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          The “IT Contact” Dilemma

          “Oh, yeah I have a contact who can do that.” In today’s world, if your IT contact is your company’s solution, you should be concerned. Do you really want to rely on one person to protect the technology that keeps your company running while cybercrime is at an all-time high and attacks are becoming increasingly

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          The imminent danger facing the legal Industry

          Attorney-client privilege extends to client data Attorney-client privilege is what makes a client feel secure from the potential risk of having sensitive information fall into the wrong hands. Unfortunately, client data doesn’t always receive that same luxury. Data breaches in the legal industry are on the rise and most firms are not giving cybersecurity the

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          Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020

          2020 has certainly brought no shortage of changes from 2019 – but one of the biggest changes between last fall and this fall is the amount of time we’re spending at home, in turn using technology to run our business from home. This has opened up pandora’s box when it comes to cybersecurity for both

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          What makes healthcare data so valuable to cyber-criminals? The unique risks and results that our digital healthcare systems face.

          When it comes to cybersecurity these days, most people are more concerned about keeping their financial information safer than their health information, even though PHI (Personal Health Information) is significantly more valuable on the black market. When a bad actor obtains the name, birthdate, social security number, and medical history for an individual, not only

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          COVID-19 and the Rise of the Virtual Business: The “new normal” of navigating business continuity

          The COVID-19 pandemic has changed business forever. But this isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Successful entrepreneurs and innovators understand that though change is hard—especially when forced upon us—it can be good for strengthening your business.   As quarantines are lifted, the idea of returning to work has shifted as business leaders realize, through this unfortunate

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          CLOUDTANGO NAMES WATERLOO-BASED FOXNET INC. ONE OF CANADA’S TOP MANAGED SERVICE PROVIDERS IN 2020

          WATERLOO, ON | FEBRUARY 26, 2020 – FoxNet, a Waterloo-based global IT solution provider, is excited to announce it has been named one of Cloudtango’s Top Managed Service Providers in Canada 2020. The annual list recognizes top-performing Managed Service Providers across the country, spotlighting those who have excelled in support services, customer satisfaction, market growth,

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          Secure Remote Workers

          Unfortunately, COVID-19 continues to spread across the globe. Like the rest of the world, we are following updates diligently. Due to this evolving public health situation, cyberthreats, including phishing scams and spam, are spiking as online criminals take advantage of the pandemic. Hackers are setting up malicious websites, posing as reputable sources of information about

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          FoxNet Inc Announces Partnership with eSentire to Deliver MDR Services to its Clients

          Waterloo, Ontario – November 5th, 2019 – FoxNet Inc announced it has signed a partnership agreement with eSentire, Inc., the global leader in Managed Detection and Response (MDR), to deliver cybersecurity services to their growing portfolio of clients.  Organizations operate in a world in which their data, infrastructure, endpoints, customers and supply chain partners are distributed everywhere. Category creator

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          The Best of Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2019

          Fall makes us think of crisp apples, changing colours, turkey dinners, Halloween candy – but what about cybersecurity? October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month (or #CSAM) and this year the focus was on encouraging all businesses to take action and think proactively about reducing threats. Many global IT leaders and government initiatives shared excellent resources, important

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          What are Next-Gen Managed Services?

          Trends in data management, cybersecurity, and cloud-based solutions over the past several years have created a very important need for both SMBs and enterprises – next-gen managed services. IT management has become a lot more than reducing downtime and resolving support tickets. An MSP, or Managed Services Provider, is the solution many companies have been

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          BUaaS: Backup as a Service

            Backup as a Service, or BUaaS, is an end to end solution that stores and protects your valuable data. BUaaS bridges the gap between protecting data onsite and protecting data in the cloud, making it an absolutely critical component to any business. Keeping your data safe is imperative for any business. FoxNet’s BUaaS is

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          FoxNet Announces Partnership with Rubrik

          For Immediate Release Waterloo, Ontario | November 2, 2018 — FoxNet, a Waterloo-based IT service provider, has joined with cloud management leader Rubrik as a service delivery partner. FoxNet will be using Rubrik to deliver innovative cloud management technology to its clients. FoxNet will offer Rubrik’s secure and dependable Backup-as-a-Service, DR-as-a-Service and Archival-as-a-Service to clients

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          FoxNet Partners With Pure Storage To Build Modern Data Solutions

          For Immediate Release WATERLOO, ON | October 31, 2018 – FoxNet, a leading IT services provider, has partnered with Pure Storage Inc., lending its expertise as part of a collaborative initiative to generate faster, smarter data storage solutions for an increasingly data-driven world. Bill Fox, President of FoxNet, says the partnership prepares businesses to gather,

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          16th Annual FoxNet Charity Golf Tournament

          FoxNet hosted its 16th annual Golf Tournament on August 23rd in support of Kidsability and Waterloo Region Junior Achievement. Participants enjoyed a wonderful day on the links thanks to FoxNet and their generous sponsors. This year the tournament raised a remarkable $16,000, which will be put to excellent use in helping youth across the Waterloo

