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Data Center LifeCycle Management

Data Center LifeCycle Management

data-center-lifecycleBackground: The data center houses the servers, storage, networks and applications that represent the core infrastructure for the businesses enterprise computing.  Availability, reliability, speed and security are the pillars of IT success. Typically, management is focused on daily operations, with little time or resources to optimize the efficiency and cost of assets in operation. Improved strategies and management of the data center operations is an untapped opportunity for most organizations to improve service, efficiency, costs and client delivery.

Our Mission: is to provide an in-depth third party review with attention to balance, accuracy and completeness. Excipio is vendor neutral we do not sell or refer technology, support systems or related services thus we can be completely objective in our analysis and recommendations.

Our Approach: consists of our proven EAMM® process, and methodology including:

  • Current state assessment
  • Comparative benchmark analysis
  • Future state strategies
  • Transformation plans
  • On-going quality assurance

Common Scope for data center lifecycle management includes:

  • Review of Data Center Strategic Business Plans
  • Compute Hardware and software
    • Servers, Storage, Network
    • Refresh, Acquisition, Disposition
    • Integration, Deployment
  • Facilities and Environment
    • Space, Power, Cooling
    • Production and Disaster Recovery
    • Internal vs. External Options
    • Operating Processes and Risk Exposure

The following diagram illustrates our professional service offering, lifecycle methodology and solution deliverables

 

Where do we start?  We intuitively begin with a review of your current data center operations environment. Once we understand the dependencies between the compute environment and data center facility, we move to analyze your efficiency, cost structure, performance and ability to deliver IT to your entire organization.

The Benefits: The solution provides an understanding of the technical, business and financial (capital and operating costs) impacts to other business functions such as revenue, finance, procurement, and production.

The Result: is opportunity identification and a forward approach to management that can be utilized to determine viable unified strategies supported by fact-based information.

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For more details into the success of our clients please contact:

Excipio Consulting LLC
Jeff Gilmer
Telephone: 612-978-4493
Email: jgilmer@excipio.net
Web: www.excipio.net 

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