IT Consulting


IT Consultation Services

Consultation Services from OculusIT will ensure that you reinvent your strategies to stay relevant with future business and technology trends.

Unlock the true potential of your organization by embracing new technology and trends.

IT Planning and Technology Consultation

As you grow, the technology adopted today will have to be transformed and/or made agile to adapt to future growth and sensitivity to be customer centric. It’s a challenge that all organizations face. OculusIT will navigate you through this seemingly chaotic transition. We offer technology consulting across four key strategic priorities.

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New Technology Adoption

 

 

Updating Legacy Systems

 

 

Business Continuity Assessment

Why are we your partner of choice for technology consulting?

1. A clear and concise layout of your organization’s business goals and IT objectives.

2. An effective communication of all the business objectives to the employees.

3. We ensure a clear focus on IT goals, which facilitates efficiency and effectiveness.

4. Our experts ensure that the organization’s resources are used on priorities.

5. Fast and reliable solutions to all your critical IT issues and a centralized focus on the common      organizational goal.

IT Assessments

Leverage your campus at a competitive advantage by following the best practices in the IT industry through complete assessment reports from OculusIT that highlight all possible areas of improvement.

Our Model of  IT Assessment Services for your Campus Needs

 1      General IT Assessment

Gain a deeper understanding of your campus technology with our IT Assessments. We conduct a thorough, in-depth review of all your critical technology areas, evaluate them against best practices, and provide you with a road map to better leverage your IT as a competitive advantage. We analyze an expansive range of IT functional areas including:

  • Server infrastructure
  • Data storage
  • Cloud services
  • Business services and applications
  • Network infrastructure
  • Networking carrier services
  • Network security

* Risk identification and analyses

 2     Network Assessments

OculusIT provides comprehensive network assessments that evaluate security, stabilization, mobile devices and regulatory compliance requirements. The services uncover network architectures, legacy records, processes and databases, along with a physical audit of network assets. This includes:

  • Physical-layer analyses
  • Network configuration analyses
  • Vulnerability checks on current IOS version
  • Security vulnerability assessments
  • Documented findings and recommendations

 3     Risk Assessments and Compliance Audits

Mitigate cyber risks and safeguard your data with streamlined governance, risk management and compliance solutions from OculusIT. OculusIT offers comprehensive regulatory-driven compliance audits for various regulations, including:

  • GLBA Assessment
  • GDPR Assessment
  • Data Privacy Impact Assessments
  • HIPAA Assessment

Chief Information Officer (CIO) Services

Optimize your campus infrastructure and technology with CIOs that engage
in core activities and build the latest IT trends.

Plan with experts that develop strategies and tactical plans, perform assessments, provide guidance on the execution of plans, and serve as sounding boards when crises strike. CIOs from OculusIT integrate technologies at your campus and ensure that all your projects are implemented successfully.

What can our CIOs do for your campus?

Why should you choose OculusIT for CIO services?

    • Trusted advisers with over 15 years of technical expertise in higher education.
    • Complete assistance in securing and protecting your IT assets.
    • Ensure smooth functioning of IT operations with strong guidance.
    • Plan your IT infrastructure based on industry standards and best practices
    • Align business goals with a well-defined road map for academic success

Project Management Office (PMO) Services

At OculusIT, we undertake a proven streamlined approach to providing the most efficient and reliable Project Management Office Services for your campus. The PMO Services from OculusIT ensure and align the set vision, objectives and best standards for any project at your institution. We help deliver value and long-term benefits to your programs and projects and align them to your bigger organizational goals.

How can we help your campus with PMO services?

Deployment, Operation, Enhancement

Create and manage a sustainable PMO that drives your projects with the best tools and industry expertise.

Project Portfolio Management

Manage an optimal portfolio of projects with an approach that maximizes your ROI and is adaptable to your growing IT demands.

Change Management

Be responsive to changing campus strategies and cultures by making your project management competitive and easily adaptable.

Project Management Methodology Implementation

Adopt methodologies that are quick, reliable and easy to grasp within your project team.

Resource & Vendor Management

Analyze, optimize and evaluate your resource and vendor usage by managing your IT talent effectively.

Project Review & Recommendations

Respond quickly to resource availability, scope and project controls to turn around a crisis and avoid failures.

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Services

A Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is a senior executive who deals with security and business objectives and ensures that all the information assets are properly protected. With CISO Services from OculusIT, campuses can receive the benefits of a multifaceted security team that can identify vulnerabilities, establish security best practices, and recommend the right technology to protect their business operations. Some of the key offerings include regulatory compliance, data privacy, recommending security strategies and designing the security architecture.

What are the benefits of choosing CISO services?

      • Develop plans for risk assessment and mitigation.
      • Coordinate security breaches and incident investigations with an external perspective unbiased by internal circumstances.
      • Conduct long-term and short-term strategic planning discussions designed to coordinate and align your cyber security plans.
      • Assess the information security skills of your personnel and implement educational programs and cross training designed to arm your staff with the skills necessary to protect your information.
      • Independently review audit and assessment reports, assisting with prioritizing issues and tracking resolution.

How can CISOs from OculusIT help your campus?

      • Provide an expert, independent, and unbiased view of risk, compliance, and security methodologies at your campus.
      • An information security liaison to auditors, assessors, and third parties.
      • Oversee and manage all the security activities, reporting,
        and events.
      • Policy development and recommendations in-line with NIST, SANS, ISACA, ISC2 requirements and industry best practices.
      • Provide a cyber security road map with strategic guidance in company growth, risk management and service offerings.

ISO 27001 Compliance

ISO 27001 is an international information risk management standard that helps organizations keep their information assets secure. It includes all the legal, technical and physical controls of an organization’s information risk management processes. ISO 27001 is supported by its code of practice for information security management, ISO/IEC 27002:2013.

At OculusIT, we help organizations implement an ISO 27001 compliant information security management system (ISMS) by following these steps:

      • Determine the scope of the project
      • Conduct a risk assessment identifying key areas for review
      • Implement the required controls and strengthen internal competence
      • Develop documentation for the management system and conduct staff training
      • Audit, review and analyze the information security management system

What are the benefits of ISO 27001 compliance?

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Save costs on multiple layers of defense with an information security management system that performs regular risk assessments and analyses.

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Meet the compliance metrics laid by ISO 27001 and improve student retention and enrollment with greater data security.

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Comply with EU GDPR and other data privacy regulations to avoid legal battles by starting with ISO 27001 compliance.

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Protect your reputation and demonstrate trust in your organization for data privacy for students, staff and faculty.

Let us support you in your journey to being ISO 27001 compliant and share our expertise. For expert advice, contact our team and get started with a free consultation session today.