5 Things to Consider When Hiring a Systems Integrator

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Systems integrators solve complex IT problems by using their in-depth technical expertise to combine hardware and software systems from multiple vendors into a single solution. Here are five areas that should be considered before hiring a systems integrator for your IT project:

1. Strategic thinking

Systems integrator look holistically at the big picture of your IT infrastructure to determine how all the moving parts fit together. They understand the specific system, and its most recent version, potential pitfalls and additional third-party apps.

2. Independence

Systems integrators are not employees of any particular vendor. Rather, they independently look at all their vendors, and the existing network they are assessing, and they determine which products, hardware, and software will integrate best into the IT environment.

3. Engineering

Systems integrator engineers don’t just look at one part of the puzzle – for example how the storage system is designed. Rather, they look at how the storage system will integrate with other components along the network to ensure that the data can’t be breached.

4. Collaboration

System integrators select components and subsystems from multiple vendors to integrate into a “best of breed” solution for customers that meet their business requirements as well as security, cost and performance constraint. They typically have a business process in place to implement a project from start to finish. This process ensures consistent results according to milestones, objectives and activities.

5. Business Acumen

Systems integrators understand the big picture, including performance goals and targets that contribute to project success. The non-technical factors like protocols, project governance, implementation planning, etc. can derail a project even more so than technical challenges.

Techgardens will work with your organization to understand your desired business outcomes and increase the overall efficiency of your IT environment. 

Techgardens is a leading systems integrator founded in 2009 and based in New York City. We build customized IT solutions that meet the unique needs of our customers; exceeding their expectations. Techgardens is more than an IT consulting firm. We select the best technology to appropriately match IT solutions that provide efficiency and return on investment.

Our mission is to simplify the customer experience by becoming a single point of contact from concept, to test and turnup. We focus on delivering value to our customers and suppliers. We leverage our in house engineering experience to design and deliver high performance solutions. Our main goal is to provide first class customer service and support by empowering IT professionals and business executives to protect their organizations by providing tools, resources and expertise in storage, infrastructure, cloud and cybersecurity. We provide our customers with the most reliable, flexible, expandable and economical technology solutions available.

To learn how we can assist your organization, call 646-783-4550 to speak with our team.

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Why Techgardens?

Techgardens is a leading systems integrator founded in 2009 with headquarters in New York City. We specialize in IT consulting, cyber security, network infrastructure, enterprise storage, and cloud computing solutions. Techgardens selects the best technology to appropriately match IT solutions that provide efficiency and return on investment. Our team of engineers design and build customized IT solutions that meet the unique needs of our customers; exceeding their expectations.

Our technical team has over 50 years of combined experience working in the financial, healthcare, education, government, legal, manufacturing, media, energy and retail verticals. We are staffed with CISSPs, Network Engineers and Systems Administrators with offices in New York, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina. We serve customers and industries throughout the US. 

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