I.T. Company has undertaken an all-inclusive project at the Izhevsk automobile plant. Specialists from I.T. will carry out an I.T. and telecommunications infrastructure audit, and will automate the I.T. infrastructure management using the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 system.
The Izhevsk automobile plant (IzhAvto PLC) is one of the leading manufacturers of automobiles in our country. The business enterprise is the second in Russia in terms of its output of passenger cars. The plant’s estimated output is in the order of 220 thousand cars a year.
Active development of production at IzhAvto in recent years has meant that operating procedures need to be more widely automated, which will entail better data flow within the business and the introduction of essential new I.T. solutions. Moreover individual elements of the local computer network have depreciated and need to be modernized. In connection with this the management of the factory have made the decision to do an all-inclusive audit and automate the information management infrastructure. I.T. company has been chosen to carry out the project.
I.T. specialists have already set about auditing the directory service (Microsoft Active Directory), as a result of which they are beginning to make recommendations about its development and future maintenance. I.T. will also make an inventory of the software installed at the factory. According to the results of their research I.T. will plan and introduce into IzhAvto the means of automatically managing the information infrastructure using two systems: Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (the version after Systems Management Server 2003), and Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007, a comprehensive service management system. This will allow them to improve their office management computer software and business applications.
At the same time as auditing the information infrastructure specialists from I.T. company will examine the network infrastructure. This will include creating an inventory of the hardware and analyzing the software of the local computer network, the network structure, the logical design of the network infrastructure, and loading active networking equipment resources.
The all-inclusive audit and automation of the I.T. management infrastructure is projected to take place over 3 months. As a result IzhAvto will receive a full account of the state of their telecommunications and information infrastructure, and also a working system of automated I.T. infrastructure management.