GLASSHOUSE SYSTEMS MANAGED SERVICES:

University of Toronto

Leveraging GHS for remote infrastructure support was a natural decision.
Pamela Harris, Senior Manager of Technical Services and Data Management
Through a simplified SAP infrastructure and the introduction of GlassHouse Systems Managed Services, University of Toronto has been able to reduce operational costs, increase systems availability and improve on the SLA for SAP. GlassHouse Systems' expertise in UNIX, Linux, network and storage combined with their ITIL-based managed service process has significantly improved IT’s ability to accommodate the university’s demand for technology.

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A QUICK OVERVIEW

GHS IS A LEADING ENTERPRISE INFRASTRUCTURE SOLUTION-PROVIDER

Working with leading enterprises in the US and Canada, GHS has been developing, designing, and deploying infrastructure solutions for over 23 years, and has become synonymous with infrastructure know-how and excellence in project delivery.

OUR CUSTOMERS

While it may be hard to define an "average" GHS customer, overall our clients tend to be medium to very large US and Canadian enterprises, that typically run a number of business-critical applications with demanding SLA and availability requirements, and possess complex IT environments.

More often than not, our customers look to reduce complexity and operating costs within their environments by leveraging GHS' extensive experience with such projects.

OUR APPROACH

GHS delivers a traditional enterprise-level of service and support, and provides highly experienced Account executives who have a keen understanding of both the technology and the customer environment.

As a customer-centric organization we focus on developing long-term client relationships. As a highly-technical company we offer industry-leading deep technical skills, and a vast cumulative body of experience with complex environments and deploying large scale infrastructure solutions.

SERVICES


GHS offers a number of highly specialized services. From extensive pre-sales activities, to project management and project delivery. And from infrastructure architecture and design, to the optimization of existing infrastructures.

Our services represent the culmination of more than 20 years of infrastructure success, and the cumulative knowledge of dozens of highly regarded experts.

GHS ADVANTAGE

ASSESSMENT & ANALYSIS SERVICES
GHS Advantage are statement of work based infrastructure delivery services focused on analyzing, auditing, and implementing enterprise IT infrastructures.

GHS Advantage service bundles also include pre-defined assessment and health-check services, which apply robust well-tested standard-driven methodologies, to analyze workloads and IT environments. These services provide a detailed in-depth understanding of the IT infrastructure, and help rationalize workloads.

GHS INSIGHT

PLANNING & DESIGN SERVICES
GHS Insight are value-added pre-sales services and engagements which cover a variety of activities from solution-design, capacity/performance analysis and modelling, to the technical validations of proposed configurations and ensuring that solutions are optimized to client requirements.

In addition to these technical activities, GHS Insight Services could also include financial due-diligence and optimization, as well as building bespoke maintenance and support schedules for both software and hardware products.

GHS MANAGE

CLOUD-DRIVEN MANAGED SERVICES
GHS Advantage are statement of work defined infrastructure delivery services designed to analyze, diagnose, audit, and implement enterprise infrastructures.

GHS Advantage also include pre-packaged assessment and health-check services, which apply robust and well-tested methodologies to analyze workloads and IT environments. These services provide a detailed in-depth understanding of the IT infrastructure, and help rationalize workloads.
  • Infrastructure as a Service (Iaas)

  • TSM Vision

  • Remote Infratructure Managed Services (RIMS)

SYSTEMS of EXPERTISE

In the world of IT-infrastructures, GHS stands out in the scope of systems and platforms for which it has established a reputation for knowledge and excellence.

With its large contingent of highly trained and experienced technical resources, GHS can provide design, implementation, and optimizations services to almost any major platform used within enterprise infrastructures.

HARDWARE
PLATFORMS

  • IBM System z (Mainframe)

  • IBM Power Systems

  • x86 Enterprise Systems

  • Cisco Unified Data Center Technologies

  • Enterprise Block, File, and Object Storage Solutions

  • IBM and Cisco System Networking

OPERATING
SYSTEMS

  • Mainframe:

  • z/OS, z/VSE, z/VM, Linux on System z

  • Power Systems:

  • IBM AIX, Linux, IBM i

  • x86/Integrated Systems:

  • Linux, Windows

ENTERPRISE
SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS

  • Security (SIEM, Endpoint & Patch Management, MDM, Data Privacy & Controls)

  • Analytics, Big Data

  • Business Intelligence / Business Insights

  • Systems Middleware

  • Systems Automation

  • Software Defined Infrastructures

  • DevOps

  • On Prem, SaaS, and Hybrid Solutions

VIRTUALIZATION
TECHNOLOGIES

  • Mainframe:

  • z/VM, PR/SM

  • Power Systems:

  • PowerVM, PowerVC, PowerKVM

  • x86/Integrated Systems:

  • VMware, KVM

  • Storage Systems:

  • IBM SVC

  • Software Defined Storage

  • Actifio Data Virtualization

QUICK FACTS


While there are a large number of companies that provide IT infrastructure services, only a select few have enjoyed the longevity, operational scope, wide geographic reach, or the technical excellence that have come to define GHS.

There are many reasons that our clients have maintained deep long-standing relationships with GHS; the following are some of them:

23+

YEARS OF
EXCELLENCE

Established in 1993 to provide IT security services to the US Federal Reserve, GHS has been offering dedicated services and technical expertise to many of its clients for more than 23 years now.

With first-hand experience of the tremendous transformations that had taken place in data center technologies, GHS has always maintained a technical leadership position. Today GHS can apply its skills and expertise across the entire gamut of infrastructure technologies.

15

US/CANADA
LOCATIONS

With 15 locations across the US and Canada, GHS services enterprises across North-America; enabling its customers to leverage GHS resources and expertise wherever needed.

GHS Canada operates in: Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Vancouver, Victoria, Winnipeg, Regina, Halifax, and Saint John's

GHS US offices operate from: Chicago, Los Angeles, Houston, San Diego, Philadelphia, and New Jersey

2 to 1

TECHNICAL TO
SALES RATIO

At its heart, GHS has always been a highly technical company. Established by engineers, to overcome and simplify challenges within IT infrastructure; GHS has always focused on its technical skills, and maintained a large contingent of technical experts, that substantially outnumber sales resources.

It is through this dedicated and focused approach to technical excellence that GHS has been established as a premier North-American technology partner.

250+

ENTERPRISE
ACCOUNTS

It is possible to learn much about a given company by looking at their customers and clients. GHS has built its strong reputation for technical excellence and project delivery capabilities within the large enterprise market.

GHS currently has more than 250 enterprise customers across 9 industry verticals. With a distinguished client list that includes some of the largest enterprises within the US and Canada, it is no wonder that we take pride in who we are and what we do.

CONTACT US

CANADIAN HEAD OFFICE

For Canada and Worldwide, contact our main Canadian offices:

885 Don Mills Road
Toronto, Ontario M3C 1V9
Canada

  • +1 (416) 229-2950

  • +1 (416) 229-9096

US HEAD OFFICE

For all US-based enquiries, please contact our main US offices at:

650 Warrenville Road,
Lisle, IL 60532
United States

  • +1 (630) 724-8500

  • +1 (630) 724-8509