Compellent Storage Replacement
DescriptionThe 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.
Start and Delivery Dates
04/16/2018 to 10/31/2018
Instructional and Information Technology Services, IITS - Operations - Enterprise Systems
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
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