IT Infrastructure Consulting Services


Simplex provides customized Consulting Services to help you architect, build, manage, and optimize your IT infrastructures. Our services provide the appropriate foundation, technical know-how and best practices, as well as extensive mentoring to minimize learning curves.


Directory, Messaging &Collaboration

This practice offers a range of UNIX and Linux Implementation, Migration and Management Services, with a strong specialization in High Performance Computer Cluster Deployment Services.

Core Technology Capabilities:

  • Rocks and Felix HPC Clustering Systems
  • Myrinet, Infiniband and Gigabit Ethernet Cluster Network Infrastructures
  • Clustered File System
  • Specialization: RedHat Linux
  • Varied UNIX Capabilities

Lead Services:

  • High Performance Compute Cluster Implementations
  • Specialized Cluster Systems Hardware and Network Deployment
  • Specialized Cluster Networking Cabling and Configuration
  • Unix to Linux Migrations
  • Unix to Windows Migrations
  • UNIX/Linux Systems Administration Support Services

Business Continuance

Offers a comprehensive set of capabilities for Backup and Recovery, Data Protection, High Availability, Archiving, Storage and Data Replication solutions and technologies.

Core Technology Capabilities:

  • Veritas High Availability Product Suite
  • Veritas Data Protection Product Suite
  • Veritas Storage Foundation Suite
  • Veritas Specializations: Cluster Server, Netbackup, Backup Exec, Enterprise Vault
  • EMC Legato Storage Solution Products
  • EMC Legato Specializations: Networker, Replistor, EmailXtender, DiskXtender
  • EMC Enterprise Data Manager (EDM), Clariion Disk Library
  • Multi-vendor Tape Library Capabilities
  • Additional Skill Sets: TSM, HP Omniback, Arcserve, Commvault, Retrospect

Lead Services:

  • Backup and Recovery Assessments
  • Backup and Recovery HealthCheck
  • Legato EmailXtender Health Check
  • Disaster Recovery Assessment

High Performance Computing & Open Systems

Supports the full lifecycle of Microsoft Server Operating Systems, Directory Services & Exchange Messaging, as well as all phases of migration projects in this space, both version upgrades and competitive platform and product migrations.

Core Technology Capabilities:

  • MS Active Directory & MS Identity Information Server
  • Windows Server 2003, Windows NT, Server 2000
  • MS Exchange 5.5 through 2003
  • MS Live Communication Server
  • EMC Legato EmailXtender
  • Veritas Enterprise Vault

Lead Services:

  • MS Windows Server and AD Upgrades and Migrations
  • MS Exchange Upgrades
  • MS AD and Exchange HealthChecks
  • Netware/AD Migrations
  • Groupwise and Lotus Notes to Exchange Migrations
  • MIIS Design and Implementations
  • Exchange Backup, Recovery and Archiving Services

Infrastructure Management

The Systems Management practice provides a suite of enterprise management services relating to Systems Management Server, Microsoft Operations Manager, and Software (Windows) Update Services, in the Microsoft space. We also support Altiris products and services extensively, and other enterprise management solutions on a custom basis. The client focused solutions here encompass targeted services for optimization of the information worker's client and desktop environment, collaboration products, and services geared towards the of management of the user environment.

Core Technology Capabilities:

  • MS SMS
  • MS MOM
  • Altiris Client Management Suite
  • Altiris Systems Management Suite

Lead Services:

  • SMS 2003 Design, Proof of Concept & Implementation
  • SMS 2003 HealthCheck
  • SMS 2.0 to 2003 Upgrade services.
  • MOM 2005 Proof of Concept
  • Altiris Deployment Services
  • Desktop Migration Services
  • Business Desktop Deployment Services

SQL Database Services

We provide MS SQL related services, Database Design, implementation and administration, with specializations in MS SQL upgrades SQL cluster implementations and competitive migrations.

Core Technology

  • MS SQL 2000
  • MS SQL 2005

Lead Services:

  • SQL Database Services
  • MS SQL Implementation & Configurations
  • SQL Migrations & Upgrades
  • MS-SQL Performance Tuning
  • SQL Clustering

Virtualization & Consolidation

We deliver specialized business technology services to address the why and how of attaining an optimized, consolidated and virtualized infrastructure, as well as assist customers with three year and one year strategic or tactical roadmaps for their infrastructure planning and development.

Core Technology Capabilities:

  • VMware Image Management Software Options
  • MS Virtual Server
  • Server, Storage and Application Architectures

Lead Services:

  • Virtualization Proof of Concept
  • Infrastructure Roadmap Assessment
  • Consolidation Assessment
  • Consolidation Design

Security & Networking

Our capabilities and solutions focus on systems level security through Discovery, Analysis, and Hardening of the systems and network infrastructure, as well as Design and Implementation Services focused on MS products and industry standard network and firewall technologies

Core Technology Capabilities:

  • MS ISA Server
  • MS Identity Integration Server
  • MS Secure Connected Infrastructure
  • MS Terminal Server
  • Citrix Product Suite
  • Industry Standard Networking and Security Products

Lead Services:

  • MS ISA Server POC
  • Custom Network Infrastructure readiness assessment
  • Custom Security Infrastructure readiness assessment
  • Security Vulnerability Assessments
  • Citrix and Terminal Server Implementation and Migration

Storage Services

We are focused on the industry standard and best of breed products and vendors in the Storage arena, with a key specialization in EMC Enterprise product suites. Services include Solution Architect and Implementation Services

Core Technology Capabilities:

  • EMC Clariion CX, Snapview, Mirrorview and related products
  • EMC Symmetrix DMX, SRDF, Timefinder, ECC and related products
  • EMC Celerra and NAS Products Suite

Lead Services:

  • Storage Design & Implementation Services
  • Storage Consolidation & HealthChecks
  • Data Migration & Replication Services
  • EMC Clariion CX/NAS, Snapview, Mirrorview

Document Management

This practice focuses on Document Management, Imaging and Collaboration capabilities and services based primarily on Microsoft's Sharepoint and EMC's Documentum suites of products.

Core Technology Capabilities:

  • MS Sharepoint
  • EMC Documentum

Lead Services:

  • Document Imaging Planning Service (Sharepoint)
    • Document Imaging Proof of Concept Service (Sharepoint)

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Why Simplex

Our relationships with customers transcend client-vendor paradigm and result in long-term mutually beneficial opportunities. Our focus is on enhancing client business value and enabling them to be more nimble, cost-effective and focused on growth.