Green IT Consulting
No matter what an organization’s size or industry, anyone can realize business and environmental benefits through green IT. Along with commendable goals such as cutting greenhouse gas emissions, reducing landfill and saving our trees, organizations leveraging green technology are realizing gains in efficiency, productivity, and cost savings.
Implementing green information technology programs which reduce space, energy and waste by launching programs for virtualization, teleconferencing, optimization software and other proven methods can create sizable reductions in a business’s eco-profile.
Remote & Virtual Offices
Utilizing remote offices can offer increased efficiencies, savings on real estate and utility costs and even attract and retain better talent. One of the challenges is the set up of employees with the secured technical resources that are needed for the job. That is why we offer IT in a Box.
IT in a Box contains all the necessary resources to securely connect to any network and quickly start tasks. Computers are software ready and each set-up includes a phone, printer and router for complete communications
Polycom Voice and Video
In a world in which economic drivers such as globalization, outsourcing, off-shoring, telecommuting and mobile workforces have created dispersed teams and added cultural complexity to how people relate, the ability to communicate and share information in real time over any device and across any network is a distinct competitive advantage. That’s why more Global 2000 and Fortune 500 companies worldwide use Polycom solutions to connect people, ideas, and insights.
Televoice and video communications are green IT solutions that can significantly reduce costs associated with travel and office space necessary to accommodate traveling employees while making a positive impact on the environment.
Our strong partnership with Polycom allows us to provide world-class green IT solutions and services . With HouseCall IT Polycom you can:
- Improve productivity and efficiency working from home or remote sites, while reducing all travel costs
- Speed up decision making processes through more-frequent and faster meetings
- Reduce your carbon footprint – Use Polycom to conserve resources, emissions and harmful discharges resulting from unnecessary business travel
- Expect that deployment recommendations are met in order to get them most out of the Polycom technology
- Make happier employees
Only Polycom can take your collaborative communication network where it needs to go with the best products, the best partners, the best practices, and the most advanced services on the market today.
HouseCall IT has pioneered methods in building paperless offices when consideration and technology was in its infancy. Our partnerships allow us to provide solutions that include Microsoft SharePoint applications that can utilize existing hardware and software in organizations to minimize expenses and smoothly transition to a new system. Microsoft SharePoint provides a secure environment accessible through web browsers or direct access through a secure connection, including remote access. SharePoint is a complete functioning DMS, offering capabilities to:
Facilitate employee collaboration and information sharing
Provide content management features
Enables business processes and workflows
Easily search for and retrieve documents according to specific criteria
A virtualized infrastructure will decrease costs and increase efficiencies of your desktops, servers and applications, while creating a more scalable and flexible environment. No more “one server, one application” model; now resources, applications and servers are delivered when and where they are needed saving you between 50-70% on your overall IT costs. We are partnered with VMware to resell and support solutions to consolidate, manage and automate your IT infrastructure:
- Reduce hardware and operating costs by as much as 50%
- Reduce energy costs by 80%
- Reduce the time it takes to provision new servers by up to 70%
- Save more than $3,000 per year for every server workload virtualized
Cost savings are quantifiable and immediate making virtualization a smart and sound part of your IT operational plan.
If you’re located in Northern Virginia, Maryland or the Washington, DC metro area and want to learn more about our green IT consulting with flat fee pricing, contact HouseCall IT today!