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          The FoxNet Annual Charity Golf Tourney Raises $16K to Benefit Local Children

          For Immediate Release WATERLOO, ON | August 27, 2018 – FoxNet, a Waterloo-based IT service provider, raised $16,000 during its 16th annual charity golf tournament this month in support of local non-profit organizations. The proceeds from the FoxNet Golf Tournament will support local organizations whose programs empower special needs children and youth to realize their

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          Why Good Companies Fail

          Recently, a customer asked me to develop a seminar for his executive team and board of directors on the topic “Why Good Companies Fail.” A fascinating question which begs to be answered. After all, how could good (and even great) companies like Nortel, Kodak, and others fail? Yet somehow they have. Each the leader in

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          FoxNet Rides for Mental Health

          “It was early! It was wet! It was a great way to raise money for a cause close to our hearts at FoxNet.” Bill “RPM” Fox The FoxNet team pumped up our bike tires, dusted off our helmets and hit the country roads for Ride Don’t Hide this June.  We are proud of our FoxNet

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          Team FoxNet Participating in Ride Don’t Hide

          Mental illness is an issue that will impact all Canadians at some point in their lives, either directly or indirectly. For this reason, we are eager to take part in the Ride Don’t Hide event on June 24th. Our team of 12 (and growing) will join thousands of riders coming together to help put an

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          Keys to Successful IoT Implementation

          by William Dupley Introduction A successful military strategy depends on the ability of leadership to identify potential obstacles and barriers and ensure their strategy is agile enough that it can adapt. IoT projects also require in-depth implementation barrier analysis to uncover any potential obstacle that could impact a successful implementation. IoT and OT (Operational Technology)

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          IT Solutions Provider Brings Innovative Tech to the Table at Municipal Conference

          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 1st, 2018 WATERLOO, ONTARIO | June 1, 2018 – FoxNet is sharing its innovative smart tech solutions with city leaders across the province in a two day IT & Communications collaborative conference from June 4-6, 2018 aimed at building smarter, more efficient municipal infrastructure through solutions backed by inspiring and industrious

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IT Solutions for ENGINEERING

POWERFUL MANAGED SERVICES FOR COMPLEX PROJECTS

Limited IT networks and software are not an option in engineering today. You need to meet the high expectations of your clients, and that means fast file sharing, support for specialized applications like CAD, and secure remote access while working on-site. Our team has learned from working with many engineers like you that it takes an experienced hand to manage such advanced networks and software. We’ve put the hours in so that you can get the best return on your IT investment with our FoxNet Solutions Managed Services.

managed service IT SOLUTIONS FOR Engineering

Reduce Downtime & Increase Productivity

You don't have time to deal with server interruptions and network issues, you have client projects to complete. We provide immediate support to reduce your downtime and increase productivity.

Advanced Network Design & Maintenance

You need your network to be secure and capable of handling the large files and advanced software you use every day. We can design your network and keep all of your operating systems up-to-date.

Protect IP & Sensitive Client Information

The reality is all businesses, big or small, need to protect their data from potential damage or theft. We will create a cybersecurity plan for you that is proactive and compliant.

On-Site Network Access

Secure remote access is important when you're taking measurements and assessments and then sharing that client information. We make sure whether you're at your desk or on-site, you're secure.

Mobile Workforce

You and your team members are using phones, tablets, and laptops from the office, home, and client locations to access sensitive data. Do you know if the WIFI you're using is secure?

Secure Office-to-Office Sharing

Working on complex modelling projects requires large data files and often collaboration with many team members from different offices. We can make sure your sharing is encrypted and secure.

Recommended technology solutions for Engineering

You work with complex projects and large amounts of data that push modern software to the limit. You need technology that’s fast, secure, and provides unique protection (like for intellectual property.) Designing an IT network to meet your needs requires a custom mix of innovative products. The FoxNet Solutions team offers an advantage because we’ve partnered with industry leaders like eSentire, Auvik Networks, and Veeam to give Engineering Firms the most secure and advanced Managed Service IT Solutions possible today.

KEY REQUIREMENTS FOR Engineering TEAMS

Secure Field Access

You're often on-site collecting data or sharing important information through email. This data needs to be secure.

Fast & Secure File Sharing

Advanced software and complex projects produce large data files that need to be shared quickly and securely with your team members and clients.

High-Performance Networks

Downtime, slow software, and outdated operating systems cost the company time and money. You need reliable networks to succeed.

Specialized Applications

AutoCAD, MATLAB, CATIA, Mechdesigner - whichever tool you're using, it needs to be integrated properly and kept up-to-date.

Project Collaboration

Sharing projects with your co-workers, managers, and clients is essential when collaborating on projects. You need an efficient, secure solution.

Compliance & Protection

Your projects contain sensitive data and intellectual property that needs to be secured in accordance with today's standards and protected from theft.

Say goodbye to server and internet interruptions, outdated operating systems, sluggish software , damaged data, costly computer viruses, malware or ransomware. 

 

Ready to learn more about FoxNet customized Managed Service Solutions for Engineering? Download our Free Managed Services Checklist.

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