North County IT Consulting
North County IT Consulting was established to answer the IT needs of small and medium sized businesses in all industries. Today, Information Technology is an exciting and ever-changing collection of tools that allow people to gather, store, translate, and transfer data efficiently and effectively. This fact is true no matter what industry you do business in. Every organization has a need for people to make decisions based on facts. Every organization needs to implement strategies to communicate with their teams, or their workers and executives. There are cutting edge systems and applications that make it easy to capture real information and make real decisions for your organizations. It used to be that having IT was necessary to create competitive advantage. These days, having IT is necessary to compete at all in your organizations' varying markets.
Having the latest technology can really give your business the advantage it needs to drive success. However, technology and the support of it can be quite costly. If you don't have the right techs for the tools, the competitive advantage of technology diminishes. The cost of infrastructure is at an all-time high. A team of Information Technology Professionals can be very costly and reducing personnel costs only puts your systems' security at risk because without the right tools, one IT guy does not allow your organization to take advantage of technology in the correct way.
I was told once, in an eye-opening conversation between a CEO in a company I worked in that the cost of a system was not worth the investment because, "...we are not an IT company". That got me thinking. He was perfectly correct. SMBs should not have to worry about their IT when their expertise is in a different market altogether. That's why North County IT Consulting was created. Small and Medium Sized businesses should be able to focus on what makes them money and we can focus on their IT. As an IT company, we have tools already and we have the knowledge to help your business leverage the competitive advantage of technology in a way that doesn't take a lot away from your business' purpose. The main products at North County IT Consulting is your IT Service Delivery Management, your Network Management, and the overall security profile of your business. We are the IT Company that can enhance or be your IT Department.
Below, you will find some of our partners and software providers where our expertise is. Not every organization can be an IT Company. That's why we are, so you don't have to be.
Managed Service Provider
Endpoint Detection and Response
N-Able Technologies provides a platform for many applications that every business needs. Our Remote Monitoring and Management, (RMM) software Agent is installed on each of your servers and computers. This allows us to ensure your endpoints are properly Inventoried, Patched, and checked consistently. There are real-time 24/7 checks and daily checks that are tailored to your organization's devices. Moreover, the agent allows us to integrate additional services such as:
Backup and Recovery - This is an offsite backup solution that encrypts and stores your backups in one or more of three datacenters across the earth. Backup and Recovery can be configured to take system and file level backups. A full system backup can be programmed and recovered to a Virtual Machine, process a Bare Metal Recovery to a new device, or it can be used to recover one file or whole file systems. There are many reasons why organizations would want to implement offsite backup. One very real reason is for protection against ransomware. Full system backups can be recovered in a matter of minutes to hours instead of paying costly ransoms or loosing your important data.
Mail Assure - Mail Assure is an Email Spam Filter and Virus Scanner that uses Artificial Intelligence to Identify and block SPAM and malware infected Emails to your organization. Each Email account associated with your organization's Domain Email will be monitored in accordance with your organization's specific needs. Reports are sent to your email users three times per day so they can "teach" the system to identify false positives by listing emails that were blocked and the option to actually deliver the email to your account or delete it from the queue. Mail Assure will remember the action taken on specific emails and apply your resolution parameters to future emails that are like the email that the action was taken on.
SentinelOne EDR - Zero day attacks, ransomware, and fileless threats can bypass traditional antivirus solutions. Take your protection to the next level with N‑able™ Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), which uses AI to stay ahead of evolving threats.
Provide real-time, automated protection at each endpoint
Harness AI engines to provide static and behavioral analysis on new threat patterns
Use machine learning to evolve threat responses
Onboard, operate, and manage endpoint protection from a single dashboard
Risk Intelligence Scanning - Understand risk; Risk is just a possibility—until it isn’t. N‑able™ Risk Intelligence locates sensitive and at-risk data across your managed networks and workstations, revealing how much a data breach might cost.
Help your customers understand the importance of prioritizing security—and take action to proactively prevent loss.
Some of the features include:
Deep vulnerability scanning
Brandable reports detailing the financial impact of risks
Identification of inappropriate user access
PCI, DSS, PAN, and PII scans
At-risk data discovery
Risk-trending reports to show improvement
Provide competitive business advantage using new technologies that demonstrate appropriateness for business needs.
Pax8 is a Cloud Delivery Platform that has hundreds of Cloud based IT Products. Choose from a variety of applications that you may need, including Amazon Web Services, Microsoft 365 or VOIP Services. There are hundreds of applications to choose from. Pax8 is a certified Microsoft Partner so they know how to deliver and support Azure cloud based hybrid or total cloud environment. North County IT Consulting has a partnership with Pax8 to provide services quickly and professionally.
SherWeb is another Cloud Delivery Platform. SherWeb offers many of the things that Pax8 offers. However, SherWeb specializes in Google Cloud services like Pax8 in Microsoft cloud services. So, whether your business likes Microsoft productivity and Email, or Google, or has a need for any service you can think of under the sun, North County IT Consulting can help you out.
INFORMATION SECURITY AND ASSURANCE
Cybersecurity Policy Management
Active Directory Management
Third-Party Technology Account Management
Industry Best Practices
Cybersecurity Insurance Help
PCI and HIPAA Compliance
NIST Cybersecurity Framework
Business Continuity Planning
Interested in getting advice from an experienced and professional Information Technology Consultant?
Call today and see what we can do for you.