Mind's Eye, we understand that today's networks are multi-layer environments
that support servers, desktops, bandwidth-intensive applications,
audio, visual, and data transmittal over common or disparate networks.
Our network services create an infrastructure that provides cost-effective
management, data protection, and information sharing.
is proficient in many areas, but we excel in network management.
Our professionals have years of experience in proposing, configuring,
and implementing network storage solutions. Our consultants were
there at the inception of Storage Area Networks (SAN) and Networked
Attached Storage (NAS). As a company, we have focused our expertise
in leveraging these technologies for our clients' use as they prepare
to propel their businesses into the future.
offer a variety of services to help you design and build your network
in a timely manner, based on your expectations, and within budget.
Partnering with industry leaders, Mind's Eye offers a comprehensive suite
of services to manage you network; Both local and wide-area.
your business grows, so grows your network. When you work with Mind's Eye
you collaborate with a partner who will continue to recommend performance
improvements including network upgrades and reconfiguration services.
We will provide real time information with which you can make decisions
to replace or upgrade the appropriate components of your network.
One of the benefits of "networking" with Mind's Eye is that we
will analyze and report on each of your network segments and provide
reports and graphs displaying the state of your network.
know that finding an effective and affordable way to manage your
network environment is critical. Cost containment is always an issue
and high on everyone's enterprise wish list. This, however, does
not diminish the requirement for maximum uptime, rapid end user
response, and the swift deployment of new services on an on-going
basis. Mind's Eye's technical consultants have invaluable experience that
they use in analyzing your business in order to establish a high
performance, fault tolerant network.
network management services include:
geographical definition of your system's connectivity including
ports, protocols, details of applied filters, and configuration
network documentation that shows mission critical application
data path and dependencies
addition, our documentation enables you to visualize your entire
network infrastructure, which improves design and operations. It
empowers you to be proactive about your information assets, which
in turn improves business continuance. Finally, it enables resistance
to workforce turnover.
is committed to understanding your needs and delivering the most
appropriate strategy. Additionally, we understand that the solution
will encompass hardware and software technology. To that end, we
have developed strategic partnerships with our technology providers
to give your business the best practices, most up-to-date approach
question is not why use Mind's Eye, but how your company can afford not
to utilize its numerous advantages to make your company's network
more robust, more integrated, and more effective.
knows that the information contained in your network is critical
to your business. A single server malfunction can interrupt your
supply chain, create dissatisfied customers, and ultimately cause
loss of revenue. Mind's Eye offers a complete information security analysis
evaluation and a customized protection solution.
know you and your staff are faced with an assortment of alternatives-servers
with integrated redundant features, clustering (high availability
configurations of two or more systems), and fault tolerant solutions-all
offering a continuum of stability.
begins with an evaluation of your company's technology infrastructure.
Then we evaluate your network environment and data systems. Whatever
your environment, Mind's Eye architects a backup strategy and plan around
your specific business needs.
put, Mind's Eye does not just enable appropriate backups of your data;
if necessary, we can repair, restore and validate. We also:
system administration plans to alleviate common system failures,
disasters, or emergencies-file corruption, hardware failure, power
surges, fire, theft, etc.
and maintain backup media tracking systems
and ensure integrity of backups
files from backup media
and repair operating systems
reinitialize, restore or repair disk drives
offers you a complete and practical network security solution. We
feel that our solution is operational rather than a limited product
approach that uses only point products, like a firewall or application
restrictions. Mind's Eye understands that security management is as dynamic
and ever-changing as your organization and the data it generates.
security methodology consists of 5 steps which we feel creates an
effective security management network:
Establish a strong corporate security policy, which in turn provides
the foundation for an effective security program.
Establish configuration metrics to measure your network's state
Monitor your network using intrusion-detection tools positioned
at strategic places to provide real-time visibility.
attack metrics and prepare for appropriate response.
Test existing security safeguards. When point products are used,
use them in combination-firewalls, AAA, and authentication.
