection of their cross-campus system. Broward College has the third largest enrollment among the 28 members of the Florida College System. It operates three main campuses, an online campus, as well as several satellite centers; all serving more than 63,000 students annually and employing a faculty and staff of 4,800.
“We are excited to continue our partnership with Broward College and assist them with this strategic initiative. They had a clear vision of where they wanted to take their IT infrastructure providing a solid foundation to collaborate in development of the ideal solution,” said Victor Dellovo, CEO, CSP Inc. “our Vital Managed Services offering will allow the college to focus on one of their top priorities, the student experience, while CSPi manages the IT operations needed to fulfill a critical element of that goal. In addition, our managed services engineers will guide Broward through the ever changing network security and BYOD integration landscape.”
CSPi’s Technology Solutions division was selected not only for its managed services technical abilities and its Vital Managed IT Services customizable offerings, but also for its ability to offer level three escalations and beyond. In addition, CSPi employs a team of highly experienced professional services engineers who support MSP clients with complex technical escalations and additional IT architecture needs. CSPi’s Vital™ Managed IT Services offering is a robust portfolio of services allowing customer to select the plan that best matches their requirements, including:
CSPi (NASDAQ:CSPI) maintains two distinct divisions: High Performance Products and Technology Solutions. CSPi’s Technology Solutions subsidiary has been active in the United States market for over 47 years. The Technology Solutions division provides innovative technology solutions for network solutions, wireless and mobility, unified communications and collaboration, data center solutions, and advanced security, as well as the Vital™ Managed IT Services offering across those technology focus areas. CSPi’s High Performance Products division offers extreme network performance and security visualization capabilities with the Myricom®ARC Series of network adapters and Myricom nVoy Series which are purpose built for diverse applications, including cybersecurity, financial trading, content creation/distribution, storage networking applications as well computer signal processing systems. For more information, please visit www.cspi.com.
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