Case Studies

Kortek Solutions has experience in designing, deploying, and supporting some of the largest and most complex solutions in the world. Kortek Solutions case studies describe challenges, solutions, and lessons learned from deploying business class solutions, and can help guide customers in similar operational tasks.

Intel® Technology Provider helps MSPs gain a competitive advantage

In the fast-moving world of technology, currency is key. Managed Services Providers (MSPs) must be knowledgeable about PCs, servers, and peripherals, of course. But they must also have a keen understanding of where technology is going—not just what products are coming next, but also how technology is evolving and how it will enable their customers’ success.

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Reclaim your workforce

Putting an effective messaging security strategy in place can result in enormous productivity gains for SMBs. One example is J.A. Kennedy Real Estate Co. in Las Vegas, Nevada, which decided to outsource its entire IT infrastructure to local managed services provider Kortek Solutions, a Symantec partner. A previous IT consulting arrangement had resulted in widespread damage from a virus received via email and multiple instances of data loss.

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Certified Expert

Linda Faiss, Helen Foley, and Melissa Warren—built Faiss Foley Warren PR and Government Affairs (FFW) through their commitment and expertise in the PR field, and they sought out a MSP with the same credentials.

“Kortek Solutions is a small but mighty firm in terms of its knowledge and expertise in IT and understanding our business,” notes FFW’s Melissa Warren. “The company is one of Southern Nevada’s leading IT firms and is affiliated with great companies like Symantec.”

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Slam spam and save 30 percent

To prevent spam and solve other IT challenges, Western Risk turns to its IT Partner, Las Vegas-based Kortek Solutions. The two began working together 10 years ago, and one of Kortek’s first steps was to install Symantec Endpoint Protection. “They didn’t have antivirus on any of their machines back then,” recalls Lyle Epstein, president of Kortek. “As they grew, they needed to protect not just desktops, but also email messages from spam, and servers and data from disruption. So we implemented Symantec Mail Security and Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery Server Edition.”

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Doing business in Nevada? Encrypt email

In 2010, Nevada amended its existing legislation to require all entities doing business in the state to use encryption methods “adopted by an established standards-setting body” for all nonvoice,non-fax electronic transmission of personal information -- and that means email.

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Making money and saving money – an amazing success formula

Lyle Epstein is a real numbers guy. Especially big numbers that scream success. For example, he recently helped a customer consolidate from 16 servers and 9 locations down to a single box. Then he added a custom backup solution and all new workstations. That’s when the numbers really started adding up – adding up to BIG savings, that is. “This customer saw their data bills drop six thousand dollars per month! They also saw a huge drop in their power costs in the server room,” Lyle says.

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