Looking for help with your next IT project? Are you changing offices? What are you going to do with your CPD? …Maria Cruz Alcocer
Looking for help with your next IT project? Are you changing offices? What are you going to do with your CPD? …
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This article was born after the meeting held a few days ago with one of our clients.
We have considered it interesting to convey the idea of how important it is for an IT director to be able to have a resource to go to to comment on the network problems that arise and that can guide and advise among the different alternatives that may arise. to have. Have a valuable technological and strategic resource for the IT director.
Project of change of location and “ other concerns “for the CIO.
In this case, our client is going to change facilities, they move more than 100 positions. The situation that arises is limited by an upcoming date to be met. In a few weeks, more than 100 users have to be in a new location, workstation cabling, several meeting rooms, employees and guests Wi-Fi, collaboration applications for all users (messaging, audio, video …). The IT director contacts his AM at Solutel and a meeting is planned webex to comment on this project. The customer, the IT director and Solutel, the AM and the commercial director are present at the meeting.
The conversation was, at first, about the hardware, licenses, guarantees … that it already has and that in a period of 2 years would be amortized, and its intention to adopt a model for your subscription network infrastructure, pay-as-you-go . Solutel, as a CISCO partner, was presenting the solution to him and until then everything was normal in a presentation of the solution. At the detail phase, and as the conversation progressed, the IT director told us about other ideas that he had in his head, which also concerned him and which have emerged as the transfer date approaches.
“This is where Solutel is a valuable strategic and technological resource for this CIO!”
Among many other “concerns” that the IT director transmitted to us, and that were outside the scope of the change of location project itself, we comment on the following:
What do I do with my CPD?
How can I improve my recovery time problem?
How do I improve network segmentation?
The ideas shared by the Solutel team with the IT director on these other “concerns” have served to clarify the different alternatives. Where to host your CPD, if at your facilities, in a shared CDP in the same building where you move or hosted by an operator … Solutel put on the table the different scenarios in which it can be found in each of the alternatives, we contributed certain ideas to discuss with the providers of each of these accommodations to properly negotiate with them.
Having global information and greater knowledge helps to make the right decision and achieve success in a project of this type. The decision will have an impact on the proper functioning of the network, on the good user experience and even on the containment of company spending.
Through the experience acquired over many years, Solutel has become a technological and strategic resource of value for the IT director .
For this ability to global vision, Complex projects that pose a challenge for the IT director, turn into “Customer-Solutel” collaboration projects controlled on time, on budget and with success.