IT Virtualisation

IT Virtualisation

Business’s today depend more and more on their IT to function productively. As a result, key business applications must be maintained for employees to carry out their daily tasks. End users have their preferences on the type of device they use, Apple Mac, Microsoft Surface, Dell notebook and Desktop monitors. All these personal preferences are easily catered for and integrated into the workplace.

Where the magic really happens is in the background. Beyond the user screen, in the server room, or in the cloud where the backend processing is carried out. Raglan Technologies has partnered with best in breed vendors to provide our customers with a solid foundation for their IT platform.

 

Buzz words like Hypervisors, SAN storage, Virtual backups, retention, recovery and security are very rarely discussed by end users, but all of the above are core to the maintenance of a productive working environment.

Security & Firewall

Security is a hot topic of late with Ransomware attacks making headline news. Having a solid anti-virus protection is therefore cornerstone to any organisations’ protection against attacks. The ability of recovering from a corruption, major outage, or minor disaster should be a key consideration in any IT strategy for all levels of business. With an organisation that is heavily dependent on cloud based applications we would suggest;

Data Storage

Where you store and process your data is paramount to ensuring one of your business’s key assets is protected. With even smaller type SME’s growing their data requirements to between 1 – 2 Terabytes… that’s a lot of excel sheets, and word documents. Every organisation will also have some type of application requirement, whether it’s your Sage, SAP, or some other bespoke application that you use for your business, it needs to sit somewhere. The choice for this can be

Hypervisor:

A hypervisor is essentially, a clever piece of software that allows the resources in a physical computer to be shared amongst multiple virtual machines. This allows you to;