Custom Converged Infrastructure

Enterprises Face Growing Challenges With IT Infrastructure

Capacity limitations

Rising in-house integration fixed costs

Hassel of technical certifications

Supply chain operational inefficiencies

Rising shipping and logistics management costs

Quality management certification issues

Availability and utilization of technical staff

Coordinating cross vendor technical capabilities

Our Solution

AHEAD PODs are a custom solution that address these difficulties. A POD is a customized converged infrastructure stack deployed much faster and at lower cost than most infrastructure.

Customized to Fit Your Needs

PODs can be designed to be as complex or as simple as you need, with customizations across product, integration, location, support, and more.

Products

Mix & match components to meet your specific needs

Flexible Infrastructure

Racked, stacked, cabled, labeled and plug-in ready

Automation/Integrations

Choose your automation toolset and desired upstream integrations

Location

Data center, co-locations, or cloud-adjacent.

Consumption Model

Adopt a capitalized, operationalized, or utility-based approach

Support Model

Determine who provides “Day 2” support

Global Logistics Services

As a provider of a customized multi-vendor solution, AHEAD centrally manages the entire asset lifecycle, from configuration to testing to supply chain services and everything in between.

  • Pre-approve all goods within 24-48 hours in order to avoid customs delays (if no permit is required)
  • Provide importer of record services and act as the local consignee
  • Ensure smooth and seamless implementations
  • Reduce costs and eliminate wasted setup time
  • Deliver technology with maximum predictability
  • Prepare shipping documents and execute shipments
  • Send advanced ship notifications (ASNs) including estimated delivery dates, carrier tracking, and serial numbers
  • Track shipments from pickup to final delivery, and provide proof of delivery
  • Eliminate custom clearance with registrations in over 130 countries
  • Create custom shipment reports by location

Integration Center

Our 25,000 foot Integration Center is staffed with 100 vendor-certified technicians with over 1,900 industry certifications, streamlining the customization of OEM equipment to prepare deployment-ready PODs.

Error-free production yields in excess of 99.5%

ISO 90001:2015 certified

Custom architecture & design

Tested & deployment-ready with maintained run book

20 days from parts availability to delivery

Expand the Art of the Possible with Custom Integrations

With capacity on demand and fewer restrictions than standard OEM offerings, AHEAD PODs can serve as the custom cornerstone for an accelerated digital transformation. Explore the integrations below, with ServiceNow as the nerve center, to discover the potential benefits beyond just the immediate cost-savings for the business.

ESM

Enterprise Service Management

APM

ANALYTICS

AUTOMATION

PUBLIC CLOUD

IAC

Application Performance Monitoring

Analytics & Correlation

Automation

Public Cloud

Infrastructure as Code

Custom Integration Benefits

  • Application Visibility
  • Cloud Extensibility
  • Cost Transparency
  • Full-Stack Automation
  • Intelligent Operations
  • Scaled DevOps
  • Self-Healing
  • Service Catalog

Reach out to learn how we can create a custom infrastructure solution for your business.