NSMS: Bridging the gap
Does your college or department need some extra or specialized IT help? NSMS may be the answer that you are looking for. NSMS is a team of IT professionals who, as part of OUCS, work throughout Oxford University, within departments, colleges and associated institutions. Think of NSMS as a team of Oxford-specific consultants offering a wide and varied range of IT services including server management, workstation management, virtualisation services, advanced web hosting, managed Apple OS X services, and a firewall service.
As well as all the infrastructure IT services, NSMS can also offer supporting administrative services such as centralised purchasing and security auditing. An additional bonus of using NSMS for IT provision is that your IT provision will be covered by a discrete hourly, weekly, monthly or annual fee which simplifies your full economic costing requirements.
Virtualisation of servers has become the norm. Why spend money on server hardware when a virtual server can provide greater flexibility and resilience at a lower cost? NSMS has built up a wealth of experience of VMware's ESX software and is using it to offer a range of services based around a virtual server environment. Virtualisation services on offer include a VM for rent service, a full virtualisation planning, implementation and management service for units wishing to virtualise ther IT infrastructure, a VMware consultancy and management service.
NSMS prides itself on its flexibility, we can provide you with the level of service that you define. NSMS has a proven track record and provides clients within the University with services ranging from a single website to a cross-site virtual infrastructure solution. Whether you need a test server for week or an annual contract to fully manage all your file servers NSMS can help you. Just get in touch by e-mail or by telephone on 01865 273209.