Virtualization Planning & Design Framework ServiceFirst Step in Creating a Virtualized Environment
Virtualized environments can help companies improve their business functions, optimize operational efficiencies and meet the changing needs of a modern business. But it can also introduce network complexity and new management challenges.
Xband Enterprises Virtualization Planning & Design Framework Service helps organizations develop a comprehensive virtualization strategy. Experts work collaboratively with you and your client to help meet the technical, business and financial requirements for their virtualization project.
To attain the full benefits of a virtualized environment, planning and design must be coordinated among the various stakeholders including server, storage, security and network.
This service assists organizations with the planning and design activities required for a successful virtualization project. A comprehensive review of the customer’s business and technical environments will be completed to determine risk areas, identify implementation best practices and provide recommendations for an end-state virtualization environment.
The following areas will be addressed:
- Users and devices
- Application usage, testing & implementation
- Active directory
- Database management
- System monitoring & management
- Testing processes and change control procedures
- Technical support
- End user security
- Disaster planning/business continuity
- IT staff training and end user application training
At the conclusion of the review, a comprehensive Executive Summary will be presented detailing the initial findings as well as short- and long-term goals. The framework report will define the components of an industry standard environment, outline challenges and steps for remediation and provide a high- level plan identifying tasks and dependencies to implement recommended environment changes.