Platform & Storage

Storage

Alethe’s significant expertise across domains is allowing our talent pool to design, develop and architect customized storage solutions from industry leading products, solutions and partners.

Services oriented storage solutions are a combination of infrastructure, software, and services enabling IT to provide storage as a service to meet a customer’s business objectives.

Most of the business today is depending on the data availability for rendering quick and faster service to the end customer. We have rich experience on the following products line:

Storage Stack

  • Hitachi Data System – AMS Series (AMS 200, 500, 1000) & USP Series (100, 600, NSC55)
  • SUN StorEdge – 6140, 6540, SE9985,9990
  • EMC – CX series (Cx3, CX4), Symmetrix ( DMX3, DMX 4)
  • Network Appliance – Netapp FAS(270, 2020, 3050,3070,6030)
  • HP – EVA series ( EVA 3000, 6100, 8100, 8400), XP series

Switching

  • Brocade entry & mid-range SAN switches
  • Brocade Director class switches( Brocade 12000, 24000 & 48000)
  • CISCO SAN Switches

Our SAN solutions encompass storage systems, switches, servers, management softwares, multi-protocol support, services and other storage network components deployed in the Data Centers. Our solutions reduce total cost of ownership by minimizing downtime, improving performance and optimizing server and storage configurations.

Alethe has the expertise to deploy storage solution for all above mentioned products. Also with our implementation experience of these products we can help the customer in faster deployment and integrate different products.

  • BCV/Time finder clone/mirroring
  • Shadow Image
  • BCV automation using scripts
  • Shadow image scripting
  • Storage virtualization & Consolidation
  • Snapshot/Snapmirror
  • Trunking
  • ISL

Storage Consolidation

Enables organizations update and consolidate their data assets, by replacing legacy direct-attached storage systems or complex heterogeneous combinations of servers and storage with new storage platforms. This allows organizations to lower management costs improve storage management and reap greater return on investment.

SAN Consolidation Benefits Include

  • Improved application performance
  • Improved application availability
  • Improved backups and reduced backup windows
  • Simplified storage and SAN management

Storage Management & Reporting

Today’s escalating storage demands challenge you to simultaneously increase capacity, support rapid access to enterprise information, and maintain 24/7 operations-all without additional budget or head count. Storage Management software can help you effectively manage your entire storage infrastructure-from the application to the disk spindle-and provide the quality of service your business needs.

    • SAN Management
      • Port mapping management
      • Zoning
      • HBA monitoring
      • Health status of SAN switches & port health status
      • Disk Sub System Management
      • Disk enclosure status
      • Controllers status & health check
      • RAID level management
      • HARD disk failure & reporting
      • LUN/volume Threshold limit management & reporting
      • Replication status management
      • FCIP router management

Storage Migration & Integration

Our keen understanding of various storage technologies as well as hardware, software and networking technologies gives us a valuable insight while delivering storage integration-(SAN & NAS, VSANs) solutions. Alethe Consulting partners with world leaders like EMC, HDS, Netapp, SUN HP to offer information storage standard for every major computing platform. Alethe Consulting storage solutions are helping organizations manage, use, protect and share their information assets more efficiently and cost-effectively. Storage integration covers the following domains:

  • Capacity planning & Sizing for the storage.
  • Implementation of high end storage systems.
  • LUN/Storage Group designing.
  • Integration of networked storage technologies, storage area networks.
  • SAN switch zoning, ISL, Trunking.
  • Disaster Recovery using Synchronous & Asynchronous. replication, In-system replication (Point in Time copy, BCV/Time finder, Cloning, Shadow Copy, Snapvault) technologies.
  • Backup and data protection software and services.
  • Disk & Tape Libraries.
  • Information Life Cycle Management strategy.

Alethe has the expertise to deploy storage solution for all above mentioned products. Also with our implementation experience of these products we can help the customer in faster deployment and integrate different products.

Platform Integration Solutions

Our platform integration services includes Virtualization & Consolidation, cross-platform migration, deployment of Windows, Sun Solaris, HP- UX, IBM AIX Operating Systems, Backup & Recovery Solution; Alethe Consulting experience in this field extends to various platforms like Sun Server, HP Superdome, IBM P series servers, Clustering Solution. Our services in platform integration include:

      • Capacity planning & Sizing
      • Hardware Deployment
      • OS Deployment
      • Clustering Solutions
      • Database Installation & Configuration (Oracle, SQL, DB2, Sybase)

Hardware Deployment

Enterprise servers like SUN E Series, M Series, IBM AS400, Blade Servers & Enclosures and HP high end servers like HP Superdome server deployment is part of the hardware deployment services. These servers are of specific range, which have high speed processing with high number crunching capability and greater I/O throughputs. This range is specifically used in deployment of high-end ERP solutions like SAP; financial application packages like Finnacle and cater to the Finance and Manufacturing verticals.

The key deliverable under this service is:

      • Delivery of equipment
      • BOQ verification
      • Installation of hardware components
      • RAID Configurations
      • Power on Self Test

Operating System

All classes of servers need operating system to run the hardware for processing and number crunching. Under OS deployment we bring to the customer rich expertise in deploying the following OS:

      • SUN Solaris
      • Microsoft Windows
      • UNIX & Linux Flavors
      • IBM AIX

The key deliverables under this service are :-

    • Capture of data sizes as per application
    • Design of data and OS partitioning
    • Deployment of OS partitioning
    • Deployment of data partitioning
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