Manage and improve corporate security policies, procedures &
enables a centralized, sharable information network that supports
shifting environments and essential applications. This leading-edge
technology environment begins with physical devices shared between
various operating environments and extends to specialized network
capabilities that enhance the sharing of information between distinct
can help your organization to consolidate data among widely-dispersed
servers and storage systems, while supporting increasing amounts
and types of company data. With Mind's Eye's methodology, servers that
were once outside the immediate vicinity of your data center can
now take advantage of the advanced information sharing, protection
and management benefits of centralized network resources.
direct attachment to networks for high speed centralized data
storage and data sharing without the need for a general purpose
simultaneous mainframe and open systems support for various systems
high-speed bulk file transfer between distinct systems-mainframe,
UNIX, and Windows based host platforms
access to mainframe database information, extract it, and transfer
it to UNIX and Windows based open systems relational databases
uses the latest Fibre Channel & IP technology to provide your
network storage systems with information sharing connectivity, distance
accommodation, and throughput rates that are notably improved from
those provided by traditional point-to-point connectivity methods.
We implement a highly reliable message transport protocols that
provides fast, scalable performance for connecting host servers
and storage systems-centrally located or dispersed throughout your
environment. With Mind's Eye's assistance, your organization can consolidate
hundreds of servers-with untold amounts of information-into a virtual
data center spanning the entire enterprise. In addition, Mind's Eye's advanced
methodology for information sharing, protection, and management
enables central monitoring and control of this virtual data center.
the performance of your network is so closely tied to the success
of your business, we place emphasis on the effective and efficient
use of your information while keeping it inline with the business
objectives. To that end, Mind's Eye provides interchange monitoring information
and patterns on each of your network regions. A network baseline
can identify problematic traffic patterns and bottlenecks that could
be detrimental to your network performance and your information
understands that information is power, and the ability of your network
to supply the necessary information to the appropriate people in
a timely manner is a key measure of success.
Architecture & Implementation:
delivers consulting services designed to act as a roadmap for your
network enterprise. We promise an efficient, cost effective, and
industry-standard implementation. Our services encompass network
assessment, through design, technology procurement, into implementation
all the way to on-going maintenance & monitoring.
your current technology (hardware and software), standards and policies,
and human resources, we will fashion a strategy for network management
design, architecture, and implementation. Mind's Eye provides the architectural
and technical expertise so that you do not single-handedly have
to carry out a multi-phased, time-consuming effort.
presents the necessary details and architectural visualization needed
to design, operate, troubleshoot, support and maintain control of
your network with a single set of comprehensive diagrams. We feel
that your IT team must understand the structure of the network as
a whole in order to conduct quick and effective problem identification,
isolation and resolution.
utilizes a combination of experienced consultants and industry leading
vendor partnerships to stage, test, deploy and manage your network
components. We pledge to deliver the latest technology, no matter
how complex or how geographically dispersed your network may be.
We will ensure that the design, architecture, and implementation
are appropriate for your environment and meet your business needs.
employ best practices and proven methodologies to accelerate the
results you need without straining your resources. We ensure rapid
and flawless implementation for every client, regardless of location.
planning and design services:
Identify your configuration, capacity, and availability processes
and map them according to your level of network proficiency
define and articulate the business value that can result from
improvements to your network
a future strategy and direction for the network processes and
organizational structure requirements
methodology begins with planning and scope definition and is used
to schedule and determine your objectives and goals. Next, we facilitate
meetings and interviews with project sponsor(s) and participants.
We review current policies and procedures and determine and prioritize
your goals and any potential obstacles. As Mind's Eye gathers knowledge
and data, we coordinate and manage interviews with your staff and
IT team regarding configuration, capacity, and availability management
standards. We seek to understand your entire environment - processing,
file systems, databases, network infrastructure, and application
software-and work to create an architectural representation of your
current environment. We will formulate a gap analysis between your
current system and what you want to accomplish. Based on this gap
analysis we develop a detailed road map of your IT infrastructure
and formulate recommendations for the implementation steps necessary.
Finally, Mind's Eye presents and reviews with you a written report on our
findings and recommendations, risk assessment, and a proposed project
we leave your engagement, we architect and implement a knowledge
transfer-educating and training your management & staff. We
do not consider the project complete until backup and recovery strategies
are in place.
design through architecture and implementation, your network solution
is Mind's Eye!