Midrange server virtualization

  • Transition and Transformation Program – Key Strategic initiative
  • Program consists different projects:
    • Implementation of new ESX VMWARE virtual farm and new AIX Power HA farm
    • Development and implementation of New core network design consist of Cisco 7K, 5K, 2K and 1K implementation
    • Improvement of operational efficiency of virtualization capacity in a farm and farm performance monitoring – PCM processes
  • Technology:
    • Introduction of new technology of Cisco Fabric Path for VLAN tagging & switching for traffic consolidation on fiber pairs. Installed new network segment consist of Cisco 7K modules, Cisco 5K and Cisco 2K fiber and copper switches.
    • AIX PowerHA P7-750 and Intel VMware build on IBM servers System x3850/x3950 X5 using Cisco Nexus 1K soft switching
  • Activities:
    • Managed end to end project life cycle to design, build and operationalize new network segment and virtual cloud farm at two data centers in Toronto
    • Prioritized the selected projects based on Enterprise Project Management (EPM) methodology and processes. Allocated resources among projects based on project type, size, risk, complexity and competing demands
    • Regular updates to steering committee members on program/project updates and alignment with program objectives, presenting any new risks and alternatives