How Community banks Benefit from Insite Data Services Application Hosting Services
There are a variety of advantages community banks can gain by utilizing Insite Data Services Application Hosting services. The most obvious of these is that it saves money. Advantages such as reducing management distraction and increasing system availability and security are also important, even though they are more difficult to quantify. Some of the specific advantages of utilizing Insite Data Services Hosting services include:
- Reduced Capital Expenditures
By utilizing Insite Data Services Hosting services, community banks on a tight budget can eliminate the substantial costs of designing and building an infrastructure with adequate physical security, cooling, power backup, fire protection, and redundant Internet connectivity. Insite Data Services Application Hosting services also save the cost of software licenses as well as fault-tolerant and redundant computer equipment such as Virtualized servers and Storage Area Network (SAN). Expanding network capacity as your business grows is also inexpensive and easy.
- Savings on Operational Costs
Insite Data Services Application Hosting services reduce operational costs by leveraging the expertise of Insite Data Services IT professionals and Help Desk team. Community banks receive the benefits of having a large network support staff without having to pay for one. Community banks also save the expense of the data center's 24x7 staffed security and round-the-clock operations center.
- Improved Management Focus
By utilizing Insite Data Services Hosting Services, a community banks management team avoids the distraction and stress of keeping the mission-critical servers and applications continually available, secure, up to date, regularly backed up, and efficiently administered. Client problems can be handled by Insite Data Services Help Desk, and administrative tasks such as adds, deletes, and security authorization changes can be taken care of by Insite Data Services network professionals. All of this frees managers to focus on core business issues where they can add the most value to the enterprise.
- Enterprise-class Security
The site security offered by Insite Data Services world-class data center is far beyond the level that most community banks could reasonably expect to achieve with an in-house facility. Insite Data Services data center offers state-of-the-art intrusion detection and prevention systems as well as secure structures to prevent unauthorized entry. Insite Data Services also provides software security that includes an advanced firewall, 24x7 network monitoring, spam and virus filtering, prompt and thorough security patch management.
- Greater Fault Tolerance and Availability
Insite Data Services data center offers uninterruptible electrical power, redundant air conditioning, and failover Internet access to achieve a high-level of fault tolerance. Insite Data Services virtual server infrastructure for server hosting provides additional fault-tolerance through technologies such as server clustering and redundant SANs.
- Regulatory Compliance
If your company needs or desires to comply with regulatory standards such as GLBA and SAS 70, using Insite Data Services Application Hosting Services puts you well on the way to meeting even the strictest physical, logical, and operational security requirements.
- Business Continuity
The fault-tolerant and secure infrastructure of Insite Data Services data center reduces the likelihood that an event will bring down your entire network. In case of a catastrophic failure, Insite Data Services disciplined data back up procedures and virtual architecture allow fast data restoration to ensure that you can quickly continue business operations.