Data Storage Solutions

Technology for a Better Way To Work

Data Storage Solutions

Secure remote data backup and storage that is 100% safe and flexible.

Built around our core competencies, we take a strong approach to federal enterprise architecture services by addressing all aspects of your IT needs. We deliver the NetApp and Synsort Data Storage solutions and systems that provide enhanced data storage  control, choice, and efficiency. Our delivery process can help guide you in a system’s correct implementation and our certified professionals can create effective solutions for a full spectrum of federal enterprise architecture needs including:

Certifications:

  • NetApp NCIE
  • NetApp Certified Implementation Expert

NetApp Solutions:

  • FAS Controller installation & integration
  • Snap family integration
  • SnapManager product line
  • Operations manager
  • Assessment and Performance Tuning

SynSort:

  • Backup Express installation & integration
  • Backup to NAS, SAN, or Tape
  • Configure DR/COOP solutions

Other Areas:

  • Active Directory/DNS Design
  • Exchange Design
  • SQL Design
  • Network Configuration

Your people are key to the success of your organization. Contender Solutions has the capabilities for deep recruiting of strategic hires on a temp-to-perm or permanent basis.

DevOps

Contender Solutions’ approach to DevOps brings together the people, processes, and tools required to automate infrastructure deployment, accelerated your time to market, upgrade your operational efficiency, and give you more time to focus on your core business goals.

We focus on changing the way you look at development with the ultimate goal of creating better customer experiences. We eliminate all barriers between software development and delivery, cutting across organizational silos and aligning stakeholders to the common goal of delivering value quickly. Our DevOps experts execute the latest approaches across agile development, continuous integration, continuous testing and continuous delivery, to bring results that drive your enterprise:

  • Time-to-value is much shorter because IT cycle time is greatly reduced
  • Software features are released more quickly and more frequently
  • Releases are stable and predictable, making them more cost-efficient and less stressful on your team
  • Your customers’ needs are met sooner and with higher quality
  • Collaboration and trust are built between your development and IT operations team
  • You efficiently achieve CI/CD Platform Maturity

If you need help transforming your organization to fit the DevOps approach, or you want to adopt DevOps principles and processes, we offer a wide range of strategy planning, professional services, and ongoing support.

Disaster Recovery Solutions

Your business is your data and you shouldn’t trust it to just anyone. Our Backup and Disaster Recovery certified consultants can help you protect what matters most.

Contender Solutions can provide you with comprehensive services to help you optimize your backup environment, improve your efficiency, and minimize downtime. We will maximize resource utilization and keep management and overhead cost to a minimum.

Upon completing an assessment of your environment we will help you design and implement the most appropriate strategies by offering solutions that are flexible enough to adapt as your environment grows while staying manageable and ensuring that you meet your SLA, legal and complexity requirements.

With traditional disaster recovery solutions, businesses have to figure out what their budget can support and make tough decisions about which applications will not be covered. This process has been simplified thanks to the virtualization of IT resources and the advent of disaster recovery offerings via private and public clouds. Disaster recovery solutions are now both easy to manage and affordable, allowing for increased disaster recovery protection for all applications.

  • Private cloud disaster recovery
  • Cloud-based disaster recovery as a service
  • A dual approach to disaster recovery that leverages both private cloud and disaster recovery as a service.

IT Project Management Services

As organizations continue to grow more complex, so does the challenge of completing projects on time and within budget. Let Contender Solutions support your existing IT staff by providing top level project management services.

Our Subject Matter Experts adept at tackling management processes, resource planning, forecasting and any challenge facing your projects.

Let us assess the situation and develop a roadmap incorporating your organizations culture and operating practices. We will work with you to prioritize, establish and identify project goals and reasonable timeframes. Let us help take your PMO to the next level by providing identification of key focus areas within your current processes that can help transform existing processes into cutting edge practices keeping you ahead of the curve of efficiency and cost savings.

IT Implementation Services

Companies do IT differently. Different materials and solutions are used in various ways to accomplish the same goals in an almost infinite amount of configurations and implementations. The value of an implementation is in how it supports the business and ultimately how efficiently it operates.

Contender Solutions’ provides the most skilled resources available for your product implementation. Our consultants have two very simple yet important goals: To manage the implementation process and to transfer knowledge to the customer.

We work to ensure your implementation does what it needs to do from start-up to completion. We keep the customer involved with all aspects and phases of the project allowing for a much more effective knowledge transfer with a mentoring style approach. This strategy allows the customer to take ownership and be much more self-sufficient once we reach the end state. Let us guide your implementation from the drawing board to realization.

IT Configuration Services

Contender Solutions offers Software and Hardware Configuration management as a focused area that can bring measurable efficiencies to your organization.

We help companies across the globe improve their operational efficiencies by speeding up time to market, freeing up developer time and reducing failures while improving overall satisfaction with IT. Our solution will be tailored to your needs, your environment and most importantly your business and IT goals.

We focus on all major areas of configuration including:

  • Change request management
  • Production lifecycle management
  • Integrating management tools to increase efficiency
  • Leveraging vendor best practices to increase overall reliability
  • And much more!

Virtualization Solutions Design, Implementation & Maintenance

More and more enterprises are moving towards virtualization to capitalize on server utilization, save resources and considerably diminish their overall workload of support and management.

With decades of experience in designing, implementing, managing, optimizing, securing, and supporting intricate, mission-critical data center environments for businesses large and small, our virtualization consultants are fit to impartially evaluate, execute and support the right virtualization solution to meet your IT requirements and business goals.

We take a holistic view of your environment to develop and maintain complete the virtualization life cycle right from planning and evaluation to design and implementation along with management, training, and support.

Our customers depend on us for the following reasons:

  • Proven approach and vendor recommended best practices
  • Multi-platform know-how across an extensive range of data center systems, platforms, and storage technologies
  • Our unique expertise and experience allows us to facilitate handling of customer data center environments both large and small
  • Our commitment to our customers is to provide the highest standard of support and service

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