If your staff lacks the experience (or the time!) to
administer a system as complex and configurable as the
Horizon system, consider an outsourcing contract. This
is a service whose exact price varies depending upon
your needs. Regardless of your exact circumstances,
this can be a real bargain if it frees up one or more
of your staff to work on other things.
Alpha-G will assign you an administrator who can
assist in all aspects of managing that system which do
not require on-site presence. For instance, if you
perform backups to a removable medium, someone would
have to handle the tape loading; but the management of
the backup and recovery process would be handled by
Depending upon your needs, we can negotiate a plan
for you to have coverage during Business Hours,
Extended Hours, or 24/7.
If you don't want to outsource administration of
your database or Horizon system, consider purchasing
some consulting time to get your staff up to speed on
the new tasks they'll need to take on or just to
resolve those nagging issues that you haven't quite
gotten around to.