Hardware Sizing

Hardware Sizing
Product Code: SIZ-HW-01

There are basic deliverables that are always present in the output from this service. This foundation can be seen below:

  • Workload definition and sizing write-up
  • Methodology outline 
  • Overview of significant risk points and growth patterns
  • Compliance analysis
  • Threshold analysis 
  • Risk analysis
  • Topology changes, as needed
  • Impact forecast report
  • Definition of outstanding issues
  • Performance Model Verification (PMV) for selected optimizations, if requested by client
    • Validates the success of the project Predictive Performance Model (PPM)
    • Examines the closeness of implementation decisions to the PPM assumptions and volumetrics
    • Articulates overall success of the implementation

Additional deliverables may be added to the output, based on the findings of the specific analysis.

The Hardware Sizing service from Solitaire Interglobal Ltd. (SIL) provides accurate system sizing to ensure project implementation has the computing power it requires. The professionals at SIL use chaos and catastrophe mathematics, coupled with a vast statistical database, to model the complexity of business requirements and to accurately identify the correct platform configuration. Whether the strategy is to buy or lease, SIL’s hardware sizing service ensures that requirements are translated to accurate budgets and infrastructure sizes.

SIL’s hardware sizing service has been used to define thousands of hardware configurations at organizations all over the world. With SIL’s use of advanced mathematical theories and other analysis techniques, you are assured of a detailed and accurate analysis of requirements, no matter how large or small the organization, and irrespective of industry.

By investing in this service, platform decisions can be made knowing that the right configuration has been selected, and that it will meet the specified performance requirements. When system growth estimates are known, SIL’s hardware sizing will assist in the development of a time-phased hardware purchasing plan. Accurate planning avoids under-utilization of equipment as well as out-of-capacity crises.

With SIL on the team, you greatly reduce the risk of under- or over-sizing your hardware platform purchase. By adding a time-phased plan, you will always have just the right amount of equipment, in the right place, at the right time.

Engagement Model
Data CollectionFTP and email
Update FrequencySingle
Project Form
ExecutionSingle execution
Output Form
Size Range15-45 pages
MediaElectronic, limited hardcopy
Level of DetailCompany and situation specific
Timing and Schedule
Client Time Contribution<10 total hours for data collection
Project Length2-4 weeks
Delivery MechanismRemote meeting with screen display
Contract FormFixed bid
Payment ScheduleDeposit and completion