HDNS's approach to infrastructure outsourcing enables companies to achieve high performance, including cutting costs and sustaining profitability during these tough economic times.
HDNS High Performance Business research reveals that top companies invest in competencies that will set them apart from their competitors. High-performance businesses understand that a cost-efficient, highly flexible and scalable infrastructure model allows them to respond to market changes, improve operational efficiencies, elevate performance and jump-start new growth. For them, outsourcing activities that are not core to their mission is an appealing option.
Today's highly competitive business environment, coupled with a volatile economic climate, demands that organizations do more with less. In addition to reducing costs, IT infrastructure outsourcing provides a management model whereby organizations can move away from complex and inefficient IT environments and, instead, build IT capabilities that are more scalable, agile, reliable and responsive to business needs.
HDNS Infrastructure Outsourcing Services provide ongoing end-to-end management of a number of IT infrastructure functions, as well as capacity services to augment clients’ existing IT capabilities. Specific services include:
Infrastructure capacity services: We deploy highly skilled professionals to either bolster capacity or provide specialized capabilities that are lacking in a company’s internal IT team.
Service desk outsourcing: The service—which currently provides help desk support to more than 1.6 million end users—minimizes the cost of downtime to the business, reduces risk through multi-site support and introduces remote and/or self-service capabilities that can reduce help desk costs by 30 to 50 percent.
Workplace outsourcing: HDNS Workplace Outsourcing Services reduce workplace complexity by providing end-to-end management of distributed computing environments. In addition to enabling a more secure, stable work environment, these services improve user productivity with faster software rollout. They can also reduce the total cost of IT ownership by up to 40 percent through more consistent policies and processes.
Data center outsourcing: Standardization, automation, process rigor and proactive management yield high-quality data center services that deliver or out-perform business requirements. We can reduce infrastructure complexity, improve utilization, mitigate the risks associated with staff turnover and reduce data center operating costs by 15 to 25 percent.
Network outsourcing: HDNS Network Outsourcing Services—which include data and voice network management, optimization and converged services—help clients establish a more secure and robust network infrastructure, improve scalability, minimize network downtime and reduce network operating costs by 10 to 20 percent.
Security outsourcing and operations: HDNS security outsourcing services provide comprehensive security management, enterprise-wide visibility and greater confidence in infrastructure security. Specific services—currently being delivered to nearly 1,000 clients—include identity management, intrusion and firewall protection; end-user device and messaging security; and policy development.
IT spend management: By utilizing industry best practices and a robust network of commercial supplier relationships, we help clients lower costs of hardware and software; reduce telecommunications expenses by up to 20 percent; and reduce exposure to software license audit penalties by up to 80 percent.
Cross-functional services: Via cross-functional infrastructure services, HDNS helps clients take optimal advantage of a business-led, service-oriented approach to IT management. For example, HDNS Cloud Enterprise Services facilitate this simplification via automation. Through process automation, key functions for provisioning, monitoring and management are scripted and automated, reducing the need for manual interaction and enabling the platform to react on demand to requests.
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