Case Studies

Firm Owner - “So you only work with Architecture Firms? That does give you an advantage on your competitors.”

Agile - “Appreciated - Though we like to show that we’re an advantage against your competitors.”

 
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Zero to sixty…..to 100 in 3 months

This medium-large sized firm’s previous IT were generalists that could not keep up with the specialized hardware and software needs of this client. They were quick to respond to issues - but time to resolution was another matter. Agile was hired to put them firm through a technology boot-camp. Over the next 6 months the firm grew by almost 50% and added another office on top of Agile’s day to day IT operations.

CHALLENGES

  • REVIT Performance

  • Needs Software Standards

  • Network Slowness

  • Adding 40 Staff

  • Opening Second Office Location

SOLUTIONS

  • Replaced or Upgraded Workstations that surpass performance expectations.

  • Created comprehensive Asset list for Software

  • Standardized software deployments for all users.

  • Updated Network backbone to 10 Gig speeds and segmented into multiple VLANs.


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Simplify and Stregthen

This boutique Architecture Firm suddenly lost their in-house IT resource and Agile was brought in to make sense of their byzantine network. Parallel ongoing projects commenced to cut unneeded hosting costs and systems, and create a robust infrastructure. IT support requests types changed from serious Level 3 business impacting to Level 1 repairs that are scheduled during employee lunch breaks.

CHALLENGES

  • Needlessly complicated Infrastructure

  • Internal E-mail system

  • Ineffective Backup system

  • Vendor Confusion

SOLUTIONS

  • Consolidate Multiple (9) Servers to 2 physical server and 2 Virtual Servers.

  • Migrated E-mail system to Microsoft 365.

  • Backups simplified to onsite - Agile’s Proprietary Miirror Server that creates Virtual Servers locally and in our private cloud.


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talent show

This long time client has always been ahead of the pack with marketing efforts. Their 3D printed models and coffee table book were very nice - but it was time for a more engaging - let’s say immersive experience. As Agile Networks keeps a lending library of Technology for free test purposes, they were up and running around their models the next day.

CHALLENGES

  • Review VR options for client showcase

  • System should be portable

  • Integration with Client Software required

SOLUTION

  • Provided Agile’s VR rig for 2 weeks so client can test thoroughly before committing.

  • MSI Laptop that can double as workstation as needed.

  • HTC Vive VR with IrisVR using Rhino and Sketchup Pro.