Strategy

 
 

Combining passion with competence makes it possible for us to develop the optimal strategy to protect your business data and to determine the course for an efficient operation consuming less energy.

This is the only way to use information technology in a goal-oriented and economic way thus the right strategy is required here.  We analyse your company’s current IT infrastructure to determine whether it works in accordance with your working processes, business goals and visions. By offering well-founded support our specialists help you to make decisions for the IT’s strategic orientation and to determine and evaluate the most important factors.

In accordance with your needs we realize make-or-buy-studies, market analyses and the development of outsourcing strategies. Based on the results we compile a customized, goal-oriented strategy for current and future demands to bring out the best of your IT. 

Our strategy elements

 
 

DC Risk Analysis (Infrastructure Check)

SECUrisk realizes a risk analysis (infrastructure check) of the existing server room/data center. Additionally we work out possible measures including a priority plan and recommended courses of action. 

Our procedure

- On-site take-up of the actual state
Determination of current conditions and specifications in view of the following sections:
construction, air conditoning, energy supply, security technology, fire protection engineering 

- Risk analysis of the data center infrastructure (event-driven) 
Inn view of the following sections:
construction, air conditioning, energy supply, security technology, fire protection engineering

- Classification of the availability requirement / protection requirement
Classification of the availability requirement for plants and installations regarding the protection requirement for IT sectors

- Measure proposals with priority plan
Compilation of possible measures to reduce existing risks in the physical sector

- Layout
Compilation of a Layout

- Rough cost forecast
 Compilation of a rough cost forecast

- Result documentation
Summary of results 

DC Initial Workshop

SECUrisk leads an inital workshop at the customer’s premises to determine and develop the environment-specific demands and goals containing:

- Determination of demands and goals (goal definition)
  Take-up of the actual state and clarification of goals

- Clarification of the technical systems to be used especially according to benefit, expenditure, economy, feasibility and environmental compatibility with      special regard to the relevant infrastructure elements in the following sections: 

   • construction
   • air conditoning supply
   • energy supply 
   • safety technology 
   • fire protection engineering
- Classification of the availability requirement / protection requirement
  Classification of the availability requirement for plants and installations regarding the protection requirement for IT sectors

- Development of proposals for further proceeding
  Based on the defined availability requirement SECUrisk compiles proposals to solve technical exercises, frame conditions and priorities for further
  proceeding in close collaboration with the customer and all persons involved from each section including construction and facility management 

- Consideration of possible strategies/scenarios
  Comparison of alternative solution proposals

- Result documentation
  Presentation of results

Superior result: is a graded and coordinated further procedure to illustrate the respective expenditures for the next steps as clearly and effective as possible for all persons involved. Furthermore we intend to corporately create realization scenarios as a basis for future decisions for the following concept.

DC Strategy Paper

In collaboration with the customer SECUrisk develops a strategy document in accordance with technical, organizational, financial and legal IT demands.

Our procedure

 - On-site take-up of the actual state
  Determination of current conditions and specifications in view of the following sections:
  construction, air conditoning, energy supply, security technology, fire protection engineering

- Development of the IT strategy
  Based on the defined availability requirement and the customer’s demands SECUrisk compiles proposals to solve the technical exercises, frame
  conditions and priorities for further strategy development in close collaboration with the customer and all persons involved from IT, construction and
  facility managemen

- Comparison of possible strategies/scenarios (Enable, build/buy or "DC/Infrastructure-as-a-service")
  Technical comparison of different concepts (modernization, new building, operator model or service data center)
  Rough forecast costs for the different concepts

- result documentation 
  summary of results 

DC Rough Concept

SECUrisk develops a rough concept for the customer and works out a corresponding proposal how to solve the technical variation clarification as a basic specification including forecast costs for the measures and investments to be taken.

Our procedure

 - Determination of basics
  of current conditions and specifications in view of the following sections:
  construction, air conditoning, energy supply, security technology, fire protection engineering

- Classification of the availability requirement / determination of the protection requirement
  Assessment of the availability requirement of the plants and installations regarding the protection requirements for IT sectors

- Compilation of a rough concept
  based on the basic conditions and the availability requirement / determination of the protection requirement

- Comparison of alternative solutions
  Presentation of alternative concepts

- Layout
  Compilation of a layout

- Rough cost forecast
  Compilation of a rough cost forecast

- Result documentation
  Summary of results 

DC Local Evaluation

SECUrisk executes a location analysis for the customer by paying attention to the customer’s desired criteria and goals. 

Our procedure

- Determination of demands and goals (goal definition)
  Take-up of demands to the location in collaboration with the customer and clarification of goals and specifications to the new location

- Classification of the availability requirement / determination of the protection requirement
  Classification of the availability requirement for the plants and installations and the protection requirements for IT sectors at the location to be evaluated 

- Location and environment analysis of the location to be evaluated in view of the following criteria:

  • High water, floods and avalanche areas
  • Danger of explosion
  • Pollutant emission or pollutant deposit
  • EMC (electromagnetic compatibility)
  • Earthquakes / vibration sources
  • Traffic route / hazardous goods
  • Environmental attack risks 
  • Debris cone areas of neighboring buildings

- Consideration of possible strategies / scenarios
  Comparison of alternative solutions and measures

- Result documentation
  Presentation of results

DC Feasibility Study

SECUrisk compiles a feasibility study for the customer‘s scheduled construction or modernisation (measures).

Die Vorgehensweise hierzu lässt sich wie folgt beschreiben:

Our procedure

- Determination of basic conditons
  of current conditions and requirements in view of the following sections:
  construction, air conditoning, energy supply, security technology, fire protection engineering

- Compilation of measures
  Measures to minimise existing risks in the physical sector
- Rough cost forecast for investment costs
  Establishment of rough cost forecast (if required)

- Result documentation
  Presentation of results 

SECUrisk compiles concepts for and with you applying to your company and to current standards as well as to company-specific and legal demands. We check and evaluate for example your locations and current technical equipment to give you an overview of the status of your IT infrastructure and security.

"The competent consulting by SECUrisk GmbH regarding the future orientation of our IT and data center strategy built the foundation for more efficiency and a more economic operation of our entire infrastructure."

Stefan Nitsche | Manager Business Unit Energy | Public services Speyer, information technology

 
 
 

How fit is your IT strategy?

Does your IT strategy work in harmony with your business risk analysis? Is the storage of your data energetic and efficient? What sections would you like to have certified and is this even possible? SECUrisk responds to essential questions regarding IT and information security and accompanies you all through the realization of the corporately developed strategy.

 
 

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