The Montachusett Regional Transit Authority (MART) is requesting proposals from qualified contractors/vendors for Technology Improvement Project (TIP) we have worked with our MSP (Managed Service Provider) in conducting a site survey to go over our current infrastructure and what our future needs will be for continued growth as the leading Brokerage provider for HST. The following equipment should be considered for MART to achieve this project. This is broken down in to four categories. Virtual Machine Infrastructure, SAN (Storage Area Network), Core Network Switching, Backup and Recovery. Our MSP will provide installation and Professional Services.
The scope for this document is associated with our VM infrastructure. Our current configuration is approaching 5yrs of operation. We are at capacity or near on many of the resources used for creation of our Virtual Machines and are currently running 73 Virtual Machines in our environment on four Host machines. It is vital that we upgrade in order to provide the best possible solution for our organizations growth. Below is an outline of what we feel is needed in order to fulfill this goal and to bring us up to date with the latest technology trends.