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 the importance for an IT director to have a resource to contact to discuss the network problems that arise and that can guide and advise among the different alternatives that may arise. have. Have a technological and strategic resource of value for the IT director.
Location change project and ” other concerns ” for the chief information officer.
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 webex meeting is planned to discuss 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 its subscription network infrastructure, payment by use . 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 detailed stage and as the conversation progressed, the IT director told us about other ideas that he had in his head, which also worried 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 in 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 affect the proper functioning of the network, the good user experience and even the containment of company spending.
Due to the experience acquired over many years, Solutel has become a valuable technological and strategic resource for the IT director .
Due to this global vision capacity, complex projects that represent a challenge for the IT director, become “Client-Solutel” collaboration projects controlled in time, budget and success.