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Enterprise Solutions

RTI will develop, modernize, maintain and operate any IT Solution for commercial and public sector customers.

RTI customers need dedicated resources focused on delivery and enabling IT. With fluctuating business demands that affects all of us, RTI has the resources to work with your company to drive profits up while driving costs down.

It is RTI’s top priority that our resources ensure success to your business. We guarantee transparency in the delivery of our work and our experienced team can easily acclimate in any environment. Our methods are designed to be flexible to any environment.

  • Professional Services
  • Data Storage
  • Networking
Exceptional group of people. The group assigned to HCS are personable and are genuinely concerned about the product they are repairing. The management level above them makes efforts to check on work progress and determine if all needs are being met.- S. Simmons

 

Enterprise Solutions Consulting

RTI has several accredited engineers on staff to provide the entire solution to its customers. Our engineers design and implement RTI Solutions including assessments, reference architectures, solutions integration, optimization programs, operational procedures and standards.

Resource Management

RTI has a national team of resource managers to whose goal is to fulfill client business needs when it comes to temporary technical staffing, placement staffing and residency programs. Let RTI perform the screening process to help reduce the time it takes to find the right candidates.

Project Management

RTI provides project management for customer RTI implementation solutions that may be long and complex. Our project managers are experienced in managing both technology and business driven projects. Regardless of the type of project, RTI focuses on strong execution and quality delivery on every solution implemented.

Managed Services

RTI understands our client environments are unique and thus requires customized solutions. Our managed services team assesses your environments before presenting a customized recommendation. We offer specialized engineers and technicians to meet our customers’ demands in help desk services, onsite support and remote login and phone support.

Storage

RTI has extensive experience in well planned enterprise wide data management. We eliminate the “square peg in the round hole” theory when it comes to managing your structured and unstructured data.

Tiered Storage

Not all your data is created  or looked at equally. The storage architecture that you implement should reflect that. Different tiers of data warrant different tiers of storage. RTI will design a storage solution that fits your business, not a solution that you try to fit your business into. With the ever changing ways that data keeps increasing, technologies like Deduplication and Thin Provisioning will help drive costs down on the storage you do need to run your business as economically as possible.

Backup and Archiving

No one has backup issues, they have data restore issues. To eliminate down time and lost data RTI offers custom solutions that offer either source or target based Deduplication technologies. To add to that, not all Deduplication technologies can be looked at equally. Single instance store, block level and variable block level technology needs to be included when deciding what backup solution is right for you. Don’t let the front in cost of backup affect the backend cost of lost data and down time.

Disaster Recovery

What is your Recovery Point Objective? What is your Recovery Time Objective? These are the first two questions RTI will ask when you want to discuss the uptime of your data center and business. Most of the time the RTO and RPO vary depending on the applications your business needs to keep the doors open. RTI will provide you with a bound process on what to do in the event of a catastrophic event occurs or a human error to eliminate down time between your two data centers.

Data Governance

RTI can provide IT Administrators and data owners the vital intelligence they need to control access to business date. Our solutions deliver the visibility and auditing you need to determine who can access your unstructured data, who is accessing it and who should have access. Data entitlement management is a business process and belongs with business data owners, and they can make the transition possible without infrastructure changes or business disruption.

Networking

With the continual growth and dependency of applications in the enterprise, IT is challenged to provide anytime, anywhere access that is also fast and secure. RTI focuses on best of breed solutions that can accomplish all three requirements without compromise.

Network Infrastructure

Increases in applications and data have created demands on the network that are exponentially growing requiring the Layer 2 and Layer 3 infrastructure to constantly evolve. Enterprises have gone from 10Mbps, 100Mbps, 1Gbps, 10Gbps, and now 40Gbps and 100Gbps connectivity in a decade. The proliferation of access layer devices in the network, both wired and wireless require new densities and performance levels at the core that require investments in network infrastructure.

Application Networking

Application networking is a wide reaching term that refers to that category of solutions that address Layer 4 through 7 of the network. These solutions have exploded in recent years due to the trends of data center consolidation and web application proliferation. These trends require that applications be made highly available both across servers in the data centers and across data centers themselves, through advanced application delivery mechanisms involving both local and global load balancing.

Security and Compliance

Network security has exploded as enterprises have become increasingly interconnected both within the organization and with their business partners and customers. Compliance and regulatory bodies have been tasked with ensuring that data is properly secured, with standards applying to almost every vertical: SOX, PCI, HIPAA and more. This has brought about an entire new generation of products augmenting and replacing traditional approaches like traditional firewalls and IDS systems.

Cloud Networking

The latest development in networking is an emerging set of solutions referred to as Cloud Networking. What is Cloud Networking? It is the logical evolution of the trend of data center consolidation. The cloud presents a means of centralizing all the data and applications in a transparent infrastructure that can be extended when needed. The cloud requires the ability to abstract and virtualize every layer – well beyond virtualizing servers. This has introduced a whole new suite of products that virtualize routing, switching, firewalls, IPS, even I/O to provide the most flexible, extensible solution possible.

