Global Services - Elastic Cloud Storage PEQ and Designing Tool for Deployments
This page holds a reusable document/template associated with delivering an ECS project and complements the tools available through ECS
Global Services technical resources (Presales Engineers(SE), Project Managers(PM), Solution Architects(SA), Implementation Specialist(IS) and Consultants, etc.).
ECS Designer and the ECS Sales Order Decoder
The ECS Designer (PEQ) is an Excel based application specifically designed for EMC Global Services for the purpose of streamlining the design and implementation of ECS projects. The ECS Designer (PEQ) was created to facilitate the collection of Initial Pre-Sales Information, Project Management Information, Initial Design Configuration Collect, Basic Design Collection and Advanced Design Collect. The ECS Designer(PEQ) has navigational control that will walk through the ECS Design process. The ECS Designer is utilized for the ProDeploy/ProDeploy Plus/QA Process and the ECS Script Process.
ECS Required Processes
ECS QA: All ECS Designs must be submitted to the QA process before requesting an the ECS Installation Script. Please complete all three sections/phases of
the ECS Designer(PEQ). Initial Configuration Collection, Basic Design, and Advanced Design.
ECS Software Installation Script: .The Installation Script provides a consistent, repeatable process and is Required for All ECS Implementations.
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SA Worksheets. Design VDC(s), Site(s) and Racks
SA Design Worksheets. Design Replication Groups, NameSpace(s) and Buckets(s).
ECS Sales Order Decoder
The ECS Sales Order Decoder will parse out customer information, the PSNT and the number of ECS Nodes. Their is an instruction tab that explains where to get a copy of the sales order and how to load the Sales Order into the Decoder
Please open a case with the Services Partner Helpdesk for any questions or issues with the tool.
Download: From the partner portal here.
|Sales Order Decoder 2.4||July 12, 2018||Drive Expansions was not displaying correctly.|
|ECS Designer (PEQ) 3.2.6||July 12, 2018||New format to the Site and Rack worksheets with EASY buttons for copy and paste. A button to check the validation file that is utilized to create the implementation script.|
|ECS Designer (PEQ) 3.2.5||May 25, 2018||Data2 displaying when selection was "No", fixed, ISV qualified version remove.|
|ECS Designer (PEQ)3.2.4||May 18,2018||Added questions to align with the QA review. On th eRacks tabs you can now display all traffic. Update on the selection of Data2|
|ECS Designer (PEQ) 3.2.3||April 9, 2018||Move LB info. Code fixes|
|Sales Order Decoder 2.3||March 30,2018||Drive Count and Drive Expansion added.|
|Sales Order Decoder 2.2||March 26,2018||Added Number of Drives and Drive Upgrades|
|ECS Designer (PEQ) 3.2.2||March 21,2018||Rack Number added to NVT Flatfile.|
|ECS Designer (PEQ) 3.2.1||March 20, 2018||Because of Email Security the Version naming had to be changes to 3.2.1, not 3.2.01.|
|ECS Designer (PEQ) 3.2.01||March 20, 2018||Pulldowns were not working, issue fixed|
|ECS Designer (PEQ) 3.2.00||March 15, 2018||SWID added for version 3.2.|
|Sales order Decoder 2.01||Mar 11, 2018||New Format, more information.|
|ECS Designer (PEQ) 3.1.18||Mar 9, 2018||DNS not displaying correctly|
|Sales Order Decoder V13||Mar 8, 2018||Added D Series Appliances|
|ECS Designer (PEQ) 3.1.17||Mar 01, 2018||Enter the first Node IP and active button to have other IPs generated|
|ECS Designer (PEQ) 3.1.16||Feb 26, 2018||Navigate form Sites to Racks Fixed. Change the way the nodes are selected for a Storage Pool. Now you select the appliance, first node and last node.|
|ECS Designer (PEQ) 3.1.15||Feb 22,2018||S2 references removed. Model 9800 and 9500 added|
|ECS Designer (PEQ) 3.1.14||Feb 21, 2018||Added Email Buttons. Added instructions for completing worksheets.|
|ECS Designer (PEQ) 3.1.13||Feb 19, 2018||Number of Nodes not displaying correctly.|
|ECS Designer(PEQ) 3.1.12||Feb 19,2018||Version 11 had a VB issues not allowing the Excel to work correctly with some version of excel, Fixed.|
|ECS Designer(PEQ) 3.1.11||Feb 16,2018||The Designer now has SE and PM worksheets. Navigation has been added. Worksheet for CloudArray|