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IT infrastructure & integration

IT INFRASTRUCTURE AND INTEGRATION

Designing critical data centers and cloud environments, implementing IT infrastructure suited for business needs and operations

While cleaning up technological debt it is possible to introduce new systems, new architecture and platforms at the same time with the right methodology.

The foundations of all digitalization projects must be a stable but flexible IT infrastructure. However, the legacy systems introduced and kept alive during the last decade (or earlier) might have accumulated a serious amount of technical debts in many organizations. Therefore, the introduction of new solutions, the operations and security oversight of the existing systems are more challenging. It is getting more difficult to find specialist experts; more and more legacy systems are sticking out from the manufacturer’s support life cycle.

The introduction and integration of new generation platforms must be implemented in such an environment too. Factors such as availability and suitable capacity must be ensured even in extreme situations – some of which happened during last year. In addition to the technological “heritage” and the cleaning up of the accumulated backlogs, it is challenging but still possible to deploy new, innovative systems, architectures and platforms parallelly.

COMPLEXITIES OF AN INFRASTRUCTURE AND INTEGRATION PROJECT - HOW CAN 4iG HELP?

During the planning and implementation of a project, usually there are several external and internal requirements to be taken into account. The comprehensive understanding and professional interpretation of these are indispensable for the execution of successful projects:

  • Customer needs (business expectations, schedule budget) and procurement conditions (value for money, availability, logistics),
  • Legal regulations (GDPR, etc), institutional regulators (IT security policy, information security),
  • Security: confidentiality, data integrity, availability; the reliability of the system: how can a critical system be designed from given building blocks,
  • Operational and serviceability aspects,
  • Development aspects: ability for integration, automatization capabilities,
  • Technological: how mature is the chosen stack in its life cycle?
  • The availability of technical/support competencies in-house and on the local/regional markets from service providers.

OUR SERVICES

SERVICE NAMESERVICE DETAILS
Infrastructure planningThe survey of needs and requirements (commercial; legal and regulatory; public procurement; R&D; security; operational; institutional; development; technological; competence, etc.)
The definition of project scope
IT security compliance
The design of plan documentation, then implementation
Infrastructure deploymentUniquely developed software packages
The design and transformation of infrastructures for our customer
On-premises, cloud (private/public), hybrid solutions
Hardening
Infrastructure documentationPlan documents
Implementation documents
Test cases, test protocols
Operation manuals

Handover to support/operations
Education
Close cooperation with the IT ops personnel
Interim operations

Infrastructure support
Operation support
InnovationThe planning of reference architectures
The management of product portfolio
The exploration of new products and solutions
Continuous knowledge development, the immersion into new partner solutions
AuditLicences
Implementation
Consulting
Infrastructure and licensing consulting

OUR APPROACH:
INFRASTRUCTURE WITH DATA IN FOCUS!

In IT, the role of main pillars has changed significantly even during the past decade. In the beginning, we worked with a small amount of data, a simple layer of application; thus, the emphasis was laid on infrastructure. With the second generation, when the complexity and quantity of data increased, came the “age of applications” where the application itself was the most defining component. Nowadays, data is essential to all application development and business innovation. Infrastructure and application are “just” tools for processing incredibly large data sets.

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WHY 4iG?

Among the existing IT/SI players of the Hungarian market, 4iG Plc. belongs to the elite category capable of independently performing complex tasks of an infrastructure project due to our size, experience, and highly qualified experts.  In addition to planning, implementation, migration or optimization tasks, we undertake project management, quality assurance and audit tasks in complex projects. During the implementation, the most important aspects are: quality of work, safety and reliable operation. The dynamic changes of business processes demand the periodical re-assessment of the infrastructure serving them. 

With our experience of many years, it is safe to say that we can help our clients plan complex data center infrastructures. We gained substantial experience in numerous projects to translate business and developer needs embedding them in the infrastructure. As in the case of a well-planned and built house, a considerable amount of cost can be saved in IT infrastructure and services on the operation side if an experienced team of engineers carries out the planning and implementation.

We believe that this major change in approach must be followed on the infrastructure side too. Thus we recommend solutions to our clients that ensure the best infrastructural and application environment for their data. It is not by accident that the central part of our portfolio consists of hybrid and multi-cloud solutions, new-generation, application-level monitoring solutions, IoT systems or even Software-Defined Networking (SDN). We believe that with our experience and approach, we can help our clients locate and secure their data in the best possible way. It is not a question of whether to build an on-premises, a cloud, or other solution, it is rather about where a particular set of data is best suited to be gathered, analyzed, processed and archived!

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Key contacts

dr. Zsolt Gera

Business Unit Director

Ákos Németh

Business Unit Director

OUR MAIN SERVICES AND SOLUTIONS

DATA CENTER SYSTEMS

Hardware, software, and cloud platform to run critical systems. Hyperconverged and private cloud data center solutions.

HYBRID, MULTI-CLOUD

Development and operation of cloud-based infrastructures, hybrid IT providing for our customers. Hybrid architecture enhances IT flexibility and availability.

CLIENT SYSTEMS AND USER CENTRIC SOLUTIONS

Everything you need for a modern digital work environment: user and device life cycle management, notebook, PC, monitor, peripherals, tablet, 2-in-1 hybrids.

NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE

Network infrastructure is also a key element of cybersecurity, therefore real-time traffic analysis and anomaly detection are more important than ever.

DEVELOPMENT INFRASTRUCTURE

As the development life cycle accelerates, it is necessary to simultaneously automate & adhere to security frameworks on a flexible, location-independent infrastructure.

HARDWARE SERVICE CENTER

Warranty and post-warranty service for manufacturers of client and data center hardware. Warranty extension and centralized service with fleet management.

INTERNET OF THINGS (IoT)

Design and operation of mass sensor-based data acquisition and analysis systems, even in the form of services: from data center/cloud to end-point devices.