Packet One - Network Virtualization Solutions

Virtual Networks

Businesses are turning to Server Virtualization in order to reduce IT costs, free IT resources, better manage risks and decrease downtime. Packet One Network Virtualization Service helps business utilize the benefits of a Virtual Network Infrastructure.

Planning a Virtual Network Deployment? How can a virtual network help a business?

Understanding what a virtual network is and how it can be utilized are question many business ask. Providing expert knowledge and years of experience in network virtualization allows us to provide the answers. With a comprehensive approach to Virtual Environment migrations or new deployments and backup strategies Packet One's Certified consultants and technicians can deliver a smooth transition into a virtualized environment.

To obtain more information on our Network Virtualization Services contact us by emails or call 734-785-0764 and speak to one of our Network System Specialists.

VMware products and support services

VM Design Services
  • Requirements gathering
  • Proof-of-Concept
  • Virtual network layout
  • Physical network changes (if applicable)
  • Shared storage requirements
  • VMware vCenter Server
  • VMware vCenter plug-ins
  • VMware vCenter database (MS-SQL or Oracle)
  • VMware ESX/ESXi
  • License appropriate vSphere edition
  • Design for purchased features: High Availability (HA), Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS), vMotion, Storage vMotion, vNetwork Distributed Switch, Host Profiles, etc.
  • Server consolidation plan (if applicable)—includes physical-to-virtual (P2V) migrations
  • Virtual server build process (using VM templates)
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) design with VMware View (if applicable)
  • VMware vCenter layout (structure and roles/permissions)
  • Architecture diagram
VM Upgrades and Migrations
  • Create detailed installation and configuration documentation for hardware and software platforms
  • Install and configure physical hosts running VMware ESX/ESXi in a secure manner
  • Attach hosts to shared SAN storage
  • Install and configure VMware vCenter Server (including associated database/database server)
  • Integration with existing Microsoft Active Directory for authentication
  • Install and configure any applicable VMware vCenter plug-ins (such as VMware Update Manager)
  • Configure virtual networks
  • Configure any purchased VMware vSphere features (e.g. HA, DRS, Host Profiles, etc.)
  • Install and configure VMware View for VDI environment (if applicable)
  • Assist with building VM templates if needed
  • Customize VMware vCenter roles and permissions based on client requirements
  • Providing end user support and training
  • Patching ESX/ESXi using VMware Update Manager
  • Using VMware Converter for server consolidation (P2Vs)
  • Day-to-day support of overall environment (adding datastores, migrating VMs, performing hardware maintenance on hosts, adding virtual networks, etc.)
  • Creating/Deleting VMs
  • Utilizing built-in VMware vCenter alarms for monitoring the environment
  • Managing resource capacity (physical CPU, memory, disk, network, etc.)

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