Capital Projects

Data Center Refresh $1.5M

PHASE I – DATA CENTER VIRTUALIZED SERVER/STORAGE REPLACEMENT

  • COST:  $1.2M
  • STATUS:  COMPLETED
  • MAR 2016 – JAN 2018

BENEFITS:

  • Replace ‘end of life’ equipment
  • Increased response time
  • Replication of critical data
  • Doubled usable data storage 
  • Created DR site at Sports Park dome facility

Data Center Software Upgrades

DEPLOYED:

  • Network Management Software
  • Server Management Software
  • Data Storage Management Software
  • Backup Management Software


PHASE II – VOIP PHONE SYSTEM UPGRADE

  • COST: INCL. IN PHASE I
  • STATUS: COMPLETED
  • JAN 2017 –JAN 2018

DEPLOYED

  • Converted to fiber from copper
  • Consolidated phone lines
  • E911 Kari’s law compliant
  • Alert and call reporting components added


PHASE III – DATA CENTER HVAC

  • BUDGETED: $160K
  • STATUS: IN PROGRESS NEARING COMPLETION MAR 2019

GOALS:

  • Replace ten year old HVAC operating on one compressor

BENEFITS:

  • Increase energy efficiency
  • Protect data center infrastructure investment


PHASE IV – NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADE

  • BUDGETED: $100K
  • STATUS: IN PROGRESS
  • MAY 2019

PROJECT:

  • Replace Wi-Fi Identity service engine (ISE) for security and increased management of Wi-Fi nodes while gaining valuable connection data.
  • Project Status: Discovery phase begun – expected project completion May 2019
  • City owned/managed hotspots
  • 42 indoor sites (city facilities)
  • 16 outdoor sites (parks/public spaces)
  • 18 parks pending