MSA Request#18344-14-008

NBS Enterprises, LLC
Redwood City, CA
Mar 26, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Software & Technology
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

MSA Request#18344-14-008

Group# 2 Infrastructure

Background information
ISD purchased Nutanix blocks as a converged storage and server compute farm for our VDI infrastructure. This request is to perform a health check on our existing infrastructure, architect the addition of new blocks, and create a framework for adding remote access and DR in the future.

Services requested
Phase 1 : Assess current View/Netapp environment and design a migration plan to move legacy non-persistent desktops (100) to Unidesk/Nutanix
o Capture current architectural state and design requirement changes
o Capture View Profile and Persona Management requirements and design Unidesk/Nutanix alternative
o Capture Recompose time and Business SLAs
o GAP and Risk analysis of Unidesk environment against Nutanix best practices
o Assess Application delivery approach and how that should be adapted to leverage Unidesk layers
o Design and document migration plan

Phase 2 : Design VDI architecture to support 1,500 desktops
o Tech stack including Nutanix, vSphere, View, Unidesk, and Trend Micro
o Logical Architecture Design
• Virtual infrastructure, design and sizing
o Physical Architecture Design
• Sizing, pod/cluster size
• Fault Domain requirements
• RF requirements
o Network Architecture Design
• L2 ToR to Core
• Virtual networking (port groups, vSwitches)
• External Load-balancing for solution stack
o Security Architecture Design
• Network/VLAN isolation of traffic types (Mgmt, Storage, Desktop Pools)
• Anti-virus design for Desktop Pools
• Lockdown of VDI, hypervisor and Nutanix management stack
o DR Design for Desktops (Persistent and non-persistent)
• SRM or native Nutanix DR for Management stack
• Unidesk/Nutanix DR for Desktop pools, application layers and personality layers
• Protection Domains,
o Design Remote Access to Desktop pools leveraging multi-factor authentication
o Prepare site documentation/runbook

Company Description
NBS Enterprises creates competitive advantages. We isolate and overcome constraints to deliver performance value for all involved: you, your customer, and your employees. We break current market staffing trends with price-sensitive strategies solutions.

Our goal is to work in partnership with you, our client, become a trusted advisor and teammate to establish a relationship that provides you and your team with a competitive advantage at both the contract and at the task order levels. NBS' innovative 'Triangle' approach to staffing support provides you, your customer, and your future employee a risk mitigation solution that is second to none.

Redwood City, CA


Sat, 25 Mar 2017 09:47:36 PDT