Intersight Infrastructure Service – Essential , Advantage , Premier

Intersight Infrastructure Service – Essential , Advantage , Premier

  • To maximise success for customers and partners, Cisco has introduced the mentor program to provide guidance and assistance for authorised Cisco Intersight Customers and Partners.
  • Intersight Infrastructure Servicewill represent a new skill set for most networking professionals. The program acts as a transition mechanism and pathway for skill growth of internal resources.
  • A mentored engagement for first-time Intersight deployments is highly recommended by Cisco.
  • Housley is the only Cisco-approved mentor for APJ outside of Cisco Advanced Services.

Housley Intersight Mentored services

  • Housley will interact with the customer/partner to support the deployment of Intersight Infrastructure Service
  • The customer/partner will retain control of the project/engagement

Benefits

  • Delivery of first Intersight Infrastructure Service solution to customers, with confidence and reduced risk
  • Early access to Intersight Infrastructure Service experience and expertise
  • Fast-track time for staff up-skilling on critical path for project deployment
  • Reduced time to deploy – allowing resources to move on to other projects
  • Potential cost reduction due to lower problem-solving time
  • Build internal Intersight knowledge through field experience

Partner Pre-Planning

The Channel Partner should ensure that all necessary equipment is racked, stacked, cabled, and powered-up prior to the kick-off. The customer should upgrade the network devices to the required software version. The customer should have the necessary Cisco HyperFlex and Cisco Intersight software licenses.

Service Deliverables

Kick-Off Workshop

• Conduct project overview
• Gather customer requirements & PoV selection
• Discuss system requirements and pre-requisites
• Validate licensing

Activation Services

• Cisco Intersight Service overview
• How to discover, claim, manage and monitor devices
• Create account, ID and license associations
• Deploy Intersight Assist on-prem as needed
• Claim up to 10 devices & a hypervisor as targets
• Configure foundation settings such as RBAC, tenancy, tags,
profiles, dashboards, and HCL.

Proof of Value

• Agree outcomes and success criteria
• Conduct foundation POV for use cases such as custom
dashboards, connected TAC, HCL, tenant views
• Create sample custom workflow in ICO
• Conduct user selected advanced PoV use cases

Knowledge Transfer

• Knowledge Transfer workshops
• Solution documentation & configuration artefacts
• Roadmap presentation

Wrap-Up Workshop

• Project review and value assessment
• Follow-up best practices
• Adoption roadmap planning