How can we cost effectively monitor and ensure the availability of our databases?

Utilising Virtual DBA

For most organisations, databases are the centre of your information systems but we are faced with the following challenge: How can we cost effectively monitor and ensure the availability of our databases?

Introducing the Virtual DBA service

Virtual DBA is a remote database administration service designed by WARDY IT Solutions to make first-class database support accessible and affordable.

Our Microsoft Certified team of DBAs remotely monitor your databases around the clock. We work with you to agree a Support Policy upfront. This let’s our team know what they can act on and when – allowing you to totally forget about your SQL environment and enabling us to be proactive. We log everything we do from major upgrades to routine administrative tasks for you to access at any time so you maintain full visibility of your environment.

Virtual DBA customers value priority access to a team of Microsoft Certified DBAs 24x7x365, no matter what time of day or night. If your organisation requires incident support or someone to provide you with advice, you can trust that there is always a DBA available who not only knows your systems but has a good understanding of your organisation.

Most companies struggle to justify having specialist SQL Server support staff on the payroll. The Virtual DBA service is a far more flexible alternative, giving you access to the specialists as and when you need us. Our team of DBA’s work on shift, not on call. We don’t believe in waking people in the middle of the night to respond to an issue. We use a roster to ensure every minute is covered by specialist SQL Server DBAs from our head office in Brisbane, Australia. Meaning productivity remains at 100% and that you don’t have to worry about holidays, sickness, super, training costs or PAYG.

Our plans are designed around the level of support you require, not by how many servers or domains you have. Our clients pay one flat monthly fee with no nasty surprises. Our plans can be tailored to the needs of your organisation, we can handle everything from resolving every issue we come across to simply alerting you of problems in your environment.

The figures above show how the fully loaded cost of an in-house DBA compares with the Virtual DBA service.

Learn more about the Virtual DBA service and see what our customers say.

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