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  • The first two phases constitute the PLAN portion of the process, which translates the original stated need into a detailed design and a list of components on a purchase order.The PLAN portion of the process lays the foundation for the projectThe last two phases are the BUILD portion of the process, taking the project from hardware acquisition to operational system.
  • Requirements and StudyReview Business requirements and assumptionsDetermine IT parametersIdentify risk areasDevelop ConceptDevelop system conceptCreate budgetary estimate
  • Initialize ProjectAssign Project management and teamCreate preliminary project planSelect potential partnersEstablish RequirementsCreate Floor planDetermine user requirementsDevelop phase-in planGenerate complete specificationFinalize ProposalSend out RFP/RFQReceive proposalReview/update proposalSelect vendorsSubmit Purchase OrderCreate purchase orderNegotiate contract
  • Site CoordinationReview physical site for delivery requirements and constraintsReview subcontractor installation requirementsInspect shipmentEquipment DeliveryReceive Shipment confirmationLoading dock unpack/detrashConfirm on-site delivery
  • Gssa datacenter solutions

    1. 1. Data Center Services<br />© This document contains confidential and proprietary information of GSS America. It is furnished for evaluation purposes only. Except with the express prior written permission of GSS America, this document and the information contained herein may not be published, disclosed, or used for any other purpose. | www.gssamerica.com<br />
    2. 2. GSS Data Center Service Offerings<br />
    3. 3. Data Center Design & Build<br />© This document contains confidential and proprietary information of GSS America. It is furnished for evaluation purposes only. Except with the express prior written permission of GSS America, this document and the information contained herein may not be published, disclosed, or used for any other purpose. | www.gssamerica.com<br />
    4. 4. GSS – Data Center Design & Build<br />Implement<br />Acquire<br />Design<br />Prepare<br />PLAN<br />BUILD<br />Business NEED<br />PO on Suppliers<br />Project Phases<br />3<br />
    5. 5. GSS – Our unique approach of designing a Datacenter<br /><ul><li>Study of Customer’s short-term & long-term goals (business & aligned IT Goals)
    6. 6. Designing Cost-effective but scalable & Modular solutions (2-3 options) for Datacenter.
    7. 7. Providing detailed BoQ & specifications of the components for the accepted solution complying Industry standards (ANSI / TIA-942). </li></ul>3<br />
    8. 8. GSS – Our unique approach of Building a Datacenter<br /><ul><li>Design Validation (if already done by customer) and suggesting corrections if required to meet the Industry standards.
    9. 9. Vetting BoQ (if already prepared by customer) and suggesting cost-effective, reliable, scalable and Modular components if required.
    10. 10. Submitting entire Project Plan with clear scope of work & Responsibility matrix – phase-wise break-up of work, etc.
    11. 11. Execution of work as per the agreed project plan / time-lines.
    12. 12. Vendor / third-party coordination wherever required.
    13. 13. Phase-wise User Acceptance.
    14. 14. Final UAT & User Acceptance.
    15. 15. Handing-over to Ops team with SOPs.</li></ul>3<br />
    16. 16. GSS – Data Center Design & Build Cont…<br />PLAN<br />BUILD<br />Implement<br />Acquire<br />Design<br />Prepare<br />Business NEED<br /><ul><li>Requirements and Study
    17. 17. Evaluate the Level of Redundancy (Tier Level)
    18. 18. Develop Concept </li></ul>12<br />
    19. 19. GSS – Data Center Design & Build Cont…<br />PLAN<br />BUILD<br />Implement<br />Acquire<br />Design<br />Prepare<br />Business NEED<br /><ul><li>Initialize Project
    20. 20. Assessment & Planning (Evaluate the level of redundancy (Tier Level)
    21. 21. Identify Data Center Location
    22. 22. Data Center Layout Design
    23. 23. Data Center Infrastructure Design (Power, Cooling and Data / Voice / Power Cabling etc…)
    24. 24. Data Center Security Design
    25. 25. Establish Requirements
    26. 26. Design a Custom Solution
    27. 27. Submitting Project Plan with Scope of Work & Responsibility matrix – phase-wise break-up of work, etc.
