IT Planning - Technology Roadmap
- Storage & Data Protection
PTS's Data Center Storage & Data Protection Planning Service
provides a comprehensive plan for the effective use of storage area network techniques,
products, and solutions to support storage and data protection requirements within the
enterprise. The Service delivers a detailed technology roadmap and master project schedule
related to storage and data protection.
Prerequisite for this service is the prior completion of PTS' Assessment - Storage
& Data Protection
to establish a comprehensive assessment of the client storage needs both in the near- and long-term.
By coupling the planning effort with a prior assessment which also includes needs analysis and,
if necessary, a site survey of the current storage and data protection infrastructure, PTS is able
to plan a successful storage & data protection environment for the enterprise.
The Planning - Technology Roadmap - Storage & Data Protection Service provides the
following outcomes for the client:
- Provides a complete Technology Roadmap to support current and future requirements for the client enterprise related to storage & data protection
- Validates various approaches and technology solutions available to the client to support storage capacity requirements
- Confirms successful approaches to meet client recoverability, disaster recovery, and security requirements.
- Incorporates client budgetary requirements as a parameter for future design of the enterprise storage & data protection schema
- Provides a detailed Master Project Schedule for deployment of storage & data protection solutions
PTS' Planning - Technology Roadmap - Storage & Data Protection Service serves as a basis for design in the progression of the computer room project process. This component is the fourth step in the eleven-step process.
Features & Benefits
Plan the future storage infrastructure for the enterprise
Clear plan with costs/benefits of storage enhancements that work with client requirements and within client budget
Detailed Technology Roadmap
Establishes a vendor agnostic technology roadmap based upon client key design criteria rather than specific manufacturer products
Plans are based upon objective criteria and leverage tradeoff analysis performed by storage & data protection industry experts
Plans are verified by experts conversant in storage and data protection across all leading manufacturer products and solutions. Enables the plans to be complete with all possible outcomes and issues analyzed to avoid changes that result in increased time and money.
Plans consider facility, infrastructure, and cabling requirements
In addition to the IT storage & data protection plans, PTS validates the impact on facility infrastructure related to storage plan deployment
Detailed Master Project Schedule for delivery of storage & data protection solutions
Client is able to fully understand the time required to deploy enhanced storage
& data protection solutions including storage consolidation and growth capabilities for the enterprise
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