STRATEGIC TECHNOLOGY DECISIONS FOR BUSINESS GROWTH

At ANiMODUS we’re taking Managed IT Services to another level. To the right level. To a truly proactive level. So forget everything you know about IT providers and how they work, and let’s cultivate your vision with strategically proactive technology.

At the end of the day, it’s about the people and how they interact with technology. How they view the workplace. And how they experience the world around them.

Our goal with Managed IT Services is to remove technology-based obstacles from the picture altogether — giving us the ability to focus on what really matters. Your vision.

CREATED FOR YOUR FUTURE

BUILT AROUND YOUR VISION

 
$1,000+
 
$100 - $149 / hr
 
2 - 9
 Founded
2007
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Irvine, CA
headquarters
  • 24 Executive Park Suite 140
    Irvine, CA 92614
    United States
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Managed IT for Software Development Company

"I rarely refer vendors, but have no issue recommending Gary and the ANiMODUS team. I do so all the time." 

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$200,000 to $999,999
 
Nov 2004-Ongoing
Project summary: 

ANiMODUS provides daily IT support for server, firewall, and desktop security. They’ve set up several major colocation farms and architected multiple VMware infrastructures. 

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Irvine, California
Bryan Reynolds
CEO, Baytech Consulting
 
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The Review
Feedback summary: 

ANiMODUS provides seamless day-to-day IT support that preempts the need for in-house labor or oversight. In one notable instance, they remotely saved all the client data following a SQL server failure with the company was out of the office. The team is diligent and transparent.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I'm the CTO of a software development company that builds custom applications. 

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with ANiMODUS?

We hired ANiMODUS to handle our IT-related issues like desktop and server security as well as setting up our VMware infrastructure and colocation servers. 

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

On a day-to-day basis, ANiMODUS handles all of our company's IT needs. I appreciate that I never have to worry about anything related to servers, desktops, firewalls, and infrastructure. They've also consulted on larger projects for us. 

ANiMODUS has set up multiple VMware infrastructures, servers, storage systems, and colocation farms. Since I never have to follow every aspect of their work, I don't have a detailed list.

What is the team composition? 

ANiMODUS provides many different layers of support. The owner is my main point of contact, but we also interact with other members of their team. 

How did you come to work with ANiMODUS?

At my old company in 2004, I called a local IT shop to find help with merging three different offices over the course of one weekend. They Connected me with Gary (Owner, ANiMODUS) who was working for someone else at the time and worked all day and night all to get that project done. I've known him ever since, and it was an easy decision to hire ANiMODUS when he started the company. 

How much have you invested with them?

We've spent over $200,000 so far. 

What is the status of this engagement?

We've been working together since November 2004. 

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

We haven't experienced any issues with downtime or security since we've been working with ANiMODUS. As a software company, we don't have a massive number of employees on staff.  The VMware infrastructures and colocation server farms they set up, architected, and guided us through have been hugely successful. 

Anecdotally, one of my business partners and I were on a cruise our database server had a problem, and our backups weren't on. While we were communicating from the cruise ship, ANiMODUS assembled a team to piece together SQL server backups and restore our hard drive. 

The team went far above and beyond our planned day-to-day operations. They saved all of our client data while we were away. It seemed miraculous. I consider that experience to be a major success. 

How did ANiMODUS perform from a project management standpoint?

I'm 100 percent happy with ANiMODUS's level of responsiveness and coordination with our team. They performed well from a communications standpoint.

What did you find most impressive about them?

It all comes down to ANiMODUS's extensive knowledge of the IT space. They're thoroughly informed about all the services they provide, from VMware infrastructures and firewalls to setting up server farms and dealing with desktop issues. I appreciate how well they handle all our problems since I don't want to have to.

Are there any areas they could improve?

I’d need to know more about what they want to accomplish to give them recommendations. 

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

Establish an open and transparent relationship with ANiMODUS. Tell them exactly what your issues are and don't hide anything. This advice applies to anyone who plans to start working with an IT services provider that's trying to help you. Gary and his team are very honest and will tell you what they can and can't do. 

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I recommend ANiMODUS all the time.