    28. 28. Finalize the Proposal
    29. 29. Equipment Sourcing & Scheduling
    30. 30. POs on Suppliers / Third-party </li></ul> coordination<br />12<br />
    31. 31. GSS – Data Center Design & Build Cont…<br />PLAN<br />BUILD<br />Implement<br />Acquire<br />Design<br />Prepare<br />Business NEED<br /><ul><li>Site Coordination
    32. 32. Equipment Delivery (Shipment)
    33. 33. Factory Acceptance Test (Equipment Verification)</li></ul>12<br />
    34. 34. GSS – Data Center Design & Build Cont…<br />PLAN<br />BUILD<br />Implement<br />Acquire<br />Design<br />Prepare<br />Business NEED<br /><ul><li>Shipment verification
    35. 35. Commissioning Equipment (Construction / Installation)
    36. 36. Coordination for Installation by subcontractor
    37. 37. Verify correct commissioning and operating mode etc..
    38. 38. Server and Network Integration
    39. 39. Phase-wise User Acceptance
    40. 40. Final UAT & User Acceptance
    41. 41. Orientation and Training
    42. 42. Preparation of Documentation and SOPs
    43. 43. Handing-over to Ops team with SOPs</li></ul>12<br />
    44. 44. Data Center Operations and Management<br />© This document contains confidential and proprietary information of GSS America. It is furnished for evaluation purposes only. Except with the express prior written permission of GSS America, this document and the information contained herein may not be published, disclosed, or used for any other purpose. | www.gssamerica.com<br />
    45. 45. GSS – Data Center Operations and Management Cont…<br />Data center management requires a highly skilled IT staff with the appropriate tools and Processes to Manage the complex operations such as:<br />Our Standard Services: <br /><ul><li> Server Management
    46. 46. Storage Management
    47. 47. Platform Hardening
    48. 48. Systems Integration
    49. 49. Database Administration</li></ul>Our Value-added Services: <br /><ul><li>Disaster Preparedness Recovery
    50. 50. High Availability Strategies
    51. 51. Business Continuity
    52. 52. Automation of operations
    53. 53. Standards-based management (ITIL) </li></ul>GSSA will drive cost efficiencies and operational effectiveness through the optimization of the underlying infrastructure technologies, as well as the supporting operational processes, based upon ITIL V3, and tools.<br />12<br />
    54. 54. GSS Managed Server Services<br />Wintel Server <br />Services<br />Windows <br />Server Services<br />Platforms Supported<br /><ul><li>Windows Server – Win 2000, Win 2003, Win 2008, Win 2008 R2
    55. 55. Unix Server – HP-UX, IBM-AIX
    56. 56. Linux Server – RHEL 5
    57. 57. Exchange Server – 2003, 2007, 2010
    58. 58. AD Server – 2003, 2008
    59. 59. UC Server – 2007, 2010</li></ul>Database<br /> Server Services<br />Unix Server<br /> Services<br />UC Services<br />Unix Server<br />Services<br />Tools <br /><ul><li>SCCM
    60. 60. Altiris
    61. 61. RDP, Dameware
    62. 62. BMC
    63. 63. MOM/SCOM
    64. 64. Quest
    65. 65. RHN Satellite</li></ul>Linux Server<br />Services<br />AD <br />Services<br />Exchange Sever Services<br />3<br />
    66. 66. GSS Server Services<br />GSS Advantages<br /><ul><li>24x7 Operational Offshore Support Center(GOCC)
    67. 67. Flexible Delivery and Pricing Model
    68. 68. ITIL based Service Delivery Framework
    69. 69. Shared and Dedicated Service Models
    70. 70. High-Skilled Work Force</li></ul>S<br />E<br />R<br />V<br />I<br />C<br />E<br />S<br />Build/Deploy<br />Upgrade<br />Consolidate<br />Platform Migration<br />Monitor & Manage<br />Proven & Tested Transition framework<br />Offshore – Onsite Hybrid Model<br />Industry Best Practices<br />Tool Based Approach <br />5<br />
    71. 71. GSS Storage Services<br />S<br />E<br />R<br />V<br />I<br />C<br />E<br />S<br />Design SAN / NAS with HA / DR<br />Installation and configuration of HBAs, LUNs<br />Storage provisioning & consolidation including Dynamic Multipath<br />Security configurations<br />Monitor & Manage<br />Proven & Tested Transition framework<br />Offshore – Onsite Hybrid Model<br />Industry Best Practices<br />Tool Based Approach <br />5<br />
    72. 72. GSS – Data Center Operations and Management contd…<br />Our unique approach of taking over the existing Datacenter Operations & Management is as follows:<br /><ul><li>Study of the customer’s existing setup (due diligence)
    73. 73. Proposal with agreed SLAs, SoW, Responsibility matrix, and Project plan for transitioning, etc, including the suggestions to improve existing setup/ processes, etc.
