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​Client: 

  • High Point University 

Project: 

  • Business Continuity and Data Center 

Status:
  • In progress

​Project Completion Date:

  • TBD

Project Manager:

  • Infrastructure Services Support 

Project Sponsor:

  • OIT 

Project Scope:

This project will consist of the design, planning, and building of a secondary data center. This new data center will allow High Point University to lessen/shorten application RTOs and will increase the infrastructures resiliency through redundancy and failover technology.

Milestones:

COMPLETE     Finalize Storage Design
COMPLETE     Finalize Power and Cooling Requirements
COMPLETE     Procure required hardware
COMPLETE     Installation of racks/mounting
COMPLETE     Generator installation/testing
COMPLETE     Electrical/Power up
COMPLETE     UPS Installation/Power up
COMPLETE     Prepare BC Data Center
July 5 -             Install Network Switches
July 5 -             Install Storage and Cisco Blades
TBD                 Commission Data Center
TBD                 BC Data Center Go-Live

Comments: 

High Availability — Systems designed with high availability in mind protect against interruptions and prevent outages from happening in the first place. **redundant power supplies

Disaster Recovery — The ability to quickly recover from an IT emergency (natural disaster/hardware gailure/human error). **backups

Business continuity - Continuing to run your business in the aftermath of a disaster. **failover/split work loads