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Data Center Optimization

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Faced with expanding IT requirements and diminishing operational budgets, federal enterprises need to adopt new data center infrastructure management processes in order to achieve business goals. M2 can recommend solutions for efficiency improvements and cost reductions that:

  • Simplify management practices
  • Improve reliability
  • Enable informed decision-making
  • Minimize energy consumption
  • Facilitate cooperation across siloed organizations.

Effective data center optimization solution includes:

  1. Server Virtualization - the method of running multiple independent virtual operating systems on a single computer. This allows users to maximize physical resources and take best advantage of their hardware investment.
  2. Blade Servers - the processing power of a traditional server, housed with other blade servers in a chassis that shares the power, cooling, connectivity and management of each server.
  3. Data Storage Management - delivers data center optimization by consolidating and centralizing an organization’s data into more manageable and predictable data stores.
  4. Power and Cooling Management System Design - reduce costs and limit downtime. In a dense server environment, placing your data centers cooling mechanisms near equipment generating the most heat will ensure your systems are running at optimized levels. Also, right-sizing power requirements can help maximize your hardware lifecycle.

HP has been the leader in Blade technology for over five years with a 53% of the worldwide marketshare. M2s team includes certified specialists that have been engaged by many federal entities to successfully guide them through the process:

  1. Discovery session and consulting to understand business goals, requirements and budget.
  2. Assessment review of existing environment and definition of project requirements.
  3. Detailed vendor evaluations, recommendations, future design and proof of concept.
  4. Procurement, configuration and deployment of the final solution.
  5. Ongoing product lifecycle support.
  • Case Study

    Delivery Management

    Client: Air Force
    Issue: Electronic Equipment Pickup/Delivery Request from Hi-Tech Transportation, Inc. was not being accepted by operations group as proof of delivery (PoD)

    "Ms. Nolan (M2 account specialist) provided us with needed supporting documentation regarding the PoD for the order of an HP Superdome. This was a big deal for my team this month and both my Director and VP had their eyes on it. We have found the M2 team a pleasure to deal with and look forward to working together again."
  • Technology Feature

    More Data, Less Time, Better Business

    Federal agencies are facing some unprecedented challenges with the consolidation of data centers… BIG DATA is getting bigger.

    HP has designated M2 as one of its select Elite Partners to take a lead position with this new technology.

    The new HP Vertica Analytics System is purpose-built to help organizations extract value from big data at the speed and scale to support mission critical demands. This system combines the Vertica Analytics Platform with HP Converged Infrastructure in a unique appliance, to help customers analyze large amounts of complex data in physical, virtual, and cloud environments, all in real-time. With this capability, customers can quickly gain critical business insights and make faster, more effective decisions.

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