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- System Management
- Account Management
- System Security
- Resource Utilization
- Disaster Recovery
- Capacity Planning
"Outside audits by independent professionals ensure you are receiving maximum value for your OpenVMS investment."
OpenVMS Audit Service
Migration Specialties OpenVMS Audit Service provides an independent review of your OpenVMS installation. During the audit, an OpenVMS specialist examines your installation and interviews your IS staff. We bring a professional outsider's perspective to your IT infrastructure, reviewing performance, security, recovery, and compliance issues. The audit is conducted at your site and normally takes one week. The audit results are compiled into a detailed report covering your installation's strengths and weaknesses and includes Migration Specialties recommendations concerning your installation.
The audit covers the following areas:
Review hardware configuration, maintenance, and reliability; software applications and maintenance; hardware and software management practices; update schedules; human resources.
Review user account management, user authorization file configuration, special process accounts, user privilege and resource allocations.
Review internal access, external access, system file security, application file security, use of system and group security policies, use of access control lists, assess vulnerabilities.
Review system performance during time onsite; assess perceived performance based on interviews.
Review resource utilization such as disk space, memory, and cpu usage based on user and application demands.
Review operating policies and practices.
Review backup policies, processes, media, retention, and storage.
Disaster Recovery Planning
Review disaster recovery preparation, planning, policies, and testing.
Review current hardware and software capacity, planned growth, anticipated application life cycle, and legacy hardware and software planning.
All of the audit components serve to assess overall impact on system performance, reliability, security, and utilization. A Migration Specialties OpenVMS Audit helps ensure you are getting the best return on your OpenVMS investment while adequately protecting company assets and user data.