NOC Designs and implementations: To go anywhere, any time, to
design and build
your HP Openview, BMC
Patrol, IBM Tivoli, IBM Director, Computer Associates Unicenter, Micromuse
Netcool, Microsoft MOM, etc.
Network Operations Center NOC. I have over
of remote support center
and NOC design experience. Now that you've found me, why not bookmark this
e-mail me right away! If you go through an agency, they will Google
me same as you did and then tack on another $35-$50 per hour to my rate for
doing so. That's around $20k extra for a 3 Month project! For doing a
Google search!?!?!?! Save yourself big bucks and deal direct.
To Software Vendors/VARs:
I am always interested in new monitoring products and VARs who will offer my
clients good products, prices and services. I welcome inquiries from VARs,
integrators and software companies. However, I am not a VAR and have no
desire to become one. One of the major benefits of hiring me is that I have
no financial stake in product purchase decisions. I recommend what is best
for my client, not the product that will net me the biggest commission.
I am also happy to work as a subcontractor for Resellers or Vendors who
have sold a monitoring solution but do not have the capacity or the
available staff to turn up their client's NOC. While I am not interested
in so-called full time employment and have no desire to relocate, I am
nevertheless eager and willing to travel to where ever the job site may be
to build your client's NOC.
Have a NOC Design or deployment project in mind?: Pretty much anyone
can open up the shrink wrap on
new sofware and install it. But building a proactive, responsive,
professional grade Network Operations Center is a lot more than just
installing software! Most high end monitoring products do very little
"out of the box". Designing a NOC involves gathering requirements,
negotiating and creating a design specification, establishing a
methodology, policies and procedures as well as a whole lot of training.
Have a look at some of the less obvious
NOC design considerations for
more insight into just how complicated this process can be. There are
only a handful of professional NOC Architects Worldwide and I believe I
am the only
NOC Architect in the whole wide world who works with more than one
monitoring product. And I offer my services for a lot less than what
VARs and Vendor professional services folks charge. Even a very modest
250 server NOC can easily run $500,000 in software alone. It only makes
sense to protect that investment by hiring someone who actually knows
what they are doing to build your NOC.
If project failure is okay with you,
it may not matter much who you have doing the work.
But if minimizing the risk
of your Network Operations Center (NOC) initiative is
important to you, you need to be talking to me!!!!