A key element in the success of Citrix Consulting is the proven methodology which takes each project through the critical steps from inception through operations. Our approach focuses on ensuring that projects are properly planned and designed before implementation begins, so that the end project minimizes your risk and delivers maximum business impact.Define: Citrix Consulting can assist in the definition of the strategy that will help your business take full advantage of virtualization and cloud technologies through:Solution developmentRoadmap initiatives and strategic planningHardware and storage estimationPrioritization.Asses: Think of the center of our diagram as the heart of your project. During the Assess phase, Citrix Consulting reviews your current environment, identifies use cases, and gathers detailed requirements for your project. This information allows us to elaborate on the project success criteria and set goals for your Citrix deployment, upgrade, or expansion.Design: The design phase defines the architecture and operational processes required to implement and maintain the production environment that will meet and hopefully exceed your success criteria. Topics such as environment scalability, redundancy and high availability are addressed. Citrix Consulting will apply best practices for performance tuning to help your environment perform at its best. That means that your environment is rigorously tested during this phase to make sure your deployment runs smoothly.Monitor: Citrix Consulting can be engaged to perform continued monitoring and administrative tasks in several different capacities for the long-term health of your Citrix environment. We have the experience to keep your environment stable and your users happy with onsite and remote delivery capabilities.
The three tracks Business, Operations, and Technology overlay and interact with each other during the life of the project. The oculus of the project moves from one layer to the next as the project matures over timeSuccessful cloud projects have well defined criteria in their respective layers>>Business Layer criteria applies to the provider organization (Enterprise or Service Provider) and covers subscriber interaction with the cloud offering. >>Technology Layer criteria cover all aspects of the Infrastructure/Software/services required to build and enable the cloud platform>>Operational Layer criteria cover all aspects of the ongoing health,autonomic management and operations interactions with the cloud technology and business processLightning bolts represent ideas or objectives Connectors represent guidance from one layer to anotherTriangles represent requirements handoff from one layer to anotherFor the purposes of this talk we will focus on the Enterprise