What is IBM Solution Central Services?

IBM Solution Central Services (SCS) has day-to-day experience with IBM and OEM SAN technology and storage products and resolves real issues every day with best practice guidelines.  We help you deeply integrate infrastructure across computer, storage and networking. Whether you’re looking to develop cloud computing or to stabilize your network, SCS knows what's involved in dealing with logical configurations, physical infrastructures, and network issues.  With SCS, you can resolve current issues, avoid future problems, analyze performance impacts and intelligently plan ahead.  We can work with you on-site, in our briefing centers around the world, or in our 9,000 square-foot lab, bringing in other IBM technical teams as needed.

Our services

Assessment

SCS subject matter experts can make a difference.  SCS identifies hardware and software configuration problems, discovers potential incompatibilities among hardware, software and network elements, and unlocks hidden value in your existing infrastructure and operations.

Education

During traditional, instructor-led lectures and hands-on lab sessions, SCS can trains your company to better understand environment integration and operation issues, identify and determine problems, and handle change management.  Education can occur at IBM or at your site.

Planning

When making infrastructure changes and migrations involving multiple vendor and IBM products, SCS helps by provides planning assistance and best practices customized for your environment.

Performance evaluations for SAN environments

SCS analyzes your environment to provide a snapshot of current performance, identify trouble spots, and provide recommendations for growth and expansion, along with replication and mirroring issues.

Network traffic analysis

To realize the full value of your network assets, SCS helps you optimize your current network capacity, identify potential sources of network delay.  The result helps you avoid future network problems.