Optimizing your Data Center

As your business grows and changes, technology evolves and facilities age. At the same time your requirements for disaster recovery increase. The stresses on your data center are inevitable. Companies pour scarce resources into data center development, unsure of how to accurately measure ROI or how to control costs in the face of increasing demand.

Forefront provides a wide range of strategic solutions to help you optimize your IT infrastructure, better align your IT with your business and increase your data center performance across your entire organization. Whatever the size and shape of your business, you need assurance that your data center is located and designed to meet your organization's ongoing, long-term goals, even after moves or mergers, or in the face of a disaster. Forefrontcan help you evaluate and lessen your data center's vulnerabilities.

We take a comprehensive, optimization-driven view of data center strategy, engineering and migration. We can improve your data center availability, growth capacity, and redundancy. We can move your operations as necessary — with minimal or no disruption in service — while allowing your employees to continue to focus on critical day-to-day business objectives.

We can help optimize your facilities, technologies and processes to reduce cost and risk, improve performance and enable easier IT management — for the long term. With our engineering and design expertise on your side, you can spend less time worrying about rising hardware and energy costs and more time running your business.

Solutions for Virtualization

Virtualization is changing the computing landscape for data centers and IT Departments. It can secure your data, simplify compliance, and mitigate risk. It can also give your business new levels of agility and continuity. You'll also save money, energy, and datacenter space like never before.

Forefrontprovides a complete platform for virtualization that takes the headache out of IT projects by simplifying the purchasing, architecture and implementation of internal projects. These solutions utilize industry leading high-density storage, compute resources and virtualization software to provide easy to manage, efficient platforms in a small footprint. These platforms allow businesses to accelerate server consolidation, development environments or DR projects in a cost effective manner. These bundles also include software licenses and support solutions.

Forefrontoffers a complete desktop-to-datacenter virtualization product portfolio and a comprehensive set of virtualization service offerings to help customers deploy new services faster, maximize the utilization of system resources, and more easily monitor and manage virtualized environments.

Benefits of Data Center Virtualization

A virtual data center has many benefits which can yield superb Return on Investment (ROI). Some of the recognized benefits when implementing a virutal data center include:

  • Reduce hardware and operating costs by as much as 50%
  • Reduce the time it takes to provision new servers by up to 70%
  • Save more than $3,000 per year for every server workload virtualized
  • Increase utilization of existing hardware from 10-15% up to 80%
  • Reduce hardware requirements by a 10:1 ratio or better *

Virtualization and the Forefront Advantage

Forefront provides services for desktop virtualization, application virtualization, virtual data centers, migrations, and more. When working with Forefront, all your needs can be provided in one place. Forefront not only offers the physical hardware and software you require, but the design, planning, and implementation as well. Once your virtual data center is up and running, we can provide the maintenance for it as well.