Professional Services from Fast Lane

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In the current technological and economic climate, an effective, quality IT infrastructure plays an integral role in the output, productivity and yield of an enterprise’s business. Powerful, scalable and fully virtual networks have become an influential business enabler – helping companies drive sales, improve security and better manage their day-to-day business dealings.

At Fast Lane, we provide multiple professional IT services to private and non-private organisations via our team of impartial, experienced consultants. Our professional IT consultancy and services programme is intended to help both small and large businesses select the internetworking solutions that’s right for them, and provide advice and support during the development and end-user phase.

Our professional services consultants are able to provide technical assistance and support on a broad range of business projects, and are committed to delivering measurable results that will help your business achieve lasting success.

We offer professional IT services in the following six areas: Strategy, Network Design, Implementation, Technologies, Rent Specialists and Managed IT. However, should you or your organisation require a tailored IT service, we’re capable of leveraging proven methods to help you achieve your personal business goals.

For further information on the Professional IT Services available at Fast Lane, contact our experienced team today on 0845 470 1000 or e-mail enquiries@flane.co.uk.

We offer the following Professional Services to you:

Feasibility Analyses and Decision Support

Today, IT strategists, decision makers, and network managers are facing an ever-increasing variety of new technologies, solutions, and products for information and communication infrastructures. We develop customized and cost-effective enterprise solutions that tap the full potential of trailblazing technologies. All our solutions are focused on international and industry standards.

Our offering includes:
  • Customized strategy consulting
  • Vendor-independent IT consulting
  • Support in strategic technology-related decisions
  • Status analyses and goal composition
  • Cost/benefit analyses

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Network Planning and Design

We help enterprises chart a strategic course for their network, ensuring the selected network technology delivers maximum ROI. The service range covers the full scope of design consulting, from initial drafts to detailed specifications. Our specialists partner with enterprises' IT and communication staff and decision-makers to develop a robust and flexible network design. We are at your side, helping you to design a network that provides optimum support for business processes today and is adaptable to satisfy the emerging demands of tomorrow; a network that is scalable to meet to future application requirements, delivers high performance even at periods of peak traffic, and offers maximum availability and stability.

Our offering includes:
  • Preliminary analyses
  • Strategic planning
  • Selecting technology and products
  • Detailed design specifications
  • Pilot testing

Fast Lane Professional Services Network Planning and Design

Network Optimization and Management

Effective network management is the key to securing maximum availability and performance, and it saves time and cuts costs. In many cases, performance can be enhanced without leveraging major investments. In some instances, personnel simply lack the skills required to tap a network's dormant potential. Often existing resources can be optimized to enjoy a significant boost in performance. We help companies troubleshoot problems and optimize complex networks.

Network Optimization and Management:
  • Network base-lining
  • Optimizing network performance, availability, service, costs
  • Capacity and migration planning
  • Cost/benefit analyses for upgrades
  • Network troubleshooting

Fast Lane Professional Services Network Optimization and Management

Our specialists team up with company's IT and IC experts to transform enterprise goals and visions into engineered solutions. Our seasoned project managers see to it that network projects are completed on time and within budget. We migrate legacy topology to new network designs smoothly, with minimum downtime and maximum user support.

Our offering includes:
  • Project management
  • Site assessment and site requirements specification
  • Equipment preparation and installation coordination
  • Configuration, testing and documentation
  • Commissioning and smooth migration
  • On-the-job training and specialist qualification

Fast Lane Professional Services Network Project management

UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS Services

Fast Lane Professional Services UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS ServicesEnterprises can simplify network management, increase productivity, and reduce costs by linking different communications networks. Converging voice and data and information and communication networks opens a window to a variety of new applications, products, and services. But it also poses formidable challenges, particularly in terms of endowing qualified experts with the skills required to handle innovative communication solutions. Our consultants help companies develop trailblazing solutions enabling integrated voice, data and video communication in convergent networks. Our offering includes:

  • Cost/benefit analyses
  • Designing convergent networks
  • Optimizing transmission quality
  • Selecting technology and products
  • Planning new services and applications

SECURITY Services

Fast Lane Professional Services SECURITY ServicesInternal and external networks are growing rapidly. As the pace of growth picks up, enterprise networks become more vulnerable. It takes ever more sophisticated security concepts to safeguard information technology and communication infrastructures and minimize risks, particularly in networks with Internet access. In order to offer truly comprehensive protection, IT security management must extend beyond the network environment and databases, shielding every access point and fortifying all potential weak spots within an enterprise. Our security specialists team up with your company's experts to pinpoint security risks and propose potential technical and procedural improvements. Our offering includes:

  • Security audits
  • Vulnerability testing (internal, external)
  • Developing and implementing security strategies
  • Implementing firewall solutions
  • Safeguarding intranet/extranet environments
  • Installing intrusion detection solutions
  • Improving electronic communication

STORAGE NETWORKING Services

Fast Lane Professional Services STORAGE NETWORKING ServicesA smart SAN solution, implemented by professionals, can bring order to the chaos of server-based data storage, and it can enhance security. However, many people underestimate the complexity and effort involved in integrating different components. We can help you introduce intelligent storage solutions smoothly and prepare your IT people for the new technology. Our service offering includes:


  • Conducting feasibility studies (ROI analysis)
  • Planning and designing storage solutions
  • Selecting components
  • Consulting during the implementation phase
  • On-the-job training

In times when your workforce is stretched thin - during the vacation season, when human resources are devoted to projects, or when you need more peoplepower to introduce new systems – we can help you bridge the gap. Call on us if you need one or several of our specialists to support and operate your IT infrastructures. Of course, we can also provide any storage, security, and unified communications experts you need.

Fast Lane Professional Services Rent a Network Specialist

Fast Lane IT Managed Services

We can provide our customers with a flexible approach to help manage and support your IT, whilst providing the reliability and performance you require. We can cater for a fully outsourced service, a tailored IT Managed Services approach, or simply traditional IT Support. Whatever your requirements might be we can help.

Working with the most talented and reliable experts in their field, across the globe, Fast Lane can support your IT drivers in all capacities.

Key benefits of Fast Lane’s Managed IT Services include:

  • Access to all our world-class remote IT services
  • Trained IT professionals that can support your internal team or work as a standalone function
  • Escalation capability: we’ve got a team of highly-trained network engineers on standby 24/7
  • Focused process management
  • Assistance with shaping your IT team’s Knowledge Base, KPIs, IT processes and success criteria
  • SLA for response and resolution
 

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