Network Tools and Monitoring

Building the most robust, highest performance environment is important, but without the ability to monitor and measure that environment IT cannot be sure it is meeting its SLAs and providing the best experience to its users. That is where tools and monitoring solutions come in. A network monitoring solution should provide comprehensive application and network performance management and visibility.

 
 
 

Backup and Archiving

Data protection seeks to balance several divergent, yet business critical objectives simultaneously. A well designed, implemented and managed data protection system will employ many different technologies and processes that, together, allow a business to:

  • Comply with internal policies and external regulations
  • Promote operational efficiency
  • Ensure business continuance in the event of a disaster, and
  • Minimize both operational and capital expenditures

The evolution of existing technologies like tape and hard drives and the introduction of new technologies like, most recently deduplication, force businesses to re-evaluate their data protection plans on a two to three year cycle. This is because data continues to grow at an increasing rate. Technological improvements, like hard drives with twice the capacity for the same price; and tapes with twice the density and 50% more throughput, for example, can dramatically impact a business’ ability to deal with additional data.

Approach

Data is backed up for use in one or more of the following ways:

Operational 

This includes any use that can reasonably be expected to happen. Examples of operational use include restoring a deleted file, recovering from the failure of a single system, and providing a developer with a copy of a production database. The need to minimize effort and delay; and maximize efficiency dominates here.

Disaster Recovery

Although these use scenarios are not likely to happen, if one was to happen, the impact on the business would be so great that the cost of protecting against the remote chance is justified.

Compliance 

This data is not likely to be used, but preservation of this data for a predetermined amount of time is mandated by company policy, external regulations or both. The consequences of non-compliance validate these expenses.

Each significant data set will have requirements in at least one of these areas. It is critical to understand each data set and document its business requirements for the following reasons:

  • to map requirements to technologies and processes
  • to understand future growth requirements
  • as a basis for reporting on data protection activities, and
  • to obtain executive sponsorship for data protection expenses.

Virtualization

As businesses continue to look for ways to do more with less, Virtualization offers solutions to simplify and consolidate your IT infrastructure maximizing your resources and IT spend. At the same time, Virtualization gives your business back the agility it needs to better handle growth and market dynamics.

Optimize and manage from the desktop to the datacenter.

Virtualization essentially lets one computer do the job of multiple computers, by sharing the resources of a single computer across multiple environments. Virtual servers and virtual desktops let you host multiple operating systems and multiple applications locally and in remote locations, freeing you from physical and geographical limitations. In addition to energy savings and lower capital expenses due to more efficient use of your hardware resources, you get high availability of resources, better desktop management, increased security, and improved disaster recovery processes when you build a virtual infrastructure

 

Reduce IT Costs While Improving Flexibility & Responsiveness

Don’t let server sprawl and platform dependencies prevent your organization from achieving its goals. Take control of your IT infrastructure and help it reach its full potential by using virtual infrastructure solutions from VMware to:

  • Reduce hardware and operating costs by as much as 50%
  • Reduce the time it takes to provision new servers by up to 70%
  • Save more than $3,000 per year for every server workload virtualized

Consolidate Excess Hardware & Increase Server Utilization

VMware is the recognized expert in virtualization technology solutions and offers the most robust software suite in the industry for server consolidation – VMware Infrastructure 5. By consolidating your server hardware with VMware Infrastructure 5, your organization can:

  • Increase utilization of existing hardware from 10-15% up to 80%
  • Reduce hardware requirements by a 10:1 ratio or better

Our Solutions team can help you assess your IT environment to identify consolidation candidates and to calculate the potential savings from using virtualization.

 

Manage Your Virtual Infrastructure from a Single Point of Control

While most vendors offer only single-point solutions for server virtualization, VMware gives you the power to manage an entire virtual infrastructure. Using the production-proven VMware VirtualCenter, your organization can:

  • Accelerate provisioning time by 50-70%
  • Manage virtual machines from a central location
  • Monitor the performance of virtual machines and their hosts
 
 

These and other benefits have enabled more than 85% of our customers to use VMware virtual machines in production environments for a wide range of applications.

 

Automate your Virtual Infrastructure to Ensure Peak Performance

With VMware, your IT organization can deliver levels of performance, scalability and availability that are not possible with a physical infrastructure. Using VMware VirtualCenter in combination with our VMware VMotion and VMware DRS products, your organization will be able to:

  • Avoid planned downtime with live migration of virtual machines
  • Enable dynamic policy-based allocation of IT resources with automated load balancing
  • Eliminate many repetitive configuration and maintenance tasks

Our Solutions team and our partners can help your organization leverage these unique capabilities as part of an ongoing strategy.