    74. 74. Signing the contact
    75. 75. Implementation of Tools, etc
    76. 76. Connectivity with GSSA’s Global Operations Command Center
    77. 77. Transition
    78. 78. Running operations as per the agreed SLAs and providing MIS reports, etc
    79. 79. Periodic reviews with customer SPOC</li></ul>12<br />
    80. 80. GSS Remote Server Monitoring & Management<br />Datacenters – Distributed / Centralized<br />Windows, Unix & Linux Servers<br />Monitoring & Management Console<br />GOCC Remote Management & Monitoring Infrastructure<br />GOCC Support team<br />GSS Global Operations Command Center<br />System Management<br />User Environment Management<br />Backup Management<br />Performance Management<br />Server Monitoring<br />7<br />
    81. 81. GSS – Data Center Migration Services Cont…<br />Why Datacenter Migration<br /><ul><li> IT cost reduction initiative
    82. 82. Regulatory requirement
    83. 83. Business service risk mitigation plan
    84. 84. Newer datacenter operations strategy
    85. 85. Legacy datacenter environments incapable of </li></ul> hosting modern & dense IT Infrastructure<br />GSS America bring together years of combined industry experience, required expertise straightforward strategies and cost-saving solutions to ensure that your migration is a success. ….<br />12<br />
    86. 86. GSS – Data Center Migration Services Cont…<br />Aim of moving data center functions can reduce costs, increase flexibility, and improve security with near-zero disruption of business environment.<br />Our Approach:<br /><ul><li>Study of the existing IT setup / processes and SLAs with </li></ul> clients of the customer<br /><ul><li> Designing the migration plan
    87. 87. Dry run
    88. 88. Customer acceptance of migration plan & SoW
    89. 89. Submitting detailed Project plan with detailed step-by-step </li></ul> activity plan<br /><ul><li> Executing the migration plan</li></ul>12<br />
    90. 90. GSS – Data Center Migration Services Cont…<br />Executing the migration plan – Our Approach<br />Operational Support<br />Transition to Ops<br />Move to Production<br />UAT<br />Restore Data <br />Re-Install and configure<br />Pack & ship Datacenter equipment<br />Stand-by arrangements for business continuity<br />12<br />
    91. 91. Datacenter Consolidation / upgrade – Green-IT initiatives<br />© This document contains confidential and proprietary information of GSS America. It is furnished for evaluation purposes only. Except with the express prior written permission of GSS America, this document and the information contained herein may not be published, disclosed, or used for any other purpose. | www.gssamerica.com<br />
    92. 92. GSS – Datacenter Consolidation / upgrade <br />Our approach of Datacenter Consolidation is as follows:<br /><ul><li>Identify the current state: Study of the existing IT setup / processes and
    93. 93. Review the Customer’s Strategic needs: Understanding the IT Road map of the customer (Conducting the tests / audits on the existing IT setup and processes, etc)
    94. 94. Develop detailed consolidation Plan: Submitting the solution with detailed BoM and probable savings / value additions out of implementing the new solution. This also includes the Project Plan with detailed SoW statement.
    95. 95. Implementation: Execution of work as per the agreed timelines and
    96. 96. Sign-off: Organizing UAT, Handholding and User Trainings including handing over SOPs and finally handing over to the Operations team.</li></ul>12<br />
    97. 97. GSS – Datacenter Consolidation / upgrade contd…<br />Our approach of Datacenter Consolidation is as follows:<br /><ul><li>Identify the current state: Study of the existing IT setup / processes and
    98. 98. Review the Customer’s Strategic needs: Understanding the IT Road map of the customer (Conducting the tests / audits on the existing IT setup and processes, etc)
    99. 99. Develop detailed consolidation Plan: Submitting the solution with detailed BoM and probable savings / value additions out of implementing the new solution. This also includes the Project Plan with detailed SoW statement.
