Datacenter Consolidation Project
Project lead: Jim Walker, Senior Technology Analyst
Project description: Fiserv consolidated its datacenter operations in the wake of its iTech acquisition, migrating iTech’s virtualized server environment to Fiserv’s existing virtualized datacenter.
The George Washington University www.iss.gwu.edu
University Wireless Internet Deployment
Project lead: Dave Steinour, Interim CIO
Project description: George Washington University launched a wireless campaign across its three campuses, deploying more than 2,000 wireless access portals to support 28,000 users.
Talent Information and Management System
Project lead: Nestor Nocetti, VP Innovation Labs
Project description: Globant developed Glow, an SOA-based talent information and management system built on an array of open source technologies, including Java, Spring, Lucerne, PostgresSQL, Jasper Reports, JFreeChart, Apache Axis, and JSP and DWR.
Goodwin Procter www.goodwinprocter.com
Electronic Records Initiative
Project lead: Andrew Kawa, Senior IT Manager
Project description: Goodwin Procter launched Closing Binders Online, an electronic records initiative based on .Net, Adobe PDF files, and Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal to consolidate business documents in a centralized repository accessible through a corporate knowledge management and collaboration portal.
Project lead: Jason O’Dell, AVP/IT Manager
Project description: GreenBank transitioned its backup operations from a tape-based system to a disk-based system tapping technology from ExaGrid and CommVault.
Industry: Financial services
Halifax Health Systems www.halifaxhealth.org
Wireless Infrastructure Initiative
Project lead: Tripp Sills, Network Architect
Project description: Halifax Health equipped its state-of-the-art medical extension facility with wireless telephony, EMR-enabled mobile medical carts, bedside bar code scanning, remote video interpreting, and 802.11n wireless, integrating technology from Motion C5, Siemens, Vocera, Nortel, and Meru Networks.
Industry: Health care
Harvard Medical School hms.harvard.edu
High-Performance Computing Initiative
Project lead: Marcos Athanasoulis, Director of IT
Project description: Harvard Medical School built an internal compute cloud to ensure compute resource availability to 500-plus researchers around the world, tapping Platform LSF, IBM hardware, Isilon and EMC storage, and biomedical software solutions such as MatLab and SAS.
Hay Group www.haygroup.com
Private Cloud Initiative
Project lead: Tuan Ngo, Director, Worldwide Network Operations Group
Project description: Hay Group migrated its EMC VMware-based virtualized operations to a vSphere-based private cloud that virtualizes and centralizes all of the company’s Exchange, SharePoint, and SharePoint Server systems across 85 offices in 47 countries.
HD Supply www.hdsupply.com
Open Source VoIP Initiative
Project lead: Nigel Saldanha, Vice President and CTO
Project description: HD Supply developed an Asterisk-based open source VoIP system for a newly established disaster-recovery warm site.
Data Warehouse Initiative
Project lead: Duane Green, Vice President, Systems Operations
Project description: HealthTrans built a 100TB data warehouse for managing pharmacy benefit programs, centered on technology from Sybase.
Industry: Health care