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IT Service Layer Architectural Component Divisional Standard Notes
Network & Security Switching & Routing Enterasys 86 Devices 70 VLANs
Firewalls Enterasys & Palo Alto 500,000 sessions/sec
Identity Microsoft ForeFront Identity Manager (FIM) Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) Microsoft Windows Identity Foundation (WIF)  
Remote Access Palo Alto  
Servers & Hosting Power supply APC  
Server Hardware (Rack Mount and Blade Servers) Hewlett Packard 18 Physical and 220 Virtual
Server Operating System Microsoft Windows 145 servers
Virtualization Infrastructure VMware 18 hosts
Web & App Hosting IIS 7.5 (Webfarm w/ ARR)  
Storage & Data Storage Area Network (SAN) Dell Compellent & Hewlett Packard P2000 99.61TB
Backup Backup Exec (physical) & Veeam (virtual) StorageWorks
Databases Microsoft SQL Server, 4D database server, Microsoft Access 148 Production Databases
(ETL) Extracting, Transformation & Loading Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services, Rebex WSFTP libraries, WSFTP_Pro  
Communications & Productivity Tools Reporting & BI Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft SharePoint Reporting Services, Telerik Reporting  
Directory Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft ADFS 653 Groups 3,225 Objects
Web Servers Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 782 Websites
Spam & Virus Firewall Barracuda  
Collaboration & Communication Office Communications Server / Microsoft Lync  
Monitoring & Escalation Network Monitoring Enterasys Atlas Network Mgr / OPNet ACE Live / Palo Alto  
Database Monitoring Idera SQL Diagnostic Manager  
Server Monitoring Dell Foglight for Virtualization  
Operating System Monitoring Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)  
Desktops & Customer Support Desktop/Laptops Hardware Dell Optiplex Business Line 794 Computers
Desktop Operating System Microsoft Windows  
Desktop Tools Microsoft Office  
Help Desk HelpStar Helpdesk System  
Software Engineering & Development Application Integration Microsoft Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Microsoft Message Queue (MSMQ)  
Software Configuration Management Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) AccuRev  
Software Build & Deployment Microsoft Build / TFS, CruiseControl .NET Redgate SQL Compare  
Architecture Modeling Tool Sparx Enterprise Architect Microsoft Visio BizAgi Process Modeler  
Software Issue Management Tool Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) Axosoft OnTime  
Development Platform Microsoft .NET Framework & Microsoft Visual Studio .NET  
Performance Analysis & Optimization Redgate ANTS Web Application Testing (WAPT)