    100. 100. Implementation: Execution of work as per the agreed timelines and
    101. 101. Sign-off: Organizing UAT, Handholding and User Trainings including handing over SOPs and finally handing over to the Operations team.</li></ul>12<br />
    102. 102. GSS – Datacenter – GreenIT initiatives Cont…<br />Our services for Green-IT initiatives include the following:<br /> <br />Facility Structural Changes: <br /><ul><li>Datacenter Cooling – Airflow optimization techniques, thermal zones, supplemental high-density cooling, Liquid/Pumped refrigerant based cooling, etc
    103. 103. Rack Space optimization, Modular UPS system designs, etc
    104. 104. Proper Site selection, etc</li></ul> Non - Structural Changes <br /><ul><li>Power Management techniques – Server & storage Virtualization, Monitoring and control of power usage by different datacenter equipment, etc
    105. 105. IT Infrastructure Consolidation</li></ul>12<br />
    106. 106. GSS – Datacenter Compliance Audit<br />The datacenter compliance Certification is an extensive survey of the <br />datacenter according to internationally recognized standards.<br />The output of the Datacenter Compliance Audit is an extensive report with findings, risk analysis and recommendations for risk reduction, all in accordance with International standards.<br />You will receive a Report indicating a “rating” in each measured area and an overall rating of the total datacenter environment.<br />12<br />
    107. 107. GSS America provides end-to-end Datacenter Services... <br />1<br />2<br />4<br />3<br />Consulting<br />Design<br />Execution Planning<br />Procurement<br />ACTIVITIES<br /><ul><li>Needs assessment
    108. 108. Initial situation
    109. 109. Capacity requirements
    110. 110. Reliability requirements
    111. 111. Security requirements
    112. 112. Expansion plans
    113. 113. location analysis
    114. 114. Risk analysis
    115. 115. Functional concept
    116. 116. Floor concept
    117. 117. Preliminary dimensioning </li></ul> of technical equipment<br /><ul><li>Cost estimate
    118. 118. Budget cross check
    119. 119. Preliminary design
    120. 120. functional schemes
    121. 121. description of technical </li></ul> systems and building <br /><ul><li> client´s acceptance + </li></ul> adjustments <br /><ul><li>Final design
    122. 122. detailed drawings of </li></ul>systems and building<br /><ul><li> detailed specification of </li></ul> systems<br /><ul><li> cost calculation
    123. 123. Supervision of the execution planning
    124. 124. Construction details
    125. 125. Construction drawings
    126. 126. Graphic projection and dimensioning of installation
    127. 127. Instructions for installation
    128. 128. Detailed lists of required material with quantities
    129. 129. Time schedules and interfaces
    130. 130. Selection of suppliers or setting up short lists
    131. 131. Purchasing of equipment and services, or
    132. 132. Handling of tendering
    133. 133. tender documents
    134. 134. tendering
    135. 135. assessment
    136. 136. contract awards
    137. 137. control and approval of delivery </li></ul>RESULTS<br /><ul><li>Concept describing: </li></ul> capacity, reliability and <br /> Security, equipment, costs<br /><ul><li>Road map for planning and </li></ul> implementation<br /><ul><li>Preliminary design documents
    138. 138. Client´s acceptance
    139. 139. Final design documents
    140. 140. Cost calculation
    141. 141. Basis for functional tendering
    142. 142. Construction and installation documents
    143. 143. Construction drawings
    144. 144. Material lists
    145. 145. Tender prepared and executed
    146. 146. Equipment and services purchased</li></ul>26<br />
    147. 147. Datacenter Services<br />5<br />6<br />7<br />8<br />Construction +<br />Installation<br />Constant Improvement<br />Handing Over<br />Operation<br />ACTIVITIES<br /><ul><li>construction and installation
    148. 148. supervision
    149. 149. project management
    150. 150. monitoring time, quality and costs
    151. 151. coordinating interfaces of different specialist works
    152. 152. monitoring the compliance with specifications, drawings and building approvals
    153. 153. Performing tests runs
    154. 154. System performance </li></ul> checks<br /><ul><li>Preparing the necessary </li></ul> documents <br /><ul><li> manuals, technical </li></ul> descriptions, as is- <br /> drawings<br /><ul><li>operation instructions
    155. 155. test certificates
    156. 156. Defining inspection and </li></ul> maintenance operations<br /><ul><li>Training operational staff
    157. 157. Official handing over
    158. 158. IT operation (different SLAs)‏
    159. 159. Infrastructure operation
    160. 160. Security services
    161. 161. Facility management services
    162. 162. Controlling warranty periods
    163. 163. Monitoring and checking defined performance levels
    164. 164. Regular audits
    165. 165. Energy efficiency checks
    166. 166. Continuous adjustment to </li></ul> changes of equipment and <br /> of loads<br /><ul><li> certifications</li></ul>RESULTS<br /><ul><li> data center ready for final checks and handing over
    167. 167. data center ready for operation
    168. 168. operation of the data center
    169. 169. continuously updated data center</li></ul>27<br />
    170. 170. Q & A<br />12<br />
    171. 171. Thank You<br />© This document contains confidential and proprietary information of GSS America. It is furnished for evaluation purposes only. Except with the express prior written permission of GSS America, this document and the information contained herein may not be published, disclosed, or used for any other purpose. | www.gssamerica.com<br />

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