Data Center Consulting

Design, Implementation & Analysis

Cloud computing, virtualization, and new hardware concepts lead to massive changes in data centers. We will support you with our expert knowledge both in strategic and operative tasks.

Our core competences on the data center sector include:

  • Technology and product selection
  • Design of data center and private cloud infrastructures
  • Business continuity, disaster recovery and backup solutions
  • Storage solutions: From SAN and storage virtualization to software-defined storage (SDS).
  • Security in the data center
  • Data center and cloud interconnection via wide area networks
  • Comparison and use of public clouds
  • Concepts for virtualization and automation in the areas of compute, storage and network
  • Server and container virtualization as well as Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
  • CI/CD concepts and DevOps as well as their technical implementation
  • Modernization of applications (including cloud-native, microservices, serverless/functions)

You will benefit from our long-term experience in the following topical fields:

  • Public Cloud
    - Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    - Microsoft Azure
    - Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC)
    - OpenStack
    - vCloud Suite
  • Storage:
    - Fibre Channel Networks
    - iSCSI - Block-based IP Storage
    - Network Attached Storage (NAS)
    - SDS with Ceph or VMware Virtual SAN
  • Software-Defined Networking (SDN)
    - Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)
    - VMware NSX
  • Container environments
    - Docker
    - Kubernetes
    - OpenShift
  • Converged and Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI)
    - FlexPod
    - Azure Stack and AWS Outpost
    - Nutanix, Hyperflex, ...
  • CI/CD Tools
    - GitLab
    - Jenkins
    - etc.
  • Serverless platforms
    - OpenFaaS
    - AWS Lambda

    Vendor expertise
  • Broadcom/Brocade
  • Cisco
  • Dell EMC
  • Extreme Networks
  • HPE
  • IBM
  • Juniper
  • Linux
  • Microsoft
  • NetApp
  • OpenSource
  • VMware
Data Center Consulting