IT Health Check

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Our Health Check Services compare your infrastructure design to best practices and support levels,

and from there makes recommendations to improve the service levels and offerings.

Managing change in your IT environment is difficult.  While initial implementations may meet the service level objectives at the onset, most IT environments have constant change.  Maintaining adherence to industry and vendor best practices, keeping current, providing the highest quality of services, delivering high availability and continuously improving performance is a constant challenge.

Our IT Health Check Services will review and document your current environment, review current support requirements and make recommendations for changes and updates according to best practices and supportability. We can also look at performance availability, and best practice recommendations to improve service levels.

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Blade Health Check

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Your organization has chosen to use the HP c7000 BladeSystem servers and has realized many of the benefits. Since the initial implementation, there have been changes to the business requirements, operations and technologies. Now it is time to review the current platform to see if changes or updates need to be performed to ensure you have optimized the performance, reliability and availability.

Many customers have implemented the HP c7000 BladeSystem since it was announced in 2007. Over the years there have been many new enhancements to the blade servers, the enclosure and the I/O modules supported. Zunesis has been performing HP BladeSystem Health Checks for many years and have the experience, knowledge and expertise to perform a health check and update. Our process will ensure the BladeSystem is optimized and configured according to best practices.

Zunesis works with your IT and lines of business managers in a highly interactive engagement to understand your business priorities and drivers. From this we deliver a Big Data strategy document specific to your organization that summarizes our findings with specific use case development and recommendations.

Deliverables

Documentation of the current c7000 Blade infrastructure

Short term recommendations for performance or availability improvements

Long term recommendations to match the business strategies

Comprehensive health check report addressing the entire c7000 BladeSystem platform and an Upgraded BladeSystem Environment

Benefits

Gain insight into the health and utilization of your c7000 BladeSystem server environment

Insure your c7000 BladeSystem infrastructure is operating at optimum levels

Identify configuration and performance issues and ways to optimize

Network Health Check

Your organization has been using the same architecture and design that was implemented years ago.  Over the years, technology and best practices change, but your architecture is the same.  You need the information to identify changes and updates to optimize your network performance.

How long has it been since you reviewed your networking architecture?  What does your traffic flow look like?  Are there bottlenecks in your networking environment?  These are all questions our customers are asking.  The Zunesis Network Health Check will validate the current networking design and architecture, recommend changes and updates to optimize the current environment and prepare you for future technologies. This can be for both wired and wireless environments.  For wireless, we will also provide a coverage or heat map of the environment.

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Deliverables

Documentation of the current networking infrastructure and architecture

Short term recommendations for performance or availability improvements

Long term recommendations to match the business strategies

Comprehensive health check report addressing the networking platform

Benefits

Gain insight into the health and utilization of your networking environment

Insure your networking infrastructure is operating at optimum levels

Identify anomalies and performance issues

Understand your traffic flows

Storage / SAN Health Check

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With the explosion in storage and data, many customers do not review their entire storage and SAN infrastructure. Changes in the requirements due to data growth and virtualization require changes in best practices and configurations. Data center infrastructure must evolve rapidly to improve resiliency, increase business responsiveness, and keep up with the growing demands of new applications while reducing overall power consumption.

Is your storage running at optimal performance? Zunesis Storage / SAN Health Check services reviews your entire storage and SAN Switch infrastructure to determine the overall health, performance and capacity of your storage environment. Proper maintenance is essential to providing the best storage performance, availability and capacity planning. Changes to the environment, the addition of virtualization and automation can have a profound impact on your storage performance. A periodic review can help extend the life of your storage and improve the overall TCO.

Deliverables

Documentation of the current storage infrastructure

Short term recommendations for performance or availability improvements

Long term recommendations to match the business strategies

Detailed upgrade plan

Capacity and performance metrics

Benefits

Gain insight into the health and utilization of your storage

Insure your storage infrastructure is operating at optimum levels

Identify configuration and performance issues

Virtualization

Your organization has chosen to use a virtualization technology and has realized many of the benefits.  Since the initial implementation, there have been changes to the business requirements, operations and technologies.  Now it is time to review the current platform to see if changes or updates need to be performed to ensure you have optimized the performance and availability. Factors such as consolidation, cost savings, dynamic provisioning, and fluid migration are possibly impacting your virtualization implementation.

You have been running virtualization technologies for several years.  With all the changes and enhancements, is it configured correctly, according to current best practices?  How effective has your virtual environment?  Is it being utilized effectively? Virtualization touches many aspects of your data center, including servers, storage and networking, and the organizations and pro­cesses that control them. Zunesis Virtualization Health Check Services will review your current environment, compare it to current products and best practices and provide recommendations to optimize your current infrastructure.  We can review both your server and client virtualization platforms.

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Deliverables

Documentation of the current virtualization infrastructure

Short term recommendations for performance or availability improvements

Long term recommendations to match the business strategies

Comprehensive health check report addressing the entire virtualization platform

Capacity and performance metrics

Benefits

Gain insight into the health and utilization of your virtual environment

Insure your virtualization infrastructure is operating at optimum levels

Identify configuration and performance issues

Optimization of the virtual platform

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