Dell can help ensure seamless migration of Microsoft Windows Active Directory to meet your business goals.
Our Services offer the following key benefits:
- Efficiently share and manage information about network resources
- Improve the scalability and availability of your IT infrastructure
- Comprehensive scalable directory strategy
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The Right Approach to Directory Services
With proven expertise in infrastructure systems, Dell is ideally placed to help you understand and achieve the benefits of Active Directory. Dell’s expert consultants work with you to help ensure a seamless, cost-effective migration that meets your business and operational goals.
Active Directory can enhance performance throughout an organization's infrastructure and can therefore be a driving force in creating a productive, secure and reliable technology environment. By providing detailed design documentation, a comprehensive validation strategy, and a mature deployment plan, Dell helps you assess, design and implement the most effective solution for your organization.
Phase 1: Assessment
- Discover and baseline your current environment as our service professionals run automated discovery tools and conduct interviews with key personnel
- Determine a migration strategy for required server-based mailboxes, address lists, and other end-user messaging data with recommendations from Dell’s expert consultants
- Evaluate and mitigate risks of migration
Phase 2: Design
- Architect a scalable directory infrastructure and design specific configurations with Dell’s expert consultants
- Upgrade and retain existing directory structure with users, groups, computers, trusts
available in Active Directory
- Restructure and use the Active Directory Migration Tool to migrate from Windows NT 4.0 and leverage enhanced Active Directory capabilities
- Create detailed Active Directory implementation plans with Dell service professionals for a complete understanding of how the migration will be conducted with minimum end-user disruption
Phase 3: Implementation
- Validate the new design and conduct pilot migration to the new system
- Empower your systems administrators to efficiently administer your new infrastructure as Dell’s experts transfer knowledge
- Seamlessly integrate Dell’s Active Directory services with award-winning Enterprise Support designed to optimize availability. Dell is there to support you onsite or over the phone with expert advice and technical assistance with a single point of contact
Active Directory Design and Deployment
Dell’s consultants utilize proven methodology and project management expertise to provide efficient and effective solutions in a timely manner. Our consultants work to understand your business objectives to design a solution that has the flexibility and scalability to meet your needs, now and in the future.
- Comprehensive functional and technical specification documents
- Detailed validation planning and execution, including pilot deployments, proof-of-concept engagements and prototypes
- Detailed documentation including solution recommendations, timelines and operational impact windows
- Expert project management and deployment resources to help ensure successful solution implementation