Top Ten Reasons to Choose Ntirety
1. Seasoned and Experienced DBAs
Ntirety's distinguished teams of Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL Database Administration experts have the real–world experience and technical knowledge to proactively and securely manage your business-critical Database(s). For example, Ntirety's DBAs have been servicing Oracle since version 3 and Microsoft databases since Microsoft SQL Server 6.5.
2. We Help Prevent In–house DBA Burnout
If maintaining your current DBAs is important, Ntirety will supplement their strengths, alleviate unmanageable burdens and prevent in–house DBA burnout. Studies have shown that it takes a new hire well over 18 months to become fully effective. For companies without in–house DBAs, we provide a full Database Administration solution at a very affordable price.
3. 100% Onshore Service
When you partner with Ntirety, rest assured that your MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle Database(s) will be serviced by Ntirety's U.S.-based DBAs – not an overseas subcontractor. By utilizing our U.S.-based employees as opposed to outsourcing and off-shoring, Ntirety is able to closely monitor its intensive DBA screening process, thereby guaranteeing reliable quality of service and security for your proprietary information.
4. 100% Customer Service Rating (2009)
For the past 8 years running, Ntirety has had near perfect scores in customer satisfaction and service excellence. Since Ntirety began offering its services in 2001, we have been committed to providing consistent quality to our valued customers.
5. Ntrust™, Ntirety's Proprietary Database Appliance
Ntirety's clients are provided with Ntrust™, a proprietary database appliance that automatically checks the health of their database(s) systematically and every few seconds. Having this appliance on-site ensures that your proprietary information will never leave your company. By using the Ntrust™ appliance, all interaction with your company is done safely and securely while meeting all of the latest security requirements including SOX, HIPAA, PCI and GLBA.
6. Proactive vs. Reactive Service
Ntirety's proactive approach ensures that your mission–critical databases are performing at optimal levels, decreasing the chance of lost revenue due to database complications. From the combination of extensive field experience, Ntirety's proprietary database appliance (and best–of–breed tool sets) our DBAs are able to recognize the warning signs of database failure and take preventative actions before your business suffers.
7. Database Specialists - Not Generalists
Ntirety's experts know your Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL or Oracle database(s) inside and out. Ntirety is in one business and one business only - Database Administration. We have learned from experience that the call–center or 'bull-pen' approach does not work: we use an assigned–team approach. Ntirety assigns a 5–person team to each client - 1 primary DBA, 1 secondary DBA and an additional support team of DBAs who have learned the nuances of your business.
8. 24/7 All Day – Every Day Support
Ntirety's team of expert DBAs will provide your company with immediate assistance when it needs it most. Ntirety has a fully functional database operations center staffed 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Over a 9–year period, our emergency response has averaged less than 7 minutes.
9. Fixed Monthly Cost with Significant Return on Investment (ROI)
With declining Information Technology (IT) budgets, the cost of hiring and retaining full–time DBAs or consultants can pose significant fiscal challenges. Ntirety will enable your company to move forward with your IT initiatives while concurrently saving precious capital. With Ntirety's service, you receive an assigned team of experts using best–of–breed technologies while realizing cost savings typically ranging from 40–60% in the first year. With Ntirety, you will never have to worry about hidden fees: our fixed monthly fees means predictable costs that you can plan around.
10. We Wrote the Books
Ntirety's team of database experts have written 14 Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server books: books that your in–house DBAs are most likely using. Ntirety was founded by industry leader and database administration guru Michael Corey, co–author of the recently published Oracle 11g: A Beginner's Guide.
- Oracle 10g - A Beginner's Guide (ISBN 0-07-223078-9; 2004)
- Oracle 9i - A Beginner's Guide (ISBN: 0-07-219279-8; 2002)
- Oracle8i - Data Warehousing (ISBN: 0-07-212675-2; 2000)
- Oracle8i - A Beginner's Guide (ISBN: 0-07-212204-8; 1999)
- SQL Server 7 - Data Warehousing (ISBN: 0072119217 1999)
- Oracle8 - Data Warehousing (ISBN: 0-07-882511-3; 1998)
- Oracle8 - Tuning (ISBN: 0-07-882390-0; 1997)
- Oracle8 - A Beginner's Guide (ISBN: 0-07-882393-5; 1997)
- Oracle - Data Warehousing (ISBN: 0-07-882242-4; 1996)
- Oracle - A Beginner's Guide (ISBN: 0-07-882122-3; 1995)
- Tuning Oracle (ISBN: 0-07-881181-3; 1994)