Solution Mapper is a single IT infrastructure assessment designed for the Cisco Funded Network Assessment program. Solution Mapper can be used for Data Center and Unified Communication projects.
Designed to assess the entire IT environment, Solution Mapper helps identify problem areas and map potential Cisco solutions to those challenges and issues. RISC Networks Solution Mapper is an efficient way to understand, improve and optimize IT environments. The data provided from a single engagement has proven extremely valuable for businesses of all sizes to help them solve problems and plan for change.
Reports You Get When You Run a Solution Mapper
Solution Mapper Report
Comprehensive network assessment that maps uncovered network infrastructure issues with potential solutions
Vendor neutral inventory including but not limited to routers, switches, servers, virtualization components, unified communications devices and more
Critical Interfaces Report
Serves as a punch list for network remediation projects with data down to the interface level
Device End-of-Life Report
Detailed information regarding the lifecycle of network equipment. Provides detailed analysis of equipment and software lifecycles
Allows you to simulate real time traffic (VoiP, Video Conferencing, Video Surveillance, etc.) to help evaluate network readiness
High level architectural representations of the topology. They are not device (equipment) specific, but do include device types and link names for quick reference.
Optional Report Tracks
Areas Solution Mapper Can Cover
Core Network Infrastructure
VMware Infrastructure Performance
Data Center & Server Infrastructure
5 Reasons Why You Should be Running Solution Mappers
Solve Problems Faster
The data presented as part of a Solution Mapper engagement is invaluable in uncovering areas of immediate improvement within your IT environment, which basically means you can be proactive. The reports help you identify critical issues and map them directly to potential solutions in easy-to-use reports.
Comprehensive documentation that provides in-depth analysis of the existing environment and map solutions to the problems. Everyone throughout your IT organization will see the value in the assessments and the deliverables
Using the data and the reports provided using Solution Mapper, it will help you solve problems faster, create better solutions for your projects. This will strengthen IT’s credibility throughout your organization
Improve User Satisfaction
The goal of Solution Mapper is to deliver IT with the ammunition to solve problems before they happen, implement projects faster and with great success. Doing these activities will result in improved user satisfaction and more efficient use of IT resources. Win, Win!
Achieve Greater Heights
Solution Mappers have proven time-and-time again to help IT organizations. CIO’s love the data provided in the reports as it helps justify capital investments into IT, and the ability to focus on strategic business initiatives instead of constant fire fighting.
Solution Mapper Resources to Download
Click the links below to download the Solution Mapper Assessment Resources:
Assessment Data Sheet
Operations & Security Guide
Detailed Feature List
Quick Start Guide
Read a Customer Success Story
Dawn Food Products
Dawn Food Products, Inc. began more than eight decades ago as a small, but thriving, bakery in Jackson, Michigan. As a family-owned and operated company, they have grown into an international supplier of high-quality bakery products.
Art Hill, Network Manager of Dawn Foods, seen the need to evaluate IT infrastructure and find the small problems before they became bigger problems.
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