Kris Corporation – IT Consulting Proposal

IT Consulting Proposal – Kris Corporation

To begin with for this assignment, assume you have been hired by Kris Corporation as an Information Technology consultant. Kris Corporation manufacturers parts for the automotive industry. Your job is to submit a proposal that meets their criteria (listed below) based on information provided. You may fill in any gaps in the specifications provided by making assumptions. In addition clearly identify all assumptions. Current Implementation and Concerns: Parent domain (kris. local) and child domain (corp.kris.local) for the organization’s AD infrastructure are running on Server 2012. The upgrade to AD is Server 2016. The following are concerns related to AD: (Firstly Kris Corporation is concerned about running multiple domain, and  Secondly automobile manufacturers are asking Kris Corporation to use single identity to procure orders in real time.

Additionally the company has five locations: Atlanta (GA), Baltimore (MD), Chicago (IL), Seattle (WA) and also San Diego (CA). The manufacturing plants are in Atlanta and Seattle. Disaster recovery is a big concern. Physical space for servers is an issue at the Atlanta location. Most of the IT staff is in Atlanta, which is the company’s headquarters, but other locations have significant IT personnel as well. Consequently business personnel have a similar distribution across the company’s locations. Since all locations are independently connected to the internet, file sharing is difficult among sites. Your document should integrate the content presented in the course. The outline below provides required points to cover. You are free to add other related information.

Further Description

Further describe the technical and business reasons for each choice, citing other resources as appropriate. The Windows Server 2012 operating system will be in use for all aspects of the solution. Explain each choice  with technical and business reasoning. Solutions should be reasonably detailed. Therefore your solution should cover the following five numbered areas and associated bulleted items listed under each. Active Directory Why and how should the company migrate to 2016 AD? Should the company remain at multi-domain model or migrate to single domain? What technology can provide single sign on? Finally how will it be configured? DNS Where should DNS servers reside?

What kind of DNS security can the DNS servers leverage? DHCP Will a form of DHCP fault tolerance be implemented? How can DHCP addresses be tracked? Hyper-Evaluate the pros and cons of implanting Hyper-V. Would it need clustering? What features of Hyper-V can Kris Corporation leverage? Finally routing/Security How can Kris Corporation improve its networking capabilities in terms of file sharing and security?

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