R510 is $9487.00 less $3270.00 removal of OS Software is $6217.00R410 is $8038.00 less $3270.00 removal of Software is $4768.002003 is $3995.00 plus $1200 is $5195.00 less $9487 is a difference of $4292.00 or $2843.00 with the R410
Great questions to start with.What would you say has been the best experience moving forward from the way things used to be? Try and remember those workgroup days and multiple usernames and passwords just to get email, files and mobile devices working before the change.What challenges were all of you facing before you sought out changes to your business infrastructure environment?
When IT consultants serve mainly as technology ambulance workers, it’sinefficient, costly, and ultimately a disservice to the client. One of our mostimportant jobs is to make the client understand something is going tobreak before there is a tech emergency.Tech Republic September issue 2011
2010 Budgett $100,000 Existing Network 2003 Consulting Hardware 32% 37% 8 Servers with various Operating systems Software All require 31% hardware upgrades Some end of life and downages daily 2011 Budget Software Proposed Network 12% Consulting 30% Server SBS 2008 and 2008 R2 Enterprise Hardware 58% New Dell R510 ServersDesigned for above 75 users and 4 VM plus Host
Windows Windows Server 2008 FoundationWindows Small Business Server 2008 / 2011 Number of PCs 25 50 100 250 Point at which, on average, businesses hire Full-time IT person Windows 2003 R2 Windows Server 2008 R2 “End of Lifecycle” Server 2003 R2 Enterprise System $3200 Server 2008 R2 Enterprise $4200.00 CAD IBM Server $2300.00 CAD Dell Server $4500.00 CAD Designed for above 75 users 1 to 1 Designed for above 75 users and 4 VM plus Host
CurrentCosts During ChangeoverCosts Before Changeover Cost in Thousands 25 50 100 250 Windows 2003 R2 2008/2009 Windows Server 2008 R2 2010 Hardware/Consulting Hardware/software/repair $40,000 Hardware/software/repair $71,000 Consulting Costs (5 consultants) $170,000 Consulting Costs (1 Consultant) $38,000 3rd Party Repairs/Maintenance $20,000 3rd Party Repairs/Maintenance NIL
“If at first you dont succeed; call it version 1.0”
Acceptable Uptime (%) Downtime Per day Downtime Per month Downtime Per year 95 72.00 minutes 36 hours 18.26 days 99 14.40 minutes 7 hours 3.65 days 99.9 86.40 seconds 43 minutes 8.77 hours 99.99 8.64 seconds 4 minutes 52.60 minutes 99.999 0.86 seconds 26 seconds 5.26 minutespercentage of time that a given system is active and working. The following table correlates the percentage of availability to calendar time equivalents.