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Compellent Storage Replacement

Description

The current campus on-premise central storage is approaching 4 years old. The Compellent is seeing increasing disk failures due to 24/7 operation. Additionally, hardware coverage will be increasing to $90,000 per year, which is one third the cost of a new system. Capacity Current New Increase Prod 173TB 259TB 50% Backup 144TB 167TB 16% Upgrade cost is $320,000 which includes 5 years of maintenance. Without the upgrade, maintenance would be $90,000 per year plus additional hardware.

Status

Completed

Start and Delivery Dates

04/16/2018 to 10/31/2018

Department/Committee

Instructional and Information Technology Services, IITS - Operations - Enterprise Systems

Status Update

10/29/2018: The migration to our new storage hardware is complete. The old systems have been powered off.

10/18/2018: Successfully cutover to the new hardware. Remaining steps are to retire old hardware and propagate out the new server information (DNS cleanup).

09/06/2018: DR has been migrated but production moves were put on hold until after semester start.

07/11/2018: Preparing for the Compellent upgrade - upgraded current compellent firmware to prepare for the migration

Strategic Alignment

Goal #1 – ENSURE AN ADAPTABLE AND SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGY ENVIRONMENT

1.1 CSUSM continuously improves, deploying new systems, services, and strategies that improve efficacy and efficiency