Microsoft ®  Office  Visio ®  Professional 2007 for IT Putting Visio into Practice: Enterprise Systems Architecture View P...
Enterprise Systems Architecture <ul><li>Use Visio 2007 Professional to </li></ul><ul><li>Generate views of application arc...
Visio 2007 for IT Professionals <ul><li>Visualize:  Document / Design / Deploy / Manage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quickly impl...
Keys to Successful Documentation <ul><li>Managed process to fully document application flows </li></ul><ul><li>Link views ...
Without Visio 2007 Professional <ul><li>Issue: Application architecture flow is unclear </li></ul><ul><li>Difficult to get...
Unconnected Diagrams Without Data Records are typically in a variety of unconnected formats Visio PowerPoint Other Word Ex...
Without Visio 2007 Professional <ul><li>Problems </li></ul><ul><li>Changes to an application can affect others </li></ul><...
With Visio 2007 Professional <ul><li>Solution: Application flows and dependencies clearly documented and managed </li></ul...
Connected Information Pivot View: Applications by Servers View Application Configurations Pivot View: Applications by Depa...
Consolidate Application Views Hyperlink to other local and remote files Data Graphics show Application/Version and data ba...
With Visio 2007 Professional <ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>All application and architecture views linked to central s...
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  • This slide lists the practical tasks that Visio supports in data center planning
  • This slide indicates the messaging areas relevant to data center design
  • This slide discusses the key factors for maintaining valuable network documents
  • This slide highlights issues typically found, without Visio 2007 in use, when working with information to support data center planning
  • Information exists in various unconnected forms and formats which often leads to redundancy, higher maintenance, and inaccuracies.
  • This slide covers significant pain points for IT managers without Visio 2007 in use
  • This slide describes how Visio 2007 provides a solution to the issues described earlier
  • This slide shows how Visio 2007 helps to relieve the pain described earlier
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    1. 1. Microsoft ® Office Visio ® Professional 2007 for IT Putting Visio into Practice: Enterprise Systems Architecture View Presenter: Date:
    2. 2. Enterprise Systems Architecture <ul><li>Use Visio 2007 Professional to </li></ul><ul><li>Generate views of application architectures and flows to assist with: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Operations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintenance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Display several graphical views of the relationships between IT resource components </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hardware </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Visio 2007 for IT Professionals <ul><li>Visualize: Document / Design / Deploy / Manage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quickly implement new services and moves/add/changes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Logical, Physical, Rack, Process, Asset diagrams and more </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resolve problems quickly with accurate documentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visualize security issues on network diagrams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visio Toolbox Web site for more tools and best practices </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Communicate: Share / Act / Collaborate / Educate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Share, review, publish critical information throughout enterprise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhanced SharePoint ® collaboration; view Visio in Outlook email </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Explore: Analyze / Identify / Anticipate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Manage, maintain, display, and clarify complex information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ITIL, Data Graphics, Data Linking, AutoConnect, Color Themes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple data views and drill-downs with Pivot Diagrams </li></ul></ul>New New New New New <ul><li>Visualize: Document / Design / Deploy / Manage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quickly implement new services and moves/add/changes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Logical, Physical, Rack, Process, Asset diagrams and more </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resolve problems quickly with accurate documentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visualize security issues on network diagrams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visio </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Communicate: Share / Act / Collaborate / Educate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Share, review, publish critical information throughout enterprise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhanced SharePoint ® collaboration; view Visio in Outlook email </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Explore: Analyze / Identify / Anticipate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Manage, maintain, display, and clarify complex information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ITIL, Data Graphics, Data Linking, AutoConnect, Color Themes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple data views and drill-downs with Pivot Diagrams </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Keys to Successful Documentation <ul><li>Managed process to fully document application flows </li></ul><ul><li>Link views through single data source </li></ul><ul><li>Use the right tools to support the documentation process </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Diagramming and visualization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Application and data flows </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Change request system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration system </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Without Visio 2007 Professional <ul><li>Issue: Application architecture flow is unclear </li></ul><ul><li>Difficult to get a clear view of </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Software components for specific applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hardware that supports the software components </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interfaces and databases used by applications </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Related flows are duplicated and out of synch </li></ul><ul><li>Diagrams drawn in applications not well suited to the need </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Word </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PowerPoint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other drawing or illustration programs </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Unconnected Diagrams Without Data Records are typically in a variety of unconnected formats Visio PowerPoint Other Word Excel
    7. 7. Without Visio 2007 Professional <ul><li>Problems </li></ul><ul><li>Changes to an application can affect others </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Data are not updated as expected </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reports become unreliable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business operations may be jeopardized </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Upgrades driven by changes not identified </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hardware and software updates may be required </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Application may not work properly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Performance may deteriorate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business operations may be jeopardized </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. With Visio 2007 Professional <ul><li>Solution: Application flows and dependencies clearly documented and managed </li></ul><ul><li>Data Graphics display data clearly </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Application </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software versions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Server configurations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connections between objects </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pivot diagrams produce visual reports </li></ul><ul><li>Related flows hyperlinked as “drill downs” </li></ul><ul><li>Visual information refreshed from linked data </li></ul>
    9. 9. Connected Information Pivot View: Applications by Servers View Application Configurations Pivot View: Applications by Departments Link to central system database
    10. 10. Consolidate Application Views Hyperlink to other local and remote files Data Graphics show Application/Version and data bandwidth
    11. 11. With Visio 2007 Professional <ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>All application and architecture views linked to central system database </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Generate a variety of useful views with little effort </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Views reflect consistent data </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Identify software and hardware dependencies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Required updates enable applications to work properly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Performance is optimized </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimize impact of changes on business operations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Enable smoother implementation of new and upgraded applications </li></ul>
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