July 4, 2020  


VNXe3150 NAS and iSCSI Storage System

The EMC® VNXe™ series is a new unified storage solution for SMB and lower mid-market companies and remote/branch offices (ROBO) in enterprise organizations. It is designed for IT generalists with limited storage expertise. The VNXe facilitates complete storage consolidation with advanced file and block functionality as well as a simple, application-driven approach to managing shared storage. The VNXe series delivers advancements in efficiency, simplicity, and affordability.

The VNX series is part of a high-performance family designed for small, midsize to enterprise storage environments.

IBM RamSAN 810 Packs 10TB of SSD into 1U

The IBM RamSan-810 is the first enterprise multi-level cell (eMLC) Flash storage system. eMLC Flash combines the high speed and reliability of single-level cell (SLC) Flash with the low cost of MLC Flash. The system is optimized for use with read-intensive enterprise workloads.

The patented Variable Stripe RAID™ offered by the Series-7 Flash Controller reduces business interruptions and improves mean time between failures (MTBF) by providing a higher level of protection against both Flash plane failures and Flash device failures.

Nexsan e60 High Density Disk Tray

The Nexsan e60 is one of a new breed of high density storage systems. It packs up to 240 TB into an equipment rack drive tray just 7-inches tall (4U). Add another expansion tray, and up to 480 TB of SATA storage can be managed. With this high degree of density, up to (5) fully expanded e60 systems can be fitted into a single rack - for 2.4 PB of raw storage capacity.

Small Business Backup Made Simple

Symantec Backup Exec 2012 is a cost-effective backup & recovery solution designed for small and medium-sized companies and remote office backups. It provides disk-to-disk-to-tape backup and recovery for Windows, Linux, Solaris, Macintosh, and NetWare as well as VMware and Microsoft virtual machines. Backup Exec 2012 storage optimization enhancements include file and e-mail archiving and deduplication.

Vendor-Neutral Storage Courses Offer Breadth and Depth of Knowledge

Technical consulting firm Data Center Enhancements Inc. announces the formation of a new training services group. This new group will focus on delivery of instructor-led training classes for Advanced SAN & NAS Storage, TOGAF, CoBIT, and ITIL. We will present an in-depth explanation of each subject to ensure maximum depth and breadth of understanding. All courses will be designed to assist students in preparation for each topic's comprehensive certification examinations.

Project Summary

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Due to confidentiality agreements and business sensitivities, we do not publish the specific names of companies having past or current projects. They are referenced only by generic project type.


Financial Institution
Assisted in the infrastructure planning phase for a multi-national Customer Call Center, using VoIP technology.

Financial Management Organization
Provided performance analysis, tuning, and server configuration recommendations.

Commercial Mortgage Institution
Provided software upgrades, performance analysis and tuning configuration for multiple large servers in their data center.

Consumer Mortgage Company
Performed software upgrades, advanced systems administration, performance analysis, and backup process troubleshooting for the servers.

Global Market Statistics Company
Analyzed their existing IT architecture and made recommendations for performance improvements.


Global Healthcare Company
Design of high availability architectures for PeopleSoft, Ariba, Interwoven, and Broadvision e-commerce applications, and implementation at a major outsourcing facility.


Consumer Electronics Manufacturer
Supervised the Information Technology department of a major consumer electronics manufacturer during the spin-off of an existing division.

Wholesale Foods Manufacturer
Citrix thin client architecture analysis, documentation, and operational review.

Printing Press Manufacturer
Installation, configuration, and initial administration of large Oracle database server structure.

OEM Parts Manufacturer
Analyzed their legacy architecture for capacity and performance improvements, reviewed satellite network system and made recommendations for improvements in operational efficiency and expense reduction

Aircraft Components Manufacturer
Provided a server performance assessment and systems tuning recommendations.


County in Northern California
Installation, configuration and initial administration of an Oracle database server.

City in Northern California
Installation, configuration, and initial administration of a PeopleSoft Human Resources system.

County in Northern California
Installation and administration of a large database server.

Veteran's Administration Field Office
Provided performance analysis and tuning recommendations, and acted as technical advisor for installation of a network based enterprise backup system.

U.S. Military Data Centers
Technical review, analysis, and modernization recommendations for Data Center at seven military manufacturing facilities.

U.S. Military Facility
Technical review, Cost/Benefits analysis, and deployment recommendations for a Citrix thin client architecture.


National Pharmacy Chain
Configuration, implementation, and initial systems administration of (2) multi-terabyte clustered database server structures.

National Grocery Chain
Acted as Technical Advisor and assisted with a software upgrade and data migration project.


e-Commerce Commercial Provider
Provided Hitachi SAN Administration, architecture, performance monitoring and capacity planning on a multi-terabyte, heterogeneous enterprise storage structure.

Hosted e-Commerce
Designed and implemented a commercial e-commerce structure for a WEB hosting company.

Retail Internet Trade Exchange
Capacity planning for a major e-commerce structure, cost analysis, and high availability infrastructure design review and recommendations.

Wholesale Internet Trade Exchange
Systems capacity and throughput testing, performance analysis, and high availability evaluation for a wholesale e-commerce trade exchange.


Telecommunications Company (India)
Technical Advisor for three projects, including the architecture for primary and backup National data centers, infrastructure design analysis of (750) commercial office sites, and technical planning for (1000+) Internet Café retail outlets.

Mobile Telecommunications Company
Provided configuration and administration of Oracle data warehouse and multi-terabyte database servers. In addition, served as the interim Director of Information Technology for a 60-day period, while the vacancy was being filled.


Chain of Hotels and Resorts
Program Manager for three projects, including upgrade of an existing data center and implementation of new e-commerce structures.