Most companies have no idea of all
the capabilities of their network equipment. Most importantly,
companies donít have an idea of what weaknesses or vulnerabilities
their network may have or the Internet dangers their company is
A Network Assessment is basically a
detailed status report or a health audit of a companies entire network system.
Would a doctor send someone for major
surgery without first getting pre-operative testing (EKG, chest x-ray, blood
Itís very important for both yourself and
WALA Consulting to understand what it is that you already have, as well as how
well the different systems have been installed and maintained over time.
Ignoring this need to assess or audit your
system could cause major problems Ė such as emergency downtime and
catastrophic data loss. Any competent IT professional will insist on the same
level of due diligence.
Any repairs youíve requested, if
only going on your instructions literally, could end up causing a
lot more harm than good Ė if we donít first take time to figure
out whatís REALLY wrong.
A big part of the IT audit is
diagnosing whatís right and whatís wrong Ė so we can pinpoint the
underlying cause of what appears to be the trouble.