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IT Managed Essentials



Managed Essentials

Do you need an instant IT department? VC3 Manage Essentials is an all-in-one IT service for municipalities and smaller organizations.

Through VC3, CCM now offers a service, "Managed Essentials," which provides cities and towns with state-of-the-art information technology tools supported by experienced, highly skilled IT professionals. Serving over 1,100 municipalities of all sizes, VC3’s Connecticut-based engineers are supported by a deep bench of national talent.

We listened to the needs of smaller organizations to help identify the most essential IT gaps. Then, we built them all into one low-cost product that’s implemented, managed, and supported by experienced, highly skilled IT professionals. Choose from three tiers—depending on your needs and budget.

What’s inside Manage Essentials?

  • Cybersecurity and computer maintenance
  • 24x7 helpdesk
  • Data backup and disaster recovery
  • Records / document management and email
  • Video archiving
  • Policy and compliance
  • Website
  • Vendor management and procurement
  • Costs




Municipal IT Budgeting

Budgeting isn’t just about the amount of money you spend. It’s about spending on the right things and predicting when you need to make investments. While you don’t necessarily have to create an extremely detailed IT budget, there are certain components that should be present— even for a small municipality. Even if you need to code your municipal IT budget in a specific way, this guide will help for planning purposes and when presenting your IT budget to others for review.

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Additional Information

Click here to visit VC3's Managed Essentials page.

If you are excited about the opportunity to reduce cybersecurity risks, ensure you're backing up your data, and receive reliable 24/7 support, contact Derek Watson at CCM (203-498-3035 or or Kyle Foster at VC3 (339-793-4868 or so that we may assess your needs and begin the quote process.

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Municipal IT Budgeting Guide

Technology Resources & Insights

Contact Information

Derek Watson
Programs and Services Administrator
Phone: 203-498-3035